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    • Papim2's Profile Photo

      Never been

      Quebec Mar 25, 2014 at 3:16 PM

      Going for 10 days, either June. Or September ...all feed back as usual always helpful

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    • lodge accommodation

      Magaguadavic Lake Apr 13, 2014 at 3:43 PM

      Is the Gut-A-Moose lodge cabin available to rent for a weekend off-season by a non-owner Anglophone South teacher. If so, who would I contact?

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    • Accommodations

      Pelee Island Apr 11, 2014 at 10:36 AM

      My boyfriend and I are planning to stay on Pelee Island for a weekend in May. What type of accommodation would you suggest ... one of the inns/motels or a cottage (we aren't really B & B people). If you have any recommendations that would be ideal for a couple, I would appreciate hearing from you.

      Thank you!

      Cin

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    • Propane in the yukon and alaska?

      Yukon Territory Apr 9, 2014 at 11:16 PM

      We are looking at buying a camper to travel Yukon and Alaska for summer. the camper is on propane gas. does anyone know how many places that are to fill up propane?

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    • Buses from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Downtown after 10 pm

      Toronto Apr 6, 2014 at 10:44 AM

      Hi,
      My flight will land Buffalo airport at 9.45 PM. And I need to come to Toronto downtown from Buffalo airport. The last greyhound bus from Buffalo to toronto is at 9.30 pm. And next bus is 3 am next day.

      Cab you guys please suggest me what are the other cheapest option to come to toronto after landing buffalo at 9.45 pm?

      Thanks in advance.

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    • calgary trains

      Calgary Apr 8, 2014 at 3:30 PM

      how much fare does it cost if I ride from Marlborough station to chinook station?

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    • Suggestions on itineary in the Western province/Gros Morne national park

      Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Apr 3, 2014 at 1:13 PM

      Hi there,

      I will be spending 6 days in the western province, mainly to visit Gros Morne National Park. I believe 6 days will be more than enough and was wondering if there are sites worthwhile driving to or visiting outside of the park (i.e. driving north)? Any input would much be appreciated!

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    • Car rental in newfoundland for 10 days

      Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Apr 3, 2014 at 1:06 PM

      Hi there,

      I am travelling with my boyfriend to Newfoundland in mid June for for 10 days. We will be spending 4 days in St Johns and then flying to Deer Lake to hit the western side of the provide for the last 6 days. I've called a few car rental dealers for quotes and it seems that it can get quite pricey especially if requesting for unlimited milege. They quoted me $550 for 10 days, not yet including insurance. I was wondering if any one out there knows of a budget car rental dealer and whether unlimited milege is even required given that I will be flying from the eastern side of the province into the western side. Any advice/feedback would much be appreciated.

      Thanks so much!

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    • Vancouver on a ship

      Vancouver Apr 3, 2014 at 11:11 AM

      Where is the Cruise Terminal in Vancouver?

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      Halifax city busses

      Halifax Mar 29, 2014 at 11:45 AM

      Am looking to take city bus from Scotia Square Terminal to Lord Nelson Hotel in near future. How would I go about it? And thanks.

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      YYZ - AHU - KUL

      Toronto Mar 20, 2014 at 3:02 PM

      Hi guys, how are all doing? Well I have a quick question as this is my first time flying in 14 yrs. I am going to Kuala Lumpur from Toronto. I am flying with Etihad Airways and it stops at Abu Dubai for 6 hrs.. Do I have to clear customs, and pick up my luggages when I land? What is the procedure in Dubai since the stop over is for 6 hrs? I appreciate all your help and as much answers would be helpful. Thank you all and have a nice day.

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    • How to plan a week's vacatiion to cover Vancouver, Seattle and Whistler.

      Vancouver Apr 9, 2014 at 8:45 PM

      We are a family of four (boy 19 and girl 14) and will be flying from Calgary to Vancouver for a week only and would like to visit Vancouver, Seattle and Whistler. How many days in Seattle would you recommend? what about Whistler, over night stay or two nights? I was not sure if we should go straight to Seattle from Vancouver on day we arrive from Calgary. This will be our first Vancouver visit. Three years ago, we drove from Calgary to Victoria, so we want to avoid Victoria this time. Any recommendations for sightseeing in Vancouver that we can do in three or four days?

      Thanks
      Raza

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    • Probability/cost of a sublet/condo Jan-March?

      Whistler Apr 3, 2014 at 7:44 PM

      Looking to do a half season from around New Years to the end of March. Anyone know the typical availability of mid-term accommodation during the peak time of the year? Won't have a car so walking/bussing is necessary. Would love to be in village but if it is significant savings to be a little further out that's okay. How much will a room in a 3-BR typically run me? What about a 1-BR? Or is this very hard to do?

      Price range is $800-$1300

      Thanks

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      Old city Quebec city

      Quebec Mar 25, 2014 at 5:24 PM

      Going for 10 days either June or September when is better. Going to rent from vrbo.. Is car needed...best things to do and see..... Looking for some help.... We are experienced travelers....love to go to out towns and places.

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    • Jasper Itinerary

      Jasper National Park Mar 25, 2014 at 2:01 AM

      I'm celebrating the big 60 - so I want to make this day special towards the end of June

      Planned itinerary: Hotel is in Patricia Ave Jasper

      Early trip on Parkfields Iceway - first trip out! continue to Maligine Canyon - Google puts this round trip as 56 minutes - then approx. 2 hours for Parkfields Iceway

      Then head in the opposite direction to Moose Lake, Berg Lake - OK I accept we have to come back into Jasper first as Moose Lake is in exactly the opposite direction. Google maps puts this at 54 minute drive

      We tend to leave the hotel at about 8am, arrive back by 8pm having eaten and head straight to bed - case of seeing as much as we can - we adjust itineraries on the day as some places are too far. I might be 60 but I'm super charged and have been know to wear my sons out with our previous sightseeing!!

      Evening meal: yes I want something nice but restaurant prices seem horribly expensive - could possibly take in lunch instead - thinking of Downstream Restaurant or Jasper Brewing Company - both seem to have reasonably priced food with a fairly decent selection. We can't afford to go too much upmarket as we're on a budget.

      Plan to do Lake Louise Lake Bow and others from Canmore

      Hoping someone can make my big 60 special! Thanks

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    • Parking options

      Quebec Mar 24, 2014 at 2:08 AM

      I've booked a hotel on Grande-Allee Est and although the website said there was parking, I later found that some people said it was limited and their cars got boxed in. It costs $13.25 per day. Can anyone suggest a better place to park near the Avenue de Salaberry? Thanks very much. Cathy

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    • Herbal Medicine/Ibuprofen

      Canada Mar 23, 2014 at 3:53 PM

      I have a condition that requires intermittent use of the herb Valerian in capsule form and Ibuprofen tablets in low doses. Is it against the law to bring these in to Canada for personal use and are they available from a local pharmacy/drug store. I shall be visiting both Canada & USA in one trip hence 2 postings of same wording

      Many thanks

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    • Club Soda in safe area? (St Laurent/St Catherine St area)

      Montreal Mar 21, 2014 at 8:04 AM

      Hi,

      I'm thinking of going to a concert at Club Soda when I visit Montreal in the fall, is this venue in a safe area to be walking at night? It's near Saint-Laurent Boul & St Catherine Street, I heard this area mentioned as a bit of a red-light district in some of the warnings. I'm planning on staying about a 10-15 minutes walk from the club, is there any direction from this club that is better/worse to be walking through late at night?

      Thanks, G

       

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    • Place to stay

      Province of New Brunswick Mar 19, 2014 at 10:35 AM

      We are traveling to the Shediac/Cocagne area this summer and are looking for a great place to stay, can you help with a couple of suggestions. We prefer a cottage or a house
      thanks
      Kim

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    • lodge accommodation

      Magaguadavic Lake Apr 13, 2014 at 3:57 PM

      Is it possible for a non-lodge, Anglophone South teacher to rent a Gut-A-Moose cabin for a weekend during the off-season? If so, who would I contact, and how?

      more
    • Best time for wildflowers

      Banff National Park Apr 9, 2014 at 5:49 AM

      Our summer/fall is open. What's the best time for wildflowers in Canadian Rockies and best time for clear skies? I realize the latter is very unpredictable!

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      car rental

      Vancouver Island Apr 8, 2014 at 6:12 PM

      Do I need to reserve a car in advance or are the deals better if I wait until I arrive?

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    • Hot Springs

      Jasper National Park Apr 4, 2014 at 2:03 AM

      Given that there are 3 hot springs within the par - Banff Hot springs, Radium & Miette which is the best - we could do either of them - more interested in the scenic views. We will be there 22 June until 1st July - will it be warm enough outside in a swimsuit?

      Any other addition advice for a newbie visiting Canada for the first time much appreciated. Driving from Canmore through to Jasper on the Canadian Trans high way and looking forward to it. Trying to sort out fuel stations en route - any recommendations please?

      Many thanks

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      City busses

      Halifax Mar 29, 2014 at 12:16 PM

      Pomerol, where do I pick up "Bus 14" in Scotia Square? Will be dropped off there by Metro X bus from airport. Thanks.

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    • Student season pass?

      Whistler Mar 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM

      Do you just need to submit verification of full time student status at the beginning of the season when you buy the student season pass? Or do you have to periodically prove student status?

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    • Prime Tourism Times

      by Loeppky Online Now Feb 15, 2014 at 9:23 AM

      Is there anything to see in Churchill the first week of April? Are all the tours open and running?

    • cost of hiring snow clothing and boots

      by Travellingalways Online Now Jun 23, 2013 at 3:07 AM

      Can anyone tell me what the cost is of hiring snow clothing & boots as I live in Australia and want to do a Polar Bear guided trip in October 2014. Any advise would be great Thanks

      3 Answers Jun 25, 2013 at 2:14 AM
    • date when the snow/ bears arrive

      by michelleava Online Now Feb 14, 2011 at 2:55 PM

      I was in churchill last year October 11 -16 and there was no snow/ ice and few bears. I am planning to go again this year but want to optimize the chances of seeing bears in a white landscape. I know the timing is tricky: too early and there is no snow/ice yet. Too late and the bears are gone. I can either go oct 26 for 6 days or Nov 11 for 6 days. What would you suggest? Do you remember what date the snow arrived and bears arrived last year?

      3 Answers Feb 15, 2011 at 12:55 AM
    • Polar Bears and Aurora Borealis in Churchill

      by ranjan.niyogi Online Now May 12, 2010 at 7:22 PM

      My wife and plan to take a polar bear tour in Churchill around mid-November this year. Would it be possible to see the Northern Lights ( Aurora Borealis ) at this time or do we have to make a separate trip later in the winter? Any tips / suggestions on how to make the trips?
      Thanks

      2 Answers May 13, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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      Tours

      by Babzz Online Now Mar 7, 2008 at 3:40 PM

      Does anyone know of any tour operators who offer simple day trips to see the bears? I don't want a multiple-day package, just one day of viewing the bears. I found one operator that offered this, but they only had a couple of days in October avalable for 2008, and I'd prefer November. Thanks!

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      AUTUMN TRIP TO CHURCHILL

      by JAN53 Online Now Jan 2, 2008 at 11:46 AM

      We are coming over to see the polar bears this Oct/Nov and wondered if anyone has been recently and could give us any tips on whether its better to stay on a tundra buggy or in a hotel in Churchill. If its possible to hire parkas to wear as we don't really want to buy big items like this for the extreme weather conditions. Do you see the northern lights at this time of year and do you need to stay out on the tundra in order to see them. Many thanks.

      2 Answers Apr 23, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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      Churchill & Polar Bears

      by SandiM Online Now Dec 31, 2007 at 1:31 PM

      I've read the previous posting on Polar Bears and Churchill and have a few questions. Recently, there has been increasing exposure of Churchill and it's Polar Bear Tour packages. I'm interested in going up there and snapping photos of the PB's and other wildlife up north (I'm from Edmonton). However, I've looked at some of the tours and most of them specify me having to arrange my own transport to Churchill. Ok, expedia can't help me, and AirCanada apparently doesn't go there, so WHO DOES? How does one get from Edm to Churchill? I can guess I have to get to Winnipeg first, then take off from there. Any help? My travel agent buddy is on holidays so he can't help me! Also, has anyone had any experience with these tours in Churchill? Any recommendations? Expected pricing? Length of stay required? thanks!

      3 Answers Mar 7, 2008 at 3:34 PM
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      Churchill in February?

      by Babzz Online Now Oct 11, 2007 at 8:05 AM

      Hi all,
      what can I realistically expect/hope to see in February? From my readings, I understand that this is the best time to see the northern lights, but will I see any polar bears? I don't really have the opportunity to go at any other time of year unfortunately (to see belugas, wildflowers, birds).
      Thanks!

      5 Answers Oct 21, 2007 at 10:02 AM