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I hear that these jobs are all manual labor and hard work but very good money. I was wondering if anyone knew what parts of canada has the most of these types of jobs. Also are they easy to get? if anyone has ever worked in any of these fields, can you tell me how I can get into it too? I'm just trying fund my travels and I heard from other travellers that this is a good way
Hello fellow travellers,
I am currently planning my next trip, this time to Canada and just at the beginning really, though I really would appreciate your feedback.
At the moment I am thinking of the following route
01/06/2013 London - Montreal
03/06/2013 Montreal - Qubec City
04/06/2013 Qubec City
05/06/2013 Qubec City - OTTAWA
07/06/2013 OTTAWA - Toronto
15/06/2013 Vancouver - London
As you can see I have a small gap in between. Now I was hoping to maybe go hiking for 2 or 3 days. I am not a big fan of groups. Let’s say I would go to Calgary, how easy would it be to access a hiking route? Can I reach it with public transport? The searches I have done so far are mostly agencies offering a tour. Do... more »
Hi, we are booked to do a Holland America Cruise in July from Vancouver to Anchorage, then travel back on a land package to White Horse and fly back to Vancouver--have posted separate query re travel from Vancouver to Seattle.
Now querying any advice re shore excursions while on the Alaska cruise...any advice anyone can give would be greatly appreciated. We usually 'do it' ourselves on trips, but wonder what the best advice for Alaska is? Thanks,
We need to get from Vancouver airport to Seattle in August. Although only a 50 min flight, it seems incredibly expensive compared to what we pay in New Zealand ($300 each compared to about $29 here) so to save $$ we are looking at buses or trains. Can anyone give any advice on their experiences? Many thanks.
Hello from Australia....we're about to embark on our first cruise and seek advice about shore excursions, as the reviews look pretty grim!! All are over-priced & rushed like cattle and excessively "touristy"!!
The ports we stop at are: Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney, Price Edward Island & Quebec City.
Its only a 7 day cruise but we want to make the most of it considering the distance & expense we're coming from!
There's 4 of us traveling, so we're thinking of using a taxi for 2-3 hrs instead. Most excursions cost between $50-$190 pp.
Any advice and suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!!
We, mature couple with son, will visit Canada for 30 days in the coming July to August. Would you please help to give a rough itinerary or suggest to places we shouldn't miss.
BTW, we want to visit some famous university in Canada to let my son has rough idea the university look like for his next academic arrangement.
We’ll be in Quebec City on Easter Weekend. Will some tourist sites, shops, restaurants, etc. be closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday? Are some places closed the entire weekend, including Saturday? Thanks for your response, in advance.
Myself and a group of friends are planning a trip to toronto at the end of August for a friend's wedding. We're planning on spending a few days in the city then driving down to chicago and flying back to the UK from there. We have 2 weeks in total for the trip and considering the 2 cities aren't that far apart wanted to see if anyone had any recommendations on what to do whilst there? Are there any other areas we should include in Canada or US? We can fly back from an alternative airport if worthwhile....Two weeks is quite a long time and we want to get the most out of the trip so any advice is much appreciated!
We are planning 7 days in Canada in mid August. We would love to see some wildlife. Have never seen Whales or Grizzlies so these are high on the list!
Our plan was something like Port Hardy (for whales) and Knights Inlet (Grizzlies) but when we check the Grizzlies part is very expensive. Like 2-3 day tours can be $2000 CAD per person which seems very high.
But we're open to better plans if anyone has one... so assume:
- fly in / out of Vancouver
- have 6/7 nights in total
- happy to do a tour / take internal flights or rent a car whatever works best
- would LOVE to see whales and grizzlies. Other wildlife is excellent but this are our number 1 :)
Any tips of other places to go, or cheaper ways would be excellent!
Thanks for the help
I'm a single mature male travelling to Vancouver for the first time in May. I only have 5 full days in Vancouver before departing for my convention in Seattle.
Can anyone recommend a good centrally located neighborhood to stay in downtown? I'll be using mostly public transportation to get around town plus I suppose a taxi when/if necessary. West End? Robson, Gastown, Yaletown?
Or a hotel that is less than $100US per night? A quiet street/location is preferable.
Anybody know or any good campsites on the great lakes struggling to find any dnt mind where as we will be travelling from thunder bay to toronto ?
Just wondering if you have any thoughts about picturesque towns or natural sites in Quebec or Maine for our proposed 2 day drive?
Possibly stop in Sherbrooke for the night...
Any ideas very welcome!
Hi everyone :)
As mentioned in a previous threat my girlfriend and I will be going on a roadtrip throughout US from end of April till beginning of July.
We will shortly be travelling into Canada - still not sure whether to just go see Niagara Falls from the Canada side or if we wish to drive through Canada and aim for Detroit.
Do we need to apply anywhere to be legally allowed access to Canada or will it be enough to have been allowed acces to US?
hi everybody, myself and a friend (both mid 20's males) are planning on travelling to Canada at the start of 2014, i am just after a few answers and tips for getting work while we travel..
We are happy to labour for tradesmen, work in bars, work in hostels, basically anything that allows us to stay in Canada for as long as our visa's are for..... any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
thanks in advance....Zac
My boyfriend and I are going on our 1st working holiday in canada! We are arriving late (Nov 30th earliest!) due to university. We want to work the rest of the snow season in preferably Banff. (Open to suggestions: we are both av-high intermediates (by australian standards) so good hills, some night life - 20yrs old - we just want the alround experience of a working and skiing holiday.
Should we just rock up early december or pay an agency to secure work before we leave (costs $1000 AU but includes lift ticket)???
I'm worried about our late arrival date in-terms of getting a job and finding 'cheap' accommodation.
the agency can find us a job at a resort plus perks (lift ticket, food discounts etc. but its non-refundable $300. BTW the agency is WHC (working holiday club). We will be staying in canada for over a year, so i'll be able to finish the snow seaso... more »
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