Canada is one of the world’s most popular destinations for short breaks or long vacations. Montreal, the capital city of Canada, is a must-see location and can be considered a must-do during any vacation time. Travel to Canada is easy through airfare, car rental, train, boat, or bus. Depending on the type of travel and where the trip is heading to, it is necessary to know the best time to travel to Canada. The time of the year that you travel to Canada affects the price of airfare and hotel room prices.
One way to keep your trip to Montreal affordable is to choose the right time of year to visit. The average cost of a seven-day trip to Montreal is approximately $1, 263 for an individual, approximately $2,468 for a couple, and approximately $4,257 for a family of four. Hotel rates in Montreal are also very reasonable when compared to other cities worldwide.
Knowing how long you will be in Canada before planning your trip helps you budget your vacation costs down and find ways to reduce your daily expenses when visiting the City of Light. The average cost of a single vacation is roughly between two to five Canadian dollars (U.S. dollars) depending on whether you fly in from an airport near you or from points south of the City of Montreal. Taking into account the fact that most people who come to visit Montreal do so during the summer months when summer vacation costs are at their highest is helpful when planning your trip. Planning your trip well in advance will ensure that you get the best deals on airfare, car rental, and hotel room prices.
Traveling to and from Montreal by road is one way to get around the region. You can opt to take the train that runs between Dieppe and Montreal, or you can travel on the popular expressway that connects the cities. The highway system is very good throughout Montreal, but it does get extremely busy in the afternoon and evening hours as the sun begins to set. For this reason, it may be best to allow other transportation options while in town. Car pooling with friends and family, or riding public transportation is an easy way to save money on gas and daily expenses while in the area.
Cheap vacation rentals in the area are plentiful and provide families and couples with many options to suit any budget. Booking a private air conditioned apartment or condo in the downtown core of Montreal is a perfect way to take advantage of low flight costs and stay at a comfortable hotel while enjoying the attractions of the city. Booking a room at a luxury hotel in the North boroughs of Outremont, Papineau and Ste-Foy will guarantee that you won’t break the bank with your trip. If you’re interested in taking a short trip to the island of presenting France to the whole family, a vacation rental in the South boroughs of Port Hope and Dollard-sur-Mer should be considered. Even students traveling to Montreaux for the first time can find affordable accommodations while getting their bearings in the big city.
No trip to Montreal would be complete without at least a little bit of shopping. Visiting the many boutiques that line the main drag of Parc des Exchanges Montreal will allow you to sample a variety of different merchants and styles of clothing. You might want to stop into the unique shops that sell only food products – no electronics allowed! Of course, shopping is not the only thing that you can do in the French-speaking city. Many visitors come back to their homes and put up signs bearing the name of their favorite places in town. There are even companies that now offer customized travel packages to those who want to spend a little extra on their trip to Montreal.