Canadian ETA for transit

Do I Need a Canada eTA for Transit?

International visitors to Canada either require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or a visa, depending on their nationality, in order to enter the country. However, travelers who are simply transiting through the country on their way to a different destination may wonder: do you need a Canada eTA for transit? This is an important question […]

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Documents Required to Travel Between Canada and the Us

Many tourists make the most of their trip to North America by visiting both Canada and the US. As the 2 nations share a border, it’s easy to travel from one to the other, as well as heading further north to the US state of Alaska. Overseas visitors should be aware that separate visas or […]

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How to Enter Your Name on the Canada eTA Application

Travelers from eligible countries can remain in Canada for up to 6 months visa-free provided they apply for a Canada eTA. The online form is convenient and hassle-free, it can be completed from home 24 hours a day with no need to attend an embassy or consulate. It is essential that all the information provided […]

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Canadian International Ports of Entry: Land, Air & Sea

There are several ports of entry open to foreign nationals traveling to Canada. Those arriving from the US have the option to cross the land border separating the 2 nations or sail into one of Canada’s seaports. Visitors from further afield will most likely fly into Canada. Air travel is the quickest and most convenient […]

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Traveling to Canada with a Biometric Passport

Citizens of 60 eligible countries can enter Canada visa-free providing they apply for the Canadian Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) before departure. To obtain the eTA, foreigners from visa waiver countries should have a biometric passport to which the approved authorization can be linked electronically. With no need to print and carry around a physical permit, […]

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Money and Costs in Canada

When planning an overseas trip, one of the principal considerations for travelers is how much money they will require. From accommodation and food to transport and entertainment, there are many elements to consider. Luckily, vacations in Canada can be tailored to meet every budget. From low-cost guesthouses and inexpensive eateries to the most luxurious hotels […]

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Questions and Declarations at the Canadian Border

Every traveler arriving into a Canadian airport must meet Canada’s customs requirements and make a truthful declaration at the border. It is important for visitors to answer all questions in an honest manner and report goods such as food, plant and animal products. To make the process as smooth and quick as possible, travelers are […]

Canada Travel Restrictions

Canada Travel Restrictions and Travel Advisories

Like the rest of the world, Canada has seen cases of coronavirus on its territory and has been taking steps to ensure the safety of Canadian citizens, foreign visitors, and everyone within its borders. In the interests of public safety, the Federal Government has started to impose travel restrictions to halt further spread of COVID-19. […]

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Canada eTA Processing Now Faster Than Ever

For citizens of eligible countries, the Electronic Travel Authorization provides efficient and hassle-free access to Canada. The eTA is a mandatory document for visitors from 60 visa-exempt countries arriving by air. Since the introduction of the program in 2015, foreigners from these nations have been required to obtain the Canadian Electronic Travel Authorization in order […]

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A Travel Guide to the Fjords of Canada

Fjords are long, narrow creeks with steep sides created by glacial erosion across successive ice ages. Canada has many breathtaking fjords to visit, distributed on the eastern, western and northern coasts of the country. Some Canadian fjords serve a practical purpose, acting as commercial shipping lanes leading to the surrounding oceans, whilst the beauty of […]