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Travel Canada

Travel to Canada and explore the unspoilt wilderness of its forests, lakes and mountains, with vibrant big cities and a unique North American culture to boot. Imagine the ultimate adventure in the second largest country on Earth, from spending the summer by Canada's iconic lakes, to soaking up the culture in Québec or checking out the urban cafe scene in Vancouver.


Work Abroad 


Work Canada
Work for up to 23 months anywhere in Canada doing whatever job you like with the Work Canada programme. Plus, it's even possible secure a job before you go with our Job Fair option!
Work Canada Summer Jobs
We work with a variety of Canada’s best mountain employers offering you some fantastic summer employment opportunities. at some incredible resorts. 
Work Canada Winter Jobs
A ski bums paradise, Canada is the ultimate working destination for those who love slopes. Connecting you to the top-notch winter resorts in Canada, you will be packing your skis in no time. 

Canada Fast Facts


Languages Spoken

21% of the population speak French.
The remaining speak English including European languages such as German.



Name: Canadian Dollar
Code: CAD
Symbol: $


Time Zones

Newfoundland Time (GMT - 2:30)
Atlantic Time (GMT - 3)
Eastern Standard time (GMT - 5)
Central time (GMT - 6)
Mountain Time (GMT - 7)
Pacific Time (GMT - 8)

Canada Adventure Tours

Canadian Encounter
This is a great way to explore Canada on a 7 day action packed adventure. Head north to check out Niagara Falls from a boat, discover all the sites of Toronto before taking in the French influences of Montreal and finishing stateside in Boston.
7 days
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Canada & the Rockies
Chill out & challenge yourself in Canada's dynamic duo of provinces: Alberta & British Columbia. We'll put you on a gondola, horseback, helicopter, or whatever improves your views point for the endless, to-die-for photo opportunities.
11 days
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Powder Rush
The Powder Rush
Love the mountain life, but love exploring too? This small group adventure is a holiday plus the chance to ski or board and show off your skills. It's the perfect winter experience at some of the Canada’s best winter destinations.
9 days 
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Canada Travel Costs


Expect to pay between $4 and $7 for a beer in a bar. It is customary to tip bar staff, with around $1 per drink. Beers will be more expensive in cities like Toronto and Vancouver.


Snacks and meals from markets and supermarkets are between $8-$12, whilst dinner in a good restaurant will usually start from around $20 plus drinks.

Taxi Ride

The cost of a taxi in Canada depends on the city. Toronto and Vancouver are generally more expensive, but more cabs will be on the meter.



Travel on buses and subways will cost around $3. To travel independently, you can book a campervan with us from just $36 per day!



Dorm beds in hostels will cost between $25 and $40. Campsites are likely to be $25 to $35.



A room in a midrange hotel would be somewhere between $80 and $100 - but expect to pay more in the major cities and during peak season.

Top Cities in Canada

It may be famous for being outdoorsy, but Canada's big cities offer world-class cultural experiences as well. Head to one of Toronto's music festivals, soak up the atmosphere at Calgary stampede, or sample the craft beer culture in Vancouver.








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Canada Highlights






Niagara Falls

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Calgary and the Rockies

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Canada Campervans

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Working Holidays

Work in Canada
Check out some of our favourite Canada clips
Discover Montreal
Far and wide
Thousand Islands

What to do with two weeks or more in Canada

Do I need a visa for Canada?

Depending on your nationality, you may need an Electronic Travel Authorization or visa to enter Canada. Currently if you're travelling on an NZ passport you can enter Canada with an eTA if you arrive by air but this could be subject to change. All travellers should check current visa and passport regulations before travelling to Canada, and allow plenty of time to acquire the correct documentation. For information about working visas for Canada, click here.

How can I work in Canada?

Students and young people can apply for a work abroad programme in Canada right here at STA Travel. We can help you with your visa application, get you all set up for when you get here or even give you assistance with finding a job in your new home. We're good like that.