The Capital: Ottawa
Direct Flying Time: Approx 10 hrs from UK
Passports: Recommend 6 months validity from departure.
Time Difference: GMT –8 hours
Airport Departure Tax: There is a $CAD15.00 airport improvement tax payable for some international departures from Vancouver
Main Language: English. French
Water: Tap water is safe to drink.
Electricity: 110V AC60Hz. Adapter needed.
International Dialing: 1
Driving: Right hand side of road. Full license needed & local permit is required.
Clothing: Warm clothing required for their very cold winters.
Visas: Not required for British Citizens – British Subjects do require visas
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. Hepatitis A, polio, tetanus & typhoid is recommended.
Tax & Tipping: Customary 15% gratuity