Thursday, 19 November 2015

Dollar, cheap flights to boost Canada holidays

Forillon National Park on the Gaspé Peninsula

With the £ riding high against the Canadian dollar, Canada looks likely to enjoy an upsurge in tourism next year. New Budget flights there are among a clutch of new services from the UK announced in recent weeks. WOW, the low cost Icelandic airline, will start operating from Keflavik and Montreal next May. The services are planned to connect with flights from and to London’s Gatwick. There’s plenty to occupy the visitor in Toronto alone. It’s one of the world’s most ethnically diverse cities. After exploring Montreal you could hire a car and head east to Quebec City for an even more distinctive North American experience. See my account of a visit there in winter here  With the £ riding high against the Canadian dollar, Canada looks likely to enjoy an upsurge in tourism next year. New Budget flights there are among a clutch of new services from the UK announced in recent weeks. WOW, the low cost Icelandic airline, will start operating from Keflavik and Montreal next May. The services are planned to connect with flights from and to London’s Gatwick. There’s plenty to occupy the visitor in Toronto alone. It’s one of the world’s most ethnically diverse cities. 

Quebec City


After exploring Montreal you could hire a car and head east to Quebec City for an even more distinctive North American experience. See my account of a visit there in winter 
Further east, you could head north along the St Lawrence  - see my story here or branch south of the river to the Gaspé Peninsula. Read my account of a recent journey to the Gaspé.


No comments: