Canada is a vast and multicultural country, teeming with exciting flora and fauna. The country is blessed with a wealth of natural beauty and boasts the world's longest coastline, thick forests, frozen Arctic region, Rocky Mountain range, emerald lakes and never-ending prairies. Fly to Canada and explore the skyscrapers of Toronto, which are all dwarfed by the iconic CN Tower. Then there is the French-inspired Montreal - a stylish city loved for its rich culture and architecture. Vancouver is a vibrant coastal city with a thriving art, theatre and music scene. Quebec City is a creative city with fabulous historical architecture.
Witness the amazing phenomenon of Aurora Borealis or the Northern Lights at Whitehorse in Yukon and the world-famous Niagara Falls in Ontario. Visit during major festivals like Montreal International Jazz Festival, The Calgary Stampede or the Quebec Winter Festival for a real cultural treat. Flights to Canada are getting affordable, making it possible for more and more travellers to enjoy the many lures of the country.
It's easy to book flights to Canada from the UK - the two countries are well-connected. Toronto Pearson International Airport, Vancouver International Airport, Calgary International Airport and Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport are some of the busiest airports where you are most likely to land at from London. Along with Air Canada, American Airlines, Iberia, and United Airlines are some of the airlines flying to Toronto from Heathrow. The flight time for non-stop flights from London to Canada(Toronto) is usually little over 7hr 30mins.
London Heathrow is the most preferred departing point for flights to Canada. UK flights also take off from Manchester, London Gatwick and Birmingham for different Canadian cities. London Gatwick has non-stop flights to Toronto and Vancouver. Manchester and Birmingham are served by major international airlines and connect to different cities in Canada. Book with Travel Trolley and find cheap flights to Canada from all key UK airports.
Language: English, French are the official languages of Canada
strong>Time Zone: (UTC-3.5 to -8) Summer DST - (UTC-2.5 to -7)
Currency: Canadian Dollar
British High commission: 80 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K7, Canada.
Basic Visa Requirement for British Passport Holders: Generally, UK passport holders don't require a visa for short term visits to Canada. However, travellers require an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) before their travel. Do consult the FCO website for updated visa info.
The best time to visit Canada is between June to August, during when the country enjoys bright sunshine and has a pleasant, warm weather. The period between December and March is equally busy and pricey due to the rush for ski resort towns. For cheap flights to Canada from London you can opt for the leaner tourist months of May, September and October. This is the best time to observe the fall foliage in areas including Cape Breton, Québec. The low season of November through April is particularly good for you if you are looking for big bargains. Book with Travel Trolley and enjoy wonderful deals on tickets to Canada throughout the year.