Why should you travel to Canada with us?

After a long hibernation, Canada has finally reopened its borders to US travelers. There are still a few additional steps to navigate in getting here, but we’ll help you through.

First and foremost, you’ll need to be fully vaccinated. You’ll also need a negative PCR test, taken within 72hrs prior to your departure from the US, with some passengers also selected for random PCR testing on arrival. Finally, you are required to register your trip with ArriveCAN, a simple form that we can help you with. There is no need to quarantine, at any point, however.

On your return, you’ll need a negative antigen test taken prior to departure, which we’ll arrange.

Key facts

  • Capital Capital Ottawa
  • Currency Currency Canadian Dollar
  • Language Language English, French
  • Population Population 35,675,834
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT -5 to -8
  • Best time Best time Mar - Oct

Example Itineraries

These are simply suggestions for the kind of vacation you might have. Yours will be tailored, altered, and refined until it matches you completely.

Alberta & British Columbia: Get Outdoors on a Family Road Trip

Road trips have always been one of our favourite ways to get to know a country. Windows rolled down, foot on the gas and the latest soundtrack on the stereo; you see and you connect so much more than when you soar above ...

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Vancouver & Nimmo Bay: Get Back to Nature in British Columbia

The world's second largest country, there is a lot of Canada to explore. East or West? Mountains or Cities? It's difficult to know just where to start - and just how long to set aside to do it justice. Thankfully, our tr...

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Ultimate Canada: Chic Cities & Wild Frontiers

Cosmopolitan cities, breath-taking nature - Canada has the best of both worlds. On this 12 night trip we’ll take you through the imposing Rocky Mountains of Western Canada, whilst letting you in on some of our favourit...

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Newfoundland: Scenery, Seafood & Fogo Island

If you know where to look, long weekend breaks can be just as thrilling as a two week adventure, and since we’ve established Canada’s East Coast as an ideal spot for a few days of exoticism that’s not too far from ...

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Whistler: An Exclusive Winter Adventure

Whistler is a mecca for winter sports, its dramatic snowy landscapes the perfect playground for all manner of alpine activities.  This trip will see you celebrating the very best of this inspiring destination’s outdoo...

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Manitoba: Walk with Polar Bears

For all you intrepid photographers out there, have we got a treat for you. For six nights we’ll whisk you off on this exclusive voyage to the coastline of Hudson Bay where the Northern Lights illuminate the night skies...

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Toronto & Niagara: Wining, Dining & Waterfalls

Toronto isn't necessarily the first place that comes to mind when one thinks of a short break destination. We’re certain that it should be though. For this year it’s all about uncovering the culinary, cultural and q...

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Your Ultimate Trans-Canada Adventure

In Canada’s 150th year, we’re proud to have partnered with Crown Royal Canadian Whisky to take you on an all-encompassing, ultra-luxurious journey across Canada. This trip was inspired by the route the British Royals...

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Vancouver, Banff & Calgary: An Iconic Canadian Adventure

The Rocky Mountaineer has become a symbol of Canadian identity and a stellar example of luxury travel. A world-class service and bucket-list worthy experience, this itinerary will see you taken on The Rocky mountaineer...

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Alberta: Urban meets Rural

With a landscape that encompasses mesmerising mountains, blustery prairies, desert badlands and vast coniferous forests, Alberta is the perfect place to enjoy the best of quintessential Canada in one short trip. From gou...

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The Rockies: A Canadian Heli-Ski Adventure

We’ve hand-picked one of Canada’s most desirable mountain hideaways; Bighorn Lodge, nestled in the breathtaking Rocky Mountains at the foot of Revelstoke Resort. The birthplace of heli-skiing, British Columbia offers...

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Alberta: Gourmet & The Great Outdoors

Canada is a hotbed of bucket-list-worthy experiences. Spectacular mountain ranges, cosmopolitan cities, fascinating wildlife; each of these elements providing its visitors with life-long memories. Yet the sheer size of t...

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Ski 3 countries in the Northern Hemisphere

We asked our travel experts what their ultimate bucket-list ski experience would be, and decided that sometimes one country just simply isn't enough. On this intrepid ski adventure we'll take you to some of our team's fa...

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What to see & do in Canada

As ever, if you can’t see it here then we can still plan it for you.


Located on the Pacific Coastline of North America, a tailormade tour through Canada’s famed British Columbia sees gues...

Located on the Pacific Coastline of North America, a tailormade tour through Canada’s famed British Columbia sees guest exploring art-forward Vancouver and deep into the epic rugged landscape that comprises this spectacular province. Set sail in search for killer whales, join families of grizzlies in the hunt for wild Salmon in Great Bear Rainforest, and take to the skies for a helicopter tour over snow-capped peaks.

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The gem in Alberta’s crown, Banff National Park is an adventure lovers dream and a wildlife enthusiasts playground. Th...

The gem in Alberta’s crown, Banff National Park is an adventure lovers dream and a wildlife enthusiasts playground. Though it’s the oldest National Park in Canada, it’s a place to fall off the map and find peace amongst towering mountains, emerald lakes, and dramatic forests. Rent a canoe and glide gracefully on glacier-fed Moraine Lake for a rejuvenating experience only found in the Canadian Rockies.

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Giving Switzerland and Colorado a run for their money, we proudly declare Canada as one of the world’s best destinatio...

Giving Switzerland and Colorado a run for their money, we proudly declare Canada as one of the world’s best destinations for a luxury winter vacation. From Whistler Blackcomb to Big White, fresh powdered slopes, cozy chalets, and excursions to keep the whole family happy – think snowmobiling and snowshoeing – are just a few reasons a winter getaway in Canada is in a class of its own.

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A blend of two cultures, this province was first discovered by the French in the 17th century. From Quebec City to Montr...

A blend of two cultures, this province was first discovered by the French in the 17th century. From Quebec City to Montreal and everywhere in-between, this dazzling eastern province has preserved it’s French origins and the European lifestyle, architecture, and hospitality is thriving. Spend the night in a charming, city-center chateau and dine on sophisticated French cuisine in Canada’s culinary capital, all while enjoying the regions flourishing wine production.

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Our clients love the big nature of British Columbia, particularly hiking up to – and swimming in – the hot mineral pools of the upper Rockies, before white-water rafting down Kicking Horse River.

Rob O'Leary, Canada Travel Expert

Top Locations in Canada

If we were asked to choose our top three places in Canada, we’d go for these.
British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia

Ascend through peak, forest and cloud to reach the indomitable Sky Highway.

Head far out West, and you’ll find one of the world’s most dramatic – and thriving – cities: Vancouver. Set on an incredible, glacier-fed bay, you can zoom across the water in search of whales, soak up the incredible cultural and culinary scene, and explore the scenic (read: dramatic) Pacific coastline – bristling with deep forests, huge peaks, and incredible skies. The kayaking here is probably the best, and the most fulfiling, in the entire world.

Explore Banff National Park

Banff National Park

The untamed nature of this ancient place will get your heart racing like nowhere else.

Gigantic, snow-capped mountains mirrored in glassy lakes. Forests of dark, needle pine whose scent will knock you off your feet. Banff is quintessential Canada, and perfect for small towns, climactic road trips, and incredible adventure. The city of Banff itself is a buzzing, fun and vibrant city from which to go truly off-piste.

Toronto city skyline at sunset



The sprawling, cultural city of Toronto – along the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario – is one of the country’s most vibrant hubs; with huge investment into its culture, arts, heritage and entertainment scene. From the iconic CN Tower and Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) to the fortress of St York and the on-trend Distillery District. The perfect base from which to explore perhaps the world’s most famous waterfall, Niagara.

Best Hotels in Canada

Nothing but the best. Browse the hotels that can feature in your bespoke Canada itinerary.
Weber Arctic
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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When planning your trip, we always look to secure the most flexible terms available. Wherever possible, this will include 100% refunds and fee-free postponements should any Covid complications arise between booking and travel.

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