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BORDER CROSSING TIPS AND MONEY MATTERS

British Columbia, Western Canada

We suggest you contact your travel agent for trip cancellation insurance in the event of unforeseen changes in your plans.

It is not our jobs to sell the insurance. Our job is to encourage that travelers buy insurance, and if they do not have a local travel agent, to provide them the means to complete the process.

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BORDER CROSSING INFORMATION

The border crossing at Osoyoos is open 24hrs/day

Check out the Canadian Government web site for customs and border crossing information for Visitors.

U.S. Residents planning to come to Canada, can access the U.S. Government web site for details on requirements. Anyone crossing the border into Canada should review the information on this web site. Visitors to the web site will find Travel Warnings, Public Announcements and Consular Information Sheets, passport and visa information, travel publications, background on international adoption and international child abduction services and international legal assistance. The site is primarily for the U.S. traveler coming to Canada

Now, more than ever, US citizens are advised to carry a valid passport, secondary ID (i.e.: driver's licence) supporting documentation as to their travel plans such as hotel confirmations, return air tickets, and to demonstrate considerable patience when crossing the border.

 

MONEY MATTERS

Currency

Once you get to Canada, changing money and travelers checks is easy between private foreign exchange companies, banks and trust companies.

ATM (Automated Teller Machines) are found at banks, many convenience stores, supermarkets, and travel centers. Other convenient locations are gas stations, airports, restaurants, and other places where many people gather. The ATM will accept credit or debit cards and dispense Canadian Dollars.

Major credit cards and/or debit cards are accepted almost everywhere.

Taxes:


HST: 12%

Tipping:


Tips or service charges are not usually added to restaurant bills in Canada. Salary levels in many restaurants are based on the assumption that staff will receive a significant proportion of their income in tips. If you are satisfied with the service received, a tip of 15 percent is the usual amount given.
   

The City of Festivals:

World-class festivals and events happen here. From Elvis to jazz, Ironman Canada to square dancing, Penticton is alive with celebrations of the arts, the seasons and just plain fun! Plan your holiday around one of the city's many festivals or events.

City of Penticton:

A four-season destination for vacationers and business travelers alike. Come and explore Penticton, a place to stay forever. Whenever you plan on visiting, there is sure be something to keep you interested and busy.

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