Memorial To The Tourist
The traveler may duty-freely enter the country:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars, or 910 grams of tobacco;
- 1, 1 l for solid alcohol, 8, 5 l beer;
- No more than $300.
In the case of cross-border transport, an amount exceeding 10,000 CAD is to be declared. The import of perishable products, weapons, explosives, drugs and certain medicines, meat and dairy products, plants and seeds, and resale items and things is prohibited. The export of silver coins in excess of $5 is prohibited.
Frequency of shops, banks, museums
Storage hours: from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., large shopping centres work up to 21.00. If you come to the country for less than six months, you're entitled to 8% of the discount on the goods. Banks are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Friday.
Useful telephone numbers
Police, fire brigade, ambulance 911. In areas where the system does not operate, 0 should be recruited and the necessary service should be made available through the operator.
Money, exchange of currencies
Currency exchange can be effected at banks, exchange points, as well as in the offices of major companies. The exchange points are in major hotels, airports and railway stations. American Express and Tomas Cook road checks are accepted everywhere. Credit cards Visa, MasrerCard and American Express are also accepted for payment in stores, hotels and restaurants.
Mail and phone
The call can be made from automates on the streets. Coins, telephone cards or credit cards are accepted. The call to Russia should be 011 (transfer to the international line) + 7 (country code) + city code + the number of the subscription. Canada Post Corporation. SkyPak International Courier is also the most expensive way to send a package. This service guarantees rapid delivery to over 200 countries around the world.
Public transport in Toronto is represented by buses and trams starting at 5:00 to 1.30. Tronto has a subway operating from 6.00 to 1.30. Most buses and trams start moving at 5:00 a.m. and end at 1:30 a.m. To pay for travel, stamps or tickets in special booths or shops should be purchased. There you can take a free map of public transport routes. There is a bus, rail and air connection between cities.