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What to spend your Canadian dollars on:

  • Entry to Toronto Skypod

    29 CAD

  • 3-mile taxi ride

    8.75 CAD

  • Tourist t-shirt

    10 CAD

  • Postcard and a stamp

    3 CAD

  • Bottle of water

    1.50 CAD

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Must-sees in Canada

  • Whistler
  • Whistler is quite possibly the most famous ski resort in all of North America. Known for it's epic slopes and stunning views, this is a must-do for ski lovers the world over.
  • Vancouver Island
  • Only accessible by ferry, this remote island is home to quaint towns and epic surf spots. You can also use the island as a jumping off point to reach Alaska.
  • Quebec City
  • Get your French on in the capital of Quebec, where you'll feel more like you're in a pretty little European town than a major North American city.

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A deep dive on Canadian dollars

Back in 1821, the Montreal Bank issued the first notes. 20 years later, the first Canadian pounds were born. However by 1858, the Canadian dollar was issued to more closely align with the US dollar, and the Bank of Canada's first banknotes came along in 1934. In 2011 Canada began to produce a more duarble plymer note similar to those used in Australia.

More info on Canadian dollars

The most commonly used bills in Canadian dollars are the $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 bills. There are also $500 and $1000 notes but these aren't seen often because of their high value.

Buying Canadian dollars online is easy

Free next-day home delivery on orders over £500

  • 1. Select your currency
  • Just tell us how much you need and where you’re going

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Get your currency delivered to your door or collect at over 50 Travelex stores

  • 3. Pay online
  • Use either your debit card or credit card and you’re all set

*The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.