Canada Tourist Visa or PR visa holders should know about Canada's culture
Geo-Political atmosphere to understand the country better.</p>
Reservations must be made more than 24 hours in advance and you need
a credit card to pre-pay. Note that reservations for North American hostels
can be booked through hostels in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan
using computer systems and faxes. This can be convenient for those flying
into 'gateway' cities who don't want to hassle for a bed upon arrival.
Outside July and August, traffic thins and getting a bed should not be
difficult. Many of the hostels are closed in winter. In addition to the
lower nightly rates, members can often take advantage of discounts offered
by various businesses. Local hostels should have a list of where discounts
are available. Guidebooks, sleeping sheets and other travel accessories
can also be purchased at one of half a dozen hostel shops across the country.
Some of the regional offices and hostels organize outdoor activities
such as canoeing, climbing, skiing, hiking and city walks. A yearly international
membership costs $27 for an adult. Children under 17 stay tree with a
parent. Many hostels have family rooms set aside. f ji Contact Hostelling
International (HI) Canada ('If 613-237-7884, fax 613-237- 7868, www.hostellingintl.ca).
Backpackers' Hostels the second group is a network of independent hostels
collectively known as Backpackers' Hostels Canada. Currently there are
over 100 hostels in the network and a membership is not required to use
the facilities. Its symbol is a circled howling wolf with a map of Canada
in the background. For information, including a list of hostels, contact
the Longhouse Village Hostel ('If 807-983-2042, fax 807- 983-2914, www.backpackers.ca).
A self-addressed envelope and two international postal-reply coupons should
be included with your request for information.
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