Toronto is an important Canadian city. It may not be as charismatic as Montreal and it is not as laid back as Vancouver; but it has a character of its own - full of endless charm that will impose you to book cheap flights and experience it yourself.
Living cost in Canada is quite high and traveling Canadian cities like Toronto should be fun; not expensive. Here is our guide to help you experience Toronto on a budget because money matters:
Getting Around In Toronto
Once you board cheap flights to Toronto, getting around in the city is very simple via Toronto Transit Commission. You can either take street cars, buses or subways to travel within the city. Subways are divided into yellow, blue, green and maroon lines leading to different routes of the city. Streetcars have 11 routes whereas buses run on 140 routes.
These commutation services run from early morning till late in the night and TTC services are even available by 1:30 am. So, getting around in Toronto is not only easy but inexpensive too.
Like commutation, Toronto has multiple options for accommodation too.
Hostels are your cheapest option to stay in Toronto. On sharing, you can get a hostel room for CAD 20 or 30 per night but if you look for a private hostel room, it would charge about 60 or 70 CAD per night. A number of hostels can be found near the island airport, downtown and major entry points of the city. Make sure your hostel has breakfast and kitchen facilities to help further savings.
· Motels & Hotels
If you need an instant booking, even the cheapest hotel may cost between 40 and 80 CAD in area near downtown. There of course are many upscale hotels that will cost you heavily but if you are in the city to explore it, most of your time would be spent outdoor; so, why waste money on lavish rooms?
Toronto is a large city and it is recommended to find an accommodation near central Toronto as it would be easier to move around. You can also explore alternative accommodations offered by different websites. Such accommodations are fairly cheap and offer great facilities.
Luxury Apartments in Toronto
If you are looking to stay in a luxury apartment in Toronto, check out the list of top luxury apartments in Toronto
Toronto has many options offering cheap or free entertainment. It is home to a number of parks to please every single member in the family. If watching animals in the zoo is fun for your family, you can visit the enormous High Park that also has beautiful gardens, sports facilities and long walking trails besides the zoo.
Some other parks worth visiting in Toronto are Allan Gardens Conservatory and Queen’s Park. If you want to experience history, plan a visit to the St. James Cathedral that will charm you with its colorful stain glass painted windows and stunning architecture. There also are several art galleries, museums and theatres to be explored on your visit to Toronto.
The food scene of Toronto is quite versatile. If you are really low on your budget, explore the local grocery stores, buy your stuff and cook your own meal otherwise the restaurants and the food joints of Toronto would not disappoint you.
Do not miss tasting jerk chicken, falafel, chips and waffles in Toronto. A meal from street or food truck may cost around 5 or 8 CAD whereas a meal at an average restaurant will cost about 12 to 20 CAD depending upon the caliber of the restaurant.
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