Toronto is the capital city of the Ontario province and it’s also the biggest city in Canada. It is located on the coast of Lake Ontario and it has population of over 2,5 million people. Citizens of Toronto call themselves torontonians (English) or torontois (French). The origin of the name “Toronto” comes from the Iroquoian word tkaronto, which means “place where trees stand in the water”.
Toronto is one of the most multicultural cities of the world and many people refer to it as “The New York City of Canada”. And they are not far from the truth. Downtown area is always crowded, and except numerous people, it is filled with breathtaking skyscrapers. Those glass giants are forcing you to raise your head up and stare in awe. On the street level, Toronto is offering a lot of restaurants, bars, shopping experiences and more. Aside from that concrete jungle, there are a lot of smaller green areas where you can take a breath and enjoy your coffee or a snack. And if you’re looking for recreational activities, you can find many parks and open spaces with all the amenities.
Here are 8 money-saving tips for travelling on a budget on your holiday.
1. Understand what you want from your holiday
Really get to grips what you want from your holiday, do you want a luxury hotel? Will you be travelling a lot? What are must-haves and nice-to-haves? Once you understand what you really want you can work out the best value holiday that ticks all the boxes.
2. Pick your dates carefully
If you have some flexibility on when you can go on your holiday make sure to use a site such as Skyscanner which allows you to find fares on or around your dates, by travelling on different dates can save you hundreds of Pounds! The other thing to consider (if you are not travelling with children) is to work your holidays around the school holidays, not only will this save you money but most locations will be much less crowded. If you are travelling to Spain for example, the last week of August will be much cheaper than any other week, will be much less crowded and car hire will be a fraction of the price.