Summary

The FIFA Women’s World Cup football takes place in Canada from 6 June to 5 July. See this information and advice page for travelling fans.

From March 2016 any visitor travelling to Canada – including those who don’t currently need a visa to visit – will have to get an electronic travel authorisation (eTA) to enter Canada. From 1 August 2015, travellers will have the opportunity to go online and apply for their eTA ahead of time. For more information see the official Canadian government website.

There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Severe snow storms are a regular occurrence during winter. Monitor local news and weather reports and visit Environment Canada. See Local Travel and Natural Disasters

Around 724,000 British nationals visit Canada each year. Most visits are trouble free.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.