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Looking fwd to my visit to Toronto 1st Week in July going on a Thurs coming  back on Monday Any advice as to getting around & roughly amount of $ needed would be appreciated

 

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The subway is good and cheap for getting around, it even goes out to the airport with a connecting shuttle bus. 

Costs are similar to visiting London. For 5 days I’d want to have £1000 available but expect to come home with plenty of change.

Obviously you could spend significantly more or significantly less than that.

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1 hour ago, bentleyman said:

Looking fwd to my visit to Toronto 1st Week in July going on a Thurs coming  back on Monday Any advice as to getting around & roughly amount of $ needed would be appreciated

 

You might be better off asking this on the TWP forum mate.


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1 hour ago, bentleyman said:

Looking fwd to my visit to Toronto 1st Week in July going on a Thurs coming  back on Monday Any advice as to getting around & roughly amount of $ needed would be appreciated

 

Really easy to use the streetcars (I'd say trams to you and me Mick, but you probably remember trolly buses 😀) for getting around. Taxis were pretty reasonable as well and pretty quick from the airport to downtown.

To give you a ballpark figure, we were there for 7 nights at the same time of year last year for the Leigh game and spent about £750 and that included a few beers every day (some more than others...!), eating every meal in a restaurant (again, some more expensive than others), a couple of Blue Jays games, a TFC game and a day at Niagara Falls.

Beer prices seemed to vary from anything between $6 and $14 but with the ridiculous level of humidity we tended to drink vodka and Sprite which was generally $7 to $9 wherever we went so a bargain in comparison. Beers at the game were $10 a can and you don't even need to move from your seat as there are staff walking round selling cold cans. 

An experience I'd recommend to anyone, have a good 'un pal.

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4 minutes ago, bentleyman said:

Thought it might be better to ask Brits who had been

Fair enough but the Canucks will know where to go, public transport etc.


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1 minute ago, deluded pom? said:

Fair enough but the Canucks will know where to go, public transport etc.

Non-Canuck but see above 👍

Shame your trip doesn't (quite) coincide with Canada Day, we had a great night following the crowds down to Woodbine Park

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Give David Argyle a call. He knows the area well and has unexpectedly found himself at a loose end most weekends during the season.

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6 minutes ago, Manx RL said:

Give David Argyle a call. He knows the area well and has unexpectedly found himself at a loose end most weekends during the season.

Oh Ye of little faith.

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2 hours ago, deluded pom? said:

You might be better off asking this on the TWP forum mate.

Could you provide a link please?

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There is an event calendar on official Toronto website:

https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/festivals-events/festivals-events-calendar/?start=2019-07-01T04%3A00%3A00.000Z&end=2019-07-02T03%3A59%3A59.999Z&search=&categories=&themes=&free=false&accessible=false&ongoing=false&view=fecList&id=&oindex=

Couple good ones:

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Loads more on the website.

Enjoy your stay and see you at the Lamport!

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