You’re busy getting ready for your trip, whether that’s a business trip or a holiday and you’re in a rush. There’s a lot to get done and you can’t afford to forget anything, but the second that plane takes off you realize that you’ve in fact forgot important things. That’s what happens to so many of us, we are always in a rush and things seem to get missed. Even if that something missed is minor, it’s still missed and that can cause stress. Taking away from the enjoyment and excitement of travel.
We have put together some helpful tips, mostly the benefits of having a good list handy and some other tricks to stay on track. It all starts with that list, once you know in advance what you’ll need and you’ve thought about where it is you’re going, it’s easy. We recommend that a week or more before your departure date, you write down everything that you’ll need to pack. Even down to the clothes you’ll want to wear. A lot like what you might have had to do before packing for summer camp. Once you’ve done that, you can get out and collect what you’ll need.
Next you’ll want to make sure you give yourself enough time to pack, non of this, the night before stuff. Though, we realize that sometimes life gets busy and there just isn’t time to pack earlier. Sometimes it helps to slowly pack throughout the week. Packing toiletries the night before or the morning of, there are somethings that we need to use and they just can’t be packed earlier. But it really does help to start the packing process a couple of days ahead of time.
So what will you wear on your trip? That all depends on what the weather is going to be like in the city you’re visiting. Are you going to a hot place or a cold one? Maybe its the same climate as the one you currently live in. This is information that you need to know so that you can pack accordingly. A lot of us seem to over pack and that always leads to our bags being over the weight limit that they airline allows. So to avoid this costly outcome its worth having a scale around. There are scales made for weighing luggage that you can purchase. It’s also helpful to go online and check to see what the weight restrictions are. It’s best to pack just what you need, most of the time when you won’t wear half of the things you’ve packed anyway.
Alright, now we need to talk about that carry on you’re bringing. This is where you want to pack your essential items, such as your passport, money, ID’s, printed ticket (if it’s not on your phone), laptop and other electronics. Your carry on should have the things you will need to get you through the security check points at the airport. And what you’ll use to keep yourself entertained while on the plane. It doesn’t hurt to be prepared with books and things to do depending on how long your flight is. You don’t want to find yourself bored on a long flight but, you also don’t want to pack more than you need.
As always Toronto Airport Limo is ready to get you to the airport on time. Make sure you make your reservation with us in advance, so it’s one less thing on your list. And finally, take a look at our fleet of vehicles that are ready and waiting for you. We want to make sure that you arrive in comfort and in style.
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So you’ve come to Toronto for a vacation or maybe you live here and you’re having a stay-cation. Maybe you’re not sure what to do and need some tips. We have located a list of events and festivals happening in Toronto to help get you started. With so many festivals and events happening around the city, there’s going to be something that sparks your interest. Summer time in Toronto is all about having a unique experience and as much fun as possoble.
Being outside is also a major factor in Toronto, since this is when we have the best weather, there’s something for everyone. You can count on the city to offer up an activity for you, your family and friends. Plus if there isn’t a festival that you want to check out, there’s always the beach. Toronto has a few to try, there really is a lot to do in the city. But we’ll do a blog about the various beaches another time. Here are a few festivals to get you started and to give an idea of the city has to offer.
Big on Bloor starts July 21st and ending on July 28th, with a Pedestrian Takeover from Dufferin to Lansdowne. This events goes from 12pm-12am Artsite x Bloordale. This festival features various art installations and projects, interactive performances, and a main stage with various musicians.
If food is more your style then you must get yourself to the Toronto Food Truck Festival. It runs from August 3rd to the 6th and its worth the trip to Woodbine Park. This events benefits SickKids and last year they were able to raise $116,000 in donations. Admission is free and there will be a fantastic selection to food trucks to try. If you’re going to be in the city that weekend, get there and enjoy some good eats.
And finally we have to mention the CNE, one of the oldest and most famous festivals in Toronto and that runs from August 17th – September 3rd. The CNE was founded in 1879 as the Toronto Industrial Exhibition and has had the distinguished history as a showcase of the nation. The CNE has changed over the years and has become an annual tradition for many families. The festival includes things such as; food, concerts, rides, games, shopping, exhibits, and so much more.
For a more complete list of Toronto events and festivals click on the link below. There’s so much to do and see in Toronto, so you’re bound to find something that appeals to you.
Going to the airport can be daunting and you often don’t know if you should park and fly or take a cab. Burlington happens to be pretty close to Toronto so the trip isn’t a long one. But you still want to travel in style and convenience. Toronto Airport Limo is a comfortable and affordable way to travel. Plus you don’t have to worry about the details and planning involved or cost of parking. Which can cause a lot of stress, so we’re here to alleviate that for you.
You’ll also have the option of taking a town car, sedan or SUV. Most people think that when you book with us you’re getting a stretch limo. Unless you request one and depending on the size of your group, you’ll be travelling in one of our luxury vehicles.
Please explore our vehicles fleet and make sure it’s going to accommodate your travel needs. You’re also able to get an idea of how much it will cost by using our online rates estimator tool. We want to make this process as easy as possible. And it’s nice to know you’re taken care of, we are here to make your experience a wonderful one.
When is you’re next trip? Where are you planning on going? We want to know and make sure that we get you to the airport on time! Travelling should be fun and exciting. And if you happen to be flying out of the Buffalo airport, we can get you there as well. Where ever the airport is, we want to make sure you have time to get there and get to your destination on time. Let’s start planning your trip, click on the link below to make your reservation today.
Summer is the best time to go sightseeing Toronto, especially in a limo! Do yourself a favour and don’t drive, just leave your car at home. Instead, let one of our experienced and courteous drivers chauffeur your around T.O. It’ll be fun! Just pick a date, grab some friends or family and let us take you on a journey, in a vehicle of your choice.
Here are some of the top sightseeing attractions in the city of Toronto, to help you create your itinerary. Make sure to mention this to our Toronto Airport Limo customer service representatives when you book your ride.
Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is a museum of art, world culture and natural history in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is one of the largest museums in North America, and the largest in Canada. It attracts more than one million visitors every year, making the ROM the most visited museum in Canada – Wikipedia
General admission for Adult is $20. To see what’s on at the ROM, and to learn about current exhibitions and galleries please visit https://www.rom.on.ca/
Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre
The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres are a pair of stacked theatres in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Winter Garden Theatre is seven storeys above the Elgin Theatre. They are the last surviving Edwardian stacked theatres in the world and are considered as National Historic Sites of Canada – Wikipedia
The Distillery District is a commercial and residential district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located east of downtown, it contains numerous cafés, restaurants, and shops housed within heritage buildings of the former Gooderham and Worts Distillery. The 13 acres (5.3 ha) district comprises more than forty heritage buildings and ten streets, and is the largest collection of Victorian-era industrial architecture in North America. The district was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1988 – Wikipedia
The CN Tower is a 553.3 m-high (1,815.3 ft) concrete communications and observation tower located in the downtown core of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The CN Tower held the record for the world’s tallest free-standing structure for 32 years from 1975–2007 and was the world’s tallest tower until 2009 being overtaken by Burj Khalifa and Canton Tower, respectively. It is now the ninth tallest tower in the world and remains the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere. In 1995, the CN Tower was declared one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It also belongs to the World Federation of Great Towers – Wikipedia
General admission for adult is $38. To see what’s happening at the CN Tower and for more info please visit http://www.cntower.ca/
St Lawrence Market
The St. Lawrence Market South building is a major public market building in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the southwest corner of Front and Lower Jarvis Streets. Along with the St. Lawrence Market North and St. Lawrence Hall, it comprises the St. Lawrence Market complex. The current building was opened in 1902, incorporating the 1845 Toronto City Hall building into the structure. The building was restored during the 1970s – Wikipedia
High Park is a municipal park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It spans 161 hectares (400 acres), and is a mixed recreational and natural park, with sporting facilities, cultural facilities, educational facilities, gardens, playgrounds and a zoo. One third of the park remains in a natural state, with a rare oak savannah ecology. High Park was opened to the public in 1876 and is based on a bequest of land from John George Howard to the City of Toronto – Wikipedia
Casa Loma (Spanish for “Hill House”) is a Gothic Revival style mansion and garden in midtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is now a historic house museum and landmark. It was constructed from 1911 to 1914 as a residence for financier Sir Henry Pellatt. The architect was E. J. Lennox, who designed several other city landmarks. Casa Loma sits at an elevation of 140 metres (460 ft) above sea level. Due to its unique architectural character in Toronto, Casa Loma has been a popular filming location for movies and television. It is also a popular venue for wedding ceremonies, and Casa Loma can be rented in the evenings after the museum closes to the public – Wikipedia
General admission for adult is $30. To see what events are on and for more info please visit http://casaloma.ca/
Riverdale Farm is a 3-hectare (7.4-acre) municipally operated farm in the heart of Cabbagetown, an urban neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is maintained by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division. Between 1888 and 1974, this was the site of the Riverdale Zoo. This zoo began with the donation of deer by Toronto Alderman Daniel Lamb. In 1974 the zoo relocated to a much larger facility in Scarborough and became the Toronto Zoo. In 1978, Riverdale Farm opened on the west bank of the Don River adjacent to Riverdale Park. The main barn was first constructed in 1858 in Markham and moved to the present site and rebuilt in 1977. The farm is open to the public all year-round. It specializes in pioneer breeds of farm animals that are hard to find on commercial farms. Animals at the farm include poultry, waterfowl, goats, sheep, pigs, cows, donkeys, and horses – Wikipedia