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Preparing for Montreal: Tips & Hints

1. Tourists arriving at the airport of Montreal should first find a stall of Guide D'aeroport Montreal-Trudeau on the first level. The stall provides several guiding leaflets for free. The leaflets contain useful information on the city, public transportation routes and ticket costs.
2. The city offers several tourist information centers which also provide tourists with useful data, leaflets and city maps. The largest tourist information center is the Infotouriste Centre. The office sells tickets for cultural events as well as informs on the exact dates and time schedule of every event.
3. Tourists looking for numerous sightseeing tours and excursions should better get a so called “museum card” which enables them of visiting of 20 museums and galleries. A cost of the museum card for a day will be about 15 dollars meanwhile a three day museum card will cost about 30 dollars.
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4. The city is convenient to cruise by underground as this way lets tourists avoid heavy traffic jams and helps to sufficiently save time. A cost of the trip is about 3 dollars. Taxi is available any time of the day and night which is highly recommended to call by phone. A taxi driver should necessarily be rewarded with cash of 10 – 15% of the cost according to counter.

5. Local shops and supermarkets put rather high price tags for foods; that is why prudent tourists are recommended to set off to one of the local markets. The city has adopted a system of cashless transfers that is why tourist should not keep substantial sums of cash.
6. Currency can be exchanged in one of the numerous currency exchange offices. The densest concentration of currency exchange offices is seen in the Ste-Catherine street. One should keep in mind that private exchange offices charge high transactions fees which should be specified before a transaction.

7. All public libraries have free Wi-Fi which makes them a perfect alternative to expensive internet cafés. Only registered reads can enter the library with their own laptops meanwhile guests are offered to use library computers.
8. The optimum rates for international calls are offered by street call boxes. The best way to pay for a call is with a GLOBO card. Thus one will get the most profitable rates. Street call boxes offer the same optimum rates for intercity call, however for such calls one should better look for call boxes accepting coins.
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