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Preparing your trip to Calgary: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

St. Stephens Anglican Church 1. Tourists should stock up with the national currency for shopping because foreign currencies, including U.S. dollars, are not very trusted here. Some sellers in open air markets and private stores can accept foreign currency, but usually at a very unfavorable exchange rate.
2. Money can be exchanged in banks and specialized exchange offices. Tourists should abandon the services of private individuals who offer to make an exchange. It is also worth noting that payments by credit cards have become very widespread in Calgary, so tourists do not need to carry large amounts of cash.
3. Tourists, who plan to devote much time to shopping, are recommended to ask sellers to issue special checks at the time of a purchase. These checks will entitle tourists to a tax refund when they leave the country.
4. Tobacco and alcohol are sold in specialty stores only. Ordinary supermarkets sell low alcohol drinks only. There are tariffs of two types on cigarettes and alcohol - a day and night one. In some trading pavilions these tariffs can vary widely.
5. Tourists are not recommended to go for a walk to remote areas of the city alone and plan long journeys in the evening. However, it is absolutely safe to walk in the main streets of the city at night. There is plenty of entertainment there, and so they are crowded even late at night. Copyright
6. When going out, tourists are recommended to take a minimal number of valuable items. There can be pickpockets in crowded places, so travellers always need to be vigilant. Bags and outwear should also not be left unattended.
7. There are special areas for picnics in numerous parks and reserves. Before you settle on the selected zone, you should specify in advance whether this particular zone is allowed for campfires and tents.
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8. The city is very clean and tidy. Throwing garbage is allowed in specially installed boxes and containers only. They can be found in the streets of the city. Violation of this rule will result in a large fine.
9. Power supply voltage is 110V. The local hotels are equipped with standard American type wall sockets. Therefore, work of some electrical appliances is possible only with special adapters and connectors, so tourists are recommended to check their appliances for compatibility in advance.
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