Canadian Visa Expert - Montreal

17 Tips for an Economical Vacation in Montreal

Montreal is one of the cities in Canada where locals go to enjoy life and have a nice time.

Canadian Visa Expert highlights 17 ways to have a budget-friendly trip to the city of Montreal:

1. Board airport bus – with a single-fare ticket, you get to travel on metros or buses.

2. Take a Bixi ride – getting a ticket with Bixi, a local bikeshare program, will help you save costs as you tour Montreal.

3. Attend free festivals – go to free festivals like the Village au Pied-du-Courant, says Canadian Visa Expert.

4. Visit during the winter – enjoy the special view of the city in the winter and avoid the high prices of summer.

5. Stroll around Montreal – have an amazing view of the city by exploring it on foot.

6. Make use of the metro – a one-way ticket on Zone A on Montreal’s metro will cost you about $3.75.

7. Use a museum pass – with Passeport Montreal, you can choose five varying tours or attractions for one price, reports Canadian Visa Expert.

8. Purchase your picnic – procure a picnic from the city’s food markets.

9. Purchase cheap foods – eat for less than $5 by visiting restaurants like Chez Mein.

10. Go for second-hand items – get yourself a trendy vacation outfit from local thrift shops.

11. See free shows in the park – get entertained with free concerts and performances by visiting a park.

12. Take a free walking tour – enjoy free walking tours with Free Tours Montreal.

13. Go on a road trip with your wheels – enjoy a scenic drive around Montreal with your car, says Canadian Visa Expert.

14. Avoid the Old Port – avoid staying and eating in the Old Port, Montréal’s historic Vieux-Port, as things are expensive there.

15. Visit Parc Jean-Drapeau – enjoy the scenic view of partially artificial islands at this location.

16. Consider a 5 à 7 – search for bars that offer exciting deals for after-work drinks from 5 pm to 7 pm.

17. Go on an app-led self-guided tour – learn about the history of Montreal using the free Cité Memoire app.