Find out about travelling safely in Canada whether you are travelling alone or in a group. Solo travel in Canada is relatively safe but with all places use your usual caution when travelling at night. Canada often ranks in the top 20 safest countries to travel to in the world so you shouldn’t have any problems when backpacking in Canada.
Canada has a reputation for being a very safe country, regardless of whether you are staying in a major city or more secluded areas. Its liberal values make it a safe haven for all to travel freely. Solo travellers to Canada should have no fears about getting around the country.
In major cities such as Toronto and Montreal, whether you are travelling alone or in a group, take precautions as you would in anywhere else since petty crime can still occur. Always be vigilant and keep a close eye on your belongs. Don’t walk down poorly lit streets and always trust your intuition in any circumstance. And never carry large quantities of cash.
If you rent a car, make sure not to leave any valuables in the car, as car break-ins can be common in cities.
You may encounter a language barrier if you don’t speak French in certain parts of the country. It will definitely help to know a few phrases.