Snowmobile Tours Canada
Information that you need to know when arriving in Quebec
An element that visitors to Quebec must absolutely consider is the wind. Winter weather forecasts here always provide
two numbers: the temperature as displayed on the thermometer, and the temperature with wind chill factor.
The wind chill factor measures the degree of “chill” the skin senses.
A valid passport is sufficient for your visit to Quebec. No need for a Visa if you are resident of the European Community.
The following foreign nationals will need an eTA before boarding their flight to Canada as of March 15, 2016: Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
For other nationalities, please take the time to contact the Canadian Embassy or local consulate if additional documentation is required
before entering into Canada. Click for more information on Visit Canada government of Canada.
Food and Vaccinations:
The import of food is strictly regulated in Canada. It is not necessary to have a specific vaccination to visit Canada.
It is important that each client respects the security guidelines and instructions, failure to follow the safety rules
may result in a major modification of your tour.
Your guides are trained mechanics if problems arise with your snowmobile, as well your guide’s hold a diploma in first aid for remote area’s
and are equipped with a first aid kit if needed.
For your safety our guides are equipped with a satellite tracking device that transmits your group’s location 24hours a day to our operation center.
Snowmobile Rental and Terms, Deposit and Insurance Options:
The snowmobile driver must comply with the following rules and regulations
A guaranteed deposit of 2.875$ to 3.000$ non-taxable depending on the snowmobile model selected
Your deposit will be returned upon completion of your tour package, except in an event where the client is responsible for the accident, and the
repair amount will be deducted from the deposit and where there is a total loss to the snowmobile.
In case of total loss you are only responsible for the initial deposit.
Please Note: The deposit has to be paid before your departure, payment payable by Visa, MasterCard or American Express the amount
will not be blocked.
There is an option to buy insurance on selected tour packages likes 600 - 800 - 1000 - 1100 see details.
* This insurance can not be taken until the departure of the raid - At the customer's subscription.
Clothing Gear included with your Tour Package:
- Extreme cold weather gear: includes the following
Full-face helmet with double visor, jacket, snowsuit, boots, gloves, balaclava and a sealed bag that can hold up to 55 lbs.
All this equipment will be provided you on the spot.
Jeans are not recommended, preferred options would be trousers or a tracksuit made out of cotton or fleece.
Polar or thermo materials are also recommended.
Warning: Signals for GSM mobile phones only work at a distance of 200km around Montreal and Quebec cities.
To save roaming and long distance charges use an unlooked phone with a local sim card where available.
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the same as those of the United States.
The electrical supply is 110 Volts. Universal adapters are suggested for charging your mobile phones and video cameras.
Best Way to Bring Money to Canada:
Credit cards like MasterCard, Visa or American Express, and debit cards are widely accepted across Canada.
Having some cash on hand when you arrive is a good idea though for tipping or odd small purchases.
Canadian Currency and Exchanging Money:
All of Canada uses the Canadian Dollar. The prices are always displayed without taxes.
Taxes in Quebec:
The Quebec government is moving ahead with plans to harmonize the Quebec Sales Tax (QST) with the federal Goods and Services Tax (GST).
The combined federal GST and new harmonized Quebec sales tax rate will be 14.975 %.
Example Amount charged for year of $ 100.00 + $ 5 + $ 9.975 = $ 114.975.
Please note that all our prices are taxes included.
Aventure Nord Québec Organisation Inc.
669 chemin Gérard, Piedmont
J0R 1K0 - Québec - Canada
Tel : 001 450-227-2908
Fax : 001 514-227-5202
Travel agent de licence of Quebec N° 702411
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org