Dreaming of Touring Canada in a RV? Check out these Earlybird specials!

Salamanda Travel is a preferred agent for Canadream, one of Canada’s premium RV and motorhome hire companies. We are currently taking bookings for the 2014 season, which typically starts in April and stretches through to October.

Emerald_Lake_panoramic,_Yukon,_CanadaCanadream have branch locations in the following cities in Canada and offer pickups in these cities:

  • Vancouver
  • Calgary
  • Whitehorse
  • Toronto
  • Montreal
  • Halifax
  • Edmonton

4096px-Vancouver_horizon_oct15One-way hires are available on request – ask us!

If you are dreaming of touring this amazing country with its vast and diverse landscapes, its exciting world cities and its vibrant culture we recommend checking out some information about travelling in Canada here.

Have we managed to get you interested in touring across Canada in a motorhome? OK, so now we’d like to let you know about some great specials available to those who book early for their 2014 trip in an RV or motorhome. To be eligible, you need to be travelling between 1 April and 31 October 2014.

Alberta_-_Lake_Louise_-_Lake_view_01If you’re an Earlybird and book your RV hire by 31 January 2014 you can choose two specials from the list, and if you book your motorhome holiday with us after January but before 31 March 2014 you can choose one from the list, which is set out below:


savings in CA$


One way special


50% off one way fee for rentals between Vancouver, Calgary, Whitehorse, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. 14-night minimum applies.
Unlimited Kilometres(Book before 31 January 2014)


50% off Unlimited Kilometer package. Purchase for $812.50 (half price). Maximum of 21 nights travel. Additional nights for $76.00 per night.
Unlimited Kilometres(Book before 31 March 2014)


25% off Unlimited Kilometer package. Purchase for $1,218.75. Maximum of 21 nights travel. Additional nights for $75.00 per night.
Kilometer Package


Purchase 2 x 800 Kilometer packages (total $526.00) & receive an additional 2 x 800 km for free.
Convenience Kits, Additional Drivers & USA Travel Special

up to $720

• Up to 6 x Convenience Kits (normally $80 each)
• Up to 2 additional drivers (normally $10 per day)
• Travel into USA charges (normally $10 per day)
Early Pick-up and Late Drop-off Special


Extend your holiday! Special allows early pick-up between 10am & 12pm (normally 1pm & 4pm). Drop-off is permitted by 3pm (normally 8am-10am). Includes transfers to & from branch from Airport or hotel. Note: special also includes Sunday pick-ups (normally on request for $375.00) with early pick-up (10am-12pm). Sunday drop-offs still at normal times (8am- 10am).
Northern Surcharge $500 Northern Surcharge waived! Allows you to travel to:
• Alaska Highway north of Fort St. John, BC
• Cassiar Highway (#37) north of Kitwanga, BC
• Highway 35 north of Peace River, Alberta
• Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut, Newfoundland
• Quebec & Labrador north and east of Sept-Iles


So go ahead, dream big and book early to have the self drive holiday of a lifetime in a motorhome in beautiful Canada.

Campervan RV Visit to Niagara Falls in Summer and Winter

Niagara Falls are a popular destination for RV campervan travellers in the USA and Canada. The waterfalls straddle the international border between the province of Ontario (Canada) and the state of New York (USA). Niagara Falls are most popular in summer but winter also offers a magical experience for visitors.

Niagara Falls are approximately 17 miles (27 km) north-west from Buffalo, New York and 75 miles (120 km) south-east of Toronto in Canada. Campervan rental is available from Toronto and is a great way to explore the region. So what do you need to know about travelling to Niagara Falls in both summer and winter? Continue reading “Campervan RV Visit to Niagara Falls in Summer and Winter”