Surrey

Overall Score

4.2
100 USD = 128.63 CAD

Overall Score

4.2
  • Air quality: 18 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 520,000 people
  • GDP: $42,154 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 115V60Hz
  • Internet: 24 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Wind
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: In Canada, tipping is expected, and is meant to keep encouraging good service. A gratuity of between 15% and 20% of the bill before tax, depending on the level of service. Tip 15% for normal service, 20% for exceptional service.
  • Apartment listings: Kijiji
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: Blenz Coffee
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: Beta Collective
  • Online electronics shop: Best Buy
  • Best hospital: Surrey Memorial Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: West Jet
  • Best intl air carrier: Air Canada
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1700
  • Monthly costs for family: $3800
  • Monthly costs for local: $1050
  • Meal: $8
  • Small Cola: $1.7
  • Beer 1 Pint: $4
  • Coffee: $2.5


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