In this article, we give you twelve useful tips to make life easier when travelling in Quebec. So here are our do's and don't in Quebec from our specialists.
Say 'good morning' and 'goodbye'
AVOID comparisons with France or the United States
21 EAST or 21 WEST ? In Montreal each address has two possibilities, so be specific.
If a French-speaking Quebecois tells you to 'tire-toi une buche' (literally: 'get yourself a log ! ')actually means: 'take a seat' .
Keep any grumbles to yourself !
Quebec natives do not like whingers.
At a Restaurant
Don't forget, tips are an essential wage supplement.
In Quebec, we ALWAYS say the truth...
We stop before the crossing, the traffic light is in front of you.
Join the queue : here we get on a train 1 by 1.
Calling somebody "Tu"
Here, everybody is "Tu".
Show respect for nature
Do NOT feed the wildlife.
... is it freezing cold ? Dress like an onion, layer your warm clothes.
Cover photo: Tourisme Québec/Sylvain Majeau