Whether you hang out in town or use it as a base for snow sports, mountain biking or kayaking, Canada’s most expensive city is about 15 percent cheaper than this time last year thanks to the best exchange rates in six years. Use the extra greenbacks to dive into Vancouver’s burgeoning culinary and craft brewing scenes, and then catch the ferry to Vancouver Island to explore the largest isle in the Pacific east of New Zealand.
- C$22 bottle of wine Cost in March 2014: $20 / Cost in March 2015: $17
- C$55 dinner for two Cost in March 2014: $50 / Cost in March 2015: $43
- C$165 hotel room Cost in March 2014: $150 / Cost in March 2015: $129