|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$138.08|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$621.38|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$2.07|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$13.81|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$36.82|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$8.29|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$1.70|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$10.73|
Located in New Brunswick, visitors will be attracted to this area by the cheap flights to Moncton. Known as Hub City Moncton is renowned for its efficient transport links and makes an excellent base for exploring the area around the Maritime Provinces.
The area around Moncton is known for its natural features. Locally the Petitcodiac River is one of just a few in Canada which has a tidal bore. Within an hour of the city Kouchibouguac National Park is popular with visitors and has lots of islets, salt marshes and sand dunes making it a haven for birds. Fundy National Park is also close to Moncton and has a golf course, a swimming area as well as some beautiful scenery including over 25 waterfalls. In winter there is skiing and in the warmer months, lots of hiking and cycling trails. Flighthub offers the best deals for this and other destinations.
Moncton’s skyline is marked by several interesting buildings including the Bell Aliant Tower. The city’s claim to fame is that this was the first place in Canada to be bilingual. Visitors will enjoy the many parks in town and perhaps walk the Riverfront Trail.
Downtown Moncton has a number of theaters where all sorts of cultural performances are shown. There is also a local museum. Moncton has several cultural festivals throughout the year celebrating creative arts. The cheap flights to Moncton make it worth considering a weekend away to join in the Frye Festival celebrating a local literary critic or the Hubcap Comedy Festival.
There are a number of good restaurants in and around Moncton serving regional specialties as well as international cuisine. Game including elk is often on the menu, and salmon is popular here. With several good delis in town there is no shortage of places to go to make up a picnic and enjoy the great outdoors. Moncton also has an annual Atlantic Seafood Festival celebrating the local fishing industry and cuisine which is worth a visit.