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November 4, 2023
Banff, AB

Melissa & Rafal

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The Wedding Website of Melissa Londono and Rafal Zieba
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What dates will the bride and groom be in Canada?

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October 29th-November 6th

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How is the weather going to be?

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Temperatures can drastically fluctuate. Average 50-74

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What is the currency in Canada?

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Canadian Dollar

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When is the RSVP deadline?

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Kindly let us know if you can’t wait or you can’t come by August 4th. ❤️

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Routes From Calgary

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Fastest route – The most common route is by taking the Trans-Canada (Highway 1). The distance from Calgary to Banff is 127 km and the driving time is approximately 1.5 hours. Slightly more scenic route – An alternative and scenic route, if you have the time, is to consider taking Highway 1A through to Canmore before rejoining Highway 1. The distance on this route is 134 km and driving time is approximately 1 3/4 hours. You could also take this on your return trip from Banff to Calgary.

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Is the drive from Calgary to Banff easy?

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It's quick and easy to get from Calgary to Banff. Off in the distance, the jagged peaks of the Rocky Mountains line the horizon, and the drive makes it no wonder that it's one of Alberta's most popular tourist destinations.

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Is it possible to visit Banff without a car?

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Shuttles. Get around the national park without a car. Explore the Park vehicle-free, discover hidden gems and more. Many Banff hotels offer their guests complimentary shuttle service within the Banff townsite.

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What is the best transportation from Calgary Airport to Banff?

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The Banff Airporter is one of the most popular ways to get from the Calgary Airport to Banff. The shuttle bus leaves at 7 different times during the day from 10 am until 10:30 pm. The journey to Banff takes around 2 hours and they'll take you right to wherever you're staying.

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Can you Uber from Calgary to Banff?

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Taking an Uber around, to, and from Calgary to Banff is another viable option, although it is not quite as predictable. The average cost of an Uber ride, specifically from Calgary to Banff is approximately $150 – $300 depending on the time of day and service availability. Check the app for latest pricing.

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Can I bring a date?

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Yes!

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Do you have any hotel recommendations?

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1. Fairmont Banff Springs (wedding venue) 2. Rimrock Resort Hotel 3. Moose Hotel and Suites 4. Royal Canadian Lodge 5. Fox Hotel and Suites 6. Elk + Avenue Hotel 7. Banff Aspen Lodge

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Driving Directions

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From Calgary International Airport (YYC): Exit the airport and turn left on Airport Trail NE towards Deerfoot Trail heading north. Take the exit towards Stoney Trail NE heading west. Follow signs for Banff on the Trans-Canada Hwy. Continue on the Trans-Canada Hwy (Highway 1 ) for approximately 1-hour until you reach the Banff National Park entrance gates. The gates are open 24-hours as all visitors to the park are required to obtain a Park Pass. Passes can be obtained in advance through Banff Lake Louise Tourism. After the gates, take the first Banff exit onto Banff Avenue. Take a left once you cross the bridge, and follow Spray Avenue towards the main entrance for Fairmont Banff Springs.

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Is there parking for the ceremony or reception?

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The hotel’s parking is located beside the Convention Center. It is a three-level roofed parkade with 415 parking spaces: Self-parking: $32 CAD/night, with unlimited access Valet parking available for $46 CAD/night, with unlimited access Complimentary charging available for electric vehicles

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Hair Salons

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1. B-towne Salon Phone: 403-762-0505 Email: btownesalon@gmail.com 2. En Vogue Banff Phone: 403-762-2955 Email: envoguebanff@gmail.com 3. The Hair Company Phone: 403-762-3087 Email: info@thehairco.ca 4. Botega Salon & Gallery Phone: 403-760-3087 Email: botegahair@gmail.com

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Barber

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Blakkloud Barber Phone: 403-762-2771 Email: info@blakkloud.com

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Is there a dress code?

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Black-Tie Attire Black-tie dress code denotes a formal evening occasion, where men are meant to wear tuxedos and women, floor-length gowns. "The atmosphere is a more formal vibe.”