Roadtrip Checklist

Roadtrip Tips & Tools

CAA offers travel help that will make your driving vacation even better!

Border Crossings

If you'll be crossing the Canada - U.S. border, here are some useful website links with information on crossing points, hours of operation and border wait times.

Canada Border Services Agency Office Directory

Border Wait Times:

Canada USA

Canada & USA

Search for Canadian Drive Destinations, with overview maps, estimated driving times & mileage counts.

Purchase a DriveAmerica holiday. Detailed driving itinerary, guaranteed hotel accommodations.

Leave the driving to someone else and try a CoachAmerica tour.

Need a TripTik, Map or Tourbook? Check out the large variety of maps, tour books & travel guides available to you.

Weather & Road Reports

It's always a smart idea to check road and weather conditions before you start off on your journey.

Check Road Conditions:

Manitoba North Dakota Minnesota


Check Weather Conditions:

Canada USA

Gas Gauge

Don't let the price of gasoline stand in the way of your road trip plans.

Check the latest gasoline prices in Canada using CAA's Gas Price Monitor.

The American Automobile Association (AAA) updates fuel price averages for major cities across he United States daily. See the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.

You can also check American gas prices at the GasBuddy website.

CAA Travel Insurance

CAA Manitoba recommends emergency medical insurance for anyone travelling anywhere outside of Manitoba, because not all medical expenses may be covered by our provincial health plan. Depending on your travel plans, you may require coverage for trip cancellation or interruption, baggage insurance or even car rental coverage.

CAA Travel Insurance also offers a member discount, deductible options, and cancel for any reason coverage.

Find out more about CAA Travel Insurance.