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Getting from Kalispell to Canada

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Getting from Kalispell to Canada

We are planning our vacation Sept 2016 for en and want to travel Northwards through the Rockies ending up in Calgary. We get to the Glacier National Park and then have a problem since it seems impossible to hire a car in the USA and hand it in in Canada.

We don't really want to fly (you have to change in Seattle most of the time which is a long way out of our way), and we hate big airports.

So does anybody have an idea what we can do.

For example - will a taxi firm take us to say Cranbrook?

What about air taxi - is that prohibitively expensive?

Suggestions welcome.

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1. Re: Getting from Kalispell to Canada

How about a bus to Cranbrook and then get a one way rental to drop in Calgary?

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2. Re: Getting from Kalispell to Canada

We crossed into Canada after driving up Highway #93 to Canada from Kalispell. At the crossing station; the guard (Canada) asked all the standard question; why at we visiting; are we staying; then asked about if we had any guns in car. We answered - no ; but then he said as I am retired US Military; do I have any guns at my house.

I wonder; if this is a question asked of everyone or only retired US Military ??

Crossing back into USA; the USA guard; thanked me for my service !!

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