A city of a hundred nations
Montreal is a relatively safe city, and unlike other big cities you can feel safe looking like a tourist. Wearing expensive items and carrying a camera or camcorder is not uncommon. Money however, should be kept in a safe place, although money belts are not necessary. If you are however a victim of crime be sure to contact the police as soon as possible in order to ascertain a secure travel insurance claim. In an emergency, call 911 (police and emergency medical serves). Ensure to carry personal ID and the address of your Montreal accommodation.