This page helps you choose a camera best suited to meet your specific Travel needs. We provide insights to the different types (Compact, Mirrorless and DSLR) so you decide what is right for you. We also give suggestions for specific types of travel, from family holiday to wildlife adventure!
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From short city breaks to safaris, Canon has the best travel camera for you. Compact and lightweight, our travel cameras are packed with powerful features to capture and share all your holiday and travel memories in superb quality. Options include big zoom lenses to get you closer to the greatest sights, GPS to keep track of where each shot was taken and Wi-Fi and NFC so you can share your adventures back those home.
If you want the size and lightweight body of a travel compact but the large sensor quality of a Digital SLR, plus the option to change lenses, then you should consider one of our amazing mirrorless cameras that combine the best of both world. A mirrorless camera combines DSLR performance with effortless portability.
DSLR takes photography to the next level, mainly because a much bigger sensor collects more image data and quality. The extra size sensor and the ‘depth of field’ to play with means access to more creativity such as blurring the image background while keeping the subject in focus. A range of optional lenses gives access to more advanced styles of photography; with powerful zooms for capturing wildlife up close or wide angle for landscape and portraiture.
On a big round-the-world trip exploring new places and cultures, you need a lightweight compact travel camera with flexibility to capture every unforgettable moment. Powerful optics in a small, lightweight body, GPS tracking and Wi-Fi for easy sharing with friends and family back home, our superzoom compacts are the ideal choice for long distance travels.
The PowerShot G5 X comes with Wi-Fi and GPS and the PowerShot G3 X also includes a 25x zoom.
Travel light with a large sensor mirrorless that delivers on image quality and superb Full HD (1080p) or even 4K movies. Easy to share photos and movies with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth* (Bluetooth footnote to be added) to instantly connect your camera to your smartphone or tablet to update family and friends back home!
Our EOS M mirrorless cameras have 24 MegaPixel APS-C sensors with Dual Pixel CMOS AF for DSLR quality images and fast, precise, accurate autofocus, and tilting or Vari-Angle screens, perfect for creative shots and selfies.
The world’s smallest DSLR with a Vari-Angle screen, the EOS 200D is an ideal travel camera to take everywhere. The 24.2 MegaPixel APS-C sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF delivers superb photos and video with fast, precise, accurate Live View Autofocus, and includes an optical viewfinder, intuitive touch-screen controls and the ability to take photo bursts at a fast 5 photos per second.
Quick and easy to use, access to an extensive range of optional lenses, accessories and flashes that make up the EOS System.
Whatever your destination a family holiday needs a fuss-free travel camera that is easy for everyone to use and versatile enough to capture every experience - from action shots of the kids and group photos to amazing landscapes and fantastic sunsets.
Our Superzoom compacts let you get closer to all the sights and include features like Intelligent IS and Smart Auto so all the family can effortlessly capture every precious memory in superb detail.
The power of a DSLR but in a compact, lightweight and stylish body that can capture stunning travel photos and movies packed with detail, colour and atmosphere.
Focus and shoot using a touchscreen, or on some models an Electronic Viewfinder, and easily navigate menus and view images with a beautifully intuitive interface. Plus a selection of compact yet versatile EF-M lens are available.
For capturing your holiday adventures, you can trust the EOS 2000D to deliver outstanding results. Combining Canon's world class imaging system with a range of intuitive, easy-to-use controls, and informative and supportive Canon Photo Companion App makes capturing images easier and more enjoyable than ever before.
You have access to a range of optional EF-S interchangeable lenses such as powerful zoom lenses for capturing wildlife up close or wide-angle lenses for capturing sweeping landscapes.
You can capture the real essence of a city - the architecture, street life, bars and cafes - with our high-end compacts. They put expert quality in your pocket and deliver superb shots in any light - thanks to features like HS System, wide aperture lenses and full creative control. Wi-Fi Lets you easily share your shots while you are away.
For cityscapes, the EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens is a compact, lightweight design ideal for travel. This ultra-wide-angle lens lets you fit more in every shot for dramatic landscapes and expressive architectural images.
Or the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens, an affordable, high quality lens perfect for creative portraits and low-light photos. Blur backgrounds to make your subject stand out, and enjoy smooth near-silent STM focusing when shooting movies.
EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM lens
Ideal for Urban Exploration the EOS M Range combines DSLR performance with effortless portability. Lightweight and portable, but heavy on features, they provide comfortable operation with a 3.0” intuitive touchscreen.
Create superb Full HD (1080p) or even 4K movies and share photos and movies using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth instantly connecting your camera to your smartphone or tablet.
On safari, you need a travel camera with a big zoom to capture distant animals in amazing detail. Our ultrazoom bridge cameras feature powerful optical zooms, Intelligent IS to keep images sharp and movies steady, ideal for capturing everything from stunning ultra-wide angle landscapes to extreme telephoto shots of wildlife.
The feature rich PowerShot G3 X has a 25x zoom lens and would be a great choice or perhaps the PowerShot SX60 with its massive 65x zoom lens!
Lightweight portability for on the go but with access to optional lenses to change your view. Select from the compact yet versatile EF-M lens range or access the huge choice of EF and EF-S lenses using optional Mount Adapter EF-EOS M.
An EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM compact zoom lens will take you closer to the action, while the EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM means you can capture dramatic landscapes with its ultra-wide angle.
EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM
On our DSLR range you have access to the EF-S range of interchangeable lenses such as powerful zoom lenses for capturing wildlife up close or wide angle lenses for capturing sweeping landscapes.
Have a look at the compact telephoto EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM that takes you closer to the action or for landscapes the ultra-wide EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM.