The Royal Couple Headed to Canada for First International Trip CheapOair Staff February 16, 2011 general 1 Comment The countdown is on for the big day in London, Prince William and Kate Middleton will finally wed April 29 at Westminster Abbey. The two are already making vacation plans as husband and wife with their first official overseas trip confirmed this week. The newlyweds will venture off to Canada from June 30th to July 8th, according to an official press release from St. James' Palace. So why Canada? Simple, the Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper invited the two for a visit. Harper said in a statement that the decision to visit the Commonwealth nation proved Canada's "very close relationship with the Royal Family." The tour of Canada includes stops at Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Canada's capital city of Ottawa. The dates mean the newly married couple will be in the Great White North on Canada Day, which is celebrated in Ottawa on July 1st.