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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
60 minutes
USD 31.08
See Vancouver's waterfront sights on a relaxing one-hour tour of Vancouver Harbor. This cruise offers stunning views of the city skyline and the North Shore Mountains. You will see the world-famous Stanley Park, a rich green oasis of majestic cedar, hemlock and fir trees on a peninsula that juts into the harbor. It's an ideal way to see the city at a calm and relaxed pace.

Vancouver Trolley Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Vancouver Trolley Hop-on Hop-off Tour
2 days
USD 33.88

See the best of Vancouver in a classic turn-of-the-century Vancouver Trolley. Your Trolley Ticket is your passport to fun and excitement while you're in Vancouver, and can be used over two consecutive days. Take the entire tour in one afternoon or hop-off the trolley at any of the stops or 3 flag stops, to visit Vancouver's major downtown attractions, go shopping, or dine out. The tours include live commentary and operate year round.

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Book by December 31, 2014 and in addition to receiving a 2-day pass for the price of one, get a FREE Granville Island Walking Tour!
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YVR Vancouver Airport Car Rental

Welcome to the car rental Vancouver Airport information page with information on Vancouver Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Vancouver driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Vancouver Airport car rental options and search for the best available Vancouver car rental rates in the search box below.

Vancouver Airport Car Rental Advice & Driving Tips

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Vancouver Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

Car hire Vancouver rental companies are represented at the Vancouver Airport. All rental companies are located in the parkade across from the YVR International Terminal Arrivals. Walk across the street and enter the parkade and you will find their offices.

Vancouver Airport Car Rental Companies

Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Hertz, National, Thrifty, Budget -- See Scam section below Budget at YVR as of November 2012

Vancouver Driving Information

Driving is on the right side of the road.

All Vancouver Airport rental cars are automatic transmission.

Your local drivers' licence is required.

An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).

Vancouver Driving Stress Level: 5/10

Vancouver has aggressive drivers, so make sure that you are assertive while driving. Be aware of bad drivers around you while you are driving especially in Richmond, parts of Vancouver, and the metro area.


Vancouver Airport Car Rental Scams & Advice

Note that Budget Car Rental at YVR has come under several investigations in November 2012 due to customers being charged for damages to their cars well beyond the repair costs or for normal wear-and-tear and usually after they have dropped off their rental car.


Vancouver Airport Car Rental Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends a Vancouver Airport car rental.

If you are planning on staying in the Vancouver area for a few days then renting a vehicle makes convenient sense.

 YVR Vancouver Airport Car Rental Shuttle

Two off site YVR Vancouver International Airport companies operate a shuttle to their rental location:

  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Discount Car and Truck

Customers can contact these companies at the pickup location located just past the parkade in the vicinity of the Economy Parking lot.

Car Rental Shuttle Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, CAD 1-2

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2015