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Vancouver Winter Tour Including Capilano Suspension Bridge

Vancouver Winter Tour Including Capilano Suspension Bridge
Duration:
7 hours
From:
USD 95.61
This wintertime tour of Vancouver and the neighboring North Shore includes both a comfy coach bus ride through downtown attractions and hair-raising walks high above a canyon river. Stops include the totem poles in Stanley Park, Granville Island and the observation deck of Vancouver Lookout. Hold on tight as you trek across the swaying Capilano Suspension Bridge and look down through the glass floors of the Cliffwalk. A visit to a salmon hatchery completes your overview of the Pacific Northwest. Hotel transport is included.

Whistler Backcountry Flightseeing Tour

Whistler Backcountry Flightseeing Tour
Duration:
50 minutes
From:
USD 113.97
Garibaldi Provincial Park, the crown jewel of Sea-to-Sky Country, contains the most awesome sights and visual delights of any terrain for hundreds of miles around—all located between Vancouver and Whistler! Enjoy amazing bird's-eye views on a 50-minute flight over Whistler's backcountry from Squamish with live narration from your pilot.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) 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 2016