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Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour

Small-Group Granville Island Market Tour
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 49.91
Explore the ins and outs of Vancouver’s famous Granville Island Public Market on this 2-hour walking tour! Located in the heart of Vancouver, Granville Island is known for its amazing market and food culture. As you peruse the diverse array of food vendors, a professional local guide will give you insider tips about the market’s best food stalls and restaurants. Sample regional cheeses, wine, meats, bread, coffee and more; learn about cooking and food preparation; and experience the Granville Island Public Market like a true local! This food tour is limited to 15 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience.

Sea to Sky Via Ferrata Tour in Squamish

Sea to Sky Via Ferrata Tour in Squamish
Duration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 85.22
<p>Be one of the first to experience the Sea to Sky Corridor&rsquo;s newest and most exciting climbing adventure! Via Ferrata, Italian for &ldquo;Iron Way&rdquo; is an engineered vertical adventure, assisted by metal rungs and a specialized cable system. Join an exciting and unique climbing experience. With awe-inspiring views of Howe Sound and the nearby peaks, this is sure to be an adventure you won&rsquo;t soon forget! This 1.5-hour trip is suitable for children and families alike, and is a fully guided.</p>

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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