Vancouver International Airport, which is served
by most major airlines, is located about 30 - 35 minutes from downtown Vancouver.
Taxi fare will cost about C$30.00. A shuttle
service (www.yvrairporter.com) is available from the 2nd level of the
airport. It runs every 15 - 20 minutes from the airport to the hotel. C$13.00 one way, C$20.00 return.
Requirements for Travellers
As of January 23, 2007, travellers to and from
Canada are required to have a passport to enter Canada or re-enter the United States.
If you need a U.S. passport, apply now as processing times have
increased due to high volume. For more information, check out US Department of State at www.state.gov.
The hotel, cabs and shops require payment in Canadian
currency. Credit cards may be used, and Canadian dollars may be obtained from cash machines. Currency may also be converted
to Canadian dollars at the airport.
Weather in October
weather we have! --- What shall we do about it?”
(Jane Austen: letter to Cassandra)
your umbrella! We’re
called the we(s)t coast of Canada! Sometimes
it’s sunny and mild in October but average high/low temperatures
are 10/3C (56/45F).