Non-Canadian Visitors Information

You may require a visa to visit Canada; you can verify on this web page.

Visitors may also qualify for a refund on the taxes paid on goods and services in Canada.


Airport Information

Vancouver Airport  is about 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, costs approximately Cdn $30 by taxi.

Bus Service

The Airporter  bus shuttle runs regularly between major hotels (including Coast Plaza Hotel) and the  airport. It costs Cdn $12 one way and Cdn $18 round trip.  Please refer to the link for schedules.

Pacific Coast Lines has scheduled trips from downtown to Victoria via BC Ferries.

The public bus and skytrain schedules, as well as route information,  can be found at the Translink  web site.

Car Rental

Vancouver is served by most major car rental companies. 

Ferry Service

BC  Ferries has schedules and route information for ferries serving  the many beautiful islands around Vancouver.

There is also Granville Island Ferry and Aquabus which serves downtown Vancouver and Fall Creek.

Taxi Service

MacLure's Cabs
604 731-9211

Vancouver Taxi
604 255-5111

Yellow Cabs
604 681-1111

Last modified: Tuesday, 10-Jan-2006 19:52:29 PST