Airport – The Vancouver International
Airport (YVR) is one of the most beautiful, orderly
airports in the world. It was also named the best
medium sized airport in North America, the second
best airport on the continent, and the tenth best
in the world. Business travelers rated it third among
other airports in all countries.
The airport houses the luxurious Fairmont Vancouver
Airport Hotel. This four-diamond hotel has
soundproofed rooms, free Internet access, and a full
sized health club that includes a pool. The hotel
is located right inside the airport, so passengers
can go from their room to their flight.
variety of shops and restaurants are located inside
the Vancouver International Airport
(YVR), which ensures that passengers can have everything
they need without having to leave the airport.
Car rental facilities are conveniently located outside
the airport terminal on the ground floor of the parkade.
Companies operating their vehicle pickup and return
services directly from these facilities, and customers
can contact them at their respective pickup locations.
Over 400 licensed taxis are available the entire
day for Vancouver Airport customers.
All taxicabs are at most seven years old, and drivers
are required to complete comprehensive training courses
in safe driving, customer service and assisting people
with special needs. The fare is metered based on the
distance the cab has traveled, and a trip from the
airport to downtown Vancouver costs between $22-27.