Questions tagged [yvr]

Questions related to travel through Vancouver International Airport.(IATA: YVR) serving Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. YVR is Canada's main Pacific gateway, a hub for Air Canada and a focus city for WestJet.

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Can you enter US preclearance at YVR, have your US NEXUS interview, then leave the airport?

Presumably yes, but I'm wondering on any risks I'd be taking on by doing so? I am a Seattle based green card holder, and unable to get a NEXUS interview appointment before my global entry expires. I'm ...
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Can I bring documents to someone at the airport entering the country?

I am a Canadian citizen and my partner is a permanent resident (PR). We're in the middle of a short trip abroad, and just realized that we left their PR card at home in Vancouver. I believe this was ...
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YVR Long Connection: Go to the city

I'll be flying soon SYD-YVR-MEX and have long layovers in Vancouver in both flights (6ish hours and 10ish hours for the return flight). I'm wondering if, given that it's an international to ...
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Avoiding surcharges when buying/reloading a compass card at YVR

Some sources claim that there is some surcharge if you buy (or reload?) a compass card at YVR. (There should be a refundable $6 fee when you purchase the card, but I believe those sources mean another ...
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Flying out of Vancouver at 6 am

I have a flight at 6:05 am on a Monday from YVR to SFO in December. As far as I understand, I need to be at YVR at least at 4:05 am. Assume I don't want to take taxis and also assume I will be ...
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Travelling from DEL - YVR - LAX on Air Canada. I have a 1 hour 40 min layover. Enough Time? Pre-clearance?

The flight lands at YVR 07:00 and takes off at 08:40. Do I need to take my check-in baggage out, go through pre-clearance and, check it back in? If so, would there be enough time? Would welcome any ...
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Traveling from Asia and transiting though Vancouver to Portland

How much time is needed in layover if you coming from Asia and transiting through Vancouver B.C. (YVR) to Portand Oregon (PDX)? We are legal permanent residents of USA.
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eTA/Transit Visa for US connections in YVR-International Terminal [duplicate]

I am flying AirCanada from Hong Kong -> Vancouver -> Seattle on an Indian passport with a valid US visa. I do not have a Canadian visa of any sort. Does Vancouver have sterile transit for connections ...
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Will I need to reclear security in Vancouver (YVR) for my connecting flight?

I'm traveling from Chicago to Vancouver(connecting) to Seoul in a couple months. The connecting flight is only an hour layover which worries me, but I booked the entire flight on Air Canada via Orbitz....
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Can you fill the printed customs form to save time in Canadian airports?

At least in Vancouver Airport one has to spend a lot of time to get to the electronic customs declaration kiosks. This got me thinking - is it possible to fill out the paper based customs declaration (...
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After passing through US customs at YVR can you get back out?

My wife and I went through US customs at YVR and soon realized that we couldn't get to the aquarium. Is there a way to leave once passing through customs? I have a 6 hour wait until my next flight.
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Is a US-to-International connection in Vancouver in 1 hour 13 mins possible?

This March I will be transferring in Vancouver, arriving on a flight from Seattle, and continuing to Asia. (This means I only have to clear the CBSA, where they check your passport and boarding passes)...
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If I travel from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles, USA and back, how many times will my passport be stamped and when?

I normally fly from Bellingham International Airport, USA (BLI) because I want to keep my passport pages blank.
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International-to-US connection in Vancouver in 40 minutes, possible?

I'll be transiting Vancouver tomorrow, arriving on an international flight and continuing to the US (meaning I'll clear US customs in YVR). Transit time was originally scheduled to be 1:10, which i ...
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Canada Low Cost Airline

Are there any low cost airlines that operate within Canada and fly out of Vancouver? As a European I have very limited knowledge of flying within the US and Canada. I am struggling to find any, ...
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Questions regarding Layover in Vancouver as a New Zealander/Taiwanese

I will be laying over in Vancouver airport at the start of June on my way to Brisbane (from San Deigo). I am flying Air Canada for both legs of the trip but will have a 4.5 hour layover in Vancouver ...
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Fastest transfer from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Whistler

I know that I can drive from YVR to Whistler in a rental car in about 2 hours (have done it many times before). This time round, I'd like to take a shuttle. I noticed that there are shuttle services ...
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Do we need to pick up our luggages and re-check them in YVR?

My family will fly from Sydney Australia (SYD) to Newark USA on Air Canada but connecting at Vancouver (YVR). Do we need to pick up our luggage in YVR and recheck in them? If we have to, where can we ...
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How to visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Stanley Park from Vancouver Airport?

Suppose I have ten hours waiting time in Vancouver airport, I want to visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park then Stanley Park. What is the efficient way to do it? I don't want to miss my flight. My ...
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What to do when you can't print your boarding pass?

I just use web checkin for my flight tomorrow. After that I should have printed my boarding pass. However, I realised that this is not possible. So what can I do now? I have already checked in, but no ...
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No cheap, direct flights from Zurich, Switzerland to Vancouver, Canada?

In the middle of August, I want to fly from Zurich to Vancouver. Therefore I used various flight search engines to see what flights are available. I couldn't find a direct flight that is cheaper than ...
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Route from AKL to YVR?

I'm attempting to find out which airline routes exist from AKL (Auckland) (or CHC(Christchurch)) to YVR (Vancouver)? Or companies which fly between those cities, I guess. So far, I've identified ...
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Exiting Vancouver airport during a flight connection with New Zealand passport

A friend on a NZ passport flies through Vancouver tomorrow, and has a few hours at the airport between international flights. Can he exit to the 'outside world', given he has a valid passport etc? ...
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Getting from downtown Vancouver to the Airport on a Friday night

Later this year I'm going to be at a conference in Vancouver, and potentially I'll need to make a quick getaway to the airport on a Friday night once it finishes. I've had a look on the TransLink ...
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