Travel Information

Travel Information

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) <http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers>

In 2016, YVR was voted the top airport in North America in the Skytrax Awards, which are based on an independent survey of more than 13 million passengers from 108 countries. YVR is the only airport to have ever received this honor for seven consecutive years.

Fifty-five airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to 125 non-stop destinations in Canada, the U.S. and around the world via chartered and regularly scheduled flights.

YVR welcomed a record 22.3 million passengers in 2016, including arriving, departing and connecting travelers.

Terminal Maps <http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/navigate-yvr/terminal-maps>

Ground Transportation

The Hyatt Regency does not offer a courtesy shuttle. Instead, the three options seem to be auto rental, taxi service, or public transportation.

On-site car rental <http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/transportation/car-rentals>

Taxis <http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/transportation/taxis>

Zone fares apply from YVR to specified zones – $31 CAD to hotel

Metered rates apply on return trips to YVR (about $35 CAD)

Public Transportation <http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/transportation/public-transportation>

The Canada Line is Vancouver’s rapid transit rail connecting YVR to downtown Vancouver in under 30 minutes. You can access trains from both the International and Domestic Terminals. Cost is $4 for adults and $2.75 for children during peak hours each way, plus a $5.00 surcharge for all trips originating at the airport. Hyatt Regency Vancouver is located at the Burrard Street station and will require a transfer at either Granville Station or Waterfront Station. You can also take the train to Vancouver City Centre, exit onto Georgia Street and take a left, we are located two short blocks away at 655 Burrard Street. Check the Canada Line website <http://thecanadaline.com/> for the latest schedules.

Driving Directions

From Vancouver International Airport (YVR) (approx 10 miles/16 kilometres):
Take Grant McConachie Way over the Arthur Laing Bridge. Exit Granville Street and proceed north (about 10 km). Turn left at 16th Avenue. Go down two blocks and turn right on Burrard Street. Proceed on Burrard and over Burrard Street Bridge to Georgia Street (10 blocks). Hyatt Regency Vancouver is on your left.

Hyatt Regency Vancouver offers several parking options for guests:

Valet parking.  Cost: $45.74/CAD per day (inclusive of $9.74 in taxes)

Self-parking. Cost: $35.57/CAD per day (inclusive of $7.57 in taxes)

 

Getting Around the City

TransLink is Vancouver’s integrated public transit system that includes bus service, SkyTrain (rapid transit train system), and passenger-only ferry that crosses the Burrard Inlet, connecting Downtown Vancouver with the North Shore. To view schedules and maps, visit TransLink < https://www.translink.ca/>

City Map

You can explore the city and region using the Google Maps link <https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hyatt+Regency+Vancouver/@49.2850955,-123.1227305,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x64d3ac2e5a7db8df!8m2!3d49.2852025!4d-123.1205553>

Weather Forecast

Weather Channel 10 Day Forecast

https://weather.com/weather/tenday/l/CAXX0518:1:CA

Customs and Immigration
YVR is the first stop for many travelers coming into Canada, as well as connecting passengers travelling to the United States. The two agencies responsible for maintaining border services are the Canada Border Services Agency and U.S. Customs & Border Protection.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) <http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/navigate-yvr/customs-and-immigration/canada-border-services-agency>

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is responsible for providing integrated border services and making sure that everyone entering Canada meets entry requirements.
More about CBSA processes and programs, as well as entry requirements.

US Customs & Border Protection (USCBP) <http://www.yvr.ca/en/passengers/navigate-yvr/customs-and-immigration/us-customs-and-border-protection>

Through U.S. preclearance, the same immigration, customs, and agriculture inspections of international air passengers performed on arrival in the United States is completed before departure at YVR instead.  More about USCBP processes and programs, as well as entry requirements.

Canada Border Services Agency <http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html>
Information for non-Canadians.

US Customs & Border Protection <https://www.cbp.gov/>
U.S. citizens: What to know before you go.
International travelers: What to know before you visit.

U.S. Department of State <https://www.state.gov/travel/>
Information about international travel documents, including passports and visas

 

 

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