Vancouver Airport Car Rental
Vancouver Airport (whose IATA code is YVR) is the airport of the homonym city, located on the Sea Island, in the territory of Richmond, and is about 15 km from the city centre. It is the most important airport in Canada, after that of Toronto, with an annual traffic of over 20.000 passengers from all over the world.
It obtained many international prizes and recognitions, among which the Skytrax as best airport in theNorth of America, for the efficiency of its services. Vancouver International Airport is the main hub of Air Canada and many airlines from all over the world land here.
The airport has 4 terminals and many facilities for the passengers. Booking a rental car on RentalUp, picking it up on arrival at Vancouver Airport, is the best solution to visit Vancouver and the province of British Columbia too, so that there is no risk of not finding availability. You can reach the city in short time, heading north and following the driving directions.
Vancouver: points of interest
Having at your disposal the car rental at Vancouver Airport, you will have the opportunity to easily explore not only the city, but also its surroundings, such as, for example, the famous ski area of Whistler, the Okanagan Lake or the amazing Capilano Suspension Bridge.
In the city you can find interesting skyscrapers such as the Shaw Tower, the One Wall Tower or the Harbour Center, which contribute to give Vancouver a particular and very appreciated skyline. Moreover, among the most famous buildings we cannot miss to mention the Canada Palace, the enormous structure realized for the 1986 World Exposition that has become the symbol of the city; within it there are a cinema, a hotel, a large convention centre and many shops.
Among the many other points of interest, there are the Seawall Promenade, much frequented also by local people to spend time outdoor, and the underground city, used in wintertime when the temperatures are very cold.
Vancouver: art and culture
If you search for fun, thanks to the car rental service at Vancouver Airport, you can reach Davie Street and Robson Street, that are the areas richest in bars and shops, while if you prefer theatres or cinemas, the best street is Granville Street, where worldwide famous artists also perform.
Moreover, in Vancouver many festivals and shows, that have become must-be-there events, are organised. Among these, there are the Polar Swim in the English Bay, a dip into the icy waters to welcome the new year, the International Jazz Festival, the Vancouver Folk Music and the Canada Day Celebration, on July 1st. Throughout the year, however, there are celebrations on occasion of Carnival and Christmas, in addition to many cattle fairs and sporting events. Therefore, in Vancouver it is really hard to get bored.