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By Tim Jepson

The tough advisor to Vancouver is the entire guidebook to this vigorous urban. From taking a skyride to grumble Mountain and the city’s shiny Chinatown to the near-wilderness quarter of Stanley Park, the full-colour advent highlights the entire ‘things-not-to-miss’. There are up to date stories of the entire most sensible eating places and lodging for each finances, in addition to the low-down on the entire most sensible bars, golf equipment, retailers, galleries and song venues. there's large assurance of within sight Victoria, in addition to the best inn of Whistler. The consultant additionally contains professional details at the historical past of Vancouver and the region’s aboriginal tradition and springs whole with maps and plans for each neighbourhood.The tough advisor to Vancouver is like having a neighborhood buddy plan your journey!

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Bring two pieces of ID, proof of home address, your air ticket, receipts and the items you have purchased. The service has an eighteen percent handling charge. If you have arrived in Canada by car, then the service can be used for accommodation costs only. Currency Canadian currency is the dollar ($), made up of 100 cents (¢) to the dollar. Coins are issued in 1¢ (penny), 5¢ (nickel), 10¢ (dime), 25¢ (quarter), $1 and $2 denominations: the $1 coin is known as a “loonie”, after the bird on one face; the newer $2 coin is less inventively named a “twoonie”.

Note also that although passing overland between the US and Canada used to be generally straightforward, there have been increasingly long delays since the September 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, DC. If you want to stay for more than six months or if you plan to study or work – even temporarily – you will need a visa. Contact the Canadian embassy, consulate or high commission in your country for authorization prior to departure (see below for contact details). Once inside Canada, if an extension of stay is desired, written application must be made to the nearest Canada Immigration Centre well before the expiry of the authorized visit.

If you need to change money, Vancouver’s banks usually offer the best deals. Outside opening hours for banks, you might consider a bureau de change – try Thomas Cook, with several branches in the city. ca) at the corner of Hornby and Dunsmuir streets. 75 to the NZ dollar. com/ucc/. government liquor stores on Sundays, too. Post offices generally open Mon–Sat 10am– 5pm. 30pm, with one late night a week, usually Thursday until 8pm. 30/3pm to 5/6pm. Bars are open daily until 1am; dance clubs are often closed on Sunday and Monday nights – the rest of the week, they begin to get busy around 10pm and close at 2am.

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