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Here are some additional travel tips when you are in Vancouver:

Baggage Help

There are porters ready to serve you at the Vancouver International Airport. You can avail of their service through PorterGenie. Usually, companies handling group tours provide this service to their customers.

Banking Hours

Usual hours of banking in Canada starts from 9:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM for only 5 days a week. There are banks that are also open during Saturdays but only for a limited time. Travelers who need to process checks should do it during normal operating days.

Many banks have ATM machines available for 24 hours in a day. Interact, Plus, and Cirrus are banking networks that can have access to these machines. Credit cards such as Visa, American Express, and MasterCard are also acceptable.

The Climate

The people in Vancouver city experience normal temperatures in one whole year. The city gets warm due to the currents from the Pacific Ocean while being under the protection of high mountains. They enjoy a friendly climate. During summer days they experience temperatures of up to 23°C/74°F while during winter days the temperature lowers down up to 6°C/41°F. Snow is rare in winter, except on skiing areas located on hills.


Because of many cultures present in Vancouver, there are also many cuisine varieties to satisfy your stomachs. Home-made, exotic, fine dining or the usual kind of meals are available downtown.

Bars, nightclubs, hotel lounges, and restaurants, as long as they are license, can serve alcoholic beverages.

Kristina Chandler

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