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Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Location: The airport is located eight miles (12km) south of Vancouver.
Time: GMT -8 (GMT -7 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 (604) 207 7077
Transfer between terminals: A courtesy shuttle is available to the Airport South terminal.
Getting to the city: The Canada Line connects the airport to downtown Vancouver in about 25 minutes. The service runs every 8-20 minutes. Scheduled buses are available to downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and Washington State. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the Long-Term Parking Lot, South Terminal, local hotels and other destinations near the airport. Public bus services to Vancouver, Richmond and further afield are available at the Airport Station Bus Terminal.
Car rental: Car hire companies Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National, and zipcar are represented next to the terminal building on the ground floor.
Airport Taxis: Metered taxis are available around the clock outside the terminals. Look for the green signs which indicate a taxi pick-up position. Prices and journey times are higher during rush hour. A tip of 10 to 15 percent is expected.
Facilities: The main terminal has ATMs, bureaux de change, and a bank. There is a selection of bars, restaurants, and fast food outlets scattered throughout the airport, as well as a variety of shops, including duty-free, baggage storage, and a medical centre. Children's play areas are also available.
Parking: Vancouver International Airport offers a range of parking options in the parkade directly opposite the terminals. Hourly parking starts at C$9.50 per hour but reduced daily and weekly rates are also available.

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Location: The airport is 6 miles (9km) northeast of downtown Calgary.
Time: GMT -7 (GMT -6 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 (403) 735 1200.
Getting to the city: There are a number of bus services running between the airport, the city centre and other Alberta destinations. Calgary Transit provides a public bus service to and from the airport. There is also an Airport Shuttle Express, which services most hotels in the Calgary area, and several hotels offer a courtesy shuttle service. Airport taxis are available outside Arrivals.
Car rental: Alamo, Budget, Avis, Hertz, National, Alamo, and Thrifty are all represented at the airport and can be found in the Rental Car Centre opposite the main terminal building. There are also offsite car rental companies.
Airport Taxis: Airport taxis are available outside Arrivals.
Facilities: There are shops and duty-free shopping, restaurants and bars, ATMs, a foreign exchange, and an information booth within the terminal. There are also business centres. Disabled passengers are well catered for and there are plenty of children's entertainment facilities.
Parking: All parking lots are within walking distance of the terminal. Short-term parking starts at C$8.50 for the first hour with a daily limit of C$54.95. Long-term parking is available for around C$27 per day, with discounts for Economy Lots.
Website: www.yyc.com

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW)

Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south of Ottawa.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 613 248 2000.
Getting to the city: Hotel-shuttle and limousine services to downtown Ottawa are available. Bus Route 97 departs from outside the Arrivals area. Taxis are also an option.
Car rental: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz are all represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available outside the terminal.
Facilities: There are a number of bars, cafes and restaurants, as well as retail outlets, duty-free shopping, ATMs and currency-exchange services located throughout the airport. Internet access is also available.
Parking: Short-term and long-term parking are available.
Website: www.yow.ca/en

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Location: The airport is located 17 miles (28km) northwest of downtown Toronto.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 416 247 7678 (Terminals 1 and Terminal 3).
Transfer between terminals: The Terminal Link train system operates a 24-hour free service between Terminals 1 and 3, as well as to the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, ALT Hotel, the Value Park Garage and Value Parking Lot.
Getting to the city: The Terminal Link train offers free transportation between Terminals 1 and 3, the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, ALT Hotel, the Value Park Garage and Value Park Lot. Several companies provide bus and shuttle transit services to and from the airport into Toronto and surrounding areas. The Union Pearson Express train links the airport to Downtown Toronto in just 25 minutes. The airport is also easily accessible on various public transportation routes with providers such as Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and GO Transit.
Car rental: Rental companies include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz and National/Alamo.
Airport Taxis: There are authorised taxis available outside the arrivals halls.
Facilities: All terminals are well-supplied with facilities, including bureaux de change and ATMs, wifi, shops and duty-free outlets, hotel-reservation services, bars and restaurants.
Parking: Parking at Toronto Pearson International Airport ranges from C$5 for 30 minutes or C$50 per day in the Express Car Park, to C$20 per day or C$105 per week in the Value Park Lot. The Daily Park Lot costs C$30 per day and is within walking distance of Terminals 1 and 3.
Website: www.torontopearson.com
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Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Location: The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Montreal.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 514 633 3333
Getting to the city: The 747 Express is an airport bus service, taking passengers into the centre of Montreal and to the major downtown hotels. A shuttle takes people from the airport to the train station, while there are also hotels shuttles and regional shuttles. Uber and taxi services are also available.
Car rental: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty are represented on site.
Airport Taxis: Metered taxis are readily available and can be found waiting outside the baggage reclaim area on the ground level. There are also Uber services available.
Facilities: The Departures Level offers ATMs and bureaux de change, as well as duty-free and other shops. A variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes are available on both levels and wifi access is available from anywhere in the terminal. Business facilities are available in the VIP lounges. Disabled travellers are well catered for and passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
Parking: Short-term parking is charged at C$6 for the first 20 minutes and C$37 per day; and indoor parking is available in HotelParc, charging C$8 for 20 minutes and C$39 per day. Long-term parking is cheapest in Econoparc at C$18-C$25 per day and C$120-C$150 per week, and the lot is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle service. Valet parking is also available; the reception area is next to the terminal.
Website: www.admtl.com
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Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)

Location: The airport is 19 miles (30km) north of Halifax.
Time: GMT -4 (GMT -3 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 (902) 873 4422.
Getting to the city: An airport shuttle service serves the main hotels in the metro area, and a variety of other bus services connect to various destinations in the region. Taxis are available outside the airport building.
Car rental: Several major car rental companies are represented at the airport: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National, Alamo, Thrifty, Dollar, and Hertz.
Airport Taxis: Taxi services are available curbside in the arrivals area.
Facilities: There are a number of shops, cafes and restaurants at the airport, as well as duty-free shopping, internet access and children's play areas. ATMs are located in Arrivals and Departures, and a currency exchange booth is available for international travellers. Tourist information is available in Arrivals. Disabled passengers are well catered for.
Parking: Hourly parking is located in lots P1 and P2. Visitors will find daily parking in lots P1, P2, P3 and P4.
Website: halifaxstanfield.ca/
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