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July 19

We're off for a late-booked trip to Vancouver in August and need to find a place to stay. Most hotels are booked in the West End/Downtown/Yaletown area. What hotels would you recommend that are moderately ($100-200) priced with easy transit access to tourist attractions? We'd like to use public transit if possible, but can rent a car if public transit is infeasible. We will have at least one member of our party who can't walk longish distances, and a toddler to deal with as well, so frequent bus changes may be a challenge. We were looking at the Holiday Inn Express Burnaby, is this a sane choice?
posted by benzenedream around Vancouver, BC at 10:38 PM - 18 answers has best

July 15

I'll be in Vancouver and the surrounding area next week. What's the best way for me to get data on my cellphone? Something like a prepaid mobile SIM card tied to a data plan. Just relying on wifi isn't an option as half of the time I won't be in the city. [more inside]
posted by destrius around Vancouver, BC at 10:27 AM - 10 answers

May 29

Due to winning a very late announcing scholarship, I'll be travelling to Vancouver in just over a week's time to attend a library conference. I would appreciate any tips you might have/things I may have forgotten to look into as I've not travelled to Canada before and certainly never travelled at such short notice! [more inside]
posted by halcyonday around Vancouver, BC at 3:36 AM - 12 answers has best

September 25, 2013

I'm in Vancouver this Saturday through the following Saturday, primarily for a conference for work. I have personal travel questions and work-related pizza-and-beer-and-bakery questions. [more inside]
posted by joannemerriam around Vancouver, BC at 2:36 PM - 16 answers has best

September 14, 2013

That's it. What are the worthwhile public transport/transit apps for iPhone for Vancouver (for a tourist, if it makes a difference)? Free preferably, but paid not a problem it the app is worth it. Thanks in advance.
posted by Logophiliac around Vancouver, BC at 12:54 AM - 5 answers has best

September 3, 2013

I am thinking of taking a Monday - Friday trip to Vancouver at the end of this month. Looking for personal suggestions of good places to stay and fun things to do. (Boat trips, museums, nice restaurants, etc.) My personal trip ritual (if available) is to have a good bookstore near a good coffeehouse as home base.
posted by goalyeehah around Vancouver, BC at 12:34 PM - 12 answers

August 17, 2013

What should a person do with one day to kill in Vancouver? [more inside]
posted by maleru around Vancouver, BC at 6:43 PM - 13 answers

August 11, 2013

I'm (almost certainly) moving to Vancouver for grad school, starting this September. I've never moved before, other than college and that was only an hour away from my hometown. What do I need to know about renting an apartment, getting my iPhone to work and everything else? [more inside]
posted by raeka around Vancouver, BC at 10:18 AM - 16 answers has best

July 10, 2013

Planning a week in Vancouver in October, thinking of renting a condo instead of staying in a hotel. Anyone done this? Recommendations / things to look out for? [more inside]
posted by Koko around Vancouver, BC at 8:26 AM - 3 answers

June 21, 2013

Where do I store my luggage, preferably in/close to downtown Vancouver, on a Friday afternoon and Monday during the day? [more inside]
posted by andrewesque around Vancouver, BC at 3:34 PM - 4 answers

June 3, 2013

My wife and I are taking the train to Vancouver, BC this summer. Any recommendations on what is worth, or not worth, doing or seeing when traveling without a vehicle? (Example: The Sea to Sky drive will not happen) [more inside]
posted by Leenie around Vancouver, BC at 5:37 PM - 15 answers has best

May 17, 2013

I need a good breakfast spot in Vancouver for Saturday morning. [more inside]
posted by pdb around Vancouver, BC at 6:49 AM - 10 answers

April 21, 2013

Me, my wife, and our twin 2-year old boys are taking a day-trip to Vancouver, BC next Friday, mainly to get some paperwork taken care of at the Bentall Centre downtown (above the Burrard Skytrain station). We'll be flying in by float plane in the morning, will be finished with our appointments at 11am, and taking a ferry home from Tsawwassen in the evening. What to do in-between? [more inside]
posted by Emanuel around Vancouver, BC at 7:53 PM - 12 answers

April 14, 2013

By my searching, it seems that there hasn’t been a “moving to Vancouver” question yet this year, so I’m here to fill the gap. I am considering a move from Sacramento, CA to Vancouver, BC and would very much appreciate advice and ideas on getting immediate needs met in Vancouver for the first 1-3 months. (I have read the cbsa.gc.ca site’s “Moving Back to Canada” pages, previous Ask MeFi answers, and other sources.) [more inside]
posted by booksarelame around Vancouver, BC at 3:40 PM - 10 answers

I'm heading to Vancouver BC next month, and I have a smartphone. How can I use it without it costing eleventy bazillion dollars? [more inside]
posted by pdb around Vancouver, BC at 11:02 AM - 8 answers has best

December 28, 2012

Traveling to Vancouver BC Jan 3rd to the 7th 2013 - What do I do? What do I eat? Where do I get books? Would love to get personal recommendations from those that have traveled to the city before or who live there now! [more inside]
posted by Dauus around Vancouver, BC at 6:01 PM - 14 answers has best

October 17, 2012

BC locals, can you get around Vancouver (and Burnaby) by scooter? Will I be able to use it during the winter? [more inside]
posted by Apollo's Favorite Mistake around Vancouver, BC at 11:36 AM - 8 answers has best

August 3, 2012

Last minute honeymoon--need input on the most awesome, strange, memorable places to stay on our road-trip between Seattle to Portland, and then down the coast to San Fran. Other "must see" advice is most welcome. [more inside]
posted by fillsthepews around Vancouver, BC at 9:29 AM - 23 answers

June 11, 2012

Should I visit Vancouver in January? [more inside]
posted by bluelight around Vancouver, BC at 9:43 AM - 12 answers

May 24, 2012

Vancouver honeymoon: what to do? [more inside]
posted by asnider around Vancouver, BC at 12:19 PM - 6 answers