* VANCOUVER RESTAURANTS *
Vancouver BC is well-known on the west coast for its finest restaurants & a big variety of Asian cuisine. It is now said that Vancouver has the finest chinese food outside of Chinhttp://www.vancouveralpenclub.ca/restaurant.htmle would especially recommend Richmond for that). Apart from Asian food you can find restaurants of a variety cuisines from Greek to Arabic.
Please google first before going to double check when the restaurant is open and reviews. The links below are general recommendations of popular places.
Quick links for restaurants listings and reviews:
Tip: Main St., Commercial st. are well known in the Eastern side of Vancouver for their special vibe and many good restaurants.
There are lots of options to find casual or fine dining on Broadway st. (East Van), Granville st. (downtown) and Davie street.
A brief list of recommended places: ($ - $15 or less)
(an updated list and the MAP of recommended restaurants is coming in May.)
* TRANSPORTATION in VANCOUVER *
Vancouver Airport: Vancouver International Airport I Getting to and from the Vancouver International Airport
Ground Transportation: www.viarail.ca/en/trains
Car Rentals: www.carrentals.com/ I www.bestpricerentals.com/ I www.expedia.ca/daily/enc4105/cars
Public Transport in Vancouver: www.translink.ca/en/Fares-and-Passes.aspx
Taxi in Vancouver:
(I personally had better experience with Black Top & Checker Cabs)
Black Top & Checker Cabs, Vancouver BC: +1(604) 733-3333
Yellow Cab, Vancouver BC, tel. +1(604) 681-1111, Toll Free: 1-800-898-8294
Vancouver Taxi, tel. +1 (604) 871-1111, Toll Free: 1800-871-8294
To get to Vancouver you can fly to Vancouver Airport (YVR) or arrive to Seattle, Bellingham or even Portland and drive to Vancouver with some tango people / rent a car. *** There will be soon a blog on FB created with information on some flight deals. (Email to us if you would like to share a deal for Vancouver). *** Hope you will enjoy your trip to Vancouver! :)
Search for FLIGHT DEALS on http://www.airfarewatchdog.com/
(Please, do CONTACT US if you would like to recommend some good deals for flights to Vancouver (YVR) and the airports around)
Flight Booking companies:
www.cheapoair.com/ (search for coupons as well)
Discounts for students:
www.flightcentre.ca/groups/ (call for group discounts, no booking fee)