New ferry service between Vancouver and Victoria

An all new ferry service connecting Vancouver and Victoria is being designed now that FRS, a worldwide ferry as well as shipping group, has developed a majority interest in the Seattle-based Clipper.

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Clipper, which is known to operate Clipper Vacations, presently operates a Victoria Clipper ferry service from Seattle to Victoria. Another high-speed ferry service also takes place from Seattle to San Juan Island. Read more »

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Qantas back to Vancouver, to offer 33 services in two seasons

Qantas is all set to come back to Vancouver along with an extended schedule this year. For North American summer, running from 20th June to 18th July, 2015, the airline is all set to operate 3 weekly flights between Sydney, Australia and Vancouver, Canada, each Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Then , the these flights will resume for North American winter, between Dec 12, 2015 and Jan 25, 2016.

On total, there would be thirty-three return services on this route – thirteen in summer and twenty in winter. Planes would be operated with a 3-class Boeing 747-400 aircraft.

Stephen Thompson, Qantas’s executive manager for international sales, told that their direct Vancouver services appeared very popular so they are happy to expand them this year, offering people more flights on more days over summer and winter,  and offering another boost for inbound tourism for Australia. He added that this is really a great news for people planning their upcoming international day. This time catering not only for Aussie ski enthusiasts, but also for those wanting to explore Canada in summer.” Read more »

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Taxi companies operating out of Vancouver Airport

The Vancouver Airport Authority stated that the new guaranteed taxi prices that starts from Thursday, take the guesswork out of travel.

According to reports, Vancouver Airport Authoritys Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Glenn McCoy told that working with the nineteen taxi companies who operate at YVR, he is happy to welcome the new zone fare system for taxi tours leaving the airport.

He added that their customers said them that they wanted dependable prices to reduce uncertainty and to make their travel much easier. The new zone fare system is yet another example of how their business collaborators are offering a remarkable customer experience.

A traveler, however, is taking the cab ride to a hotel along Bridgeport Road in Richmond could find the whole new guaranteed price highly expensive. On Tuesday, 3 different taxi firms quoted 3 different prices – Yellow Cab $13, Checker/Blacktop $15 and Richmond Taxi $10   for a four kilometer ride from YVR to Hampton Inn at 8811 Bridgeport Road, Still, they were all well below the brand new $20 yellow zone price which would be charged starting from Thursday.

People would pay the same $20 yellow zone rate for a fourteen kilometer drive to the Williams Road as well as No. 5 Road in the south central Richmond or for a ten kilometer ride to the Cambie Street and the 29th Avenue in Vancouver. The prices are based on existing metered price to midpoint of every geographic zone. – Vancouver in a Day: Capilano Suspension Bridge & The Richmond Night Market

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