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Vancouver and Whistler Fly & Drive

Location:

  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
  • Whistler, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
6  Days | 5  nights

INCLUSIONS

Package Inclusions:

  • Round-trip flights to Vancouver (if flight and hotel option is selected)
  • 5 nights of accommodation
  • 5-day car rental
  • Excursion to Capilano Suspension Bridge or access to Grouse Mountain, last opening day for Capilano Suspension Bridge is Sept. 30th, 2020
  • Visit to Vallea Lumina in Whistler
  • Visit to Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler

ITINERARY

Day 1

Vancouver

Pick up your rental car at Vancouver airport and make your way downtown.

Tucked between mountains and the sea, Vancouver stuns with its superb setting. Between natural beauty and urban thrills, discoveries abound. You can roam among downtown’s modern architecture, lose yourself in Chinatown, or make it to Granville Island, an alluring, revived neighbourhood ideal for all ages. Stanley Park also deserves a visit for a stroll or a bike ride. Truly the city’s green lungs, the view of Vancouver from here is breathtaking. Find the collection of totem poles, a beautiful example of First Nations art in Canada. In the historic neighbourhood of Gastown, don’t miss the steam clock, one of Vancouver’s curiosities. 
 

Day 2

Vancouver

Excursion to the Capilano Suspension Bridge our Grouse Mountain. Use your free time to explore more of Stanley Park, or try the FlyOver Canada experience in Canada Place! 
 

Day 3

Vancouver – Whistler (125 km)

Departure for Whistler. Journey to the famous ski resort of Whistler. Take the panoramic Sea-to-Sky Highway between Whistler and the coast, passing by Squamish. Experience the Sea-to-Sky Gondola, offering unforgettable views on Howe Sound, the majestic coastal forest and the surrounding mountains. The trip down is also an exciting adventure for all ages, revealing new views on Shannon Falls and the popular climbing destination, Stawamus Chief. Once at the summit, more adventures await! You’ll have access to a variety of outdoor experiences, including hiking trails with stunning lookout points, the Sky Pilot suspension bridge, climbing, and more.

Arrival in Whistler. At night, a visit to Vallea Lumina is included, where a path of sound and light created by Moment Factory leads the visitor in following the footsteps of two hikers from another era. This trail, stretching 1.5 km across an ancient forest, allows visitors of all ages to enjoy a one-hour, multimedia nocturnal walk looking for hidden gems.
 

Day 4

Whistler

Visit to the Lil'wat Cultural Centre: Discover First Nations culture with the Squamish and Lil’wat, two of British Columbia’s nations.

Explorer Whistler-Blackcomb ($): the two most important ski resorts in North America. Take the gondola to reach the top and enjoy an exceptional view, sip on a cocktail at Umbrella bar, perched 6,000 feet above, atop the summit of Whistler Mountain, and offering a 360-degree view on the surrounding mountains. Hiking and a variety of outdoor activities are also on the agenda. Why not try rafting, zip-lining, ATV tours, or an animal safari?
 

Day 5

Whistler – Vancouver

Back in Vancouver. Discover Vancouver and its main attractions, including Chinatown. Shop around Robson Street or in the neighbourhood of Yaletown, known for its trendy, high-end boutiques.
 

Day 6

Fly home

Return your rental car and board your flight home.

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Best Western Premier Château Granville(or similar)
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Aava Whistler Hotel(or similar)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Georgian Court Hotel(or similar)
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Fairmont Château Whistler(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels. Room occupancy: Maximum 4 persons (4 adults or 2 adults + 2 children 0-12 years old)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily departures May 1st, 2021 to April 14, 2022

MORE TO KNOW

Exclusions:

  • Meals, unless otherwise indicated
  • Parking fees
  • Extra insurance with rental car, and car rental drop off fee
  • Personal expenses and insurance

TRANSPORTATION

Car Rental

Inclusions: 5-day car rental with AVIS mid-size category D or E (Hyundai Sonata or similar) including: Time (24 hrs basis), Unlimited Kilometres, GPS,  Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), CAD $1 Million Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage, One (1) Additional Driver, Provincial & Other Taxes, Airport Contract Fees and air conditioning on all vehicles equipped with air conditioning.

Exclusions: Fuel, personal accident insurance plus (PAI Plus) & Personal effects protection (PEP); other optional services such as refueling charges, applicable one-way service fee, extra additional driver's fee, baby seats, etc., Additional driver fee is CA$10.00 per day per additional driver up to a max of CA$50.00 per rental, per driver, where applicable. All rates are subject to change without notice and are payable at the rental counter. Anything not specified above. Driver credit card required to collect rental car. 

Minimum age for car rental is 21 with a prepaid voucher. A valid driver's license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental. All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of CA$25.00 per day; subject to change. Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

Car rental drop-off fee of $78.50 taxes included, payable on return at the rental counter. Subject to change.

Car rentals are booked for periods of 24 hours, to avoid passengers having to pay for an extra day at destination, it is strongly recommended to take flight times into consideration and ensure that the return flight time is around the same time as the outbound arrival flight time.

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.