Beautifully located with picturesque mountains in the background and surrounded by stunning waterways, Vancouver is a cosmopolitan city that deserves attention.
Airlines that fly to Vancouver
Vancouver Airport (YVR)
Flights from the UK to Vancouver will disembark at Vancouver International Airport .Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located on Sea Island, south of the centre and serves around 17 million passengers a year. The terminal features an extensive collection of Pacific Northwest Coast Native art.
The commercial centre of Vancouver is located in the north of the city, overlooking the beautiful Vancouver Harbour. Enjoy strolling through the streets to admire the impressive modern architecture such as the buildings around Robson Square and Harbour Centre. The much lauded Canada Place on the waterfront was constructed for the 1986 Expo and remains one of Vancouver's iconic structures.
To the northwest of the downtown area is the expansive Stanley Park, which presents a wonderful escape with dozens of forested trails. Located within the park is the impressive Vancouver Aquarium and a putt putt golf course. Alternatively, consider investigating Sunset Beach, a picturesque strip on the southwest side where you'll find a great range of Vancouver accommodation. There are a number of other beaches just outside the downtown area of the city including Kitsilano, Jericho and Spanish Banks.
For winter sports, Vancouver is the ideal launching pad for the ski resort of Whistler Blackcomb, one of the world's largest alpine resorts. In summer the region offers spectacular hiking opportunities through the famed Rocky Mountains. Alternatively, consider a Vancouver tour such as a guided trip to British Columbia's capital, Victoria on Vancouver Island. Victoria features wonderful classic English architecture, while the island itself offers a plethora of wilderness experiences. With our cheap flights to Vancouver you can explore these sights and many more.
For more on Vancouver holidays check out our Vancouver travel guide or ask about our range of Vancouver holiday packages that include flights, accommodation and often other extras like tours or car hire.