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Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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  • Paige H.
    "flight options."(42 Tips)
    Somnath S.
    "Get the air Canada iPhone app :D and check in on-the-go!"(13 Tips)
    Tse
    "Beautiful airport...one of the most beautiful I've seen & Free wifi!"(73 Tips)
    Rachel E.
    "Beautiful clean airport with free wi-fi."(12 Tips)
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  • Byron K.
    Byron Khoo2 weeks ago
    Most airport staff are not friendly and ruined Vancouver's image with their behavior.
  • Natalie V.
    Natalie Vegel3 weeks ago
    Easy to get to via sky train from downtown, which is nice. Security was slow though and computer system for delta was down.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PawlukJanuary 15
    Been here 10+ times
    Nice airport. The fountains are a nice touch. Free wifi with adequate speeds.
  • Y S.
    Y SJanuary 10
    Been here 10+ times
    Gateway to Whistler, and Vancouver area. Great airport.
  • Staci S.
    Staci StevensJanuary 8
    Orange Julius in the delta terminal made my day
  • osbornation
    osbornationDecember 18, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    best airport on the continent by far.. EXCEPT worst baggage handlers perhaps in the world. average wait for luggage is 30+ minutes. i imagine the baggage handlers strive for YVR to fail. seems so.
  • Angel T.
    Angel TorrellaDecember 18, 2016
    The best airport in North America, with no doubt.
  • SirWhiskers H.
    SirWhiskers HartwickDecember 16, 2016
    There's no restaurant in intl departure area. Unless you're keen on A&W, eat before you go in. Also no booze. There is approximately 1 million sqft of crappy perfume and maple syrup though
  • Moe D.
    Moe DexlerDecember 15, 2016
    Everything moves slowly here. If I didn't know better, I would have thought I was in Miami, FL.
  • H S.
    H SDecember 14, 2016
    Vera's double burger, amazing
  • Gage H.
    Gage HartwellDecember 13, 2016
    Overall a nice airport but if you have a long layover, there's not too much to check out for fun.
  • Scott R.
    Scott RoseNovember 27, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Very pleasant venue. Avoid checking bags inbound if you can as bag delivery is mysteriously slow. A Nexus card speeds immigration and customs.
  • Joshefo J.
    Joshefo JacquesNovember 4, 2016
    Don't forget to drink a goog cup of hot chocolate at Tim Hortons.
  • Annie C.
    Annie CNovember 1, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Named Best Airport in the World 2016
  • Linda A.
    Linda AntwiSeptember 28, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful airport! Make sure to have your camera ready for the amazing artwork!
  • Bettina M.
    Bettina MelendezSeptember 14, 2016
    Get ready to be amazed!
  • Starskreem T.
    Starskreem TAugust 31, 2016
    A really clean and well kept airport. Ignore the lounges and look for the calm seating area by the pond. The free wifi is decent too. Restaurants past check in are unfounded a refurb at the moment.
  • Krstović A.
    Krstović AAugust 21, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    The airport has free wifi and lots of charging stations for your electronics. It's electronic heaven!
  • Mat B.
    Mat BrownAugust 18, 2016
    Check out the SkyTrain for a ride to the city that is both slower and more expensive than a cab.
  • Ashley M.
    Ashley MowreyAugust 13, 2016
    Not impressed.
  • Magnus V.
    Magnus VojbackeJuly 22, 2016
    They have some nice souvenir shops for that last minute gift you forgot to buy your loved ones!
  • Danette S.
    Danette SusanneJuly 16, 2016
    All of the restaurants are closed and only food court options are open. If you want wine and a quiet seat, you'll need to pay $35 for the lounge.
  • David D.
    David DruckerJuly 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Best airport in North America. Beautiful, clean and efficient. The aboriginal art and water features contribute to a wonderful arrival experience.
  • Cathy P.
    Cathy PJuly 13, 2016
    Free WI first and great helpful staff
  • Cathy P.
    Cathy PJuly 13, 2016
    Very friendly and helpful staff.
  • Melon L.
    Melon LJuly 12, 2016
    Free wifi! Though sometimes the security lines are a nightmare. 😕
  • Fran C.
    Fran CormackJuly 2, 2016
    Fabulous airport. And quick
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaJuly 1, 2016
    Canadian immigration officers love to harass and interrogate you randomly inside terminal if you're Asian. They assume everyone is mainland Chinese and carry loads of $$$ on hand. 😂😂😂
  • Sandro D.
    Sandro Di SimplicioJune 26, 2016
    Small, cozy, not many people around, quick security, free WiFi
  • K M.
    K MJune 24, 2016
    If you're making a domestic connection you'll have to go through security again.
  • Paulo P.
    Paulo PuglisiJune 19, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The airport is modern and welcoming
  • Soroush 苏.
    Soroush 苏儒石June 19, 2016
    Free WiFi, has totem poles to look at.
  • Brian S.
    Brian StraussJune 10, 2016
    Head to the Canuck's bar and throw back a few Kokanee's.
  • Brian L.
    Brian LinJune 6, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    normally you go through US immigration and customs here at YVR, except for flights leaving after 8pm, then you do it when you land. (E gates are US-bound only with pre-clearance: D gates are int'l)
  • Manu V.
    Manu VethJune 4, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Security and customs are the slow and inefficient. We missed a flight due to the overly bureaucratic customs procedures. Vancouver has a world class facility that suffers from bureaucracy
  • Danielle A.
    Danielle AdamsMay 15, 2016
    Try the Vietnamese food US Flight's terminal. Veggie roll is great!
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WoodsApril 28, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Pleased to see YVR stopped dedicating 100 wheelchairs & staff to assist incoming foreigners from the plane to immigration. Because that kinda seemed parasitic. Oops! Did I just say that?? Thanks YVR.
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WoodsApril 28, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    YVR is truly a world class facility. One of my favourites. Domestic departure section has some great sandwich shops. International departures has ample places to sit and charge devices. Streamlined!
  • Mat C.
    Mat CollisApril 26, 2016
    Terrible security and a pretty boring airport
  • Alexander B.
    Alexander BlanchardMarch 29, 2016
    Free wifi, not too busy and easy to navigate.
  • Curtis J.
    Curtis J.March 23, 2016
    Lots of food options!
  • S P.
    S PMarch 11, 2016
    International/Asian pleasant feel, not stressful.
  • Antal János M.
    Antal János MonoriFebruary 17, 2016
    The wifi is free and works well!
  • Antal János M.
    Antal János MonoriFebruary 17, 2016
    Such a bad customer service at the international departures food court! A&W can't take order correctly, Subway can't explain their menus, at Hanami they talk to you like a hobo. No good food options!
  • Moe S.
    Moe ShehataFebruary 11, 2016
    Nice, clean, big airport. Lots of nice hidden places no one knows off 😉
  • Leigh-Anne M.
    Leigh-Anne MJanuary 5, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Giant chess set just past D58 in the international terminal
  • Benjamin Y.
    Benjamin YongNovember 17, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Watches and (sometimes) shoes and hats can stay on through security screening.
  • Kevin W.
    Kevin WilsonNovember 6, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Accept for customs, it's often times a pretty smooth and uneventful airport. Plenty of memorabilia options.
  • Jet Airways
    Jet AirwaysOctober 29, 2015
    Just minutes from downtown Vancouver you’ll find the Capilano Suspension Bridge which is suspended 230 feet above the Capilano River and has several thrilling activities for you to do!
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Jenamae N.
    Jenamae NacarOctober 14, 2015
    Free wifi always!!☺😊😀
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