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Business Travel Louge Resource Guide – Vancouver, Brittish Columbia

So you’re going to Vancouver for work and you’re not sure what to expect? Vancouver was recently voted to have the coolest people in the world, so be prepared.

From most international destinations, you’ll be flying in to YVR. They have maps and all sorts of useful things on their site.

Before you leave, check the health info at the CDC Page and check with your travel doctor for any vaccinations you may need and updated health information. Canada isn’t exactly a health danger zone, but there may be immumizations we require in North America that aren’t needed in your part of the world.

The currency is the Canadian dollar, you can check conversion rates with

Gets some tips and stories from BootsnAll, especially the Canada Travel Guide.

This is the Google map, if you don’t have GPS.

You can check the Vancouver Business Journal to see what’s going on in the business world. Good place to find tid-bits to talk about with your colleagues.

If your company hasn’t made your hotel reservations, you can get them here.

For visa information, check with the appropriate embassy. Don’t forget, beginning in January of 2007 you’ll need your passport to fly to and from the US.

Be sure to pack appropriately for the weather. It’s cold up there.

Have a little extra time? Give snowboarding a shot. Local snow reports are here.