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AROUND VAN­COU­VER BY TAXI The city and sur­round­ing ar­eas are wellser­viced by taxi com­pa­nies, mak­ing this a con­ve­nient op­tion. In Van­cou­ver, all cabs are metered so there is no need to ne­go­ti­ate a fare. Rates do not in­clude gra­tu­ities. When trav­el­ling from Van­cou­ver In­ter­na­tional Air­port into the city, taxis charge a flat fee based on zone. In in­clement weather, leave ex­tra time for travel as taxi com­pa­nies are often busy dur­ing this time. Wheel­chair-ac­ces­si­ble ve­hi­cles are avail­able, sim­ply ask for options when book­ing. AROUND VAN­COU­VER BY TRAN­SIT Bus routes con­nect with the three SkyTrain rapid tran­sit lines and SeaBus pas­sen­ger fer­ries, all part of TransLink’s trans­porta­tion network. TransLink’s reload­able Com­pass card is avail­able for pur­chase at spe­cific vend­ing ma­chines, tran­sit sta­tions and ter­mi­nals, as well as many drug­stores and con­ve­nience stores. Load a sin­gle fare, monthly pass or pre­paid bal­ance. Pay your fare by “tap­ping in,” and “tap out” when you exit to avoid

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