Accessible Travel

Vancouver is an accessible city. On your arrival at the airport, vehicle-rental agencies can provide prearranged cars with hand controls. Accessible cabs are also widely available at the airport and throughout the city, on request.

All TransLink SkyTrain, SeaBus and transit bus services are wheelchair accessible. Check the TransLink website (www.translink.ca) for a wide range of information on accessible transport around the region. Head to www.accesstotravel.gc.ca for information and resources on accessible travel across Canada. In addition, download Lonely Planet's free Accessible Travel guide from http://lptravel.to/AccessibleTravel.

Guide dogs may legally be brought into restaurants, hotels and other businesses in Vancouver. Almost all downtown sidewalks have sloping ramps, and most public buildings and attractions are wheelchair accessible. Check the City of Vancouver's dedicated website (www.vancouver.ca/accessibility) for additional information and resources.

Other helpful resources: