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The most western province of Canada

Stretching from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Rocky mountains in the east, the scenic British Columbia will have you holding your breathe in awe at the unique sights and wildlife populating this fantastic cosmopolitan destination.

Essential information for Rural British Columbia

Local time


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Canadian Dollar $
Official currency of Canada

Flight schedule

9h 35m
Vancouver (YVR)

Flight information

  • Fly from London Heathrow to Vancouver Airport with Air Canada.

Do I need a visa?

Yes. If you’re arriving into or transiting through Canada by air from either the UK or another destination e.g. the USA, you’ll need an eTA.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Outdoor adventure

Roaring rivers and serene lakes offer unrivalled fishing, canoeing, and kayaking, plus there’s walking to suit all abilities, including spectacular heli-hiking. Try sea-kayaking, cycling or fishing on Vancouver Island, sailing off the Sunshine Coast, hiking and rafting in the Kootenay Rockies, zip-lining in Whistler, and horse-riding in the Cariboo.  


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