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Day trip to Vancouver options no car

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Martinez, California
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Day trip to Vancouver options no car

We will be staying in Bellingham for one week with a rental car I don't think we can take it across the border. So whats the best option for a nice day trip to Vancouver ?

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1. Re: Day trip to Vancouver options no car

Take the train. It stops in B'ham at 9:42am, arrives in Vancouver at 11:40am. Leaves Vancouver at 6:45pm.

Or the Bolt Bus. A couple different time options from Bellingham. http://www.boltbus.com/

Green Valley...
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2. Re: Day trip to Vancouver options no car

Check with the rental car company re: crossing the border, don't assume. And if you are not lodging for a night in Vancouver, strongly suggest that you consider doing that or, at least, getting a very early start on a drive, thus avoiding border hang-ups, giving more time in your day for the great city, return toward dusk.

Edited: 2:27 pm, May 22, 2013
Vancouver, Canada
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3. Re: Day trip to Vancouver options no car

Don't know any reason you wouldn't be able to take a rental car across the border. Happens countless times every day.

Vancouver, Canada
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4. Re: Day trip to Vancouver options no car

You don't say what nationality you are and what passport you are crossing on. It would be slower with a potential for more delays with a non-US or CDN passport. The train would eliminate the border delay issues.

Bellingham...
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5. Re: Day trip to Vancouver options no car

take the train and forget the rental car

6. Re: Day trip to Vancouver options no car

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