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ShermansTravel experts rely on years of collective travel experience to bring you the best money-saving tips for your vacation. We take a discerning look at all the attraction passes, public transportation options, and other local bargains to make sure you get the most bang for your buck while traveling.

British Columbia Money-Saving Tips

North By Northwest

For about $3.75, hop on the foot passenger Seabus for the 12-minute ride to the North Shore for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and other mountain adventures, shopping at Lonsdale Quay, and the best downtown skyline views. 604-987-4484;

Vancouver Lodging on the Cheap

A large majority of hotels are located in the West End and Downtown in Vancouver, but bargains can be found just outside the downtown core.

More on Your Plate

Sample Whistler's hot dining spots during Fall's Dine and Unwind promotion (September-October), when fixed price menus give the best value in restaurants and deals are offered at some of the most decadent alpine spas. And in Vancouver, sample a slew of the city's legendarily hot dining spots during the annual two-week long Dine Out promotion (January to February). Even the top tables offer three courses for just $35.

Make a Pass at Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb’s midweek and 15-day passes offer great value for those planning on getting on the mountains daily, whether for skiing or mountain biking.

Enjoy the Outdoors in Vancouver

Many of Vancouver's popular venues for outdoor adventures – Stanley Park, Lynn Canyon, the Granville Island Water Park – are completely free to enjoy.

Changing Course

B.C. Ferries’ SailPasses are perfect for easily exploring any of 20 routes between Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, the Sunshine Coast, and beyond.

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