Partying at Vancouver airport
Vancouver International Airport's summer "Take-Off-Fridays" won it a place among Cheapflights.com's ranking of the world's Top 10 Layover Airports.
What turns an airport into a place where you might look forward to waiting for a flight?
Try cheap food, music, circus acts and $5 parking.
All are available on Fridays through Aug. 31 at the Vancouver (B.C.) International Airport (www.yvr.ca).
The airport's summer "Take-Off-Fridays" won it a place among Cheapflights.com's ranking of the world's Top 10 Layover Airports.
Passengers arriving early from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Fridays can take advantage of $10 lunch specials at 20 airport restaurants. Entertainment inside and outside security in the domestic and international terminals includes face-painting, live DJs, acrobatic acts and balloonists. Parking for up to four hours is $5 (regular rates apply after 4 p.m.).
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