April 2015 Road Trip Vancouver, Victoria ferry and drive to Tofino

Vancouver and Vancouver Island: Victoria, Tofino and Sooke, British Columbia April 2015


Choice Hotels Best Rate Guarantee free night approved Expedia claim for Vancouver(April 6)

Strike 3 on best rate guarantee claim for Park Inn Vancouver (April 9)

Missing Hyatt’s best rate guarantee phone service  (April 9) – approved Hyatt best rate guarantee reduced room rate from $239 CAD room rate to about $99 USD after tax for Hyatt Regency Vancouver.

Best Western gives dumbest reason ever for Best Rate Guarantee claim denial (April 8)

2 of 6 hotel best rate guarantee claims in Canada approved. What worked and what did not work. (April 11)

Hotel Review: Radisson President Hotel Vancouver Airport (April 19)

Richmond, British Columbia for an Asian experience around YVR (April 19)

Perfectly comfortable at Comfort Inn Downtown Vancouver (April 20) upgraded on my free hotel night.

Hyatt Regency Vancouver $99, my 420 brg rate

420 Vancouver Experienced (April 21) Here is what happens when 25,000 people are allowed to illegally buy cannabis and smoke in public in downtown Vancouver during a tolerated annual festival.

Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Vancouver $99, my 420 brg rate (April 29)

Victoria and Vancouver Island

Into the Spirits of Earth Day 2015 Vancouver Island, British Columbia (April 22) a drive through old growth trees with several bald eagles sighted.

Victoria, British Columbia First Nations murals surround toxic waste site (April 23)

Vancouver to Victoria transportation for $23.20 CAD ($19 USD) by Skytrain, bus and ferry. (April 25)

Quality location at Quality Inn Downtown Inner Harbour Victoria, British Columbia(April 26)

Tofino is the end of the road for adventure in British Columbia wilderness (April 27)

On the Beach at Best Western Tin Wis Resort Tofino, British Columbia (April 28)

Victoria to Tofino driving slow roads on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (April 28)

Can’t see the forest for the missing trees in Vancouver Island logging photos (April 30)

Go west from Victoria for Best Western Premier Prestige Oceanfront Resort Sooke(May 1)

  1. Beacon Hill Park Victoria a British Columbia Pacific Northwest garden (May 3)
  2. Earned 50,000 Club Carlson points on last paid stay of $150 (May 6) describes points earned for Radisson Vancouver Airport stay on April 18.
  3. Fairmont Vancouver Airport Best Airport Hotel in North America (May 6)