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Vancouver International Airport

Airport Information

Check-in counter

Vancouver International Airport Terminal Departure Level 3

Opening hours

5 hours prior to scheduled departure time

(Check-in counters are closed punctually 60 minutes before scheduled departure time)

A note on payments
Please note that Cathay Pacific is only able to accept electronic payments at Vancouver International Airport. Payments in cash cannot be made.

Self-service facilities

Self-service check-in and baggage tag
Use the kiosk for self-service check-in, boarding pass and baggage tag. Find out more.
Note: If online check-in has been completed, proceed to the kiosk to obtain baggage tags and then the bag drop counter.

Please note the Self Service Facilities has been temporarily suspended.

Lounge Cathay Pacific Lounge [Temporarily closed until further notice]
Plaza Premium Lounge
Customs information

Non-residents: the same as residents except additional cigarette allowance*

Canadian Residents: personal exemptions

48 hours: CAN $400 - amount includes alcohol and tobacco

7 days: CAN $750 - amount includes alcohol and tobacco

Alcohol and tobacco exemptions are as follows (non-residents and residents)

  • 1.5 litre of wine or 1.14 of liquor or 24 x 355 ml cans or bottles (8.5 litres) of beer or ale

*200 cigarettes, 200 tobacco sticks, 50 cigars or cigarillos and 200 grams of manufactured tobacco

INTERNET ACCESS

  • free internet access available throughout the terminal