Terminal Drop-Off Charge

A £5 charge now applies to vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions will apply. Free drop-off will be available at the Long Stay car parks.

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    Alberta's bustling little capital is often overlooked in favour of its flashier neighbour, Calgary. Despite its million-plus inhabitants, Edmonton retains a somewhat small-town feel. Ironically for a city set in such stunning natural surroundings, Edmonton is perhaps best known for the West Edmonton Mall: the largest shopping centre in North America.

    That said, Edmonton has other attractions such as the Alberta Railway Museum, the Telus World of Science, the Alberta Aviation Museum and the Royal Alberta Museum. It also contains Fort Edmonton Park, Canada's largest living history museum.

    The city has a rich cultural scene, with the Francis Winspear Centre for Music hosting the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. The Old Strathcona is home to a number of theatre groups, while the Edmonton International Fringe Festival is an incredible celebration of the arts. The city is home to a number of other festivals, including K-Days, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival and the Canadian Finals Rodeo.

    Although not the biggest, Edmonton still packs a hefty bunch. It's perfect for those who are partial to both a bit of nature and a bit of cultural delight.

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    Edmonton has a fairly dry climate, with the hot summers and cold winters typical of Canada. Winter temperatures (December to February) average between 5°F (-15°C) and 21°F (-6°C) in January. Spring begins to warm up in late March, with rapid temperature increases into April. The summers (June to August) are warm and sunny, with average temperatures between 50°F (10°C) and 73°F (23°C), with rainstorms in July. Autumn is between September and November, with noticeably cooler temperatures.

    Edmonton International Airport
    Location: The airport is located 19 miles (30km) from Edmonton city centre.
    Time: GMT -7 (GMT-6 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
    Getting to the city: Edmonton Skyshuttle provides convenient connections to major hotels and other destinations across the city. Edmonton Transit Service's Route 747 bus service connects passengers to the city's bus and LRT network. Numerous taxi and limousine service companies serve the airport. Other taxi companies may drop-off or pick-up passengers in the commercial taxi area if prior arrangements have been made.
    Car Rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.
    Airport Taxis: Numerous taxi and limousine service companies serve the airport. Other taxi companies may drop-off or pick-up passengers in the commercial taxi area if prior arrangements have been made. Ride-share apps such as Uber are also available.
    Facilities: Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange, a bank, shopping (including a duty-free shop), an information booth, child entertainment facilities, baggage storage, a chapel, wifi, workstations, a bar, cafes, and restaurants.
    Parking Parking is available at the airport. There are free pick-up and drop-off zones. Parking options include valet parking, executive parking, easy parkade, and value parking.
    Website: www.flyeia.com

    Getting around in Edmonton occasionally requires strategic planning. While the various neighbourhoods are relatively compact, getting from one to the other can be a time-consuming process. Public transportation is very good, with the Edmonton Transit System and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit servicing most of the city. Taxis are also available.


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