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Porter Services

Porter Service (fee for hire service/user pay) is available at the curb and in the main terminal to help with your luggage or help manage your group.


Hours of service: as available

  • Available on all arrival and departure areas
  • On a first-come, first-served basis
  • Porter Service includes the movement of luggage from the luggage arrival carousal to vehicle curbside loading area and/or from the curb to the airline check-in counter
  • Vancouver Skycap Porters are an independent and licensed Porter Service company independent of the Airport or Airlines.
  • If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call: 604-303-3787 or 604-830-7655. 

Rates (available from the porter and posted on the porter carts):

  • $20.00 flat fee for up to three (3) items to the arrivals area only. 
  • $3.00 for each additional item
  • $50 to hold name signage for an individual passenger/family based on a pre-arranged reservation request. This includes up to seven (7) items. After seven items, any additional items will be $3.00 each. 

NOTE: Moving pets will be an extra $20 per each pet crate.

(Tipping is optional)

Additional $5.00 for:

  • Moving baggage from International Arrivals to Domestic Departures
  • Moving baggage from International Arrivals to Car parkade and passenger pick-up/drop-off zones
  • Moving baggage from Domestic Arrivals to International Departures
  • Moving baggage from International arrivals to Rental Car pick-up offices, Fairmont Vancouver Airport hotel, Taxi loading area and U.S./International departures area. 


  • International/USA Arrivals in Canada Customs Hall or Domestic Arrivals - $3.00 per piece
    • To hold signage and gather passengers in Canada Customs Hall, Domestic Arrivals and International / US Departures - $35.00 per hour or flight
      Note:  If there are more than ten passengers arriving at the same time or if there are passengers arriving on multiple flights simultaneously, more than one porter will be required
  • Domestic, US and International Departures  -  $3.00 per piece

All prices are in CAD Canadian dollars. USD currency is also accepted.

NOTE:  Receipts including Porter contact information provided upon request.

Email: [email protected]

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