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Calgary fly-drive holidays

Explore an unmatched variety of natural settings and outdoor opportunities on a Calgary fly drive holiday. Booking a flight and car package with British Airways allows you to enjoy the many benefits that come with our Calgary car hire.

Calgary’s family-friendly attractions and urban activities are a short drive from the dramatic scenery and recreational opportunities of some of the world’s best-known mountain parks, ski resorts and archeologically important heritage sites. Calgary car hire will allow you to take it all in at your own pace.

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Vancouver skyline at Stanley Park.

Uncover Vancouver

Wrapped up in the sea and served with a side of mountains, Vancouver’s surroundings are as integral to its DNA as its shiny skyscrapers. From roller-skating the seawall to bombing down the ski slopes, this friendly, green city has something for everyone.

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Beautiful mountain river scene at sunrise, BC, Canada.

Where to stay in Vancouver

It’s a city for those who want to be outdoors, whether skiing, hiking or exploring the wilds. But you need a roof over your head at the end of the day, so make it a nice one. Whether you’re looking for a short stay, or to make the city your home for a while, pick a hotel in Vancouver that’s perfect for you.

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People walking on Capilano suspension bridge, Vancouver, Canada.

48 hours in Vancouver

Surrounded by both the ocean and the mountains, Vancouver is a vibrant city that appears to have it all – natural beauty, an exciting multicultural foodie scene and plenty of opportunities for wild encounters. Local writer Johanna Read shares her highlights for a 48-hour visit to Canada’s largest western city.

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Calgary fly-drive holidays

Fly drive itineraries we recommend from Calgary

Calgary to Banff and Lake Louise
Calgary to Banff and Lake Louise.

Calgary to Banff and Lake Louise

Just 80 miles up the Trans-Canada Highway from Calgary, the Banff town site nestles among the rugged peaks at the heart of Canada’s most popular national park and ski destination. Visit the hot springs at Cave and Basin National Historic Site and the Banff Gondola Mountaintop, then cruise another 34 miles to Lake Louise, where its namesake luxury resort sits on a pristine, glacier-fed lake.

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Why BA car hire?

Book your car rental with British Airways - in partnership with Avis - and enjoy these great benefits:

  • Great rates and flexibility
  • Combine your flight with a car and save
  • Convenient and extensive choice of locations
  • Earn Avios on every rental
  • Earn bonus Avios when you book flights and car hire together
  • All mandatory charges included
  • 24 hour customer support
  • Free additional driver for Executive Club members
  • Join Avis Preferred at no extra charge and beat the queues with faster pick up