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Very Merry Vancouver:
A Holiday Setting
Like No Other!

This 2023 story is supplied by StayVancouverHotels

Discover the sparkling sights, family-friendly experiences and genuine warmth of the holidays in Very Merry Vancouver, Canada. Framed by majestic mountains and fringed by the Salish Sea, the city offers a spectacular setting to take in this most wonderful time of the year.

Picture this: mulled wine in-hand, you’re exploring an authentic outdoor European Christmas market, discovering delicious holiday treats and friendly vendors around every corner. A few blocks away, you sit down at a world-renowned restaurant for a festive feast you won’t soon forget. Then, you spend the rest of the evening meandering around VanDusen Botanical Garden, magically decorated with more than one million shimmering lights and colourful displays.


All these memorable holiday activities are waiting for you in Very Merry Vancouver. And now Stay Vancouver Hotels is offering you the chance to win these experiences and many more! Between December 1 and December 12, visit (2023 link disabled) or three special prize draws every single day. Prizes range from engaging family-friendly activities to sleepovers at top Vancouver hotels––the ideal starting points for delightfully happy holiday experiences.


Alternatively, you can use the site to book your own special stay at one of 43 downtown hotels––while also receiving exclusive promotions and unique incentives. For example, book a two-night stay and you’ll receive a MasterCard prepaid gift card worth up to $250! This is a limited time offer, so you’ll need to act quickly.

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In recent years, Vancouver had become one of the world’s favourite festive getaway destinations. Which is no surprise, with the vast array of sparkling attractions and Christmastime events that have emerged here. Add the city’s internationally celebrated food and wine scene and its top-notch shopping––complete with Canadian prices and a favourable exchange rate––and it’s easy to see why holiday travellers keep flocking here.


In fact, there’s so much to see and do in Vancouver at this time of year, you’ll run out of time before you see everything on your Christmastime to-do list. Such as…


  • Feel yourself soaring over the spectacular scenery of this vast country in the unique FlyOver Canada theatre experience.

  • Take in the expanse of multi-colored canyon lights as you walk cross the glittering Capilano Suspension Bridge, high above the illuminated Capilano River and forest floor.

  • Treat your tastebuds to the flavours of Granville Island on the Festive Favourites Market Tour.

  • Dive into the Holiday Splash exhibit at the world-renowned Vancouver Aquarium, offering hours of fun for the whole family.


That’s just a taste of the attraction and experience prizes you can win at! (2023 link disabled)

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Of course, Vancouver itself is also part of the prize. Framed by the snow-capped Coast Mountains, glittering Pacific Ocean and towering evergreen trees, this stunning setting creates a panorama of possibilities for your Instagram photos and spectacular selfies.


The good news is that the holidays come around every year, so you don’t have to see everything in one trip. You’ll join the festive-minded locals and countless visitors from around the world who have discovered the city's unique holiday character––and its fun, warm and ever-friendly holiday season experiences.


Visit (2023 link disabled) daily between December 1 and 12 to enter for your chance to win amazing prizes, or discover how to book your own getaway, complete with a free MasterCard gift card.

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