A: All fees and levies are included in the rates listed. At checkout, hotels might break down these fees on a separate line. The standard room rate and these fees must total what is listed.
The destination marketing fee (DMF) and taxes assessed by a government (i.e. provincial sales tax and municipal and regional district tax) will be charged in addition to the standard room rate listed.
A: Acceptable identification could vary depending on your employer. Identification will include, at a minimum, traveller’s name and employer.
Business card, photo identification, or business email address (e.g. @gov.bc.ca or @viha.ca) are acceptable forms of identification for BC Government employees, BC Public Sector entity employees, Alberta, Saskatchewan or State of Washington business travellers. Pay stub may also be used.
Consultants/Contractors of the BC Government or BC Public Sector entities shall present to a property a letter of authorization from the Province’s or entity’s contract manager naming the individual requesting the government rate and stating the start and finish dates of the contract. A template can be found here.
If the property will not accept any of the above, contact Procurement Services Branch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A: Continental Breakfast is defined as: Coffee, tea, milk, fruit juices, cereal, fruit, toast (white/whole wheat bread), bagel and a selection of baked goods (e.g. muffins, croissants, and pastries) and may offer a milk beverage alternative (soy, almond).
The Deluxe Continental
includes the above plus yogurt, eggs (hard-boiled, scrambled or omelette), pancakes and/or waffles, and oatmeal/porridge.