RICHMOND, BC--(Marketwire - Jul 22, 2011) - High gas prices are no reason to keep the family from enjoying some summer fun. Especially while the Vancouver Airport Marriott hotel offers Vancouver, BC hotel deals specially aimed at keeping the car's tank filled without breaking the family budget.

Weekend travel that includes accommodations at the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel now through December 31, 2011 can net travelers a $25 Petro Canada™ gas card for each night's stay if they book their room using the "Cars Eat Free" hotel package. With this deal, it will be easy for families to hit the road without the worry of high gas prices; and once at the hotel, guests will enjoy complimentary self-parking and room rates starting as low as $179*.

A great opportunity for some quality family time, this Richmond, BC hotel's summer weekend deal can also be used for a romantic weekend getaway or a back-to-school shopping extravaganza. Regardless of the reason, weekend travelers will find an array of things to do while staying at this distinctive choice among hotels near the YVR Airport.

Just a short drive from the hotel, the historic Steveston Fishing Village offers whale watching tours for the adventurous, and fresh fish and chips for the hungry. Two blocks from the hotel, guests can board the Canada Line Skytrain for the short commute to downtown Vancouver where exceptional fine dining, nightlife, entertainment and boutique shopping abound and Olympic sports enthusiasts will want to make the short walk to the Richmond Olympic Oval, to pay a visit to the home of the long track speed skating events at the 2010 Winter Olympic games. If shopping is the reason for travel, the Richmond Center Shopping Mall is located directly across the street from the hotel and offers 250 high-end stores, a six-cinema movie theatre and food court. It offers an excellent way to beat the heat this summer.

Reservations for the "Cars Eat Free" package may be made by clicking on the "Check Availability" link at and using promotional code TRS, or by calling 1-888-236-2427.

*Rates are per room per night and valid Thursday-Sunday through 12/31/11 based on availability at the time of reservation. The gas card is only valid in Canada. Thursday and Sunday stays may require a Friday or Saturday night stayover. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel

The Vancouver Airport Marriott Hotel is an impressive luxury hotel and participant in the Green Key Eco-Rating Program offering travelers to Vancouver, BC airport hotel suites and lavish amenities. Located just a short 10 minute drive from Vancouver International Airport, the hotel offers 24-hour complimentary airport shuttle service, exceptional meeting and event space, a fully-equipped business center and a concierge level for upgraded amenities and executive lounge access.

Contact Information:


Shawn Caswell
Director of Sales & Marketing
Vancouver Airport Marriott
7571 Westminster Highway
Richmond, BC, V6X 1A3
d: 604.232.2903
f: 604.232.2817