Visitors are asked to respect the environment by disposing of grey water and sewage in the proper fashion.
Ferries For information on ferry schedules, rates and vehicle reservations call BC Ferries Toll Free at 1-888-223-3779 from within BC or 250-386-3431 from out of the province or visit www.bcferries.com
. For information on BlackBall Ferry Line visit cohoferry.com
Tourist Alert The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is frequently asked to communicate urgent messages to people on vacation. If you see your name listed in the newspaper, at information centres or hear it on the radio or TV, please contact the numbers given.
Emergency 911 In emergency situations, contact the local police, ambulance service, fire department and other emergency services by calling 911.
Whistler Peak - Tourism BC/Toshi Kawano
For a quick and easy way to visit our website, simply scan this QR code. Not sure how? Just download a QR reader on your smart phone, open it and scan the code.
The guide is divided into the six tourism regions of British Columbia and includes road maps to help you with your travel plans.
Symbols Handy symbols provide specific information on facilities found at, or immediately adjacent to, each campground.
Drivers Licenses A valid out-of-province driver’s license including an international drivers license can be used in British Columbia for up to six months.
Seat Belts British Columbia law requires that all drivers and passengers use seat belts while driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Strict car/booster regulations are in place for children up to the age of nine years old, they must be seated in the rear seats unless they are over 18 kg (40 lbs) or have reached 145 centimeters (57 inches) tall. For more details, visit www.icbc.com/road_safety
Mobile Cell Phones It is against the law to drive while using a handheld mobile phone or other electronic device. Drivers may use hands-free cell phones that are voice activated, or activated by one touch, provided they are securely attached to the vehicle or driver’s body i.e. an ear piece. For more information, visit www.DriveCellSafe.com
Alcohol and Driving It is a criminal offence to operate, or be in the care or control of a vehicle, whether in motion or not, with a blood alcohol content of more than .08 percent. Police in B.C. can issue an immediate roadside prohibition to an impaired driver with a blood-alcohol content of .05 or higher. Drivers with blood alcohol content between 0.5 and 0.8 may also face fines and license suspensions, and have their vehicles impounded. Breath samples may be requested by a peace officer and refusing a breathalyzer test could also result in criminal charges.
Sewage Disposal Sani-stations are found at various locations throughout the province, including campgrounds, some gas stations and RV dealerships. For a list of places to dump go to www.sanidumps.com
6 • 2012 Spring & Fall Campground Discounts
Forest Fires If you spot a forest fire while travelling in BC, call the BC Forest Service Toll Free at 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 on you cell phone.
Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) The harmonized sales tax is 12% and applies to all those goods that are subject to tax in British Columbia. Purchases in Alberta are subject to 5% Goods & Servcices Tax (GST).
Sleep under the stars tonight!
Properties listed in the RVRAC Guide and displaying the Camping Select Ratings have voluntarily been inspected by Accommodation British Columbia and attained a star rating. The Camping Select Program helps you select a campground that best suits your preferences while camping in British Columbia. The Camping Select Program is based on a two-tier system, reflecting separate facility and recreation scores. Higher star levels are achieved at facilities, services, quality, amenities, recreational activities and services increase.
Country Maples RV Resort | page 8 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Living Forest Oceanside Campground | page 7 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Parkside Campground & RV Park | page 8 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Qualicum Bay Resort | page 7 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Rondalyn Resort Family RV & Tenting | page 8 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
VANCOUVER, COAST & MOUNTAINS Rec.
Camperland RV Resort | page 11 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Fort Camping | page 11 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Sunshine Valley RV Resort & Deluxe Cabins | page 12 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
THOMPSON OKANAGAN Rec.
Blue River Campground & RV Park | page 22 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Christina Pines Campground | page 15 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Nk’mip (Inkameep) Campground & RV Park | page 16 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Todd’s RV & Camping | page 18 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
Rec. KOOTENAY ROCKIES
Golden Eco Adventure Ranch | page 22 CAMPING SELECT Fac.
visit us at www.campingselect.ca
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