EL Monte - Transfers Service & Transfers Hotels
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To Arrange Transfers:
Transfers must be pre-booked, and we do ask for at least 7 days notice for transfers.
You are required to call the transfer line by 9:30am on the morining of pickup to arrange the transfer time (number will be provided).
Transfers take place between 10am and 2pm, and a shuttle will meet you at the designated hotel at the pre-arranged time.

Priority Am Departure (PAD) Transfers: USD $195 + tax
Priority AM departure takes place between 6:45am and 8:00am. Transfers are available from selected hotels only noted below with an asterix (*). This must be pre-booked no less than 7 days prior to pick up, and is only available from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, New York and Orlando.
Transfers are available from the following departure hotels listed below:

You are not required to stay overnight at these hotels, but you must make your own way to meet the shuttle there.
No transfer is offered directly from the airport arrival terminals.

*Priority AM Departure Hotels are noted with an asterix

Shuttle Transfers :

New: Pick up and Return courtesy shuttle service is offered FREE of charge at our major locations.

  • Clients, agents and tour operators are requested to indicate at the time of booking how many persons will be traveling.
  • El Monte RV’s transfer is optional. Alternative transfer options have been provided where available.
  • Shuttle transfers (where available) are offered as a courtesy and have no monetary value, therefore transfers are not eligible for refunds for any reason including but not limited to: traffic delays, security restrictions, acts of God, etc.
Standard Transfer : Pick Up
Locations:
- Complimentary shuttle transfers are available at Vancouver only.

Contact number:
  - Client must call 1-800-367-6507* no later than 9:00 AM the morning of motor home takeover to schedule pick up time and confirm hotel entrance.
  - Under no circumstances should clients arrive unannounced.

Transfer time:
  - Shuttle arrives between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM at designated hotels only.
  - Note: Delays may occur during peak season, certain holiday or heightened security periods. No refunds are given for transfer delays.

Vancouver (YVR) transfer:

  - Client must call 1-800-367-6507* between 9:00-9:30 AM the morning of motor home takeover to schedule pick up time and confirm hotel entrance.
  - Pick up from specific Vancouver airport area hotels only.
  - Pick up time after 12:00 pm.
  - Transfer Shuttle departs El Monte RV Station at approx 11.00am.
  - US Border Crossing Fee of $6 per person is required at the border. Clients should be aware that a visa to enter the United States may be required.
  - No transfer is offered to downtown SEATTLE or to SEATAC Airport.

PAD (Priority AM Departure): See ‘Value Rates and Pricing’ for PAD fee.

PAD locations / Hotels:
  - Restricted to the following locations: DFW, LAS, LAX, MCO, NYC and SFO.
  - PAD is restricted solely to those hotels designated as PAD hotels in El Monte RV’s Transfer & Hotel Information - Please see below

Hotel Notification:
  - Clients are required to complete the online check in at: http://myelmonterv.com/check-in no less than 7 days prior to vehicle takeover.
  - There are no refunds for PAD surcharge if we do not receive PAD hotel information 7 days prior to pick up. No exceptions.
  - In the event client, or agent, fails to notify El Monte RV, or notifies us less than 7 days prior to takeover a courtesy transfer may not be provided in which case clients must provide their own transfer at their own expense.

Contact numbers:
  - PAD Transfer instructions. A pre-recorded message is available at 1-800-337-2199* which instructs at what time and at which entrance clients should wait for transfer shuttle:
  - It is recommended that clients also call 1-800-367-6507* the day before motor home takeover to confirm pick up time and hotel entrance.

Transfer time:
  - PAD Shuttle generally arrives between 7:15 - 8:00am. PAD transfer may begin as early as 6:45 am. Therefore, it is necessary that clients call 1-800-337-2199 beforehand for exact times.

Standard Transfer : Return
Locations:
- Return transfer is provided FREE of charge as a courtesy at: Vancouver only.

Transfer time:
  - Generally the shuttle will depart rental station between 8:15 am and 1:00 pm.
  - Only one return shuttle may be offered so clients should plan accordingly.
  - If clients are under time constraints due to departure flight time, then they should not rely on the Courtesy Shuttle as we cannot guarantee exact departure times from the rental office, nor can we be held in any way liable for delays or missed flights/connections. The clients will need to provide their own transportation at their own expense.

Vancouver (YVR) transfer:
  - Courtesy Shuttle departs YVR location at approximately 11:00 am.
  - Due to increased security and traffic, delays crossing into Canada are possible. El Monte RV is not responsible for any refunds of any type as a result of border crossing delays.
  - No transfer is provided to downtown SEATTLE or SEATAC Airport.

Self-Transfer:


Takeover scheduling:
  - Clients must call 1-800-367-6507 no later than 9:30am on the morning of scheduled pick-up to arrange vehicle takeover time.
  - Under no circumstances should clients arrive unannounced.

Takeover time:
  - After 1:00 pm, even if clients arrive earlier; subject to vehicle readiness.
  - Clients may book PAD in advance which will guarantee them a departure ready vehicle no later than 11:00 am, even if they arrive via self-transfer.

Same Day Flight Arrival
Clients may only collect the motorhome on the same day that their flight arrives if
1) They call the rental office after arrival to arrange a vehicle pick-up time.
2) Clients provide their own transportation at their own expense. El Monte RV does not offer transfer service for same day flight arrival.
3) They arrive at our rental station no less than 1 hour before station’s official closing time.
4) Clients are encouraged to complete the online check in at: http://myelmonterv.com/check-in no less than 7 days prior to vehicle take over

Please remember to take potential flight delays, customs, baggage claim and traffic into account before deciding to collect the motorhome on the same day that the flight arrives. Whether the flight is domestic or international, the requirements regarding Same Day Flight Arrival are the same.

PAD Program & same day flight arrival:

1) Clients provide their own transportation at their own expense. El Monte RV does not offer transfer service for same day flight arrival.
2) Clients cannot participate in our Priority AM Departure Program on the same day that their flight arrives unless they can get to the rental office by 10.00 am local time.
YVR - Ferndale, Washington

5242 Pacific Highway Ferndale, WA 98248 (360) 380-3300

Travel time from YVR airport: 60 – 80 min.
Distance from YVR airport: 52 miles.
Taxi/limo charge (approx.): $275 - $350

Travel time from SEATAC: 90 – 120 min.
Distance from SEATAC: 125 miles.
Taxi/limo charge (approx.): $275 - $350

Vancouver B.C. (YVR) to El Monte RV Transfer:

  • PAD option not available.
  • Pick up time after 12:00 PM.
  • No service from/to any hotel not listed.
  • No transfer is offered directly from the airport arrival terminals.
  • US Border Crossing Fee: $6 per person.
  • Due to increased security and traffic, delays crossing into the US are possible. El Monte RV is not responsible for refunds of any type as a result of border crossing delays.
  • Clients should expect border crossing delays into the US on weekends due to increased traffic.
  • A Visa to enter the United States may be required.
  • SEATAC / Seattle Downtown:
    El Monte RV does not offer transfer service from/to SEATAC hotels or Seattle downtown areas. Clients will need to provide their own transportation at their own expense to these areas.

EL Monte RV to Vancouver B.C. (YVR) Transfer:

  • Transfer Shuttle departs YVR location at approx 11.00am.
  • Due to increased security and traffic, delays crossing into Canada are possible. El Monte RV is not responsible for refunds of any type as a result of border crossing delays.
  • Return transfer offered directly to any hotel listed below or to the airport departure terminals.
  • SEATAC / Seattle Downtown: El Monte RV does not offer transfer service from/to SEATAC hotels or Seattle downtown areas. Clients will need to provide their own transportation at their own expense to these areas.

Ferndale (YVR) Office recommends using one of the following transportation options:

  • YVR: Bus Shuttle: cost is approx. $40 per person from the Vancouver Airport.
    - QuickShuttle stops at the Bellingham Airport. See: www.Quickcoach.com
    - BellAir Shuttle stops at the Bellingham Airport.
    - Greyhound bus stops at the Bellingham bus station.
    - Bolt bus stops at Cordata Station in Bellingham. Cost is about $15 (from Seattle Downtown )
  • Rental Car: From Vancouver Airport / SEATAC to Bellingham Airport, Avis has no drop fee and unlimited miles. Approximate cost: $60 - $150.
    No charge for transfer from Bellingham Airport.
  • SEATAC: Airporter Shuttle to Bellingham airport: approx. $40 / person. See: www.airporter.com
  • No charge for transfer from Bellingham Airport or from Bellingham bus station.
Pacific Gateway Hotel
3500 Cessna Drive
Richmond, BC
Tel: 604-278-1241
Customers will need to meet the shuttle:
Outside the main entrance
Fairmont
3111 Grant McConachie Way
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-207-5200
Customers will need to meet the shuttle:
Outside the main hotel entrance
Sandman Signature
10251 St. Edwards
Richmond, BC
Tel: 604-303-8888
Customers will need to meet the shuttle:
Outside the main hotel entrance
Accent Inn
10551 St. Edwards Drive
Richmond, BC
Tel: 800-434-6835
Customers will need to meet the shuttle:
Outside the main hotel entrance
Travelodge
3071 St. Edwards
Vancouver, BC
Tel: 604-278-5155
Customers will need to meet the shuttle:
Outside the main hotel entrance