Useful InformationWho to Call in an Emergency
See Who to Call in an Emergency for contacts in Richmond.
Legal drinking age in B.C. is 19. Proper photo identification is required.
Tipping for Services
As service charges are not usually added to a bill, a general tip of 12 to 15 per cent is suggested to servers, hairdressers, taxi drivers, etc. For bellhops and doormen at hotels and airports, $1.00 to $2.00 per bag is customary.
Credit Cards and Traveller's Cheques
Richmond businesses accept Canadian currency and most major credit cards. Many businesses accept U.S. currency; some may require photo identification before cashing traveller's cheques.
Richmond is a modern City with regulated accessibility standards for public buildings and public facilities. If you require information regarding access and services for visitors with disabilities please contact the following agencies.
|General Accessibility Information|
|Accessibility features of Richmond businesses, including hotels|
|Accessibility at the airport|
|Wheelchair accessible transportation||
|HandyDart - If you are a customer from another jurisdiction, HandyDART transportation can be arranged well in advance of travel.||
|Accessible transit on TransLink||
Richmond does not have an RV camp, and there is currently no sani dump service for RVs. Refer to the following list for the nearest station www.sanidumps.com/sanidumps_cdn_bc.php.