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Pinnacle Lodge - Sun Peaks, British Columbia

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Emergency Info

Traveling to Canada from the US

Beginning on August 9, 2021, fully vaccinated U.S. citizens may enter Canada from the United States for discretionary travel (e.g., tourism).  All travelers MUST use the ArriveCAN system to enter their traveler information, including proof of vaccination and proof of negative Covid-19 (PCR) test before arriving in Canada.  For additional information on travel for fully vaccinated U.S. citizens, please see https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid.

COVID-19 Testing Required for Canada Entry

Travelers (ages 5 and older), by land or air, must provide negative COVID-19 (PCR) test results taken within 72 hours of their arrival at a land border or their scheduled air departure to Canada. There are no exceptions for travelers who are partially or fully vaccinated.

Traveling to the US from Canada

The United States and Canada have limited non-essential travel at their shared land ports of entry. Land borders are operating at reduced capacity and with limited hours. https://ca.usembassy.gov/message-to-u-s-citizens-in-canada%e2%80%af-update-on-canadian-entry-restrictions/

COVID-19 Testing Required for U.S. Entry

Travelers (ages 2 and older), by land or air, all entering the United are required to present a negative COVID-19 test, taken within three calendar days of departure. There are no exceptions for travelers who are partially or fully vaccinated. 

There are no local testing facilities. Please see Where to get a COVID-19 test in BC (bccdc.ca).

https://ca.usembassy.gov/travel-restrictions-fact-sheet/

 

*** Proof of Vaccination Requirement

By order of the PHO (Provincial Health Officer), proof of vaccination will be required to access some events, services and businesses. Starting September 13 2021, you must have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. By October 24 2021, you must be fully vaccinated.

The requirement applies to all people 12 years or older:

  • Indoor ticketed concerts, theatre, dance, symphony and sporting events
  • Indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants, pubs and bars
  • Nightclubs and casinos
  • Movie theatres
  • Gyms, pools and recreation facilities
  • Indoor high intensity group exercise
  • Indoor organized gatherings like weddings, parties, conferences, meetings and workshops
  • Indoor organized group recreational classes and activities like pottery and art

Events, businesses and services will ask to see your proof of vaccination and valid government ID. The requirement is in place until January 31, 2022, subject to extension.

For more information, visit:

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/proof

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Travel Info

From October 1 – May 1, vehicles must be prepared with either snow tires or snow chains. Please be aware that there are no gas stations nor gasoline available in Sun Peaks.  The closest gas station is at Hefley Creek, approximately 32 km (20 miles) downhill from the resort.

Resort Info

After-Hours Check-In: If checking in after 7:00pm, please call 1-250-574-8966 to arrange after hours entry.

Resort Activities

Resort activities and fees are subject to change at any time due to weather conditions, group sizes, interest and/or season. See resort for times and availability at check-in.

  • Mountain Bikes (Seasonal) Fees apply. 

During the shoulder season (September 27-November 25) the majority of businesses are closed.

Fees/Taxes

Fines: The following fines will be assessed for non-compliance.

Over-occupancy policy: $50.00 per person, per night. Occupancy limits apply to all ages including infants.

No pet policy: $350.00. Pets are not allowed at VI Resorts. 

No smoking policy: $350.00. Smoking is not allowed in rooms, decks, lanais or patios.

Late check-out policy: $25.00. Charged every half hour after check-out time of 11:00am.

Key replacement fee: $50.00 

Breakfast and Afternoon Tea: Pinnacle Lodge serves Breakfast every morning and Afternoon Tea.

The mandatory Food & Beverage Fee will be charged upon check-in. The cost per pers/night will be:

  • CAD $19.00 + tax (13 years and older)
  • CAD $10.00 + tax (6-12 years old)
  • Free under 5 
Parking: Garage parking is available for CAD$11.00 per vehicle, per day (plus tax). Outside parking is available at no charge for one vehicle per unit during your stay.
Onsite charges at VI Managed resorts in Canada: All payments taken at VI managed resorts in Canada (Clock Tower, Rosewood, Royal Victoria Suites, and Pinnacle Lodge), are processed in Canadian currency. These charges include applicable taxes and incidentals (including food and beverage fees at Rosewood and Pinnacle Lodge).

Taxes:  All reservations made for travel to VI Resorts in Canada will be charged Canada’s (PST/GST) tax.  Taxes for reservations to non-VI managed resorts, including VI at Rosedale on Robson, will be added to members account and billed after travel.

You can preview the taxes and other reservation cost by clicking on the ‘What will your stay cost in points and dollars?’ found above the resort point chart, or on the resort Availability page by using the link to the ‘Cost Calculator’

For more information, read the FAQ’s here.