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Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Services

1 Municipal Centre Drive
Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 2S6
Phone: (905) 871-1332
Toll Free: 1-888-270-9151
Fax: (905) 871-1077
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STATE-OF-THE-ART TRUCK AND TRAVEL CENTRE BACKGROUNDER

SERVICES AND AMENITIES

BROKERAGE SERVICES: PEACE BRIDGE BROKERAGE

Brokerage and pre-clearing services open eight hours a day plus sixteen at the counter when office is closed.

TRUCK SERVICES: FUEL, PARKING, REPAIRS, WASH FACILITIES, SCALES

Fuel
All pumps are self serve at the Plaza. There are three diesel cardlock pumps, five commercial pumps (VISA Shell, Mastercard) and one RV regular diesel pump and dump situated near the Truck Wash Facility. Eight gasoline pumps also accept VISA, Shell and Mastercard. Propane (Superior Propane) is located at the gas bar.

Parking
The Plaza has considerable parking for trucks, RV’s and buses (125 spaces). Of these, twelve have hydro service which is activated at the front desk and charged at a daily rate. An additional sixty parking spaces are available for vehicles.

Repairs
A truck repair and tire services is operated by Bertie Tire. Mike Grummet is the owner and operator of the building. A phone extension is available in the Castle.

Wash Facilities
Niagara Thunder Truck Wash (owned and operated by Craig Spriegel and Blain Mater) is on site offering fully automated services (with hand buffing). Rates vary depending on the service. A phone extension is available in the Castle.

Scales (Cat Scale)
A truck weighing facility is available and operated and controlled within the Castle store. The charge is $12.50 per weight.

SHOPPING SERVICES: DUTY FREE

Money exchange on site. Duty free purchases from the telephone supplied directly to the Duty free Complex at the Peace Bridge. Pick up at the Duty Free Express pick-up counter at the Bridge location.

ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES: TELEVISION, LOUNGE

A large screen television is located in the lounge at no charge. Channels, VCR, VHS and DVD requests can be made at the front desk.

PERSONAL SERVICES: SHOWERS AND LAUNDRY

Showers
Twelve shower stalls are available and activated by swipe cards that can be purchased at the counter ($7.00 each or ten for $60.00). The cards are swiped in the lounge reception area and then activated by swiping them a second time at the designated shower. After using the shower, the cards are disposed of at boxes that are provided in the area. Towels are available in each shower stall and the room is sanitized after every use.

Laundry
A separate laundry room features three washers ($2.00 per load) and three dryers ($1.00 per load).

BUSINESS SERVICES: INTERNET, PHONES, FAX, COPYING, ATM

Internet
Three privacy booths are available for high speed internet use. The fee is $10.00 per hour or $2.50 for fifteen minutes. In order to access the internet, the user must leave their driver’s license at the desk.

Phones
Over ten telephones are available: three private pay booths in the work station; five wall pay phones; and, various phones in the Golden Griddle and rest lounges.

ATM
Two ATM’s are located on the site: one in the lobby of Nicholby’s and one in the gas kiosk.

Fax and Photocopying
Fax and photocopying services are available at the front desk at various rates.

Fort Erie Truck and Travel Plaza Inc.
905-382-4600 (office)