Travel

Flights

We have obtained a 10% discount from Air Canada/Star Alliance. To take advantage of this conference discount, please go to www.aircanada.com to see available flights and then enter promotion code N4MYJGV1. Discount applies to flights between September 3th and 21st 2013.

We have also obtained a 10% discount on WestJet flights to Vancouver. To take advantage of this conference discount, please go to www.westjet.com to see available flights and then call West Jet at 1-888-493-7853 and quote convention code CC7818. Discount applies to flights between September 8th and 17th 2013.

Options for travel: Airport to Whistler

Whistler is located approximately 2 hours north of Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and downtown Vancouver. There are several options available for transportation to the conference site.

Chartered Bus

In order to assist delegates in making the 2 hour trip from Vancouver airport to Whistler and back again, we have chartered a number of buses at a substantially discounted rate of $85, taxes included, roundtrip (about half the normal individual rate!).

Please see the schedule below:

To Whistler from Vancouver Airport:

Tuesday
September 10, 2013

12 noon
2:00 pm
4:00 pm
6:00 pm
8:00 pm

Wednesday
September 11, 2013

12 noon
1:30 pm

From Whistler to Vancouver Airport:

Sunday
September 15, 2013

6:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
11:00 am

Reduced fair pricing on bus travel is only available for purchase during registration check out.

If times do not fit your arrangements, you may wish to use the normally scheduled buses at the full fee. Please see our link to Other travel options on the Travel page.

Other

By regularly scheduled (regular fare) Bus, Rail, Private Car or Coach, Float Plane and Helicopter:
http://www.whistler.com/transportation/

Vancouver International Airport

Click to access maps of Vancouver International Airport (YVR).

Visa Requirements

Please visit the link provided regarding travel visa requirements:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp

Travel Insurance

Please consider obtaining individual travel insurance, which may cover your expenses in case of illness or injury.