Travelling to Victoria and Vancouver Island
from mainland North America can be a phenomenal experience. On your
way to Victoria you will experience deep blue seas, rugged coastlines,
lush forests, marine life, and an archipelago of mountainous islands.
We have appointed Air Canada and WestJet as
the co-official airlines of the Species At Risk 2004 Conference in
Victoria, British Columbia” on March 2-6, 2004.
To book simply contact Air Canada’s North America toll free number at
(800) 361-7585 or local number (514) 393-9494 or your travel agent and take
advantage of Special Discounted Airfares (for travel February 27 –March
Our convention number is CV030250.
By ensuring that the convention number appears on your ticket, you will be
supporting the conference. We thank you.
WestJet is offering a 10% discount off their best available fare at the time
of the booking (excluding seat sales) for Species At Risk 2004 conference delegates
travelling February 28-March 9, 2004.
Bookings can be made by phone at (888) 493-7853 or 444-2294 in Calgary. Before
phoning please view the WestJet
Booking Information document and be ready to quote the conference booking
For flight schedule information, please visit www.westjet.com.
Airport Shuttle Bus
Provides half hour daily service to and from the Victoria International
Airport to all hotels and motels in Greater Victoria. $14 per person or $8
per person for groups of five or more.
Tsawwassen (Vancouver) to Swartz Bay (car and passenger, passenger only and
bus) takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes, plus about 40 minutes from Swartz Bay
Update: Anacortes –Sidney ferry service suspended until March 20, 2004
Update: Victoria Express (http://www.victoriaexpress.com/) passenger only ferry will operate from Port Angeles to Victoria as the MV Coho auto/passenger ferry is out of service until March 10, 2004.
Anacortes Washington to Sidney BC (car and passenger
and passenger only) takes a leisurely trip through the beautiful San Juan Islands.
Total trip time is about 3 hours and another 30 minutes from Sidney into Victoria
The Victoria Clipper travels from Seattle Washington's
Pier 69 to Victoria's Inner Harbour and takes about 2.5 hours. This is a passenger
toll free at (800)
Downtown Vancouver to Downtown Victoria frequently
via the BC Ferries. They also travel between Vancouver International Airport
The Species at Risk 2004 Conference has negotiated
special rental car rates for the conference in Victoria, British Columbia,
March 2-6, 2004. For reservations, call Hertz at 1-800-654-3001in the U.S.;
1-800-263-0600 in Canada, 1-416-620-9620 in Toronto or outside these areas
at 405-749-4434, and refer to CV#022R0797.
Or contact your travel agent, or book online at www.hertz.com.
|Sporty 2 door
|Full Size 4 door
Rates shown in Canadian
dollars and include unlimited free kilometres.
Rates are based on roundtrip rentals. Meeting
rates are guaranteed from February 24, 2004 to March 13, 2004 and are subject
to car availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout
dates may apply. Government surcharges, taxes, tax reimbursement, airport
related fees, vehicle licensing fees and optional items, such as refuelling
or additional driver fees, are extra. Minimum rental age is 25 (exceptions
apply). Standard rental conditions and qualifications apply. Weekend
rentals are available for pick-up between noon Thursday and noon Sunday
and must be returned no later than Monday at 11:59 PM. Weekend rentals
have a minimum two-day keep and Thursday pick-up requires a minimum
three-day keep. Weekly rentals are from five to seven days. Extra day
rate for Weekly rentals will be charged at 1/4 of the Weekly Rate.
|Blue Bird Cabs Ltd
|Beacon Taxi of Sidney
|Empress Taxi Services Ltd
Victoria International Airport to Downtown Victoria: $43 +tip
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal to Downtown Victoria are $50-$55 +tip
For more information visit
Tourism Victoria's Getting Here
Victoria's Getting Around
Victoria's -Victoria Maps and Vancouver Island Maps