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Travel and Arrival in Halifax
Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 15 percent discount on all available base fares for travel to and from the 2013 EAC/ACR Conference in Halifax. The discounted fares are available for booking from November 27, 2012, to June 12, 2013. The dates available for travel at this discount are as follows:
From anywhere in Canada or the US to Halifax: June 4, 2013, to June 9, 2013
From Halifax to anywhere in Canada or the US: June 7, 2013, to June 12, 2013
Please book online at www.flyporter.com or through your travel agent using promo code EDITOR.
Porter offers complimentary in-flight snacks and beverages (including beer and wine), GatePorter service for carry-on, and access to the Porter Lounge in Toronto and Ottawa, where free Wi-Fi and comfortable leather seating is available.
The promo code is intended for use by conference attendees and organizers and is not meant for distribution outside of authorized channels. Porter’s fare rules and conditions apply. For any questions regarding Porter’s services or any pre-travel concerns, contact us at 1-888-619-8622.
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WestJet is offering EAC conference attendees 10 percent off regular fares into and out of Halifax, for travel up to 3 days before and 3 days after the conference (flights between June 4 and 12).
If you’re booking a WestJet flight to the conference, use convention code CC7821 for 10 percent off their best available fare at the time of the booking (excluding seat sales and web fares).
To book flights using this convention discount code, phone the WestJet Groups Department at 1-888-493-7853. You can’t book online for the convention code discount.
[Note: EAC’s conference committee recommends searching online before booking a WestJet flight at 10 percent off. You might find lower rates through airline ticket discounters. Or waiting for a WestJet seat sale might save you more, since the conference discount doesn’t apply to seat sales.]
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1515 South Park St, Halifax View Google map >
From the airport . . .
By taxi: Many taxi companies serve the airport. The taxi stand is just outside the doors nearest the baggage carousels. The cost of a cab to downtown Halifax s about $60.
By limo: The hotel does not have a shuttle service, but you can book a limo for pickup at the airport. The cost is $55 for up to four people. Here's how to do it:
Send an email to email@example.com with the following information:
PICKUP: ( state at airport or hotel)
On arrival, report to G.T.I. Ground Transportation in the arrivals area.
For returns to the ariport, book with the hotel.
By bus: A city bus, Metro Transit #320, serves the airport. The fare is $3.25; ask for a transfer (when you arrive downtown, you will need to take a connecting bus). View bus schedule >
Bus connections, once you arrive downtown:
From the train/bus station . . .
By taxi: This is probably the easiest way to get to the hotel from the VIA station. Expect to pay $6 to $10, depending on the time of day. There are usually taxis at the common stand out front and across the street.
On foot: If you’re travelling light, you can have a nice walk to the hotel that’ll take about 20 minutes:
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Questions? Contact the conference team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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