Global Congress Address: Whistler Conference Centre, 4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, B.C. V0N 1B4
Travel by Air
The destination airport is Vancouver International Airport. At the airport there are approximately 7 buses leaving daily to transport people to Whistler, B.C. Information regarding bus service and our group discount promo code is below.
For those travelling from the USA sometimes it is more cost effective to take the quick shuttle airport service from the Seattle International Airport and the Bellingham International Airport to the Vancouver International Airport where you can then catch the buses to Whistler. Alaska Air often has good rates.
Travel by Road
The TransCanada Highway #1 connects to the Sea to Sky highway in West Vancouver. It takes approximately 1½ hours to arrive at Whistler from Horseshoe Bay.
Bus Travel from Vancouver (YVR) airport to Whistler by Pacific Coach
Buses leave from Vancouver International Airport and downtown Vancouver to Whistler several times daily. You should book in advance; we have arranged a discount for Congress Registrants. More detailed Booking Information will be available on the website.
- Promotional Code: Rosen2014
- Validity Dates: July 31 – August 12, 2014 (allowing for pre/post Congress arrivals & departures
Discount: YVR Whistler Skylynx (YVR Airport to/from Whistler Village) 20% discount*
Whistler Express (Downtown Vancouver to/from Whistler Village) 15% discount*
*Discount is off the regular rate quoted at the time of booking.
Pacific Coach Reservations
Reservations can be made via one of the following methods. The promo code must always be quoted to obtain discount on the booking. Full Payment required at time of booking. The bus will deliver to Hotel.
The promo code above provides access to make on-line bookings; please note that this procedure is for new bookings only; Cancellations and amendments to an existing booking must be sent via another method.
Locating Pacific Coach at Vancouver International Airport
They are the only bus transportation company with ticket counters located at the International Arrivals areas of YVR (Vancouver International Airport). The agents are always available to greet you. You will find them beside the bottom of the escalator at International Arrivals. International travelers can easily identify the counter as the signage is prominently displayed. They are located immediately after you clear Canada Customs and Immigration.
Arriving by Pacific Coach – (Vancouver International Airport) to Whistler
All bus information is available at this link.http://www.pacificcoach.com/Bus-Coach-Travel/YVR-Whistler-Skylynx/YVR-to-Whistler
*You must book your bus trip prior to arrival at the airport*
Departure times 10:00 Am. / 1:00pm. / 3:00pm. / 5:00pm. / 8:00pm.
Please be ready at the departure location 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time of your bus. The trip to Whistler from the airport takes 2.5 hours with a stop in Downtown Vancouver.
Tuesday arrivals Please note – 3:00 PM Bus (arrives whistler 5:30PM) is latest bus from the airport to arrive in good timing for the Global Congress evening event on Tuesday. Book your travel with this information in mind.
Remember we have arranged for a discount off regular fare with the following promo code:
- Promotional Code: Rosen2014 Validity Dates: July 31 – August 12, 2014 (allowing for pre/post Congress arrivals & departures)
Departing by Pacific Coach – Whistler back to Vancouver International Airport
Please plan your departure in time to accommodate your personal flight schedule. The return trip is also 2.5 hours with a stop in downtown Vancouver. Please note the closing of the conference is at lunchtime on Saturday. Departure times From Whistler by bus: 06:00am / 09:00am / 12:30pm / 3:30pm / 7:00pm – check Pacific Coach to confirm exact departure time from your Hotel in Whistler.
Alternative group travel possibilities (not Pacific Coach)
If you are part of a group, travelling the same day to Whistler, there are alternatives for group travel at this website: http://www.ridebooker.com/transfers/yvr/whistler. There is potential for group transportation with rates shown, you must make your own arrangements. Typical travel time by road from airport is 2 hours (2.5 hours by Bus)
Refer to the following link for all information regarding Global Congress 2014
Please check when you book your travel tickets if you need a Visa to enter Canada.
* American Travellers
- Please be aware that a passport may be needed for travel into Canada
- Please investigate requirements for entry to Canada if you are a US Citizen
- Here is a link that provides some information http://canada.usembassy.gov/traveling_to_canada/passport-requirements.html
- Check with a travel agent if you have questions about travel requirements.