If You're Travelling By Car

Provincial Highways 103, 101 and 102 all enter Halifax and connect you to the TransCanada Highway as well as Eastern United States.  Please refer to the Provincial Nova Scotia map or for your convenience, you can download the map for later use.

Travel by Air

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the Atlantic Canadian centre for domestic, regional and international flight service. There are over 18 daily flights from Toronto (fly time 2 hours), 8 from Montreal (fly time 1.5 hours) and 9 from Ottawa (fly time 1.75 hours). The conference has negotiated discounted fares with the following airlines.
Air Canada
Book online to take advantage of a 10% discount and enter promotion code F449U7T1 in the search panel. You must quote promotion code at the time of booking and must book online. Discounts are available for travel between May 23 and June 08, 2012. on Tango Plus or Latitude airfares to Halifax (YHZ). To book a flight, visit
Call the WestJet Meeting & Convention line at 1-877-952-4696 to book regular fares at a 10% discount (excluding promotional and web fares).You must quote Convention Code 7270 at the time of booking and must book by phone on the WestJet Meeting & Convention line which is available Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm (Mountain Standard Time). Discounted rates are available for travel up to 3 days prior and 3 days after the event.
Ground Transportation
Airport Shuttle
If you are arriving by air, Airporter Inc.  provides shuttle service from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport to Halifax hotels. 2011 rates:
  • One Way Fare ~ $19.50 (includes HST)
  • Return Fare ~ $36.00 (includes HST)
Airport Taxi
Most taxi companies servicing the airport charge a flat rate of $60.00 to travel to the city.
Car Rental
A negotiated corporate rate has been established with AVIS Rental Cars; please quote the following promotional code: C347598.