Travel

The following airlines have been designated as official airlines for the Frozen Pasts Symposium and are offering the following discounted airfares:


Air North is offering a 10% discount off of the best available fare at time of booking. Discounts are available for travel May 18 – June 22, 2012.
Cancellation/change fees are applicable and fares are fully non-refundable.

Air North Flies to Whitehorse from Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, Vancouver, BC, Old Crow Yukon and Inuvik, NT. Click here for flight schedules.
To make your reservation call the Convention & Meeting Desk at:
Toll Free: 1-800-661-0407 Ext 1 (within Canada)
OR 1-867-668-2228- ext 1
OR use the convenient fax or email reservation forms.

Please quote the conference code FROP2012 to access conference rates.

 


Air Canada is offering a 10% – 12% discount on fares within Canada. For applicable fare products see:  Discounts are available for travel on Sunday, May 27, – June 15, 2012.

Air Canada flies to Whitehorse via Vancouver, B.C.

To make your reservation go to Air Canada and enter Promotional Code XC4NAD31 to access the discounted fare.  Or, quote the promotional code when you or your travel agent calls Air Canada to make your reservation.

Other Airlines which offering direct or connecting flights to our region:

Condor Airlines flies direct from Frankfurt Germany to Whitehorse. For flight schedules click here.

Canadian North does not fly directly to Whitehorse. Delegates connecting to Air North flights via Inuvik or Edmonton may wish to use Canadian North. For flight schedules and rates click here.

The Yukon Inn offers free shuttle service from/to the Whitehorse Airport. Please check procedures when you make your reservation
Please be sure to list any special accessibility needs you have in the “special needs” section of the on-line registration form. A planning committee representative will contact you closer to the conference to ensure your needs are met.

Ferry Access:

Ferry access to Whitehorse is availalbe via Skagway, Alaska.  A Canadian Passport is required to travel.  Note that Skagway is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Whitehorse.

Alaska Marine Highway
B.C. Marine Highway

Transportation in Whitehorse:

Most of the accommodation facilities for the Frozen Pasts Conference are in walking distance of the host facility, Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre. See site Map.

Public bus transportation is available for non-conference events as well. For transportation schedules and information on bus accessibility view the Bus Schedule or the Whitehorse Public Transit site. Or, you may choose to rent a vehicle or hire a taxi from the companies listed below:

Vehicle Rental Companies in Whitehorse:


Driving force is offering a 10% discount on regular rental rates to conference delegates.

To Make your reservation:
Quote: Frozen Pasts Symposium
A valid driver’s license and major credit card are required to secure the rental.
Phone: 1-1-800-936-9353
Email: whireservations@drivingforce.ca
Web: www.drivingforce.ca

Other Vehicle Rental Companies in Whitehorse:

Budget Rental
Website: www.budget .ca
Toll free: 1-867-667-6200
Email: budget@whitehorsemotors.com

Whitehorse Rent-a-Wreak
Website: www.rentawreck.ca/rent
Phone: 1-867-393-6550
Email: info@whitehorsesubaru.com

Taxi Companies:

Fifth Avenue, Northstar, Quality, United, Whitehorse Yellow Taxi Companies: 867-456-7879
Wheelchair Accessibility: folding wheelchair

Grizzley Bear Taxi: 867-667-4888
Wheelchair Accessibility:  folding wheelchair
Van available for 12 (must be pre-booked)

Premier Cabs: 393-2228 folding & motorized (must be pre-booked)
Wheelchair Accessibility: wheelchairs