Convention 2018 will be held September 28-30th at the Westin Bayshore (1601 Bayshore Drive) in downtown Vancouver.
Flying to Vancouver
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located in Richmond, just outside of Vancouver and about 15km from the Westin Bayshore.
Convention attendees are eligible for up to 10% off their Westjet airfare between their home city and Vancouver International Airport. Enter discount code: L23QF90 when booking online to access these savings. Discount is available for travel between September 19th and October 1st, 2018. Please check out Westjet’s discount FAQ for more info.
Public transportation is available directly from the airport to downtown! From YVR Station, the SkyTrain will take you downtown to Vancouver City Centre Station in approximately thirty minutes. From there, it is a fifteen minute walk or seven minute bus ride to the Westin Bayshore. Fare information and trip planning tools are available on the Translink website >>
Driving to the Westin Bayshore from the airport can take between thirty minutes to an hour, depending on traffic. Directions are available here.
Taxis are available to take you downtown at a flat rate of $35 (gratuity not included). Please note that the flat rates are applicable only when leaving the airport for another destination, and are not available when travelling to the airport.
If you are interested in carpooling or sharing a taxi with another attendee, you can connect with other Greens on our Convention group >>
Taking Via Rail to Vancouver
Via Rail’s Pacific Central Station (1150 Station St.) is located in downtown Vancouver, just a ten minute drive away from the Westin Bayshore.
Convention attendees are eligible for 10% off the best available fare between their home city and Vancouver in all classes except Escape and Prestige. To access these savings, log into your profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter discount code: 13696. The discounted fare will be shown on the next page. The code is valid for a maximum of two passengers per booking, and can be applied to travel between September 22nd and October 2nd.