Travel

Getting There

By Air

Halifax, NS is served by the Halifax Stanfield International Airport, located approximately 40 minutes from Halifax Marriott Harbourfront (conference host hotel).

 

Airlines

Air Canada is offering a 10% discount for SAC delegates travelling to Halifax, NS. To book a flight with the SAC promotion code RQ7RYV21, go to aircanada.com and enter your promotion code in the search panel. The travel period begins Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and ends Saturday, May 7, 2016. No discount will apply to Tango and Executive Class lowest bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.

WestJet is offering a 10% discount on applicable fares by utilizing both the promo code YHZ02 and the coupon code GYAZ4AZ with their online booking process at www.westjet.com. The discount applies to all of their fare products (Econo, Flex and Plus) on their entire flight network. This discount is applied to the base fare only. Taxes, fees and charges are extra. The promo code is not valid in conjunction with any other discount. The travel period begins Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and ends Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Porter Airlines is offering a 15% discount on all available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travelling to and from Halifax. Please book online at www.flyporter.com or through your travel agent using the promo code SAC16. The discounted fares are available for travel for anywhere in Canada or the U.S. to Halifax from April 24 to April 30, 2016. For travel from Halifax to anywhere in Canada or the U.S. the discounted fares are available from April 27 to May 3, 2016.

 

Ground Transportation between Airport and Hotel

Airport Car Services

Airport car services are available curbside in the arrivals area at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport for transportation into Halifax. The cost of the trip is approximately $65 one way.

 

Other Taxi Services

(The following information was provided by the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. SAC is sharing this information with delegates, but please note that SAC does not endorse any of these transportation services/companies.)

Yellow Cab offers concierge service for travel between the airport and the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront for a flat rate of $53. To book your ride, visit their website and complete the form.

Driver Daves offers service between the airport and the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront for $35 per individual, $25 per person for two individuals or $20 per person for groups of 3 or more. Booking is done online. For more information or to book your ride, visit their website.

Sunshine Share a Cab offers service between the airport and the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. Prices start at $32 for one individual ($50 after 8 pm) and you save for each additional individual in the same trip. Visit their website for more information on how to book your ride.

Uber offers services between the airport and the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. Visit their website for a quote and information on how to book your ride.

 

Public Transit

Metro Transit operates its MetroX service between the airport and downtown Halifax. The bus operates every 30 minutes during peak times (between 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and between 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and every 60 minutes during regular hours. Fares are $3.50 for adults/students and $2.75 for children/seniors. For more information, please visit their website.

Parking at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Parking is $4 per hour plus tax to a maximum of $27 + tax per day.

Parkade beside the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel:

1 Hour – C$ 3.00

Daytime – C$ 15.00 – 6 am – 6pm

Early Bird – C$ 11.00 – in by 9am out by 6pm

Overnight – C$ 8.00 – 6pm – 6am