Taxis to UBC from Vancouver airport cost CN$26 - $30 (US$18-$21). A shuttle (CN$8.25 - US$7) goes to downtown hotels every half hour. Frequent city buses #4 and #10 connect UBC to downtown. (CN$1.50; drivers do not make change.) The major car rental agencies have offices in the airport.
Canadian Airlines International has been designated "official carrier." They offer their lowest available fare, or 35% off full fare in Canada, 30% off with restrictions (15% without) from the US, and can waive some restrictions (e.g., advance purchase, 7 day minimum stay) on a case-by-case basis for international flights. Ask your travel agent to register your booking with file number #2336, or book with their Conventionair office at +1 (800) 655-5554.
We also have a file number for flights on United Airlines. United offers 5% off any published fare or 10% off full coach for travel on 2 june 95 -- 10 june 95. For your travel agent, the Tour Code is 585CH. The ticket designation is CD5 or CD10 according to the following chart:
Fare Basis Discount Tkt Design Booking Code ---------- -------- ---------- ------------ FUA/F/A/C/CUA 5% CD5 F/A/C BUA/YUA/Y9/Y 10% CD10 M Y/B/M/H/Q/V 5% CD5 Y/B/M/H/Q/VPlease ensure that the file number for only one airline appears on your tickets.
For US travellers, flights to the airport in Bellingham, Washington, are sometimes less (and sometimes more) expensive than those to Vancouver. Bellingham is two hours south of Vancouver by car, Seattle airport is 31|2; shuttle bus service (604)244-3744 is available from both. Other international visitors should check visa restrictions before considering this option|while no visa is required to fly into Canada from many countries (e.g., European Common Market) a visa is usually required to enter by car or bus.
From Washington, take HWY 99 north into Vancouver, where it becomes Oak Street. Turn left on 41st Street and right when 41st ends at SW Marine Drive. Continue as above.
From Central B.C., take the Trans-Canada HWY and exit at Grandview (exit 28B). Grandview becomes 12th, which jogs to 10th, and 10th becomes University Blvd on campus (gate 1). At the light on Wesbrook, turn right, then left on Student Union Blvd.
Limited free parking is available for Gage residents. Expensive parking (CN$1.75/hour, CN$14 max) is available in the parkades near Gage and by gate 4; The conference sessions are a 12min walk north of the cheaper parking (CN$0.35/hour) in the B-lots by gate 10.
Vancouver attractions include Stanley Park, beaches, fine restaraunts, mountains, the aquarium... (See the WWW pages for pictures). Lynda Bartie runs the Tour Desk at Gage after May 1 and can arrange sightseeing tours, boat cruises, etc. tel: 689-3140, fax: 689-5490. Bicycles can be rented from many places by Stanley Park; Fully equipped kayaks from Ecomarine 689-7575.
We are organizing a hiking and a kayaking expedition on Sunday, for those who will arrive before the conference. If you are interested in these, in religious services, or in other attractions, please send email or mail.
Registration Before May 3 After May 3 ACM members CN$320 US$235 CN$370 US$270 Nonmembers CN$390 US$285 CN$440 US$320 Students CN$140 US$100 CN$180 US$130 One-day CN$170 US$125 CN$170 US$125 Registration $ _________ Extra salmon barbeque tickets @ CN$40 US$29 $ _________ Extra proceedings @ CN$47 US$34 $ _________ Extra videotapes @ CN$10 US$7.50 $ _________ Total: _ CN$ _ US$ $ _________ First Name __________________Last Name ___________________ Affiliation _______________________________________________ Address _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Phone _______________________________________________ Email _______________________________________________ Preferred video standard: _ NTSC (N. Amer) _ PAL _ SECAM Dietary restriction: _ Vegetarian _ Kosher Special needs?: __________________________________________ VISA/MASTERCARD (circle one) Card Number _______________________________________________ Signature ________________________ Expiry Date ____________We accept Mastercard, VISA, bank transfers, and cheques in Canadian or US funds. (Canadian$ transfers to Bank of Montreal account 0811-0000-059; US$ to 0811-4600-085. Please indicate ACM-SCG:Snoeyink #9-40114 on transfer for proper credit.) Cancellation refunds cannot be processed after May 26, 1995. Mail, fax, email or use WWW:
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First Name __________________ Last Name __________________ Street Addr _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ City _________________ Province/State ______________ Phone _______________________________________________ Arrival Date: (2pm checkin) ______________________________ Departure Date: (11am checkout) ___________________________ Accommodation Single with Shared Washroom $32.00 _ Single with Private Washroom* $56.00 _ Single/Double Suite (1 double bed)* $74.00 _ Triple Suite (2 twin beds, 1 double)* $95.00 _ *(incl. TV, telephone, kitchenette and private washroom)Singles will be substituted when a request for private-washroom suites cannot be accommodated. Rates are in Canadian funds and are subject to applicable taxes.
VISA/MASTERCARD (circle one) Card Number _______________________________________________ Signature ________________________ Expiry Date ____________ Please mail or fax this request before MAY 3, 1995 Indicate if previously mailed or faxed: yes / no