Venue and Travel

​​​​​​​The Westin Calgary
320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 2S6​

Plan an unforgettable visit to Calgary, Alberta – and discover the extraordinary outdoor activities and first-class dining and arts that define this remarka​ble city.  Tucked within the heart of the downtown district, The Westin Calgary invites you to relax, explore, and enhance your well-being.

If you require accommodations contact Reservations at 1-888-627-8417 (toll-free in North America) and be sure to indicate the group name Canadian interRAI 2018 or PMS CE13AC to secure a special room rate.  You can also click here to book your reservations directly online.

Hotel Guest Room Rates (single/double occupancy):
Traditional Guest Rooms - $225.00

Be sure to make your reservation by Friday, April 20, 2018 as accommodations for that time period is limited.

*Rates will be available 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates; includes complimentary wireless internet and access to their Wellness Fitness Centre.

Hotel Parking
When you arrive at the hotel, let the belldesk know you are self-parking your vehicle. They will provide you with directions to parking lots based on availability.

Self-Parking rate for registered hotel guests is:
Sunday - Thursday: $28 + tax/night

To valet park, simply pull up to the front entrance of the hotel.
Sunday - Thursday: $38 + tax/night​

Travel to and within Calgary

Visa and Passport Information
Canadians travelling within Canada will need identification such as a passport or driver’s license.
ALL visitors to Canada must have a valid passport. Some visitors must also have a Canadian visa, and some must fulfill other requirements. Click here for complete information on who is eligible to visit Canada.

Canadian Visa
Citizens of the US and many other countries do not need a visa to enter Canada.  Also, no visa is required for persons lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence who are in possession of their alien registration card (green card) or can provide other evidence of permanent residence. Click here for complete information on Canadian Visa requirements.

Processing time can take up to six months (view current processing time). Start the process early, don't be disappointed. Click here for complete information on how-to apply for a Canadian Visa.  

Travel Options
Calgary International Airport (YYC) is one of Canada’s largest airports. Click here ​to access the Calgary Airport website.  Check below for special offers.

Via Rail

Canada’s passenger train service, Via Rail, offers numerous daily departures to Calgary from all major cities across Canada. The train terminal is located downtown at the corner …. Click here to access information on Calgary’s train station.  For more information on booking your ticket, please visit: and check below for special offers.​

Bus transportation is provided through several Intercity Bus companies operating out of the Calgary Coach Terminal including those listed below.
For more information on ticket purchases, please call or visit the websites noted below:
Greyhound Canada
Toll-free in Canada: 1-800-661-8747
Coach Canada
Toll-free in Canada: 1-800-461-7661

Special Travel Deals and Rates

Special travel rates are available for individuals attending the conference. When making travel reservations, please be sure to inform reservations staff that you will be attending the 2018 Canadian interRAI Conference, and mention the travel codes below in order to qualify for these special rates.

Car Rental
Hertz - Rates not yet available for 2018.  Coming Soon!

VIA Rail Canada -
Promotion code coming soon!

Air Canada  
Air Canada will offer a Meeting and Conventions special fare discount on all fares at the time of booking (except Tango fares) by mentioning the promotion code: Coming Soon! To make reservations, please call 1-888-247-2262 (toll-free) or book online at

WestJet ​
We are happy to confirm that for the upcoming Canadian interRAI Conference, we are able to offer 10% off Econo and 15% off Plus base fares* for travel between Calgary and anywhere WestJet flies in North America. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount codes listed below. Please use both the coupon and promo code when booking with a travel agent. If you have questions about how to complete a booking with your discount codes, please check out their frequently asked questions. 

​Coupon Code: GX4VJGA
Promo Code: YYC02
Travel from: May 7, 2018 to May 24, 2018
Blackout dates: May 17 – 22, 2017
Book until: May 14, 2018