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Travel Discounts for IEATA Attendees

WestJet Canada

Book by: October 8, 2017

Travel from: September 20, 2017 – October 8, 2017

Blackout dates: October 5 – 6, 2017

Coupon code (web coupon no.): TFE02G8

Travel Agent Promo Code: YWG01

WestJet Canada is able to offer 10% discount off the base fare* for travel between Winnipeg and anywhere WestJet flies in North America (including our Delta code-share partner network). For details on how to complete a booking with these discount codes, please visit westjet.com/convention-discount.

Additional airline offers coming shortly.

Accommodations

Click HERE for accommodation information.

Welcome to Winnipeg!

The Heart of the Continent

 

Located at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, almost at the geographic centre of North America. Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba, with a population of approximately 750,000. With its richness of cultures, Winnipeg is home to individuals and families from across the world.

Winnipeg is easily accessed by air, railways, national bus service, major highways and a local transit system.

 

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

(http://www.waa.ca)

Winnipeg International Airport, located 20 minutes from downtown Winnipeg and is the hub for passenger airlines, Air Canada, WestJet, Calm Air, and Perimeter Airlines.

 

VIA Rail Canada

(http://www.viarail.ca/)

Via Rail offers The Canadian to Vancouver or Toronto, which departs most days from Union Station. Union Station is located in downtown Winnipeg at 123 Main Street.

Via Rail also offers a once in a lifetime adventure through the beautiful landscape of the North to Churchill, Manitoba. This adventurous journey is a 1,700 kilometre adventure to Churchill in two days. During the trip, see polar bears, watch northern lights dance and in the summertime, kayak with the beluga whales.

Greyhound Bus Service

(http://www.greyhound.ca/)

Greyhound Canada provides service to Winnipeg from across the continent and within the Province of Manitoba. The bus depot is located at the Winnipeg James Richardson Airport, 20 minutes from downtown Winnipeg.

The City of Winnipeg Transit

(http://winnipegtransit.com/)

The City of Winnipeg Transit offers convenient service to and from downtown Winnipeg.

 TransCanada Highway

Surrounded by major highways, Winnipeg is easily accessible via the TransCanada Highway from the east and west. Winnipeg is also located one hour from the Canada-United States border via provincial highway 75.

 

Attractions

With Winnipeg recently making the National Geographic’s list of best trips on earth for 2016, Tourism Winnipeg has prepared the best 10 things to see and do in Winnipeg. Many of the attractions have been individually recognized nationally and internationally!

Top 10 Winnipeg Must Sees
(http://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/plan/top-10-must-sees)

Dining

As quoted by onAir (AirCanada), “Homemade meets hip as some of Winnipeg’s finest restaurants do creative interpretations of global fare.”

With many restaurants to choose from in Winnipeg’s downtown, visit Tourism Winnipeg’s site to book your dinner today!

Winnipeg Dining
(http://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/eat/where-to-eat)

Shopping for Indigenous Arts and Crafts

  • Neechi Commons
  • The Winnipeg Art Gallery

October Weather

Weather in October can be quite cool in Winnipeg. Temperatures can average +11 to 0 degrees Celsius. Please check current weather prior to travel for most up to date conditions at www.theweathernetwork.com.

 

Additional Information

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