Hotel & Travel Information for 2018 Conference & Articulation
Alternatively, VIU residence housing is available at a slightly lower rate. (Note that this will entail using shared facilities.) Reservations can be made by phone (1 250 740-6640) or Toll Free (1 844 740-6640).
Those wishing to explore for alternatives may consult the reviews of Nanaimo area hotels at TripAdvisor.
Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is served with flights to Vancouver & Calgary by Air Canada, while WestJet has flights from Calgary. Island Express flies between Nanaimo and Vancouver, Abbotsford, & Victoria.
For those driving from the mainland, BC Ferries connects with Nanaimo from both Horseshoe Bay (north of Vancouver) and Tsawwassen (south of Vancouver). Note that the Horseshoe Bay ferry arrives at the Departure Bay Terminal a little north of the downtown core, while the Tswwassen ferry arrives at the Duke Point terminal, southeast of the city.