50th Anniversary Reception


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September 12-14, 2019
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Air Canada is the official Canadian airline for this event, offering special discounts to delegates attending the 50th Annual Sally Letson Symposium for travel between Thursday, September 6, 2018 and Saturday, September 22, 2018.

The Promotion Code 8MKXPQF1 must be entered during the booking. If it is not entered or entered incorrectly, the discount will not be applied to the booking. Only bookings made to Ottawa and bookings returning to the original departure city without additional layover are eligible for the discount. Ticketing agencies/airlines must record the code on the delegate's ticket.

Discounts: The discount is applied to the fare at the time when the travel ticket with Air Canada is purchased. The discount and the fare are subject to all applicable taxes and surcharges. The discount code applies to the Economy Standard fare and provides 10% discount on all other Economy classes and 12% off Business class.

WestJet is happy to confirm that for the 50th Annual Sally Letson Symposium, they are able to offer 5% off Econo and Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for Domestic Travel and 2% off Econo, 5% off Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for guests traveling Trans-border between Ottawa, Ontario and anywhere WestJet flies in North America (including our Delta code-share partner network). To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please visit https://westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online.

Travel from September 1 to September 21, 2018

Coupon code: N17MB16
Promo code (for call in reference only): WEE04

Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 10% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from the 50th Annual Sally Letson Symposium. The discounted fares are available for booking from April 5, 2018 to September 19, 2018 and available for travel:
Location Dates of travel
From: To: From: To:
Anywhere in Canada or US Ottawa 09/09/2018 16/09/2018
Ottawa Anywhere in Canada or US 12/09/2018 19/09/2018

Please book online or through your travel agent using promo code COS2018.

Porter offers complimentary in-flight snacks and beverages (including beer and wine), GatePorter service for carry-on and access to the Porter Lounge in Toronto and Ottawa, where free Wi-Fi and comfortable, leather seating is available.

The promo code is intended for use by conference attendees and organizers and is not meant for distribution outside of authorized channels. Porter's fare rules and conditions apply. For any questions regarding Porter's services or any pre-travel concerns, contact us at 1-888-619-8622.

VIA Rail Canada will be the official ground transportation company for the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. The corporate discount code is 811154.

Please note: The discount does not apply to escape fares.

Online booking tips: Please log in to your profile, or create one before booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Corporate Rate" from the "Discount Type" drop-down menu, and enter the corporate discount code in the "Discount code" field. The conference fare will be shown on the next page.

Identification: Employees or members will be asked for proof of employment or membership from time to time. They should always carry with them some ID (such as a drivers license) and the attached VIA Rail Canada Corporate Discount Code letter.