Victoria Airport

Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is a 30-minute drive from downtown Victoria and approximately 27 km (17 miles) from The Fairmont Empress.

A taxi fare from the airport to downtown Victoria is approximately $55 to $60.

Airport Shuttle

YYJ Airport Shuttle is offering discounted group rates of $20 one way and $38 return (regular rate is $24 one way and $44 return). Book now!

Air Canada


Air Canada is the Official Canadian Airline for this event, offering special discounts to delegates attending the 2015 COS Annual Meeting for travel to and from Victoria between June 10 and 28.

The Promotion Code M9X8KX61 has to be entered during the online booking.

A ticket is eligible for the discount provided it has been purchased on, and provided the Promotion Code has been applied at time of purchase. A ticket purchased on but for which the applicable Promotion Code was not entered or was entered incorrectly will not be eligible for the Discount. Only bookings made to the designated convention city are eligible for the Discount. Bookings originating in the convention city are not eligible. Ticketing agencies/airlines must record the code on the delegate’s ticket.


Travel within Canada
10% Flex, Latitude, Premium Economy and Business Class (flexible)
5% Business Class (lowest)

Travel between Canada and the U.S.
12% Business Class (flexible)
10% Flex and Latitude
5% Business Class (lowest)

International travel
12% Business Class
10% Tango, Flex and Latitude

Budget Rent a Car of Victoria is pleased to extend a 15% discount to delegates between June 16 and 23, 2015, at any of its five Victoria locations, including the Victoria International Airport and at 757 Douglas St (right across from the VCC). Please use booking code (BCD) A033900 when reserving at or email [email protected] or call 1-800-668-9833 and mention the COS Annual Meeting and Exhibition.