Travel and Accommodations


Comfort Inn Chilliwack

Address: 45405 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, BC V2R 3C7

Phone:(604) 858-0636

Price:  Single Occupancy: $109*

            Double Occupancy: $119*

*Group rates are reserved under SFU/ILSA/People and the Text

  • Free parking is available;
  • Free Wifi; breakfast is included
  • The hotel is next to The Cottonwood Mall at 45585 Luckakuck Way and about at ten-minute walk to the conference venue.

 

Airport Information:

  • YXX-Abbotsford International Airport*
  • YVR-Vancouver International Airport

* Abbotsford airport is the most convenient location to the host hotel

 

Land transportation options:

1. From YXX, Abbotsford International Airport

            a) The hotel is a 30-minute drive by rental car

            b) Taxi from Abbotsford Airport to Chilliwack is approximately $80.00;

            c) Conference Shuttle available upon request—and provides the easiest access to the conference location.

                        TO RESERVE A SHUTTLE FROM ABBOTSFORD AIRPORT TO CHILLIWACK: ILSA@SFU.CA:

  • This is only available periodically on Sunday, June 18, 2017.
  • Include your name, flight arrival time, and cell phone number
  • Include your departure info from Chilliwack to Abbotsford if you are departing on Tues., June 20, 2017 or Wed., June 21, 2017. 
  • Email again if you do not get a confirmation regarding this option.

YXX Abbotsford Airport Car Rental Information: (Reservations are highly recommended)

  • Avis Rent A Car                                                        Phone: 604-850-3441            1-800-879-2847
  • Budget Car & Truck Rentals                                   Phone: 604-504-7326            1-888-656-3888
  • National Car Rental & Enterprise Rent-a-Car       Phone: 604-850-6534            1-800-227-7368
     

2. From YVR, Vancouver International Airport

a)     Rent a car (for a drive that can take up to 3 hours during rush hour)

b)    Request a pre-loaded Compass Card to take the Skytrain to downtown, transfer to go to the King George Skytrain station in Surrey where they can meet the Conference Shuttle that is available upon request;

c)     Request a pre-loaded Compass Card to take the Skytrain to downtown, transfer to go to the Main Street/Science World Station and then take a Greyhound bus to Chilliwack;

Vancouver Skytrain:

  • Transit to the Greyhound Station:
  • Address: 1150 Station St, Vancouver, BC V6A 2E5
  • Fare using a Compass Card: $7.10
  • Fare using cash: $7.75

 

YVR Vancouver Airport Car Rental Information: (Reservations are highly recommended)

  • National: (604)207-3730
  • Alamo: 1 800-992-9823
  • Hertz: (604) 606-3700
  • Dollar Thrifty: (604) 606 1655
  • Avis: 604-606-2847
  • Budget: (604) 668-7000

 

FOR THOSE LEAVING CHILLIWACK ON TUESDAY EVENING TO GO TO VANCOUVER, A SHUTTLE WILL TAKE YOU TO THE SURREY SKYTRAIN STATION—which will take you directly into downtown Vancouver


FOR THE DAY AFTER ILSA FOR THOSE STAYING IN VANCOUVER

ON NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY:

Join us for an evening of poetry performance and music by Indigenous artists June 21st

Free and open to the public. Cash bar.

7:00 - 9:30 pm

  • Coast Plaza Hotel: 1763 Comox St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1P5

Featuring: M’Girl, Jordan Abel, Rain Prud’homme-Cranford, and Samantha Nock