2020 Accommodations & Travel

Are you travelling to Victoria for Symposium? Discounts for accommodation and airfare have been secured for our delegates.

Reservations for travel are also available via BC Ferries.

Select the links below to learn more about the discounts:

Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria

Book your stay, just steps away from the Victoria Conference Centre, at:

Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria
721 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1W5

Group Rates apply for stays between April 26 and May 3, 2020. Standard room rates are $199 per night.

Discounted rates are valid until March 30, 2020 and are subject to availability.

Learn more about the Fairmont Empress Hotel.

Fairmont Empress Hotel

Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

Group rates have been secured for our delegates, for stays between April 26 and May 3, 2020, and start at $177 per night at:

Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites
740 Burdett Ave
Victoria, BC V8W 1B2

Discounted rates are valid until March 29, 2020, and are subject to availability.

Learn more about Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites.

DoubleTree by Hilton™ Hotel & Suites Victoria

Reserve your room at:

DoubleTree by Hilton™ Hotel & Suites Victoria
777 Douglas St
Victoria, BC V8W 2B5

Group rates are valid for stays between April 26 and May 3, 2020, and start at $190 per night.

Discounted rates are valid until March 29, 2020, and are subject to availability.

  • Make your reservation online
  • Or book online through the hotel website, and enter Group Code: BRP
  • Or reserve your room through the Toll Free Central Reservation number at 1-800-222-8733 and ask for the BCRPA Symposium 2020 group rate, or reference the conference group code BRP.

Please note: One night's room and tax will be charged at the time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. Early departure fee is in effect - reconfirm your length of stay at check-in to avoid being charged for nights that have been booked, but will not be used.


WestJet is offering 5% off Econo* and 10% off Flex and Plus fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for guests travelling Trans-border into and out of Vancouver. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed below.

Please visit www.westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online.

Discount is valid for travel between April 22, 2020 to May 7, 2020

Coupon code:


Promo code:

*Travel Agent use only


*Travel Agents – if booking in GDS please use Promo Code

If you have questions about how to complete a booking with the discount code, please check out WestJet's frequently asked questions page.

Westjet Book a Flight 

Book online using the Coupon Code.

Harbour Air

Harbour Air is pleased to extend a special discounted rate to conference registrants for travel on our scheduled service flights to and from Victoria as well as scenic tours between April 27th – May 3rd, 2020.

Subject to availability, delegates will receive a 20% discount on their goFlex and goGold fares for confirmed travel to/from Victoria, and scenic tours. Please note that all rates are subject to tax and fees. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions or be paid by Airbucks or TurboBucks and cannot be applied to private charters.

To make your reservation:

In order to receive this special discounted rate, attendees must contact our Reservation Department directly by phone at 1.800.665.0212, by e-mail at reservation@harbourair.com or online at www.harbourair.com and quote the coupon code "BCRPA2020".

Also be advised that attendees will need to present their conference registration upon check-in.

All schedules and location information can be accessed through our website at www.harbourair.com.

Harbourair Seaplanes

BC Ferries

BC Ferries offers reservation options for standard vehicles, commercial vehicles, and group reservations for the following routes:

  • Vancouver (Tsawwassen) - Victoria (Swartz Bay)
  • Vancouver (Tsawwassen) - Nanaimo (Duke Point)
  • West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay ) - Nanaimo (Departure Bay)
  • West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) - Langdale (Sunshine Coast)
  • Powell River (Westview) - Comox (Little River)

Reservations for foot passengers are not accepted unless there are 10 or more travelling together as a group.

Group Reservations

Group reservations may be made for 10 or more passengers travelling together on foot or in one vehicle. Group reservations must be reserved a minimum of seven (7) days in advance.

Standard Vehicle Registrations

If you want to be sure you can travel on the sailing of your choice, BC Ferries recommends customers make a booking in advance of travel.

  • Make your Vehicle Reservation online
  • For reservations by phone, call toll-free in Canada and the USA: 1-888-223-3779. Or punch in *BCF (*223) on Rogers or Telus Mobility networks.
  • From outside Canada and the USA, call (250) 386-3431 - applicable toll charges apply. 
  • For general inquiries, contact BC Ferries at customerservice@bcferries.com

BC Ferries Information

Learn more about BC Ferries reservations and schedules.

View BC Ferries' Frequently Asked Questions about reservations and schedules