Niagara Falls Travel Information
|Official Travel Agency|
Forbes Travel International Ltd. has been appointed as the official Travel Agent for the 2011 Bird Strike North America Conference. For assistance booking your travel with the Official Airline Network and/or Car Rental Company, please contact:
Forbes Travel International Ltd.
For information and a quote on flights, please use this Delegate Air Request Form.
NOTE: Hotel reservations cannot be made through Forbes Travel. Hotel reservations must be booked through the registration form via International Conference Services, the official housing bureau for the 2011 Bird Strike North America Conference. Please see the 'Accommodations Page' under Registration & Accommodation on this website for further information.
|Official Airline - Air Canada|
Air Canada has been designated as the Official Airline for the 2011 Bird Strike North America Conference. Air Canada is offering special discounts to delegates travelling to Toronto for the Conference. From Toronto, it is a 74.6 miles or 120 km scenic drive to Niagara Falls.
The promotion code is NCAXMTK1. A ticket is eligible for the discount provided it has been purchased on the Air Canada website and the promotion code has been applied at time of purchase. To book your flight with the promotion code, visit www.aircanada.com.
|TRAVEL ZONE||FARE PRODUCT||DISCOUNT|
|Travel within Canada||Executive Class Flexible
Executive Class Lowest
|Travel between Canada and the U.S.||Executive Class Flexible
Executive Class Lowest
|Travel between North America and International destinations||Executive First Flexible
Executive First Lowest – C class fares*
There are a number of airports in close proximity to Niagara Falls.
Toronto Pearson International Airport:
Serves 30 Canadian destinations, 53 US destinations and 99 International destinations.
Location: 3111 Convair Drive, Toronto, Ontario L5P 1B2, Canada
Driving Distance to Niagara Falls: 74.6 miles or 120 km
Hamilton International Airport:
Serving various locations throughout North America
Location: 9300 Airport Road, Mount Hope, Ontario L0R 1W0, Canada
Driving Distance to Niagara Falls: 54.1 miles or 87 km
Buffalo Niagara International Airport:
With approximately 750 nonstop flights every week to over 25 US airports
Location: 4200 Genesee Street, Cheektowaga, New York 14225, USA
Driving Distance to Niagara Falls: 27.2 miles or 43.8 km
Niagara Falls International Airport:
Daily flights to/from Myrtle Beach and Ft. Lauderdale
Location: 2035 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls, NY 14304, USA
Driving Distance to Niagara Falls: 9.2 miles or 14.8 km
For driving directions from the above airports to the Marriott Gateway on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls, click here.
|Official Car Rental Company|
Avis has been appointed as the Official Car Rental Company for the 2011 Bird Strike North America Conference. To make a car rental reservation please visit the Avis website by clicking here.
|Airport Shuttle Service|
Niagara Airbus has been appointed as the Official Airport Shuttle Service Company for the 2011 Bird Strike North America Conference. They are offering discounted shuttle (shared) and discounted exclusive (private) services to Niagara Falls from the Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo airports. To make a reservation, please visit the special link created for Bird Strike North America Conference delegates: http://bit.ly/NAB562
For instructions on how to use the online booking system, please click here.
Niagara Airbus is also offering discounts on some of their daily public tours which can also be booked at http://bit.ly/NAB562.
|U.S. Travel To and From Canada|
As of January 23, 2007, U.S. citizens and permanent residents traveling by air to or from Canada require a passport. A passport is the only form of identification that is accepted for air entry.
Currently, U.S. citizens and permanent residents require a birth certificate, a resident alien card or a green card together with picture I.D. or passport to enter Canada via land. A driver's license is NOT accepted as proof of citizenship.
As of June 2009 (at the very latest) ALL travelers, including U.S. citizens, to and from the Americas, the Caribbean, and Bermuda will have to have a passport or other accepted document that establishes the bearer’s identify and nationality to enter or re-enter the United States by any means (land, sea, air, etc.).
|From Other Countries|
Visitors from other countries can check the following websites for specific information, or call Citizenship and Immigration Canada:
from outside Canada: 1-800-992-7037
from within Canada: 1-888-242-2100
Citizenship and Immigration Canada web site:
Information on visiting Canada:
Do you need a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to visit Canada:
Visiting Canada - Important information for visa exempt travelers:
Where to send your application for a (TRV):
Visa Offices outside of Canada:
Application processing times:
|Travel and Health Insurance|
It is strongly recommended that participants take out insurance to cover loss incurred in case of cancellation, medical expenses and damage to or loss of personal effects. The organizers of the 2011 Bird Strike North America Conference will not be responsible for any medical costs incurred by participants. The Organizing Committee will not accept liability for personal injuries or for loss or damage to property belonging to Conference participants, either during or as a result of the Conference or during any tours.
|Letter of Invitation for Visa Policy|
An official Letter of Invitation to obtain a Visa and authorization to attend the 2011 Bird Strike North America Conference will be issued ONLY after the Registration Form and full payment have been received.
Niagara Falls enjoys a four-season climate. It is approximately the same distance from the equator as Seattle, Chicago, Detroit and Boston. In the month of September, you can expect temperatures with a high of 21.6 degrees Celsius (70.8 Fahrenheit) and a low of 12.3 degrees Celsius (54.2 Fahrenheit).