SIAM has selected Uniglobe Wings Travel to assist attendees in making travel arrangements. To book your reservations through Uniglobe Wings Travel, contact Amy Hueber at +1-215-628-3322 or toll free (US and Canada) at 866-71-WINGS. Press two (2) when you hear the recording to be transferred to Amy. Be sure to mention you are attending the SIAM Conference on Discrete Mathematics. Uniglobe Wings Travel will issue your ticket and mail it to you. Please be aware there is a fee for this service.
You also have the choice of using your own travel agent or an Internet service. There are many web sites available to allow you to search for and purchase airline tickets online. Expedia (http://www.expedia.com) , Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com), and Travelocity (http://www.travelocity.com) are just a few.
Public Transportation from Airport
Taxis are available at the airport for transportation. Please visit the http://www.math.uvic.ca/DM06Hotels.html for additional information including maps and public transportation information. If staying at a hotel, SIAM suggests contacting the hotel directly.
Amtrak has a rail station in Victoria. To make train reservations through Amtrak, call (800) USA-RAIL, go to http://www.amtrak.com or contact Uniglobe Wings Travel. Taxis are available at the train station for transportation to the hotel.
Many major car rental companies have offices inside the airport terminal. You can make your arrangements when you arrive at the airport or you can make them through Uniglobe Wings Travel or your own travel agent. Uniglobe Wings Travel can make your car rental reservations at the same time you make your flight reservations. See information above regarding how to reach Uniglobe Wings Travel.
If renting a car, please obtain a map and directions from your rental car company. Another option is to visit Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com), or another similar web site. SIAM highly recommends you contact the hotel or university directly.