Upgrade 2009

Getting to the Hotel:

The hotel is easily accessible from Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker International Airport via Saskatoon City Transit or Taxi.

Saskatoon Transit Service:

The Saskatoon Transit bus Route #11 is located directly in front of the arrival gate at the Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport.

Route 11 comes every half hour from approximately 5:30am to 12:30pm and will take you to the downtown terminal where you can transfer to the Route 70 or the 80 and will drop you off at 23rd and Spadina Crescent. The hotel is located on Spadina Crescent a block and half west of 23rd. The ride takes about half hour and costs $2.50. Make sure to ask for a transfer to get dropped off in front of the hotel.

Taxi:

The taxi stand is located directly outside the terminal at the arrivals gate.

The fare to the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel should cost about $20.00 with tip included, and a normal taxi can accommodate 4 people.

Grab the first cab in line, or if there's none there, ask the attendant to get one for you

The STC Bus Station is located downtown, about a twenty minute walk from the hotel (50 - 23rd Street East)

Saskatoon Transit

At 5 minutes to and 25 minutes afterthe hour, route 5 Briarwood stops right across the street from the mainterminal and will take you to the main downtown terminal.

There is about a fifteen minute wait and the route will take you to 21st street and third avenue. The hotel is about a two block walk down 21st to Spadina Crescent.

Taxi

The STC Greyhound station is located right downtown, close to the hotel and cabs should be abundant, but if you arrive at an odd hour you may have to call one. Contact numbers are listed below. The fare to the Sheraton Cavalier should cost around $10.00 tip included.

Taxi:

There are no buses available from the Via rail station; however, a taxi ride should cost less than $30.00 tip included.

Grab the first cab in line, or if there's none there, ask the attendant to get one for you

From East (Winnipeg, Brandon, anywhere in Ontario)

Follow Highway 16 heading northeast to Idylwyld Drive.

At Idylwyld Drive and 22nd Street, turn right. Travel East to Spadina Crescent. The hotel will be on the right at the corner of 22nd Street and Spadina Crescent.

From North (Edmonton, Prince Albert)

Take Highway 11 or 16 South to 22nd Street. Turn left onto 22nd Street headingeast towards Spadina Crescent. The hotel will be on your right atthe corner of 22nd and Spadina Crescent,

From West (Calgary)

Highway 7 East turns into 22nd Street. Travel East on 22nd to Spadina Crescent The hotel will be on the right side at the corner of Spadina Crescent and 22nd Street.

Via Rail:

When booking over the phone, reference our conference confirmation number (11447) to receive 10% off your ticket. You must be travelling between the dates of Jan. 5 and Jan. 13, 2009.

Air Canada:

Book online and input our promotion code (4CUCUKG1) to receive a 10% discount on your flight. You must be travelling between the dates of Jan. 4 and Jan. 11, 2009. Please thoroughly check the restrictions before booking, as many Tango or other discount flights do not qualify, for more information check out: www.aircanada.com/en/travelinfo/before/conventions/

Westjet:

Look up your preferred flight at westjet.com, but don't book it online. Fill out the flight information on the appropriate form and then fax it in to Westjet to receive a 10% discount off of your flight. You must be travelling between the dates of Jan. 4 and Jan. 14, 2009.

Conference form (fax)

For CUP members that have paid into the travel pool (included on your invoice for fees at the beginning of the year), CUP will book a plane, train, or bus ticket for your first delegate. This delegate will need to be registered by NOVEMBER 30 to receive your travel credit.

After your first delegate, you will be required to book and pay for travel for additional delegates.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We will book the ticket, NOT reimburse for travel costs, unless arranged with CUP President Rob Fishbooka in advance of NOVEMBER 30.

For more information about travel pool, please visit the CUP website page on travel pool, or the Travel Pool FAQ.

Blue Line Taxi: 306-653-3333
Saskatoon Radio Cabs: 306-220-5444
United Cabs: 306-652-2222

In case you need help:
Chuck: 306-291-6111
Rob: 416-878-8514
Sheena: 416-939-4765