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Air travel

Jean-Lesage International Airport, 16 km (10 miles) away from downtown Québec City, can be reached via boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel (138) or autoroute Duplessis (540).
Phone: 418-640-3300 or 1-877-769-2700

Direct flights from many major cities in Canada, Eastern US, and Europe are provided to Québec City such as Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, New York, Chicago and Paris.

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Discount code to travel with Air Canada

Air Canada is the official airline of MICCAI 2017. If you use their services, you will benefit from a 10% discount when booking a flight with the following promotion code: 8TJR6G41. To book, access and enter the promotion code in the search panel.

Applicable rules are as follows:

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Quebec City, YQB (QC)

  • The travel period begins Sunday, September 03, 2017 and ends Thursday, September 21, 2017. 

  • Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday. 

  • No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.

  •  A ticket is eligible for the discount provided it has been purchased on, and provided the Promotion Code has been applied at time of purchase. Any ticket not purchased on for the purposes of travel to an Event will not qualify for any benefits provided by the Meetings and Conventions Product. A ticket purchased on but for which the applicable Promotion Code was not entered or was entered incorrectly will not be eligible for the Discount.

  • The Discount is applied to the fare at the time that the travel ticket with Air Canada is purchased. The Discount and the fare are subject to all applicable taxes and surcharges.

  • Only bookings made to the designated convention city are eligible for the Discount. Bookings originating in the convention city are not eligible.

Alternatives to air travel

  • It is rather trivial to get to Quebec City by train, bus, or of course car. Check out Via Rail for regular and comfortable rides right to downtown Quebec City from Montreal, Toronto and other hubs (an alternative to the short air travel if you so wish). Orleans Express buses also run every hour from Montreal to Quebec City.

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