Hotels and Transportation
Transportation to Montreal
Most airlines either fly into or have connectors to Trudeau International airport in Montreal. For information about the airport, please visit the Trudeau airport website at http://www.admtl.com/en.
Ground Transportation from airport
Hotel Shuttle: If you have chosen to stay at a hotel, many provide shuttle service from the airport to downtown Montreal. Please check with your hotel.
Taxis: The link to a list of taxis and other shuttle services available at the airport is at: http://www.admtl.com/en/access/transports.
Public Transportation: the 747 bus leaves from the airport and will take you to to the Lionel-Groulx metro, which provides access to the orange and green lines. The Lionel-Groulx will be the first stop on the bus (about a 15-20 minute ride).
Ground Transportation in Montreal
Public transportation: participants may want to purchase a 3-day STM transit card. It costs $19 and give you unlimited travel for 3 days. There is a ticket machine in the airport (International arrivals) on the way to the bus stop for the 747 bus, which is at the extreme far end of the arrivals. You can also buy the pass at any metro station and certain corner stores (called a dépanneur in Montreal).
Bixi bikes: you can also use the bike sharing systems, Bixi. You can purchase a one-day pass, one-way trip, or 10 One way package at any Biki pay station. There are Bixi stations throughout the central part of the island (see the map). There is a Bixi station directly outside the conference building (station Jean-Brillant/McKenna)
Limited housing for the conference is available at the ZUM Hotel on the campus of the Université de Montréal. Participants are invited to make reservations at their earliest convenience, in order to guarantee a room.
Participants have access to preferential rates Preferred Rates – Zum Hotel 2018 All rates are in Canadian dollars and open to periodic revision.
In order to benefit from the preferential rates, participants should make a reservation:
* Online: the promotional code GEO-FEMINISTE-2018 should be used for reservations made through the website www.zumhotel.ca
* By email to firstname.lastname@example.org, mentioning the name of the event: Feminist Geography Conference 2018
* By telephone, 514-343-8006, mentioning the name of the event: Feminist Geography Conference 2018
To confirm the reservation, participants must pay for the first night; this payment is not reimbursable.