Information on Travelling to Nova Scotia, Canada

By Air

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is located approximately 33km/20mi from the capital city of Halifax.  It contains pre-clearance for U.S. Customs and is the Atlantic Canadian hub for all domestic, regional and international services. Scheduled air service into Nova Scotia is also available.

Fly with Air Canada and Save 10% discount on eligible fares!

Air Canada has provided a promotion code for the 26th ORNAC National Conferenc, which will be held Friday, April 26, 2019 to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in Halifax, NS. To book a flight with this Air Canada promotion code, access and enter the promotion code XUJZZ4V1 in the search panel.

Applicable Rules

  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Halifax, YHZ (NS)
  • The travel period begins Friday, April 19, 2019 and ends Tuesday, May 07, 2019.
  • 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. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango.

West Jet

On behalf of our team, we would like to thank you for choosing WestJet for your travel plans. We are happy to confirm that for the upcoming 26th ORNAC National Conference, we are able to offer 5% off Econo* and Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for Domestic Travel and 2% off Econo*, 5% off Flex and 10% off Plus base fares for guests travelling Trans-border** between Halifax and anywhere WestJet flies in North America (including our Delta code-share partner network). To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please visit to make a booking online.

Travel from: April 19 –May 7, 2019

Coupon code:

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Promo code:

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*Travel Agents – if booking in GDS please use Promo Code


You can change or cancel reservations within 24 hours of booking at no charge. Further changes or cancellations can be made up to 2 hours prior to the flight; please note additional fees or charges may apply for each guest depending on fare class booked and differences in fare. Check out our service fees page for more information.

Did you know?

WestJet offers one complimentary roundtrip ticket for every 50 tickets purchased using your discount codes. After your event, please contact us at to confirm eligibility and details of use.

Thanks for being our guest, and we hope your group has a great trip.

By Sea

Arrive by sea by ferry - where you can come by car, motorcycle, RV, or as a walk-on passenger - or by cruise ship. Halifax and Sydney are the main ports of call for more than 20 major cruise ship lines.

By Land

Whether you are travelling by car, motorcycle or RV or sitting back and relaxing on a train or bus, you'll be amazed at the scenic beauty and friendly folks you'll meet along your travels in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia is a world-renowned motorcycle touring destination and entry either by road or by ferry is a breeze for all visitors driving here.

NEW for 2016: Electronic Travel Authorization Program (eTA)

As of March 15, 2016 it will be legally mandatory for incoming visitors from visa-waiver countries other than the United States to have an eTA upon entering Canada.

Please visit to learn more.

Entering Canada via Customs

Passport and visa requirements for visiting Canada will vary according to your citizenship, residency and purpose for visiting Canada. We recommend you obtain more information before you complete your travel plans by contacting the nearest:

Information on visas for temporary residents can be found on the Citizenship and Immigration website or by calling 1-888-242-2100.

United States Citizens

Citizens of the United States (U.S.) travelling between the U.S. and Canada require a valid U.S. passport, Air NEXUS card or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner document.

For up-to-date information for visitors from the Canadian Border Services Agency, go to or call 1-800-461-9999 (within Canada) or (506) 636-5064.

Information on visas for temporary residents, please visit

Passport and Visa Requirements


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