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Windsor, Ontario Canada
May 9 - 12, 2010
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Transportation Options



  • Michigan visitors, need information? Click Here.
  • Canadian and international visitors:

CALL Members and International Travellers

Your Flight Options - Air

A. Coming from Toronto and Toronto connecting flights:

B. Coming from destinations other than through Toronto:
  • Provider: most other airlines, including international flights
  • Airport Code: Detroit, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW)
  • Contact Detroit Airport:




Your Ground Transportation Options

Airport Shuttle


  • Service from Detroit Airport (approx. 1.5 hours); London, Ontario depot (1 hr); or Toronto Pearson Airport (approx. 4 hours).
  • Provider: Robert Q Airbus
  • Group Code: 1978 (give this code when booking to receive 15% discount)
  • Estimated Cost:
    • from Toronto to Windsor - $87 one way
    • from Detroit to Windsor - $42 one way
  • Contact Robert Q:
    • Online booking: https://reservation.robertq.com/airbus/
    • Phone:
      • (519) 673-6804
      • 1-800-265-4948 (Canada & U.S.)
    • Fax: (519) 679-5406
    • Email: airbus@robertq.com

There's no shuttle from the Windsor airport to Caesar's Windsor.

To get from the Windsor Airport to Caesar's it will be about a 20 minute ride by taxi, for a cost of approximately $25.

Taxi Services

  • Veteran Cab: (519) 256-2621
  • Canadian Checker Cab: (519) 254-7777

Train



The train is a very "green" way to travel!

Reservations: From anywhere in Canada, call toll-free: 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245)
http://www.viarail.ca/en

Canadian Association of Law Libraries Special Fare:

To receive a 10% discount off the best available fare in Economy Class/ Business or Sleeper Class, please mention VIA confirmation number: 11916 at the time of booking. This offer is valid for travel between May 7th to May 12th, 2010.

Territory: Various cities throughout the VIA system to Windsor, Ontario and return.

Restrictions: One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge. For travel on all fare plans in Business Class only, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place at Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa only. Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers only.

Exception: discount does not apply in Economy Special fare (YS) or Business Supersaver (JX)

Online Booking Tips Once you have logged in to your profile, or created one if you didn't have one, start your reservation. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention rate" from the Discount Type drop-down box, and enter the discount code for your convention or event in the Discount code box. The conference rate will be shown on the next page.

Other Details

Train Service runs four times daily, Toronto-Windsor with connections enroute.

Windsor Departures daily at:
5:50 am [checked baggage service] ; 9:55 am; 1:35 am; 5:55 pm.

Toronto Departures to Windsor daily at:
7:50 am; 12:10 pm; 4:25 pm [checked baggage service]; 7:15 pm.

Station Address:
298 Walker Road
Windsor, ON
N8Y 2M9

Ticket Counter Open
Monday - Sunday
5:15 am to 7:30 pm
Interac accepted

Station is Open
Monday - Sunday
5:15 am to 11:30pm

Baggage Assistance available
Monday to Sunday
5:15am to 11:00pm

For information and reservations please visit the VIA Rail Windsor Station website.



DIRECTIONS TO CAESAR'S WINDSOR by Car or Taxi

Directions From Toronto via the 401.

Follow the 401 all the way in to Windsor.
Turn right on Tecumseh Road. After several blocks, Tecumseh Road goes under a railroad overpass. Soon thereafter you will come to a curved intersection. Continue straight, following Tecumseh Road for several more blocks.
Turn left on Ouellette Avenue. Proceed along Oullette Avenue all the way into downtown Windsor.
Turn right on Pitt Street.
Keep right to enter Caesar's Windsor FREE VALET PARKING AREA and deposit your car, or debark from your taxi.
Take the elevators up one level. Hotel Lobby check in desks are to your left.
Convention level is up the escalators.

Directions from Windsor Airport

Upon leaving the airport driveway, turn right onto Division Road.
Go straight, crossing Walker Road. Soon after Walker Road, Division Road veers to the RIGHT. KEEP LEFT, you are now proceeding down Cabana Road East.
Turn RIGHT on DOUGALL Avenue. You will soon pass under EC Row Expressway.
Soon after, DOUGALL Avenue merges with Ouellette Place, KEEP RIGHT, curving right. You are now on Ouellette Place, which curves left to become Oullette Avenue. Proceed along Ouellette all the way to downtown Windsor.
Turn right on Pitt Street.
Keep right to enter Caesar's Windsor FREE VALET PARKING AREA and deposit your car.
Take the elevators up one level. Hotel Lobby check in desks are to your left.
Convention level is up the escalators.



Further information and maps are posted on the Caesar's Windsor
website.



Welcome Visitors from Michigan!



A Note for Michigan Visitors Entering Into Canada

When coming to Windsor you will be crossing an international boundary, thus identification will be required. For current information about travel documents required for entry into Canada, please visit:
Canadian Border Services Agency website.

Returning to the United States

When returning to the United States, you will also require documentation. For current information about travel documents required for re-entry into the United States, please visit:
State Department website.

"Effective June 1, 2009, all U.S. citizens are now required to present a passport book, passport card, or WHTI-compliant document when entering the United States."

For Further Information About Crossing Into Canada

Please visit:
http://www.crossingmadeeasy.com

DIRECTIONS

From Detroit to Caesar's Windsor via the Bridge

Please note a Toll must be paid to the Bridge authority for each passenger vehicle crossing from both directions.
  • $4.00 Cdn
  • $4.00 U.S.
Current Directions to the Bridge from Michigan are posted
here.

Once you have cleared Canada Customs, immediately take the bridge exit on the extreme right that indicates downtown Windsor. This will bring you to Huron Church Road, travelling north.
Turn right (east) onto Wyandotte Street. Proceed along Wyandotte Street all the way in to downtown Windsor.
Turn left on Dougall Avenue.
Turn right on Pitt Street West (this is a one-way street).
Keep right to enter Caesar's Windsor FREE VALET PARKING AREA and deposit your car.
Take the elevators up one level. Hotel Lobby check in desks are to your left.
Convention level is up the escalators

From Detroit to Windsor via the Tunnel


Please note a Toll must be paid to the authorities for each passenger vehicle crossing from both directions:
  • Windsor to Detroit $4.00 US $4.50 CDN
  • Detroit to Windsor $4.00 US $4.75 CDN

Further information about the Tunnel is posted
here.

After clearing Customs, turn left onto Park Street and immediately move to the right lane.
Turn right onto Ouellette Avenue (first light). Follow Ouellette Avenue.
Turn right on Pitt Street West (this is a one-way street).
Keep right to enter Caesar's Windsor FREE VALET PARKING AREA and deposit your car.
Take the elevators up one level. Hotel Lobby check in desks are to your left.
Convention level is up the escalators.



Further information and maps are posted on the Caesar's Windsor website.

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