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Arrive Calgarly Sept 2011

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Arrive Calgarly Sept 2011

My Wife and I are arriving in Calgary in September for 2 weeks, I want to spend a couple of days in Calgary then get a hire car to move on. I don't want to pick a car up at the airport just to leave it in a hotel car park for two days. What are my options for getting from the airport into Calgary, we arrive mid afternoon?

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1. Re: Arrive Calgarly Sept 2011

In July, Calgary Transit is going to start an express bus service (Bus Rapid Transit, or BRT) from the airport to the downtown core, with a limited number of stops along the way. There will be an $8 per person charge for this. Once the route is announced, you might want to look into hotels near the stops.

Calgary Transit's website is www.calgarytransit.com , but once the details are finalized, I'll post them in this forum as well.

By waiting 24 hours or more after your arrival, and then renting a car from an off-airport location (like the downtown core), you may have substantial savings on your car rental as well.

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2. Re: Arrive Calgarly Sept 2011

Most Hotels in the Airport area offer free shuttle service to and from the airport. Ask your hotel when booking.

3. Re: Arrive Calgarly Sept 2011

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