Venue, Hotels & Travel Information


Event Venue

The Congress will take place at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) on the Plaza Level.



Hotels

Congress members have access to discount rates at a number of partner hotels in Brisbane. A limited number of discounted rooms are available at each hotel, so be sure to book early. Please note: amendment and cancellation policies vary by hotel, so be sure to read policies carefully before booking. The WCSFP cannot make any changes to your bookings.


RYDGES SOUTH BANK BRISBANE ($$$)
9 Glenelg St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
The Rydges South Bank Brisbane a 4-star hotel located in the heart of Brisbane's arts and entertainment precinct,and is connected to the BCEC.

SOLD OUT



NOVOTEL BRISBANE SOUTH BANK, MERCURE BRISBANE & IBIS BRISBANE
The following three hotels can been booked through the same link. Rates differ by hotel, room type, booking dates and the inclusion of breakfast.


  How to book
      1. Click on the red button below
      2. Enter up to three Destination codes: A0X0, 1750, 2062, e.g.

      3. Select your hotel, if you used more than one destination code
      4. Select a room with this icon
      5. Select the WCSFP rate


NOVOTEL BRISBANE SOUTH BANK ($$$) - Destination code: A0X0
38 Cordelia St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
Novotel Brisbane South Bank is a 4-star hotel located a 5-minute walk from the BCEC. The Congress member rate can be extended beyond the dates of the event (November 27-30), subject to availability. Note: there are two Novotels. Be sure to book at South Bank. Congress member rates starting at $230AUD/night



MERCURE BRISBANE ($$) - Destination code: 1750
85/87 N Quay, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Mercure Brisbane is a 3.5-star hotel located a 20-minute walk or a 6-minute taxi drive from the BCEC. The Congress member rate can be extended beyond the dates of the event (November 27-30), subject to availability. Congress member rates from $140-$219AUD/night



IBIS BRISBANE ($) - Destination code: 2062
27-35 Turbot St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Ibis Brisbane is an older, budget hotel located a 20-minute walk or 6-minute taxi ride from the BCEC. The Congress member rate can be extended beyond the dates of the event (November 27-30), subject to availability. Congress member rates from $110-175 AUD/night





IBIS STYLES BRISBANE ($$)
40 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Ibis Styles Brisbane is a 3-star, modern hotel located a 20-minute walk or a 6-minute taxi ride from the BCEC. Congress member rates valid from November 24 to December 3. Congress members rates from $159-205AUD/night

To book, contact Kristy Rundle at [email protected] or [email protected] or call +61 7 3337 9000 and state you are a member of the World Congress of Science & Factual Producers to access the member rate.



Travel

Delta
Congress welcomes Delta as our preferred airline, offering a discount to all members on round-trip flights to Brisbane between November 22 and December 5. To book, use meeting code NMSDA on the Book a Flight page or call 1.800.328.1111.

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WCSFP Preferred Airline



Air Canada
Congress members can save 10% on Air Canada flights from Canada to Brisbane between November 20 and December 7 with promo code 2HCEHKM1.



Local Transportation

Airtrain
Congress members can save with $30 return Airtrain tickets for travel between November 24-December 3. Redeemable only online at airtrain.com.au/ with promo code WCSFP18.

Note: Tickets are non-refundable and non-changeable. Your city ticket is valid for travel to and from all stations between the Airport and South Brisbane, including Eagle Junction, Wooloowin, Albion, Bowen Hills, Fortitude valley, Central and Roma Street stations.



Visa Information

There are two types of visas available to visitors from outside Australia.

An Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)
If you hold a citizen passport from the following countries, you can apply for the ETA online and the cost is $20 AUD.

  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong (SAR of China)
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • United States.

If you hold an eligible citizen passport from any of the other countries but cannot lodge your application online, you can apply at your nearest office outside Australia OR with a travel agent, airline or specialist service provider.

eVisitor Visa
European passport holders can apply online for an eVisitor visa.