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Travel and hotel discounts for exam candidates

The Royal College has negotiated travel discounts and other special offers for all exam candidates. For more information and to access these exclusive discounts, please follow the links below:

Royal College Corporate Partners

Novotel Hotel

Ottawa Marriott Hotel

Additional Hotel Options

Holiday Inn Ottawa East

Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa

Toronto Hotels

Novotel Toronto Centre

The Strathcona Hotel

Car Rental Options

Budget Car Rental
  • Thirteen locations in Ottawa, including at the Ottawa International Airport.
  • Earn Air Miles reward miles
  • 100% non-smoking car fleet

Park’N Fly

Via Rail

Save time and money while in Toronto

When in you’re in Toronto, there’s no need to wait for a taxi or Uber only to get stuck in downtown traffic.

  • If you fly Porter into the Billy Bishop Toronto City (Island) Airport, you can take the free shuttle.
  • If you fly into the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the UP Express is the fastest way between Pearson and Union Station (often 25 minutes one way). Tickets are only $12.35 each way and trains leave every 15 minutes.
  • For examiners staying at the InterContinental Toronto Centre hotel (225 Front St. W.), it is a five-minute walk (about 400m) from Union Station (65 Front St. W.) and a five- or six-minute walk (about 500m) to Touchstone Institute (145 Wellington St. W.).
  • There are many other hotel options in the heart of downtown Toronto, within walking distance of Touchstone.

Contact us:; Telephone: toll-free 1-800-668-3740 ext. 278 or 419 or 613-730-6278; Fax: 613-730-8261

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