Cross the Border to Ottawa - 11/17/13
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 10:27AM
Jacket Backers in Activities, Events, Game Watching, Travel

Update:  Time is running out to join this trip.  We currently have 16 people going to Ottawa.  We have to make our final ticket commitment and payment on 10/14.  If you are interested in going on this trip, please purchase your ticket by Sunday 10/13 at 9:00pm.

The Jacket Backers are making their first group trip North of the Border.  We have a block of tickets reserved to root for the visiting team as the Blue Jackets visit the Ottawa Senators on Sunday, 11/17/13 at 1:00.

Our tickets are in Section 302, Rows E & F and the cost is only $55 per ticket.

Make sure your passport is valid and make your travel plans.  We can try to help arrange ride sharing.  Some people have expressed interest in renting a van for the trip and splitting the cost/drive.  We will do our best to help the group going share the travel.

In addition to the tickets, The Jacket Backers have reserved a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn & Suites, Ottawa Downtown.  The room rate based on double occupancy is $119 Canadian dollars ($138.04 with taxes) - at current Canadian exchange rates 1 Canadian dollar =  .96 US dollars.  An additional $10 per person charge applies if more than double occupancy.  In-door and out-door parking ($17 Canadian per automobile, per night) with unlimited in and out privileges is subject to availability and passes will be issued on a first come first serve basis.  We will provide a discount code for you to use when calling to place your room reservation.  Reservations must be made by 10/27/13 to receive our group rate.  The Holiday Inn is located in Downtown Ottawa's trendy Golden Triangle district and is mere steps from the Rideau Canal, where you can stroll, bicycle (or if in winter, skate) past many of Ottawa's greatest historical and contemporary points of interest.  It is 25.7 km (about 16 miles and 30 - 40 minute drive) to Canadian Tire Centre.

Buy your tickets now to join us on our first Canadian adventure!

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