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The 5th World Parkinson Congress (WPC) will be held in Kyoto, Japan from June 4th – 7th, 2019.

Are you interested in attending? Most travel agencies can begin booking a year prior to the travel date. If you have a connection with a local travel agency that you have used for past trips, you may want to inquire with them.

Travel Planning

The following is an example of what a travel agent could provide for your trip to WPC 2019. This particular travel package example was produced by Expedia CruiseShipCenters:

Sample Itinerary:

  • Depart Vancouver May 29, 2019 > Depart Tokyo June 8, 2019 
  • Airfare = $1,339/person including taxes*

Land Only Package:

  • 10-14 passengers: $2,850/person
  • 15-19 passengers: $2,531/person
  • Single Supplement: +$540

This would include:

  • First class hotel accommodation as per itinerary based on  double occupancy
  • All transfers and transportation is by private, air conditioned coach with driver/guide 
  • Arrival & departure guide assistance
  • Sightseeing and admissions as per the itinerary
  • Bullet/express trains 
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary

For more information on this particular travel package and to see a detailed itinerary, please contact Pat Thompson at pthompson@cruiseshipcenters.com or 250-763-2900.

A few additional suggestions on travel agencies are below:

* Airfare based on May 2018 rates, subject to change


The World Parkinson Congress has put together a list of accommodation options, including a booking form. Hotels range from $125 CDN to $425 CDN per night. We encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment. 


Registration for the 5th World Parkinson Congress opens on September 10th. Early registrants benefit from a discount until February 27, 2019. Full information on registration categories is available at www.wpc2019.org/page/RegFees.

For general questions about WPC and travel arrangements, contact us at info@parkinson.bc.ca or call 1-800-668-3330.

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