15 Jan To Canadians – With Love
We have great news for all current Canadian residents. If you’re thinking about attending the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, exclusive packages have been arranged just for Canadian residents to help you make the most of the Show. Plus, we offer FREE USDA plant inspection for any plants you purchase at the Show!
For the travelers out there, our hotel partner Crowne Plaza Downtown Seattle is offering excellent discounted rates ALONG with:
– a FREE two-day pass to the Show per room guest ($34 value each)!
– complimentary breakfast for each guest
– 20% discount off parking
– FREE WiFi
– & 20% off all food and beverages (excluding alcohol)
To get this amazing package, there are a few things to note. You MUST book this reservation online, as you will not get these rates by calling the hotel directly. You also must have a valid Canadian ID upon hotel check-in to get your special rate. Room rates are displayed as price per night and all rates include taxes.
Free Plant Inspection
Our huge Plant Market will tempt you in many ways, so don’t hold back just because you are traveling across the border! We offer FREE Washington State Department of Agriculture Phytosanitary Inspection Certification if you buy any plants and/or bulbs at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show! Almost all nursery vendors selling plants at the Garden Show have been pre-certified by the WA State Department of Agriculture. After you have purchased your plants, take them to Booth #2517. Complete the required forms, and once the plants have been inspected by the WSDA team, you can pick them up.
When you do cross the border, show the customs agent your completed inspection forms. And if you are traveling with friends all in the same vehicle or on a bus tour, you can list all your plants together on one form to make it easier.
FYI: most packaged seeds do not need a phyto, and if you’re unsure if something will pass inspection, just ask the exhibitor. They will refund your money if for some reason it doesn’t end up passing!
We want to accommodate you with the best, so make sure to reserve your hotel and travel packages as soon as possible to guarantee your ideal rate and dates. Also, don’t hesitate to use our plant inspection team… it’s a free service compliments of the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. That’s what neighbors are for, right? Enjoy your trip in the USA! – Courtney
P.S. Clipper Vacations also provides great deals on transportation and overnight stays for the Show. Trips are available from Vancouver B.C. to Seattle via Amtrak Cascades, and Victoria B.C. to Seattle on the Victorian Clipper Ferry. These bundles include round-trip tickets, 2 nights’ accommodations in Seattle, one day admission to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, and all taxes.