CRIP: Booking Travel
Effort has been made to obtain the lowest rates in a hotel that is accessible
major airports and meets the needs of the CRIP program. When calling one of the hotels for reservations, make sure that
you meet the deadline for booking reservations. The listed rates are based on
space and rate availability. The hotels cannot guarantee rates after the
The hotel reservation blocks do fill up, so be sure to make your reservations in
A link to the reservation sites are available under CRIP Hotels. Hotels will
ask for a credit card but will not charge the card until your stay, so if you
are not sure if you will be going to CRIP, make your reservations. You can
always cancel later.
When booking your hotel and flight, you should plan to arrive at
CRIP on the evening prior to the start of the interviews. This will allow you to
become familiar with the hotel and be prepared for early morning interviews.
Interviews can start as early as 8 am and go into the evening. Some programs
will hold callbacks & socials so be sure to take that into consideration when
Last year a few programs had interviews on the last day
of the three-day period for that region. This is very dependent on the number of applicants
and the type of interviewing set-up programs like to use. We will list the
days that programs will interview around the end of November by Section.
Please be aware that it will be subject to change.
Do not schedule your airline flights too close to your interview times! Although
January weather has not generally caused too much difficulty, flights may be
delayed or cancelled, so allow yourself some leeway. Better to arrive early than
not at all. Keep an eye on the weather throughout the country – bad weather in
one location may affect the availability of equipment or crews for your travel