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Hotel and Travel Information
EXTENDED! Hotel Reservation Discount Deadline is now: Friday, November 30, 2012
USENIX has negotiated special rates for conference attendees at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. Please make your reservation as soon as possible by contacting the hotel directly and mentioning USENIX or LISA to get the special group rate.
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Special Attendee Room Rate:
We have a block of rooms available for $179 single or $199 double, plus tax.
Click here to book your Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina room at the special USENIX rate.
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USENIX has partnered with American Airlines to provide a 5% discount on your trip to San Diego. Plan to book early for the best airfare discounts. Use the following information while booking your flights to receive the USENIX discount:
- Meeting Promotional Code: 69D2AX
- Discount: 5%
- Valid Travel Dates: December 6–17, 2012, to SAN
- Discount Reservation Web Site
DISCOUNT CAR RENTAL
USENIX has partnered with Avis to provide discounts on car rentals for your trip to San Diego. To book at the discounted rate, click here or call Reservation Phone at (888) 754-8878.
- Discounted rates and unlimited mileage
- Discount Code: G027999
- Discount Reservation Web Site or call Reservation Phone #: 1-888-754-8878
AIRPORTS & GROUND TRANSPORTATION
San Diego International Airport
(located approximately 1 mile from Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina)
Complimentary airport shuttle runs every 20 minutes from San Diego International Airport between the hours of 5 a.m. and midnight. Outside of these hours guests may request a pickup by phoning the hotel directly.
Taxis can be hired outside each terminal at San Diego International Airport. Fares to and from the hotel should average about $6, not including tip.
Getting Around San Diego
The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) offers a comprehensive system of buses, trolleys, light rail trains and commuter trains to destinations throughout San Diego.
The hotel offers Valet Service and Pay Self Parking Facilities with in and out privileges.
- Valet Parking: $30 overnight
- Self-Parking: $22 overnight
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About San Diego
The Official Travel Resource for the San Diego Region
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina offers a handful of restaurants and bars that feature diverse and eclectic menus. Located 5 miles from the hotel is an assortment of restaurants in the Gaslamp and Little Italy Districts.
Why should you stay in the headquarters hotel?
We encourage you to stay in the headquarters hotel and when making your reservation to identify yourself as a USENIX conference attendee.
It is by contracting sleeping rooms that we can significantly reduce hotel charges for meeting room rental. When the sleeping rooms are not utilized, we face significant financial penalties. As a result, these penalties ultimately force us to raise registration fees.
We recognize, however, that not everyone can afford to stay in the conference hotel. We always try to book venues that have some low-cost alternatives available near the conference.
With costs going higher and higher, USENIX is working very hard to negotiate the very best hotel rates and keep other conference expenses down in order to keep registration fees as low as possible. We appreciate your help in this endeavor.
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