SODA 2000 Transportation Information


Eleventh Annual ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms

January 9-11, 2000
Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel
1500 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
Telephone: 415-441-4000
Fax: 415-776-7155

Sponsored by ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory and SIAM Activity Group on Discrete Mathematics

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By Air | Ground Transportation | Car Rentals

By Air

AirplaneSIAM has selected US Airways® as the official carrier for all of SIAM's Y2K conferences.

For travel to San Francisco, CA, US Airways offers a special 12% discount for unrestricted coach fares with seven days advanced reservations and ticketing required and a 7% discount off First or Envoy Class.

Plan ahead and receive a 15% discount by ticketing 60 days or more prior to departure.

These discounts are valid provided all rules and restrictions are met and are applicable for travel from all points on US Airways' route system.

The above discounts are not combinable with other discounts or promotions, and are valid three days before and after the meeting dates. Restrictions may apply on international travel.

To obtain these discounts, you (or your professional travel consultant) must call US Airways' Group and Meeting Reservation Office toll free at (877) 874-7687; 8:00 AM - 9:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time. You must state that you are a SIAM conference attendee and refer to Gold File No. 48141117 in order to receive these discounted fares.

Ground Transportation

ShuttleSuper Shuttle is a reliable, economical door-to-door airport ground transportation from the airport to the hotel. Collect your luggage on the lower level of the airport, and proceed to the upper level, outer island. Look for the Blue Super Shuttle sign and the Customer Service Representative dressed in blue and gold jackets on the outer island, in front of the US Airways or the United Airlines terminals. Your fare from the San Francisco Airport to the hotel should be about $10.00 - $15.00. Advance reservations are required for the return trip to the airport. Call 1-800-258-3826. Taxi service is also available, approximate fare to downtown area should be about $30.00.

Car Rentals

CarSIAM has selected National Car Rental® as the official carrier for all of SIAM's Year 2000 conferences.

To obtain the conference rate for SIAM meeting attendees, you must mention that you are a SIAM conference attendee and the Discount number: #6800228. These rates are not combinable with other discounts or promotions.

Standard age, driver and credit qualifications apply. Minimum rental age at most U.S. locations is 25. National may elect not to rent to any person who does not meet National's safe driver criteria, or who has incurred one or more insurance losses with National. Unless contrary to law, any liability insurance available to the renter or authorized driver will apply to all rentals under this agreement. Rates do not include taxes, governmental or airport fees or optional charges such as refueling service charges. Loss Damage Waiver, Personal Accident Insurance/Personal Effects Coverage, Supplemental Liability Insurance, or any other optional items or services.

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