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HOTEL & TRAVEL INFORMATION

Hotel Reservation Discount Deadline: Friday, January 26, 2007  Deadline Extended!

Why should you stay in the headquarters hotel?
We encourage you to stay in the conference hotel and when making your reservation to identify yourself as a USENIX conference attendee.

It is by contracting rooms for our attendees 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, so we always try to book venues that have some low-cost alternatives available near the conference.

With costs going higher and higher, we are 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.

HOTEL
USENIX has negotiated special rates for conference attendees at the San Jose Marriott. Please make your reservation as soon as possible by contacting the hotel directly. You must mention USENIX to get the special group rate.

San Jose Marriott
301 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 280-1300
Fax: (408) 278-4444
http://www.sanjosemarriott.com/

Special Attendee Room Rates:
$174 single/double plus 10.07% tax and a $2 Tourism Business Assessment fee per night

Online Reservations
Click here to book your San Jose Marriott Hotel room at the special USENIX rate.

Note: When the rooms in the USENIX block are sold out, requests will be handled on a space-available basis at the hotel's standard rate. Make your reservations early!

AIRPORTS & GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Airports

Norman Y. Mineta International Airport is located in San Jose three miles (5 km) from the hotel.

San Francisco International Airport is located 37 miles (60 km) from the hotel.

Airport Shuttle from San Jose Airport

  • The San Jose Marriott does not provide
    complimentary shuttle service.
  • VTA Airport Flyer makes frequent stops between San Jose International Airport and the Metro Station Light Rail Stop (North 1st Street and Metro Drive). For more information call at (408) 321-2300 or visit their Website Valley Transportation Authority (VTA).

Taxi Service from San Jose Airport

Taxis to and from Norman Y. Mineta International Airport cost approximately $15 to $20 USD.
  • Checker Cab: (408) 293-1199
  • Yellow Checker Cab: (408) 293-1234
  • United Taxicab: (408) 971-1111
  • National Cab: (408) 298-4374
  • Rainbow Cab: (408) 271-9900
  • USA Express Cab: (408) 441-6300

Rental Cars at San Jose Airport

Hertz Rental car is located underneath The Fairmont San Jose's main building across from the Valet Parking desk. Phone: (408) 286-6201.

Car rental agencies located at San Jose International Airport:

  • Alamo: (800) 327-9633
  • Avis: (800) 831- 2847
  • Budget: (800) 527-0700
  • Dollar: (800) 800-4000
  • Enterprise (800) 736-8222
  • Fox: (800) 225-4369
  • Hertz: (800) 654-3131
  • National: (800) 227-7368
  • Payless: (800) 729-5377
  • Thrifty: (800) 367-2277

Taxi Service from San Francisco Airport (SFO)

Taxis to and from San Francisco International Airport are approximately $134 one way.

Metered rates apply to all destinations. Destinations either 15 miles beyond the limits of the City and County of San Francisco or 15 miles beyond the boundaries of San Francisco International Airport are charged at 150% of the metered rate. A $2.00 exit surcharge is included in all San Francisco taxicab meter fares for rides originating from San Francisco International Airport. By sharing a ride, up to 5 persons can ride for the price of 1 person.

Taxi drivers are required by Airport regulation to accept fares to all Bay Area destinations.

Rental Cars at San Francisco Airport

Car rental agencies located at San Francisco International Airport:
  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Enterprise
  • Hertz
  • National
  • Thrifty

Car rental counters are located on the fourth floor of the SFO Rental Car Center.

TRAVELING TO FAST '07 FROM OUTSIDE THE U.S.A.?
See detailed advice from the National Academies about visiting the United States.

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