SAN DIEGO TRAVEL LINKS
The links below provide additional information about things
to do while in San Diego:
ABOUT SAN DIEGO
Known for it's near-idyllic climate, 70 miles of pristine beaches and
dazzling array of world-class family attractions, including the World-Famous
San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, Sea World San Diego and LEGOLAND California,
San Diego offers a wide variety of things to see and do, appealing to
guests from around the world.
San Diegos arts and culture and culinary arts are making a name
for themselves, both nationally and internationally. Balboa Park, the
largest urban cultural park in the U.S., features 15 museums, numerous
art galleries, beautiful gardens, the Tony Award-winning The Globe Theatres
and the World-Famous San Diego Zoo. The region is also a breeding ground
for the hottest, new talents of culinary arts, who prepare awardwinning
meals in many of the regions 6,400 eating establishments.
San Diego County also features 92 golf courses and a variety of exciting
participatory and spectator sports, beachfront resorts and luxury spas,
gaming, a dynamic downtown district, annual special events and unique
holiday offerings, multicultural festivals and celebrations, colorful
neighborhoods and communities, a rich military history, accessibility
for travelers with disabilities and much more.
Shuttle service will be provided to the convention center from the following
hotels only: Holiday Inn on the Bay, Best Western, and Embassy Suites.
The shuttle service is not responsible for items left on the buses. Also,
no glass containers are permitted on the buses. The shuttle service will
be available beginning Monday, March 3, 2003 from 6:30AM to 9:30AM and
1:30PM to 6:00PM. This schedule will be followed for Tuesday, March 4
and Wednesday, March 5. Service on Thursday, March 6 will be available
from 6:30AM to 12:30PM.
The San Diego International Airport is 10 minutes from downtown. Airport
shuttle is available through CLOUD 9 SHUTTLE at (619) 278-8877. This service
accesses all major airlines and Amtrak. Public buses, trolleys, and coasters
provide transportation throughout the city and county with travel to and
from the airport, all shopping centers, attractions, beaches, hotels,
and Mexico. Visit the following website for more transportation options
and information, http:// www.sandiego.org/gettingaround.asp.
Airways, is the Official Carrier for attendees to the 2003 TMS Annual
Meeting & Exhibition.
US Airways agrees to offer an exclusive low fare for attendees traveling
to the 2003 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition in San Diego.
This special fare will offer a 7% discount off First or Envoy Class and
any published US Airways promotional round trip fare. A 12% discount off
unrestricted “Y” or B8US/B4AUS fares will apply with 7 day
advance reservations and ticketing required. Plan ahead and receive an
additional 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.
These discounts are not combinable with other discounts or promotions.
US Airways will also offer exclusive negotiated rates for attendees who
are unable to meet the restrictions of the promotional round trip fares.
Certain restrictions, including advance purchase requirements, may apply.
Additional restrictions may apply on international travel.
Discounts are valid February 27 through March 9, 2003.
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 Time.
REFER TO GOLD FILE NO. 71182495
Once your reservations are confirmed, USAirways will mail
the tickets to you or suggest several other convenient methods of purchase.
If you normally use the services of a travel agent or corporate travel
department, please have them place the call so that they may obtain the
same advantages for you. The special meeting fare is only available through
the US Airways Group and Meeting Reservation Office.
US Airways group and meeting customers may take advantage of special negotiated
rates with Avis Rent A Car. Please call Avis, toll free, at (866) 629-6995
and Reference AWD K609400 for additional information.
RENTAL CAR DISCOUNTS
has been selected as the Official Car Rental company for the 2003 TMS
Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 2-6, 2003 in San Diego, California.
Meeting rates listed below, with free unlimited mileage, are guaranteed
one week before through one week after the actual meeting dates and are
subject to availability. Rates are available from all southern California
Advance reservations may be made by booking online at www.hertz.com or
calling the Hertz reservations line at 1-800- 654-2240 in the US; 1-800-263-0600
in Canada; International - contact your nearest Hertz reservation center.
Identify yourself as an attendee of the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
and reference the following CV number:
You must give the reservations agent the Hertz CV# to receive the special
rates. Advance reservations are recommended.
RATES BEING OFFERED ARE AS FOLLOWS:
| Car Class
|L 4-Wheel Drive
Terms and Conditions:
- -UNLIMITED MILEAGE ALLOWANCE ON ABOVE RATES.
- One way rentals will be given the current oneway
rate at the time of making their reservations. Meeting rates are
not available on one way rentals.
- Additional daily charges for optional coverage
(Loss Damage Waiver, Personal Accident Insurance, Personal Effect
Protection, refueling and state tax) are not included in the above
- Drivers must meet standard Hertz age, driver,
and credit requirements.
- Hertz is a frequent flyer partner with US Airways,
Delta, Northwest, United, and American Airlines. Frequent flyer
information may be requested at time of car booking.
- • Weekly rentals are from five to seven
days. Weekend rentals have a minimum two-day keep and Thursday
pick-up requires a minimum three-day keep.