If your choose to order your plane tickets through one of several sites on the Internet you may get the best airfare.
Otherwise, SIAM has selected US Airways® as the official carrier for all of SIAM's Y2K conferences. For more information, see the US Airways Web site at http://www.usairways.com/.
For travel to Raleigh, NC. 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 Number 48141117 in order to receive these discounted fares.
You may also contact Travel Associates at 800-992-7388 to see what airfare rates they offer.
All the hotels that SIAM has contracted with (Brownstone Hotel, Velvet Cloak Inn or the Hilton North Raleigh) offer complimentary shuttle service. However if you wish to rent a car to travel to and from your hotel to the conference site, we suggest you pick up a rental car at the airport upon your arrival.SIAM has selected National Car Rental® as the official carrier for all of SIAM's Y2K conferences.
To obtain the discount, you (or your professional travel consultant) must call National Car Rental Group and Meeting Reservation Office toll free at 800-227-7368. You must state that you are a SIAM conference attendee and refer to Discount Number 6800228 in order to receive discounted fares. These rates are not combinable with other discounts or promotions.
For more information on National Car Rental®, check http://www.nationalcar.com.
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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