About Los Angeles

Transportation

From airline reservations to ground transportation, AFSCME has negotiated rates to make getting to and around L.A. easier on your wallet. The following pages offer specifics on how to receive discounts on airline travel, airport shuttle service, rental car rates and even sedan service.

For information about public transportation to or around the Convention Center, visit the Convention Center's website here.

Airline Discounts

Please identify yourself as an attendee of the AFSCME 40th International Convention to qualify for discounted airline tickets to and from our Convention. AFSCME has negotiated special round-trip Convention fares with the following vendors:

UNITED AIRLINES*
(800) 521-4041
Meeting Code: 577DD
Travel Dates: June 9 - 25, 2012
*Discount can only be applied via phone reservations.

AMERICAN AIRLINES
(800) 433-1790
Promotion Code: 4362BX
Travel Dates: June 9 - 25, 2012
When booking online go to: www.aa.com. On the bottom of the flight section click on "More flight options." You will be directed to a new page where you can enter your promotion code at the very bottom.

DELTA
(800) 328-1111
Meeting Event Code: NM8XJ
Travel Dates: June 9 - 25, 2012
When booking online go to: www.delta.com and enter your information to "Book a trip." On the bottom right of the "Book a trip" section click on "Meeting Event Code." You will be directed to a new page where you can enter AFSCME's Meeting Event Code in the middle right of the page.

If tickets are purchased at least 30 days prior to travel, higher savings may be available. For questions and more information, please email CTSHousing@afscme.org.

Airport Shuttle Service - Vans and Sedans

SuperShuttle (vans) and ExecuCar (sedans) offer a 10 percent discount off your round-trip reservation made and paid online. Discount applies ONLY to reservations completed online and does not apply to exclusive vans. It is valid on both SuperShuttle and ExecuCar services nationwide. Please remember to buy a round trip fare at the time of booking. Simply go to the special AFSCME SuperShuttle website and make your reservation (the discount code should automatically populate):
www.afscme.org/shuttle

Or use code HZ4XS in the “GROUP/DISCOUNT CODE” box on the first page of the website when making your reservations at either:
www.supershuttle.com or www.execucar.com

Arrival Instructions:
Claim your luggage, proceed outside and look for the shared ride van sign on the inside curb. A guest service representative, dressed in a blue SuperShuttle uniform, will assist you with your LAX transportation needs.

Return Instructions:
To arrange a pickup from your hotel to LAX airport, simply visit www.afscme.org/shuttle. A SuperShuttle van will pick you up during the prearranged 15-minute pick-up window, bring you to the airport, and drop you off right outside your airline terminal. Pickups are scheduled to ensure you will make your flight in plenty of time. Please make sure that you are completely ready to go at the beginning of your scheduled pickup time window.

Rental Cars

AFSCME has negotiated special discounted rental car rates with Avis. By using the AWD# below, you will be able to shop the lowest Avis rate available. Avis rates are guaranteed only with a confirmed reservation. Please call Avis at (800) 331-1600 to make reservations and provide the reservation agent with the code: AWD #T292799.

Important Rental Car Information

• All rates have unlimited mileage.

• Return to the same rental location or additional charges may apply.

• Weekend daily rates are available from noon Thursday to Monday at 11:59 p.m. (Vehicle must be checked out by 3 p.m. Sunday.)

• Rates do not include any state or local surcharges, tax, optional coverages or gas refueling charges.

• Renter must meet Avis’ age, driver, and credit requirements.