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By Air

San Diego is on Pacific Standard Time. The San Diego Airport (Lindbergh Field) is located in the city and is served by all major airlines.

Official airlines for the meetings are US Airways, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines. Given the volatility in airfares because of "fare wars", we cannot guarantee that these will be the lowest fares when you make your arrangements. However, we strongly urge participants to make use of this special deal if at all possible, since the AMS and MAA can earn complimentary tickets. These tickets are used to send meetings' staff (not officers or other staff) to the Joint Mathematics Meetings, thereby keeping the costs of the meetings (and registration fees) down.

The following specially negotiated rates are available only for these meetings and exclusively to mathematicians and their families for the period January 1 -- 12, 2002. Other restrictions/discounts may apply, and seats are limited.

Delta Air Lines is offering special rates which allow you a 5% discount off Delta's published round-trip fares* within the continental U.S., Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, San Juan, Nassau, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Caribbean.

A 10% discount will be offered on Delta's domestic system based on the published unrestricted round-trip coach (Y06) rates. Applicable restrictions must be met, and seats are limited. Booking classes I and U are not eligible for discounts.

No advance reservation or ticketing is required, but if you purchase your ticket 60 days or more prior to departure, you can receive an additional 5% bonus discount.

Special round-trip zone fares are also available to all cities served by Delta and Delta Express. (Two-day minimum stay; no Saturday night stay is required.) Contact Delta at 1-800-241-6760.

These discounts are available only through the Delta Meeting Network® Reservations number 1-800-241-6760 by you or your travel agent. Reservations may be made between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time; refer to File Number 179291A.

Southwest Airlines is offering a 10% discount on most of its already low fares for air travel to and from the event. You or your travel agent may call Southwest Airlines Group and Meetings Reservations at 1-800-433-5368 and reference the ID Code R6135. Reservations sales agents are available 8:00 a.m.­5:00 p.m. Monday­Friday, or 9:30 a.m.­3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. You must make reservations five or more days prior to travel to take advantage of this offer.

US Airways offers a 7% discount off First or Envoy Class and any published US Airways promotional round-trip fare. By purchasing your ticket 60 days or more prior to departure, you can receive an additional 3% bonus discount. Or choose a 12% discount off unrestricted coach fares with seven-day advance purchase. By purchasing your ticket 60 days or more prior to departure, you can receive an additional 3% bonus discount.

For reservations call (or have your travel agent call) the US Airways Group and Meeting Reservation Office toll free at 1-877-874-7687 between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Refer to Gold File number 74671953.

Rental Cars

Official car rental companies for the meeting are Avis and Hertz. All car rentals include unlimited free mileage and are available to renters 25 years and older.

Avis offers special convention rental rates effective December 28, 2001­January 16, 2002:

Should a lower qualifying rate become available, Avis is pleased to present a 5% discount on that rate, or if a car size is selected that is not available above, Avis will discount the best available rate by 5%. Rates do not include any state or local surcharges, tax, optional coverages, or gas refueling charges. Renters must meet Avis's age, driver, and credit requirements. The 24-hour toll-free reservation number is 1-800-331-1600; cite group ID number J098887. Reservations can also be made online at

Avis Car Rental Rates

Weekend Daily
Subcompact $ 34 $ 145 $ 24
Compact $ 38 $ 160 $ 25
Intermediate $ 41 $ 170 $ 26
Full Size 2-Door $ 45 $ 180 $ 28
Full Size 4-Door $ 48 $ 189 $ 29
Premium $ 51 $ 200 $ 32
Luxury $ 63 $ 290 $ 43
Minivan $ 63 $ 290 $ 42
Convertible $ 67 $ 303 $ 42
Sport Utility $ 63 $ 290 $ 42


Hertz offers special convention rates effective December 30, 2001­January 16, 2002:

Meeting rates are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply. Government surcharges, taxes, tax reimbursement, airport related fees, vehicle licensing fees, and optional items such as refueling or additional driver fees are extra. Minimum rental age is 25 (exceptions apply.) Standard rental conditions and qualifications apply. The 24-hour toll-free reservation number in the U.S. is 1-800-654-2240, in Canada is 1-800-263-0600; cite group ID number 022J0510.

Hertz Car Rental Rates

Weekend Daily
Economy 2-Door $ 35 $ 160 $ 25
Compact 4-Door $ 41 $ 175 $ 28
2- or 4-Door
$ 44 $ 181 $ 29
Sporty $ 48 $ 195 $ 31
Full Size 4-Door $ 50 $ 204 $ 32
Premium $ 54 $ 215 $ 35
Towncar $ 66 $ 305 $ 71
Minivan $ 60 $ 300 $ 70
Convertible $ 60 $ 300 $ 70
4-Wheel Drive $ 60 $ 300 $ 70


Ground Transportation from the Airport

For each terminal at Lindbergh Field taxicabs are to be found at the ground level across the one-way street in front of the terminal. The fare to the San Diego Convention Center is about $10.

There are many shuttle buses to various hotels. The fare on the Cloud Nine Shuttle is $8.90/first fare and $5/second through seventh persons for those sharing a ride. Reservations can be made by calling 800-974-8885.

Driving Directions

From the airport: Go left on Harbor Drive towards downtown. After you pass Seaport Village, the San Diego Marriott will be on your right, followed by the Convention Center. The trip takes about twelve minutes.

From the north: Take Interstate 5 South. Exit to Front Street and follow for approximately one mile.

From the south: Take Interstate 5 North. Take the Civic Center/Pershing Drive exit. Turn left onto "B" Street, then left onto 8th Avenue. Make a right turn onto Market Street, then a left onto Front Street. Follow Front Street to the Convention Center and Marriott.

From the east: Take Interstate 8 West to Highway 163 South. Follow 163 into the city, where it turns into 10th Avenue. Take a right onto Market Street and then a left onto Front Street.

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