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List of Hotels
Reservations
Deposits
Confirmations
Parking Tax
Changes/Cancellations/Refund Policy
Shuttle Bus Service
Airline Discounts

Housing & Travel

Information regarding the Student Travel Grant application can be located in the Programs for Students section of Education, Outreach, and Careers.

Visa applicants from many countries must apply at least 3 months in advance of their travel date. See Visa Information for details.

Housing Deadline: 6 November 2006

AGU's Fall Meeting takes place in Moscone West, located at 800 Howard Street; some scientific sessions and social events will take place at the San Francisco Marriott, located 1 block north of Moscone West.


Housing Accommodations

A wide range of hotel options are available with different rates, levels of service, and locations. Limited, round-trip shuttle service from most hotels to Moscone West is provided. Shuttle schedules will be posted at hotels and Moscone West.

Hotel reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Special AGU room rates are subject to availability after the 6 November reservations deadline.

View the list of hotels, rates, amenities, and an area map.

Note: room rates do not include 14% state and local taxes.


List of Hotels

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Hotel descriptions and a hotel map are published on the CMR website: http://www.cmrhousing.com/agu_1u/welcome.asp

Room rates do not include 14%state and local taxes.


Reservations

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You can make hotel reservations by one of the following methods. A credit card is required for Online and telephone reservations.

Make hotel reservations Online Online:

Make your reservation today.

Mail or Fax:

Print the registration form [PDF 80KB] and mail or fax it with check or credit card information to:

AGU 2006 Fall Meeting Housing
c/o CMR 33 New Montgomery, Suite 1420
San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
Fax: +1-415-979-2250

Telephone:

1-800-450-5185 (within U.S. and Canada)
+1-415-979-2261 (international)
Hours: 0900h - 2100h (EST)

Deposits

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To guarantee a room, a deposit in the amount of one night's room and tax must accompany the reservation. The deposit can be made using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Amex) or by check made payable to CMR.

CMR forwards all credit card information to the hotel for processing prior to guest arrival. Deposits by check made out to CMR appear as a credit on the individual's guest hotel folio. Reservations cannot be made until the deposit is received.


Confirmations

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A confirmation of your housing arrangements will be e-mailed or faxed within 72 hours of submitting your reservation. Changes or cancellations will generate a new confirmation notice. Carefully review your confirmation notice for accuracy, and bring a copy to San Francisco.

Note: You will not receive a confirmation from the hotel.


Parking Tax

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The city of San Francisco charges a 14% tax per night for overnight parking. This charge will be added to the individual's guest hotel folio.


Changes/Cancellations/Refund Policy

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All changes, cancellations, and requests for refunds must be received by CMR at least 72 hours prior to check-in date in order to avoid forfeiture of your hotel deposit.


Shuttle Bus Service

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Shuttle service will be provided to and from some hotels. Pickup locations will be posted in hotel lobbies and Moscone West. Taxis are available and are reasonably priced. The San Francisco area train/subway system, BART (http://www.bart.gov/), is also very convenient and easy to use.


Airline Discounts

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Save money on your domestic travel costs to San Francisco on United Airlines! United Airlines has been chosen as the official airline carrier for the 2006 Fall Meeting. You will receive a up to 7% discount off the lowest applicable discount fare, including first class. If purchasing at least 30 days in advance of the travel dates, you receive an additional 2% discount off the already discounted or special fare. Or you may choose Area Pricing, a discounted, fixed-rate airfare based on geographical location, which must be purchased 7 days in advance.

You will be able to take advantage of these discounts not only on United Airlines, but also on shared flights operated by United Express, TED and (UA*) operated by US Airways, US Airways Express and Air Canada.

These fares are valid on flights taken between 8 December and 15 December, 2006.

To obtain these special discount fares, you or your travel agent must contact United's Convention Sales Department at the number listed below and provide the Meeting ID number 565RY:

United Airlines Convention Sales
1-800-521-4041
0800h - 2200h (EST)
Meeting ID #565RY