We encourage you to book a room at The Fairmont San Jose hotel to put yourself close to the action and increase your opportunities for networking at Velocity. Special discounted room rates are available for Velocity conference attendees. Many of the best conversations and revelations happen between Velocity attendees after the session room doors have closed for the day. Put yourself in the center of it all by taking advantage of the special Velocity attendee room rate.
The Fairmont combines technological innovation with timeless elegance. The hotel's brand new Tova Day Spa invites you to relieve your stresses. A short drive will take you to 30 wineries and the famous Monterey Peninsula golf courses. In the heart of northern California's largest city, The Fairmont San Jose hotel blends historic grandeur with all the high-tech excitement of Silicon Valley.
Guest Room Rate: We're pleased to announce that The Fairmont has just reduced the group room rate for Velocity attendees to $189.00 for single or double occupancy plus 10% Occupancy Tax, $2.00 HBID Assessment Tax and $1.00 PBID Assessment Tax. This reduced rate will be applicable to new reservations and also retroactive for all attendees who previously signed up using the O'Reilly conference code.
To Make a Reservation: To receive the conference room rate, please identify yourself as "O'Reilly Media, Inc. Velocity Conference" when calling the hotel's reservation number: 1-800-441-1414. The cut-off date for the group rate is May 20, 2009. Reservations received after May 20, 2009 (or after the room block sells out, whichever comes first) will be honored on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate of the hotel. Please provide 72 hours' notice when canceling your reservations to avoid deposit forfeiture or penalties.
The Fairmont San Jose garage is located below the hotel. We offer valet parking only, there is no self parking available.
Overflow garages are located throughout the downtown area with close proximity to the Hotel.
Norman Y. Mineta International Airport is located three miles (5km) from the hotel.
Taxis to and from Norman Y. Mineta International Airport cost approximately $20 to $25 USD.
If you are looking to save money on your housing costs, you may wish to room-share. The Velocity wiki contains a Room Sharing page where you can post information about yourself along with the type of room sharing situation with which you are most comfortable. If you are not comfortable with posting your info, simply peruse the listing of others looking for room sharing situations who you can contact.
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The official O'Reilly conference travel planner offers one-stop shopping for your air travel and other travel needs in connection with your attendance at Velocity.Vivian V. Russell Travel Services
Should you choose to make travel arrangements independently, you may go to the "Hertz Interactive Reservation System" to receive the special O'Reilly discount on rental cars for the conference. Or call Hertz Reservations at 1-800-654-3131 and mention code #01XY0032.
Purchase your ticket online at www.united.com and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares. After you link to www.united.com, enter your origin and destination, travel dates. Click on more search options and enter your promotion code number 564MN; then we will display the available flights. There are no fees for booking on line at www.united.com when you use the special promotion code. Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit, www.united.com.
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