The airlines are desperate
for travelers, and StormCon attendees are benefitting. Ticket prices on the
whole are down 30–40%, according to FareCompare.com. When I compare my own
travel with last year, I have discovered even deeper savings.
Lots and lots of bargains!
Here are some of the current offerings. These prices are for upcoming travel on
various airlines. You should make your travel arrangements now to take advantage
of these savings.
You can find a ticket from
Charlotte to Los Angeles for $209. That’s down 44% from a year ago.
From Los Angeles to
Orlando, you can get a ticket for $222. That's down 42% from a year
travelers will find deals and some super savings as well. From Moscow to
Washington DC, you can find tickets that are 54% off what they were last year.
From Rome to Los Angeles, those prices are down 59%. And flights from Australia
are getting cheaper, too!
· Continental Airlines
has been designated the official airline for StormCon '09. Call your travel
professional or Continental Meeting Works at 800-468-7022 for reservations.
Refer to Z Code ZFMR and Agreement Code BMD2JH for discounted conference
· Southwest Airlines
offers a nationwide fare sale.
· United Airlines
matches Southwest Airlines’ special.
· With JetBlue, buy
two get one free. On select routes, if you buy two roundtrips, you'll receive a
free travel certificate.
According to CNN, the best
time to shop is Tuesday after lunch. Airline sales are announced on Monday, and
airlines try to match those prices Monday evening and Tuesday morning. If you’re
looking for the cheapest day to fly to StormCon, go on a
Air Gorilla always has a very good selection of airfares.
It’s a good starting point for all types of travel deals, and they have airfare
price guarantees. So, in two weeks if summer travel fares fall even more, you
will still get the best rate.
Also see the following
airfare savings aggregate sites: Kayak, Cheapoair.com, and Smartfares.com.
Please make your hotel
reservations early. The event hotel rate has been temporarily reduced and will
be retroactive for each of you that have already made reservations. For those of
you who have not made your hotel arrangements, please do this now and save $$.
The StormCon '09
West Convention Way
Anaheim, CA 92802 USA
To make room reservations,
please call the Anaheim Marriott reservations direct line at 714-750-8000, or
Central Reservations at 800-564-3181. Tell them you are with the StormCon ’09
convention and request the $169.00 (plus tax) room rate.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTED
Download the StormCon
Interactive PDF Registration Form
No two ways about it: As
the economy reels, you should expect to find deals on everything from airfares
to a car rental company with an upgrade offer, or a restaurant with a
Hope this helps!