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The nearest airport to campus is the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The following specially negotiated rates on USAirways are available exclusively to mathematicians and their families for the period July 29 - August 15, 2000, for travel to Los Angeles. Discounts apply only to travel within the continental U.S. Other restrictions may apply, and seats are limited. Receive a 5% discount off first or Envoy class and any published USAirways promotional round-trip fare. By purchasing your ticket 60 days or more prior to departure, you can receive an additional 5% bonus discount. Or you may receive a 10% discount off unrestricted coach fares with 7-day advance purchase. For reservations call (or have your travel agent call) USAirways Group and Meeting Reservation Office toll-free at 877-874-7687 between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Refer to Gold File number 18611161.

Car Rentals

AVIS is offering special convention car rental rates for the meeting, effective July 26 - August 19, 2000. Rentals include unlimited free miles and are available from Los Angeles/Orange County Avis locations. There are no additional drop-off charges at the Los Angeles International Airport or John Wayne Airport. If at the time of your reservation a lower qualifying rate becomes available, Avis will extend a 5% discount on that rate. The following rates are available to renters 25 years and older:

Car GroupDailyWeeklyWeekend
per day*
4-door subcompact$38.99$171.99$27.99
4-door compact41.99181.9928.99
2/4-door intermed.44.99190.9929.99
2-door full size51.99204.9932.99
4-door full size53.99208.9935.99
Sport Utility (SUV)70.99322.9977.99

*Weekend rates are available from noon on Thursday to 11:59 p.m. on Monday.

Sales tax, optional LDW, PAI, ALI, PEP, and gas refueling charges are extra. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-331-1600; cite rate code 00 for daily and weekly rentals, and rate code E2 for weekend rentals. Also cite Avis Worldwide Discount #AWD K167407.

Participants who may find it convenient are invited to use UCLA's discounted airline and car rental services. Airfare on United Airlines will be discounted by 15%. Alamo Rent A Car offers the following rates:

Size Daily Weekly
Compact $31 $155
Intermediate 33 165
Full size 35 175
Premium 40 200
Luxury 44 220

Some restrictions may apply to discounted airfares and car rentals. Please contact the UCLA Travel Center by telephone at 1-800-235-UCLA, 1-310-794-2875, or by fax at 1-310-794-2703. When telephoning, please select "summer conferences" during their business hours of 7:30 a.m.­6:00 p.m. (PT), Monday through Friday. Please state that you are part of the AMS conference.

Directions/Transportation from LAX From the airport take the 405 Freeway north to the Sunset Blvd. exit. Proceed east on Sunset Blvd. to Bellagio Drive. Turn right onto Bellagio and proceed to the stop sign at the top of the hill. Turn left at the stop sign onto DeNeve Drive. Proceed .3 mile down the hill through one stop sign to the Sunset Village parking garage. The campus is well marked with directional signs to other facilities.

Taxi fare

Taxi fare is approximately $24. Door-to-door van service is provided by three carriers with various fare schedules. Each operates 24 hours per day; fares quoted are current as of this printing; pickup at LAX is at the blue van spot on the center traffic island. Prime Time Shuttle (800-733-8267) and SuperShuttle (800-BLUEVAN): $14/one person, $28/two persons, $42/three persons; Xpress Shuttle (800-427-7483): $12/one person, $19/two persons, $26/three persons.

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