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Traveling to Los Angeles
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Because of Los Angeles’ many visitors, traveling to and around the city is easy. Use our guide to get tips and the discount codes our partners are offering to Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2019 (AAIC®) attendees.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the city’s main airport. It offers multiple U.S. and international flights daily. LAX is just 16 miles (about a 20-minute drive) from AAIC 2019’s venue, the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Airport location details:
Los Angeles International Airport
1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045
United Airlines is the official airline of AAIC 2019 and is offering a discount to attendees who book a flight online at www.united.com only.
Enter tour code ZG2K and 343688 in the offer code box to receive a 2-10% discount on United Airlines, United Express or other airlines operated by and branded United Express. Tickets can also be booked by calling the United Meetings desk at 800.426.1122 (in the U.S. or Canada).
Hotel room blocks near AAIC 2019’s venue have been secured at a discounted rate for attendees. Upon completing registration, attendees will be directed to AAIC's housing website to book their rooms. OnPeak is the official housing partner of AAIC 2019.
AAIC 2019’s venue, the Los Angeles Convention Center, is located in the heart of the city’s downtown district. The venue is easy to access from across Los Angeles and is just 16 miles (about a 20-minute drive) from the city’s main airport, LAX. Ground transportation options from LAX include:
Taxis and other ride-hailing services:
Several taxi companies, Uber and Lyft all offer rides from LAX to the convention center. Yellow Cab and other taxi companies charge approximately $60 for a one-way ride. Uber and Lyft one-way fare can range from $40 to $45. Use this helpful Taxi Fare Finder tool to estimate the cost of your taxi ride or learn more about Uber at LAX or Lyft at LAX.
AAIC 2019 has partnered with several rental car companies to offer discounted rates to attendees. Special rates are available one week before and one week after the conference. To receive a discount, use the reference I.D. or account number for the rental car company of your choice when making your reservation:
Note: Parking is available at the convention center during AAIC 2019. See parking rates and lot locations.
The Los Angeles public transportation system includes buses, shuttles and rail lines that can get you almost anywhere in the Greater Los Angeles area. Visit LA Metro to get the latest fare information and use the helpful trip planner.
After identifying that a visa is needed, foreign travelers should contact the U.S. Embassy Consular Section in their country to determine visa processing time frames. For up-to-date information, access the DOS website.
We recommend the following for obtaining a visa for entry into the United States: