The Annual Meeting offers a number of money-saving options on travel reservations. For 2% -10% discounted airline tickets, use the below discount codes when booking directly through Delta or United Airlines.
Discount Code: NMR2U
Discount Code: ZE8Q
Agreement Code: 235508
Note: Flights booked with United Airlines will need to provide both the discount code and the agreement code.
Travel documents and Entry Requirements
Non-US visitors must have valid travel documents/passports to enter Los Angeles to provide proof of their citizenship. Document requirements vary depending on your country of origin, citizenship, the reason for your visit, and the length of your stay, and may include a passport or a birth certificate, photo ID, and/or a visa.
Los Angeles International Airport
The Los Angeles, CA, area is served by the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) which is 15 miles from the Los Angeles Convention Center; Ontario International Airport (ONT) which is 43 miles from the Los Angeles Convention Center, and John Wayne Airport (SNA) which is 43 miles from the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Los Angeles' currency is the US dollar; currency exchange is available at banks and kiosks throughout the city and at the airport. Cash machines/ATMs are available in most banks, hotels, and shopping centers. For denominations under one dollar, the currency is coins.
Customs and Immigration
From an international point of arrival, upon arriving in Los Angeles, you will be required to go through a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) inspection. Before you land, your flight crew will distribute an Immigration and Customs Declaration Form for you to complete; forms are also available at the airport upon your arrival. You will need to present this form, along with your passport, visa (if any), and return tickets to the CBP officer.
Be sure to check with your health insurance provider about policy coverage away from home-particularly if you're insured by an HMO and/or Medicare/Medicaid.
Restrictions on carry-on baggage and weight and size limits for checked baggage are different for international flights than for domestic flights. Be sure to check with your individual carrier as to weight and measurement restrictions and associated costs for overages.
Los Angeles uses the United States customary system for weights and measurements. If you choose to drive in Los Angeles be aware the speed limits are posted in miles per hour.
If you are entering Los Angeles with prescription drugs and syringes: keep the medication in its original, labeled container; include medical certificate with syringes showing they are for medical use and have them declared to US Customs officials; bring an extra prescription in case your medication is lost and/or to attest to your need to take such prescriptions; and carry the generic name of prescription medicines.
Mobile Phone Services
Contact your service provider directly to inquire if service is available and/or the applicable rates.
Los Angeles is in the Pacific Time Zone. In April, it will be three hours behind New York, two hours behind Chicago, eight hours behind London, and 16 hours behind Tokyo.