Travel Info

The AFL-CIO’s 27th Constitutional Convention will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC),1201 South Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015.

Accomodations

Housing is divided between the following union hotels:

A: Los Angeles Convention Center

B: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live

C: Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel

D: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites 

 

Airport and Ground Transportation

Taxis

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is about 15 miles (30–60 minutes, depending on traffic) from the hotels. Taxis are readily available and provide service to the Los Angeles metro area. The rate to downtown Los Angeles is about $47. View taxicab rates.

SuperShuttle Shared Ride and Exclusive Van Service

The AFL-CIO has negotiated discounts with SuperShuttle for shared ride van service and exclusive van service (7-9 people, direct transport to destination), from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) or Burbank Airport (BUR). Reservations; Discount Code: CCK9U.

Convention Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the Westin Bonaventure, JW Marriott and the LACC. Please see the shuttle timetables for departure times.

     

Rental Car Discount Codes

The following AFL-CIO discount codes may be used for either business or personal use:

Avis
(800) 331-1600; Discount Code: A409901 (AWD)

Budget
(800) 218-7992; Discount Code: Z858401 (BCD)

Hertz
(800) 654-2240; Discount Code: 1216760 (CPD-ID)

Amtrak

Fare Code Number: X70P-974
Valid for Travel: Aug. 30 to Sept. 16, 2013

Amtrak is offering a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Los Angeles, Aug. 30 through Sept. 16, 2013. The dates include travel up to three days prior to the convention start date and three days following the last day of the meeting. 

To book your reservation, call Amtrak at 1-800-872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Please refer to Convention Fare Code X70P-974 when making your reservation, so the 10% discount is approved.

Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts.

If you have any questions or need any further assistance, please feel free to contact Amtrak at (800) 872-1477 Monday through Friday, 6 a.m.–4:30 p.m. PT.