Navigating Houston is a cinch. With an airport system that services over 180 cities worldwide, Houston boasts a diverse range of transportation options. Find out what options suit your needs best:
GreenLink: Greenlink operates seven, free busses from 6:30am to 6:30pm Monday through Friday at 7-10 minute intervals. Since they run on compressed natural gas, GreenLink busses are a cleaner transportation alternative than traditional busses or cars. You can find out more about the GreenLink bus route here: Houston City Map (PDF).
Houston B-Cycle: Want an even cleaner alternative for transportation? Join Houston B-Cycle, Houston’s premiere bike-sharing program: $5 gets you a one-day membership, while a weekly one only costs you $15! If you don’t want to sign up online, you can purchase your membership at any of the downtown stations. Note that all memberships start at the time of your first bike ride, but you can save on usage charges by limiting your rides to 90 minutes or less.
Six in the City Cab Fare: If you need a cheap and quick ride downtown, Houston has just the offer for you. You can catch a cab for only $6 anywhere in the Downtown District (bounded by I-45, I-10 and U.S. 59). This promotion is cash only, so make sure you’re prepared with cash on hand. To take advantage of this offer, you can flag down a cab from the street, find one of the many downtown cab stands, or call any of the cab companies listed below:
Fiesta Cab Company: 713-225-2666
Liberty Cab Company: 713-695-6700
Square Deal Cab Company: 713-659-7236
Yellow Cab Company: 713-236-1111
United Cab Company: 713-699-0000
WPC Shuttles: WPC attendees can also take advantage of the shuttles that will travel between the conference center, hotels and other key event locations. Review the WPC Shuttle Transportation Schedule (PDF) to avail yourself of this opportunity.
GroundLink: Still worried about transportation options? Well, there’s no need to stress. With GroundLink, you can book all of your transportation needs in advance or on the spot, ensuring that your WPC experience runs as smoothly and easily as possible.
Get even more savings on your travel costs for WPC 2013! We’ve negotiated with two major airlines, American and Delta, to offer percentage discounts on airfare for WPC attendees. See the information below so you can capitalize on these opportunities.
American and American Eagle are offering percentage discounts from June 30th through July 18th, 2013 to Houston/Hobby (HOU) and Houston/Intercontinental/George Bush (IAH). You can book your round-trip travel directly on www.aa.com or through the telephone by calling 1-800-433-1790. Please note that there is a ticketing fee for all tickets issued via the phone.
Provide the promotion code 9263ES when making your reservations to receive the discount.*
*Please be aware that Europe (except the UK), Japan, India, South Korea, China and Australia do not permit the use of a promotional code. Those customers must navigate to AA.com U.S. or U.K. and determine if their form of payment is acceptable for the itinerary, or contact their local AA Reservations Office to obtain the discount.
Delta Airlines is offering percentage discounts for a variety of published airfares. For U.S. and Canada travel, discounts apply from July 4th through July 14th, 2013. For international travel, discounts apply from June 30th through July 18th, 2013.
Reservations can be made online at www.delta.com or on the phone Monday through Friday from 7am-7pm CDT at 800-328-1111. Please note that a Direct Ticketing Charge will apply for bookings made through the phone.
To provide the discount code online, simply select “more search options” from the Book a Trip section, and then enter your Meeting Event Code in the box provided. Your Meeting Event Code can be found below:
For passengers from the US or Canada, please specify Meeting Event Code: NMFYJ
Fares are valid on Delta and Delta Connection flights only.
For international passengers, please specify Meeting Event Code: NMFYK
Fares are valid on Delta, Delta Connection and Delta codeshare flights operated by Alitalia, KLM and Air France.
Are you an international partner worried about cellular service or expensive roaming charges? There’s no need for concern with the Prepay Planet (an EXPANSYS company) SIM card offer.
International partners attending WPC can now take advantage of Unlimited Talk, Text & Web* along with International Unlimited Talk and Text** all for $60!
In order to use the Prepay Planet SIM card, you must have an unlocked phone. For those who do not unlock their phone or do not want to purchase a new Windows Phone, there will also be a $14 mobile phone that works with the SIM card available for sale at the event.
Just follow these three easy steps to reserve your SIM card offer today:
Pre-order T-Mobile SIM card and $60 prepaid plan here
Complete the order with Prepay Planet and check out
Pick up the SIM card at WPC 2013, activate it, and start making calls immediately
Take advantage of these savings after you lock-in your WPC 2013 registration!