Palm Springs is served by the Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). PSP is considered one of the top 10 US “most stress-free airports.” It is served by 10 airlines with non-stop service to Bellingham, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Edmonton, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake city, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. One-stop service is available from virtually anywhere.
Airlines with direct service: Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin American, WestJet
Ontario (ONT) is located about 1.25 hours from Palm Springs (70 miles). PS S&M 2017 is considering some shuttle service to ONT based on demand.
Los Angeles International airport (LAX) is about 3 hours away.
Other airports to consider: Burbank, San Diego, Las Vegas, Phoenix.
Bus and Train service and combination service is available from Amtrak and MetroLink. Amtrak station in North Palm Springs has limited service. Bus service from the Fullerton MetroLink station is also available.
Routes may change based on season and demand.
Driving is about 4 hours from Phoenix; 3 hours from San Diego, 2 hours from Orange County, 3 hours from Los Angeles.
United Airlines - our Official Airline
United Airlines is our official airline, with discounts up to 10% off of the options displayed on their website, including international itineraries. To book with no “service fee,” go to www.United.com and enter in your trip itinerary and dates. Before clicking the SEARCH button, look LEFT of that button and click on ALL SEARCH OPTIONS and review your previous entry, and make any changes. The last question wants our negotiated BOOKING CODE. Enter in our code ZXST793105, then hit SEARCH. After selecting your starting flights, the system automatically will display available options for your return trip home. Discounts apply starting 23 June thru 06 July. One way travel is permitted, just in case you discover that this valley is paradise and you don't want to leave. Our contract with United is for arrivals and/or departures from PSP Palm Springs, ONT Ontario (California), and LAX Los Angeles.
Phone numbers if you need help: 800-443-4644 -- (Our Travel Agency)
800-426-1122 (United Airlines).
Avis Rent-a-Car - Our Official Rental Car Company
Avis Rent-A-Car is our preferred company for those who wish to rent a car. Our negotiated rate is 33% discount for any length of rental, starting seven days before the convention, during the convention, and up to seven days after the convention. Go to their website AVIS.com or call 800-331-1600. The discount code is D112778.