| USSF Air Transportation and Travel in Atlanta Information|
If you would like to stay at the CODEPINK Atlanta House during the US Social Forum, please contact Zanne at firstname.lastname@example.org. The house is in East Atlanta Village (off I-20 and Moreland Avenue SE) and will accommodate 20 women. The house is a little less than 2 miles from Little Five Points, the area of the city where many US Social Forum events will happen. Contact Zanne as soon as possible with your housing interests as space is limited!
If you have housing to offer please contact Dana at dana[@]codepinkalert.org
Air Transportation to Atlanta:
The US Social Forum has group rate agreements with three major airlines: American Airlines, AirTran Airways and Continental Airlines. Specifics on each are as follows:
- American Airlines: Authorization Code: A7967AD
Conference participants can purchase tickets either by phone or online. Telephone reservations are to be made with the Group Meeting & Travel Desk at 1-800-433-1790. For a telephone reservation fee of $10, participants will receive 5% off their ticket price with the US Social Forum Authorization Code listed above. Participants can also make reservations online. To receive the discount they must enter the reservation code into the box labeled "AA.com discounts." If reservations are made by a travel agency they must include "AA CONTRACT BOOKING A7967AD" in the General Facts filed of the PNR in order to receive the discount. Reservations must been made for flights between the June 24th and July 4th, 2007.
- AirTran Airways:
Event Code: ATLA062707
Attendees and Travel Agents should call the AirTran Airways EventSavers Desk at 1-866-68EVENT (1-866-683-8368) to obtain more information about the following features:
A 10% discount on the lowest available AirTran Airways one way fare.
No minimum stay length or Saturday night requirement. Advance seat assignments at time of booking. Confirmed upgrade to Business Class, when available, for passengers booking in the "B" and "Y" fare levels.
A one time waiver of Change Fee per reservation for any name or itinerary change. Attendees have the option of contacting the EventSavers Desk
directly or they may book their reservations through their designated travel agency. Travel Agents and attendees must book all EventSavers reservations
directly with the EventSavers Desk to receive the 10% discount. Reservations booked through a travel agent General Data System or the internet will not qualify for the 10% discount. Attendees may travel three days prior to the event start date and three days after the event close date if they wish to spend any
additional time at the event location. Receive special EventSavers rates from our rental car partner Hertz, just for being transferred to the Hertz Desk by our EventSavers Coordinator!
To take advantage of this special program, contact the AirTran Airways EventSavers Desk at 1-866-68EVENT (1-866-683-8368) for reservations. Please provide the Event Savers Coordinator with Event Code: ATLA062707 and start saving today!
- Continental Airlines:
Agreement Code: A2NYSSZ Code: ZUYJ
Valid Travel Dates: June 22-July 6, 2007
Reservation Information - Call your professional travel agency or
Continental Airlines MeetingWorks at 800-468-7022 and provide the Z
Code ZUYJ and Agreement Code A2NYSS. There will be a $10 service fee
collected, per ticket, for all tickets issued through MeetingWorks reservations, or any Continental Airlines ticketing facility. The service fee is non-refundable and applies to all itineraries, one-way or roundtrip. To avoid a service fee and receive an additional 3% discount*, book your reservations online at www.continental.com. Enter both your Z-code and Agreement code (without a space) in the Offer Code Box.
*Additional 3% discount applies to published fares only.
Travel agencies must list the Z Code in the Ticket Designator Box
and Tour Code Box on the ticket. Detailed travel agency ticketing
information is attached. For reservation assistance outside the
toll-free MeetingWorks dialing area, contact the local Continental
Airlines Reservations Office.
For travel in Atlanta:
We recommend you purchase a public transportation pass from MARTA. This will provide you with 5 or 6 days of unlimited bus and rail travel for a modest fee. All of our venues are accessible by rail and bus. More details will be posted on the website very soon. You will be able to purchase your bus pass on the website and pick it up
at our hospitality table in the Airport MARTA Stations or the Greyhound Bus Station. This way you will begin to get the benefits of our pass from the moment you arrive in Atlanta.
Additional hospitality suggestions:
- Atlanta International Hostel
223 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
The Atlanta Hostel receives lots of praise for it's excellent midtown
location. Located in the heart of Midtown, Atlanta's young and
thriving neighborhood. With over 100 restaurants and bars/pubs located
within blocks of the hostel everyone is guaranteed to find a fun place
to eat a nice inexpensive dinner along with a cold pint of awesome
local beer. This Hostel is the first full hostel to exist in Atlanta
(1991). The family cat, the family dog, "Albert", the gold-fish pond,
and the numerous pet birds, create a very warm and friendly environment.
Distance: 1.8 miles from Civic Center
Capacity: 65 dorm-style beds
Price: $23 + tax
Amenities: individual shared bathrooms, full size kitchen, lockers,
luggage storage, low cost permit parking, low cost internet access,
pool table, the cable T.V., the laundry room, free donuts & coffee,
free maps, plus all standard hostel features.
Reservations: Best if made a month in advance
- Atlanta Area Campgrounds
Atlanta West Campground
2420 Old Alabama Road
Austell, Georgia 30168
Distance: 17 Miles from Civic Center.
Capacity: Can accommodate 100 tents and 10 to 15 mobile campers.
Amenities: Electric/Water/Sewer for Motorized Campers. Restroom facilities on site.
Price: $16.20 tent for 1 – 2 people, each additional person $2, $20.50 per camper
Reservations: Call at least a month in advance
Stone Mountain Park Campgrounds
5525 Bermuda Road
P.O. Box 778
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Distance: 18.4 miles from Civic Center
Amenities: Grills, Picnic Tables and Fire Rings at each site; Heated
Comfort Stations & Laundry Facilities; 24-hour Police, Fire and EMS
located inside the Park; Swimming Pool; Sand Volleyball Court;
Children's Playground; On-Site General Store with groceries, firewood,
RV Supplies, Live Bait, LP Gas and more.
Price: Varies according to site (see website below)
Reservations: Not required
Johns RV Park
220 Willow Trail Parkway
Norcross, GA 30093
Distance: 20 miles from Civic Center
Capacity: 136 RV sites (usually ¾ full)
Amenities: 20/30/50 amp hook up, water/sewer, laundry, bathhouse
Atlanta South RV Resort
281 Mount Olive Road
McDonough, GA 30253
Distance: 26.6 miles from Civic Center
Capacity: 176 sites
Price: $36/night for 1 to 2 people, each additional adult $5, each additional child $3
Amenities: Full hook up, laundry, bathhouse, pool
Reservations: Not necessary
Childcare at the USSF:
- View the USSF Childcare information here
- Download the Childcare Application here