SXSWorld February 2016


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SXSW FESTIVAL SHUTTLES The SXSW Festival Shuttle is the free circulating shuttle service that runs between the Austin Convention Center and most Festival Venues. Shuttles leave the Convention Center every 10 minutes. This one- route system helps get you within walking distance of even the most remote Festival Venues. Catch the SXSW Festival Shuttle outside the Convention Center on Trinity Street. You can track the Festival Shuttles in real time at shuttles. and find more information online at HOTEL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES SXSW has put together a great selection of transportation options to get you from hotels outside of the walkable downtown area to the SXSW hub at the Austin Convention Center. Find the service that fits your schedule and budget at Need a late-night ride back to your hotel? Use SuperShuttle's late-night service staged at the Hilton providing shared-ride transportation back to your SXSW hotel for $10 per person per ride. AIRPORT TRANSFERS For transfers from the Austin-Begstrom International Airport to your hotel, take advantage of discounted airport transfers from SuperShuttle/ExecuCar of Austin. RENTALS FROM ENTERPRISE RENT-A- CAR Enterprise, the Preferred Car Rental Company of SXSW 2016, offers SXSW Registrants competitive rates and a number of convenient locations in the Austin area. Rent online at and enter rental code: L65SXSW (PIN: SXS) or by phone (800-261-7331). Discounts are valid for rentals with Enterprise or its sister company National Car Rental. CAPITAL METRO BUS SERVICE & AIRPORT FLYER Capital Metro Bus Service is the least expensive way to get around Austin. Daily passes cost just $2 and a variety of stored-value and multi-day passes are available. The Airport Flyer runs every 40 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to within walking distance of most downtown hotels and the Austin Convention Center. Get more information and schedules at or plan your trip in advance at SXCYCLES Enjoy a fun transit alternative during SXSW with Austin Bcycle. Each bicycle, available for pickup and dropoff at sites throughout downtown, comes complete with lights, lock and front basket. PEDICABS Pedicabs operate throughout Austin day and night, mostly in the Central Business District, Rainey Street, and East 6th Street areas. Pedicab drivers are licensed and regulated by the City of Austin Ground Transportation Department and usually work for tips or charge a per-block fare. TRANSATLANTIC AIR TRAVEL The Tour Company, our recommended travel vendor, offers great transatlantic airfares from London with add-ons from other cities in the United Kingdom and Europe. See for more information or contact Louise Fisher by email: or phone: +44-141-353-8800. AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND AIR TRAVEL Let entertainment Travel Managers help with your air travel needs from Australia and New Zealand. Visit or contact Brad Thomas by email: or phone: +61 29280 3767. TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION The Austin Convention Center is the hub of all things SXSW, and attendees can walk or bike to most of the other content spread around downtown Austin. There are many other available options for attendees to get around SXSW. Shuttles, buses, pedicabs, rideshare providers and the occasional taxi can all help get you to where you need to go in a timely manner. 5 8 S X S W o r l d | F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 6 | S X S W. C O M PREVIEW GUIDE L I S A H A U S E

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