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Travel and Hotels

Tucson, in southeast Arizona, is easily accessed by Interstate 10. We will eventually provide maps for participants to find their way to the meeting locations (Tucson Marriott University Park and the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum).


Tucson is conveniently served by the Tucson International Airport. The next closest airport is in Phoenix, approximately 120 miles to the north.


The meetings will be held primarily at the Tucson Marriott University Park hotel, which is within 10 minutes of the nearest airport. Here are the address and phone number:

Tucson Marriott University Park
880 East Second Street
Tucson, AZ 85719
Telephone: 520-792-4100/866-596-7897
Click here to make your reservations online.

Those who make reservations here will need to mention they are with the Biology of the Rattlesnakes Symposium to get the $89.00 rate. This rate is good for double and triple occupancy as well. The room block cut-off date is July 5, 2011. No shuttle is provided to the airport. Symposium attendees will recieve free parking and a free continental breakfeast.

There are numerous other motels in the area, and we will provide details on these as the symposium draws nearer.

Attention Foreign Travelers

Participants traveling from a foreign country should be aware that the United States requires a visa for all international travelers. To obtain the visa electronically, please visit the Electronic System for Travel Authorizsation (ESTA) welcome page at This is the text from the ESTA welcome page:
"International travelers who are seeking to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program are now subject to enhanced security requirements. All eligible travelers who wish to travel under the Visa Waiver Program must apply for authorization using the following process…"
There are currently 36 countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program. The process takes up to 72 hours, so be sure to submit your request in a timely manner. We look forward to seeing you in Arizona.


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