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Re: [Debconf-team] [DC14] Portland team: questions after reading the bid



On 03/20/2013 10:02 AM, Allison Randal wrote:
> 
> In my experience (with extensive international travel), the connecting
> flight to Portland rarely adds much to the cost of the flight. So,
> attendees should do a price comparison first, before choosing other
> transportation from Seattle or Vancouver.

That is to say, don't book a flight to Seattle or Vancouver and then a
separate flight to Portland. Just book the flight straight to Portland
and let the airline figure out the optimal transfer point. From
Mexico/South America/Australia, it's likely to be via Los Angeles. From
Europe it's likely to be via New York/Chicago/Minneapolis. From
China/Japan it may be Seattle or Vancouver, but it's more likely to be
via Tokyo with a direct flight Tokyo->Portland.

Allison

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