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

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 10:16:50AM -0700, Allison Randal wrote:
> 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.

... though travelers from any origin country may find that they prefer to
clear US customs and immigration in Seattle/LA/Portland, in light of

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