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TRAVEL

John Wayne Airport Orange County (SNA)

18601 Airport Way
Santa Ana, CA 92707

 

John Wayne Airport Orange County is located approximately 3 miles from the venue.

Transportation options:

  • Taxi
    Taxi service is available from the Ground Transportation Center (GTC) on the Arrival (lower) Level between Terminals A and B. In Terminal C, Yellow Cabs are available on the Arrival (lower) Level at Column 14. Taxicabs include standard 4-passenger vehicles, large capacity 7-passenger vans, and wheelchair access vans, and because all taxicabs are either powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or are certified Ultra Low-Emission Vehicles (ULEV), you’ll be riding in some of the greenest yellow vehicles in Orange County!

 

  • Rideshare services
    Lyft, Uber and Wingz are permitted to pick up and drop off passengers at John Wayne Airport. They are allowed to pick-up their passengers on the top level of parking structures A2 and B2, and in the Terminal C parking structure on the upper level next to the ticketing area. Ride app drivers are allowed to drop off passengers on the Departures (upper) Level at curbside.

 

  • On-site rental car
    Rental car counters are located on the Arrival (lower) Level, between Terminals A and B, right across from the statue of John Wayne. The rental car return is located on the lower level of Parking Structures A2 and B2 accessible from the Ground Transportation Center.

 

  • Hotel shuttle
    We have arranged room blocks at the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel and Atrium Hotel (see “Accommodations” below). Please inquire directly with the hotel to arrange for complimentary hotel shuttle service.

 


 

VENUE

WCUME 2019 will be held at the UC Irvine Student Center.

 

UC Irvine Student Center

113 Pereira Drive
Irvine, CA 92697

Telephone: +1 949-824-4636

Directory/floor plan of the UC Irvine Student Center: Click here to see.

 

Parking

Student Center Parking Structure ($10.00 per day – enforced 24 hours/7 days a week)

 

UC Irvine Directions and Parking

Information about UC Irvine

YouTube video

 

UC Irvine Student Center is pleased to offer complimentary Wi-Fi. Instructions for connecting to the UCI Student Center Wireless Network:

  1. Connect to “Student Center Visitors” Wireless Network
  2. Type in “anteaters” when prompted for a password
  3. Enjoy your internet access

 


 

ACCOMODATIONS

Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel

4500 MacArthur Boulevard

Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Room reservations: Book your group rate here

Rate: Standard Room: $139.00*

*The Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 13.564%) in effect at the time of check out.

 

Renaissance: 9 passenger shuttle & 11 passenger shuttle

Guests will need to contact the hotel in advance if they would like to use the shuttle (first come, first serve basis).

 

Atrium Hotel

18700 MacArthur Boulevard

Irvine, CA. 92612

 

Room reservations: Call 1-800-854-3012 (Reference WORLD CONGRESS ULTRASOUND IN MEDICAL EDUCATION [WCUME 2019])

Rate: Standard Room: $119.00*

*The Hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and city taxes (currently 10.1925%) in effect at the time of check in.

 

Complimentary:

Atrium and Renaissance both offer complimentary shuttle service to/from UCI as well as to/from the airport.

 

Atrium: 6 passenger shuttle

Guests will need to contact the hotel in advance if they would like to use the shuttle (first come, first serve basis).

 


 

SHOPPING

 


 

BEACHES

 


 

RECREATION

 


 

RESTAURANT RECOMMENDATIONS

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