We’re excited to announce the YR15 festivities here in NC in October and for those of you that will be joining us from out of town, we’d like to help make your travel planning a little bit easier. See below for information and discounts on lodging, ground transportation and flights.
AIR/GROUND: Yep Roc’s official travel agent, Regina McAlexander at Gale Gentry Travel, is available to book your flights and help with car rentals. She has negotiated convention rates with several airlines and can offer a 5% discount with Delta and American, though some restrictions apply to flight choices. There is a flat fee of $35 per ticket booked when you use her services. She may be reached at (919) 571-1770 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LODGING: There are many choices for lodging in the Chapel Hill area, though very few within walking distance. Yep Roc recommends the following, though there are many other good options that can easily be found online. Most have shuttle services to downtown until early evening, and there are cab companies that can get you home safely.
Aloft (1001 South Hamilton Road, Chapel Hill · NC 27517) Chapel Hill’s boldest new hotel is located about two miles from downtown and has a free shuttle service to Franklin Street 7 am to 7 pm. Reservations must be received by 09/20/2012. After this date reservations will be accepted on a space a rate available basis only. To book at Aloft, go to www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/yeproc15 – $129 per night (Special YR15 rate).
Carolina Inn (211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill NC 27516) Built on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill in 1924, the historical Carolina Inn features 185 charming and well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites. Reservations can be made through the Carolina Inn’s reservation department at (919) 918-2726 or (800) 962-8519 by requesting the Yep Roc preferred rate. Reservations can also be made online via the Carolina Inn website HERE. – www.carolinainn.com – Special YR15 preferred rate starting at $189.
Days Inn (1312 North Fordham Boulevard, 15-501 & Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 2751) All rooms are non-smoking with 2 queen size beds and include free high speed wireless Internet and free continental breakfast. Reservations made by September 15th will receive the YR15 discounted rate of $72.99 per night. Please ask for the ‘Yep Roc Records’ discount when reserving your room. (919)929-3090 – www.daysinn.com/hotels/north-carolina/chapel-hill/days-inn-chapel-hill/hotel-overviewTags: YR15