Shuttle and Taxi
Complimentary shuttle to and from San Jose
Airport every 30 minutes.
The hotel is less than 1 mile from the San Jose airport, so taxis
may be reluctant to accept the fare. Usual fare is $8.00.
from San Francisco Airport is in $70-80 range.
Airport is San Jose (SJC - 8 miles)
Alternate Airports are San Francisco (SFO - 35 miles) and Oakland (OAK
- 35 miles)
SJC: Exit airport eastbound on Airport Parkway for about ½
mile. Make a right onto Old Bayshore. Turn right onto North First
Street. The hotel will be on the left side on the corner of First
SFO: Exit Airport to 101 southbound. Exit First Street;
proceed south one mile. The hotel is on the corner of North First
Transportation Security Administration,
U.S. Department of Transportation -
including lists of items allowed in aircraft cabins and items
Each local airport may interpret federal
and may confiscate some items that are not on the
FAA's list of banned
items. Be prepared.
airports suggest that you should arrive 2
hours early for a domestic flight and
3 hours early if any leg of your itinerary involves
airports currently scan laptops
and mobile phones separately; pack
them where you can get to them easily; take them out of their
cases and place them in a bins, then pass them through the X-Ray
forget to bring a government issued ID
card with your photograph on it, e.g. drivers license, passport.
You will need it to check bags, get boarding passes, pass through
security checkpoint, and to board the plane.
You may be
selected for a detailed search at any of the checkpoints. Make
sure your laptop battery is charged; you may be asked to boot your
machine up at any time. If you are transporting gifts, either do
not wrap them (bring the wrapping with you and do the wrapping after
you arrive), or choose a wrapping method that allows you to easily
open the gift.
amount of metal on your person.
Metal may be in belts, jewelry, shoes, etc.
You may be
asked to remove your shoes while
being searched. Wear shoes that are easy to get on and off.
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