Travel Information

Airports

  • Monterey Regional Airport (MRY): 2 miles from hotel 
  • Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC): 72 miles from hotel 
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO): 101 miles from hotel
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX): 323 miles from hotel

Ground Transportation

Hotel Shuttle

Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the hotel and the Monterey Regional Airport daily from 7:15 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. When you arrive at the airport, please call 831-372-1234 to request airport shuttle service. After placing the call, the hotel shuttle will pick you up curbside at the airport arrivals area. For departures, the hotel shuttle departs from the hotel lobby hourly, at 15 minutes past the hour; advance reservations are required.

Rideshare

Ridesharing offered by Uber and Lyft are permitted to operate at the Monterey Regional Airport.

Taxi

The Hyatt Regency Monterey is located approximately 2 miles from Monterey Regional Airport. Multiple taxicab companies serve the airport; a taxi coordinator is onsite to assist you with your taxi transportation needs. No reservations are needed. Taxi fare is approximately $10.00 plus gratuity, and the trip takes about 5 minutes.Please note that a $3 Airport Surcharge will be assessed to the overall meter rate to and from the airport.

Rental Car

Six rental car companies currently offer rental car services at Monterey Peninsula Airport. For a list of rental car companies and more information on rental cars avaialble , please visit the airport’s website:
www.montereyairport.com.

Bus

The Monterey Airbus provides convenient and affordable transit from both San Jose International Airport and San Francisco International Airport to the Hyatt Regency Monterey. Rates start at $45 each way for one person (Booking multiple people together will save you money). Book online and save $5, or call 1-831-373-7777.

Parking Fees

Hyatt Regency Monterey on Del Monte Golf Course offers valet parking and abundant self-parking for our guests. RV's and vans are also welcome, please contact the Front Desk prior to arrival for instructions on designated parking spots.

Hyatt Regency Monterey also has Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. The vehicle charging stations are complimentary for hotel guests as well as restaurant patrons that present a valid receipt. Charging stations are on a first come basis with a 4-hour maximum charging time. Non-guests may use the charging stations for a nominal fee of $4/hour with a maximum of 4-hour usage.

Self-parking and valet are complimentaty for PLANS conference attendees.

Weather

The average high in April is 78 degrees F (26 C) and the average low is 54 degrees F (12 C).

International Participants

Visa Applications and Letters of Invitation

We recommend that you apply for a visa at least three to four months in advance due to security policies that have greatly increased processing time, such as interviews and mandatory waiting periods. Travelers from all Visa Waiver Program countries must present either a machine-readable passport or a U.S. visa.

For general information about visas go to& http://www.nationalacademies.org/visas/.

For Visa Waiver Program and Machine Readable Passports information go to http://travel.state.gov/.

Request a Letter of Invitation from ION

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