Travel Discounts

Flight Discounts

The airport code for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is SEA.

A flight comparison site such as Hipmunk is recommended to get an idea of the prices on several airlines (most sites don’t include Southwest Airlines).  You can also set up a fare alert from Airfare Watchdog, which will let you know when there’s a good fare to Los Angeles.

Discounts of up to 10 percent are available for groups of 15 or more traveling together. The discount depends on the type of flight being booked. On, use code NMNXV.

United Airlines offers a discount for groups of 10 or more. More information can be found here.

JetBlue offers its lowest available airfare for groups of 10 or more who book together. More information can be found here.

Ground Transportation

Sheraton-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is located about 13 miles from the convention hotel. Prices below are subject to change.

  • SpeediShuttle Seattle: SpeediShuttle Seattle provides shared ride airport transportation in Mercedes shuttles at a rate of $15.99 one way, $30.38 round trip (10% discount on return leg when booked together). Guests with prearranged arrival reservations are met in SeaTac’s baggage claim area by an agent holding a tablet with the name “JEA/NSPA Journalism Convention” then directed to their waiting shuttle.
  • Downtown Airporter: Downtown Airporter picks up and drops off passengers at the inner drive curb on the third floor of the Airport Garage. It departs twice an hour from 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m., with service to and from major downtown Seattle hotels: Madison Renaissance, Crowne Plaza, Fairmont Olympic, Hilton Hotel, Seattle Sheraton, Grand Hyatt, Westin Hotel and Warwick Hotel.
  • Taxi: Fare between the airport and the Sheraton Seattle is estimated to be about $53, depending on traffic.
  • If you are alone or have a few students students, you might consider using one of the car ride-sharing services such as Lyft or Uber. You need to have the Lyft or Uber app on your phone. The price can vary depending on time of day, but you can expect to pay at least $35. By car, the ride from SEA to the hotel can take about 30 minutes.