Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
Travel to PVSC

When traveling to PVSC, you will want to fly into Honolulu International Airport. There are several options for transport between the airport and Hilton Hawaiian Village including bus service (2 USD), limousine (120 USD), super shuttle (9 USD), and taxi (30 USD).

Airline Discounts

In our continued effort to make the 35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference as accessible and affordable as possible, we have negotiated a group discount on airfare with American Airlines.  They are giving us a 5% discount on any fare and special zone fares as well.  Our promotional code is: 3360AW.  Please read the announcement below for the details and instructions on booking your tickets with this discount.  
AMERICAN AIRLINES is our preferred airline and have offered discounts on ANY applicable airfare on to Honolulu. Discounts are available on American Airlines, American Eagle, American Connection, and all oneworld Alliance carriers as long as one segment is on American.
Reservations can be made online at  Go directly to to book your flights.  Enter the promotional code,3360AW, in the promotional code box under the “book flights” tab or “enter passenger data” tab while making your reservation.  Discount will automatically be calculated.  Discount is valid for travel from June 12 to July 2, 2010.  There is no fee on
Reservations may also be made by calling the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk toll free at 1-800-433-1790 from anywhere in the US or Canada, 5am to 12am CST seven days a week.  Give them your promotional discount code, 3360AW.  There is a reservation service fee, currently $20, for tickets issued through this desk.  
Zone fares are available through the desk and are priced slightly higher but offer more availability and flexibility.
Earn AAdvantage miles for your trip; enroll online at  Reservations may also be made via a travel agency, a fee may apply.

Reservations involving any oneworld Alliance or codeshare partner airlines, or travel into one city and out of another must be booked via phone at 1-800-433-1790.

Rental Cars

We have established a group discount for the PV Specialist Conference with Avis.   Our Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is J998361. Please use AWD number when calling Avis directly at 1-888-754-8878 or book online using this link (note, the AWD Number J998361) should pre-populate on the form:

Hawaii Travel Agent for PVSC

We want you to make the most of your trip to Hawaii, so we have partnered with Hawaii Aloha Travel (HAT) located in Honolulu Hawaii. We choose HAT because they are a local Hawaii-based travel company specializing in bringing people into the Hawaiian Islands from all over the world and creating interisland vacation packages.  Since they're locals, they have a unique understanding of this wonderful place and will share their knowledge with us.  PVSC attendees will get spectacular deals, service, and warm aloha.   Hawaii Aloha Travel works hard to ensure that attendees get the best deals and personalized service from travel specialists that live, work, and play in Hawaii. Check out our dedicated website for more information here.  We have a dedicated hotline to them: 1-800-843-8771 x35, so call to get personalized travel help with aloha!