There are two flights a day on Alaska Airlines. During the summer RavECn flies on certain days.
We have been able to get a 5% discount code from Alaska Airlines for those traveling for out event. It begins the 22 and expires July 6, in case you want to do some additional travel afterwards.
ALASKA AIRLINES WEBSITE http://www.alaskaair.com/planbook
The Fare code to put in your reservation is: ECMW812
Departure City(s): Any Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air US or Canadian city
Meeting City: Cordova, Alaska
Not Included: Prudhoe Bay, Alaska; Hawaii and Mexico
Beginning Travel Date for special: June 22, 2016
Last Travel Date for special: July 6, 2016
Please submit your ticket numbers to me after making reserervation using discount code.
You can make your reservation online, but if made over the phone with group desk there is an additional $15 charge.
Another option is to you is using Alaska Airlines Miles. There is an Alaska Airlines credit card that features a good promo for signing up which may amount to a round trip to start with, depending on your departure city and timing for purchasing your ticket.
ALASKA AIRLINES CREDIT CARD: http://www.alaskaair.com/content/credit-card/visa-signature.aspx
For Ferry Reservations from Whittier:
Plan to arrive on June 24 and leave the morning of July 4th (or 5th if you would like to stay for Cordova 4th of July festivities.
Unfortunately, our ferry is undergoing changes in scheduling and options, so you may want to opt to come by air, as the schedule is uncertain at this time.
Cordova accommodations are simple, yet comfortable and casual. Surrounded by incredible scenery, the rooms serve as a functional home base for your daily adventures. Expect functional, not fancy, and you won't be taken by surprise. Look up and around...the views are incredible. We are seriously all about fishing here, and not a resort community, and you will be stepping right in the middle of our ongoing fishing season. Lots of boats, trucks, and fishermen running around!
Hotels/ Motels/ Lodges Listed Alphabetically:
The Eyak Inn is located right beside the harbor in town. They have graciously offered a 10% discount, which will just about cover the hotel tax in town. Mention you are with the FisherFolk Event to get the discount. This is retroactive if you already made your arrangements at the Eyak Inn. There is a queen bed with an adjoining room with bunk beds and there is a $50 discount if Rooms 7 and 8 rented together.
Rooms run $125-$150 per night.
ORCA ADVENTURE LODGE
Orca Lodge was in recent years the site of a functioning salmon cannery. Recently converted to a lodge, located within a few minutes drive from town, this housing opportunity has a few different options. One of its special features is the cookhouse with chef in residence. There are a few group family style rooms that if reserved soon would be a great opportunity for this group for groups coming together or meeting up for the event. They are kindly offereing us a special rate for the event. They are not available on line so they will need to call for these rates. Tell them you are with the NET LOFT FIBER & FRIENDS GROUP
Room with 1 queen bed- $135 plus tax per night
Room with 2 queen beds- $145 plus tax per night
Two bedroom suites with up to 4 beds- $175 plus tax per night
For those looking to travel with pets, they do allow pets, with a $30 "companion" fare.
Dinners are $38/person and will be offered each night between 6 and 9 PM. Breakfasts are available for $17/person from 6 to 9 am. All of our meals and activities are simply charged to the guest room and we can settle up for all charges at check out.
Orca is right next to the water and has great scenic views. If you are coming with a family, there are family suites such as the two bedroom suites listed above, and there are activities such as halibut fishing based right out of the lodge. Rooms are not fancy in any way, and the environment is truly the remains of an old cannery, but if you like an authentic rustic experience where you can walk out and watch the otters floating by, you will love Orca. It is about a five minute drive from town and they have a van that can transport you back and forth at no charge.
You can view some good pictures of rooms on this site http://www.alaskaheliski.com/location/orca-lodge/
as the lodge is used by POINTS NORTH for heliskiing during the winter, but you must use ORCA ADVENTURE LODGE contact below for summer reservations. Be sure when you call to mention that you are with NET LOFT FIBER AND FRIENDS to get best rate.
CONTACT: 866 424-ORCA firstname.lastname@example.org ask for Bryan
PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND MOTEL
For a motel style experience, and the option of a kitchenette, consider the Prince William Sound Motel. They are also within walking distance of the event.
1 or 2 Full/Queens REG $140 plus tax plus $20 for kitchenette
SPECIAL RATE for our conference $115 plus tax plus $20 for kitchenette
PLEASE STATE you are with NET LOFT CONFERENCE to get discount.
CONTACT: (907) 424-3201 or (888) 796-6835 email@example.com
RELUCTANT FISHERMAN INN
For a hotel style accommodation, consider the Reluctant Fisherman Inn. The Reluctant Fisherman is within walking distance of the event.
Regular prices listed below. The Reluctant has kindly offered a SPECIAL of 20% off their regular rates listed.
Harborside Rooms $199 plus tax 2 queen or 1 king less 20%
Mountain View $171 2 queen or 1 king less 20%
Standard $154 1 Queen less 20%
Subject to 12% tax based on double occupancy, additional person $15
Restaurant open adjoining hotel
FRONT DESK 907-424-3272, EMAIL: ReluctantFishermanInn@ak.net
Other options in town include some of the following:
BEARS DEN CABINS
There are several cabins. Different cabins have different arrangements but good for those who don't mind bunks and cabin setting and want to get together a small group to share housing arrangement.
See their website for more information. These are cabins on a river with about a ten - fifteen minute drive to town. (6.5 miles)
Contact http://www.alaskabearsdencabins.com/ to make a reservation.
Kings Chamber is a 3 Bedroom Fully Furnished Seasonal Apartment Rental. I have held it with the manager for the the week of the event. It is still available for a group to rent. Rate is $160 per night for single occupancy plus plus 12% tax. They usually charge an extra $20 per person, but their SPECIAL RATE is just the $160 plus tax for the whole house. There are 3 bedrooms. 2 with a queen bed in each and one bedroom with a twin bed. It would be a good spot for a small group to rent together and is still available at this time. If you contact me, I can release it and your group can work directly with managers. It is about a ten minute walk from the Cordova Center. Cordova is safe to walk at night, especially because it won't be dark this time of year!
Lodging at 6 mile for those with a vehicle. Two bedroom One bath house along the Eyak River.
SPECIAL RATE is just the $125 plus tax for up to 3 people. Tell them you are with Fiber & Friends FisherFolk
You can also check Cordova Chamber of Commerce for additional options:
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS WHATSOEVER, email me with your phone number and best time to call and I will be happy to counsel you on your stay, OR you can call the Chamber of Commerce and they will provide more info to assist you.
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