[Baypiggies] going to PyCon? book everything NOW

Shannon -jj Behrens jjinux at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 10:41:36 CET 2009

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 12:33 PM, wesley chun <wescpy at gmail.com> wrote:
> this is a friendly reminder that PyCon registration has opened. go to
> the main conf website:
> http://us.pycon.org
> there are 2 separate links, one for conference registration, and the
> other for lodging. you'll need to register for both. while you can
> delay your conference registration a bit (early bird ends in a few
> weeks), you should book your hotel room now because rooms fill up
> finally, for those of you flying out of the Bay Area, AA (and
> codeshared with Alaska) is having a fare sale to ORD. SFO-ORD $89 and
> SJC-ORD $94(!). returning is slightly more since sunday is going to be
> jam-packed with ppl coming back... ORD-SFO $143 and ORD-SJC $145.
> anyway, the bottom line is that your airfare will cost less than the
> conference fee if you book now. check it all out at http://aa.com or
> http://alaskaair.com (NOTE: there are no non-stops out of OAK, so for
> any EBers who have to fly out of there, USAir has the best fares at
> the moment, followed by Delta then United.) for all you southwest
> peeps, you can also get a good fare and they do fly non-stop to
> chicago, but they land at MDW instead of ORD, which is where the
> conference is.

I'm going to have to miss PyCon this year.  My startup is making
enough money to pay my mortgage, but I don't have enough money to make
it to Chicago.  I hate this economy :(


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