Travel Information

Special Airfare Discounts

The 2016 BMT Tandem Meetings have arranged with United Airlines for special discounts on airfares to Honolulu. You can save up to 10% when your tickets are purchased on United Airlines. Some restrictions may apply. Use the following promotional code when purchasing your tickets to receive the discount: ZVEB145578.

How to get the discount:
  • Visit or call United's toll-free number, 1-800-426-1122 and mention BMT Tandem Meetings code, ZVEB145578, to qualify for discount fares.
  • Contact Uniglobe Preferred Travel at 1-800-626-0359 and after the prompt dial "0" (M-F 8:30 am - 5:30 pm CST). If you prefer you may book your travel online at Scroll down and click on Rapid-Rez links. When the booking page comes up, click on "Create New User". Enter personal information, number and billing address to make a reservation. Scroll down and click "Save". Click on the "Travel Planner" tab to make a reservation and select BMT Tandem Meetings for the "Trip Reason". Please record your User ID and your Password for future use. Discount fares are automatically displayed on this site and booking on this site will have a reduced agency service fee of $15.


Honolulu International Airport (HNL) - 8 Miles from the Hawaii Convention Center.

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Airport Express Shuttle Service

The BMT Tandem Meetings have arranged for special discounted rates for all attendees with the Roberts Hawaii Airport EXPRESS Shuttle Service. The service includes meet & greet at your airline's arrival gate; escort to baggage claim; porterage at baggage claim out to your Express vehicle and transfer into your hotel.

Car Rental

Avis offers meeting registrants special discounts on a wide selection of vehicles, from one week before to one week after the BMT Tandem Meetings. To reserve a car, contact Avis at (800) 331-1212 and use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number S012600Or click the book now button below to reserve online and include the discount number in the reservation. You will receive an email confirmation for your records.


The Hawaii Convention Center is easy to access by foot, public transportation, taxi or uber.


The BMT Tandem Meetings have partnered with Uber to provide first-time users with a free ride up to $20. Uber is an on-demand car service app. Request a ride through the iPhone and Android apps and within minutes, a car will be curbside. Rides are billed directly to your credit card, so there's no need to carry cash. Plus, your receipt is automatically emailed to you at the end of the ride. First-time riders use code BMTTANDEM to receive your free ride.

Public Transportation

Distances by foot and by public transportation are below. To look at the routes go to

Rates as of August 2015
  • Adult One-Way Fare- $2.50
  • 4-Day Pass - $35.00
4-Day Pass Sales Locations:
ABC Stores- Waikiki & Ala Moana Center, TheBus (Pass Office Kalihi Transit Center)

Hotel Distance from the Hawaii Convention Center Minutes by Foot (approx.) Minutes by Public Transportation (approx.)
Ala Moana Hotel

0.3 miles 6 minutes 7 minutes
Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach

0.8 miles 16 minutes 7 minutes
DoubleTree Alana Waikiki

 0.4 minutes 8 minutes 4 minutes
Hawai'i Prince Hotel Waikiki

 0.7 miles  14 minutes 15 minutes
The Hilton Hawaiian Village

 0.7 miles  13 minutes 12 minutes
Hyatt Regency Waikiki 

 1.2 miles  24 minutes 14 minutes 
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa 

 1.1 miles  21 minutes 14 minutes
The Modern Honolulu 

0.5 miles  11 minutes 10 minutes
Ramada Plaza Waikiki 

 0.5 miles  10 minutes  8 minutes
The Royal Hawaiian 

 0.9 miles  17 minutes  11 minutes
Sheraton Princess Ka'iulani 

 1.2 miles  23 minutes 12 minutes
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel

 0.9 miles 19 minutes 13 minutes
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa  1.4 miles  28 minutes 17 minutes