Travel Info

Arriving by car

Downtown Savannah is approximately 2 ½ hours from Charleston; 4 hours from Atlanta and Charlotte; 4 ½ hours from Orlando; and 5 hours from Raleigh-Durham.

 

Arriving by air

Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, jetBlue, Sun Country Airlines, and United have flights in and out of the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, with many non-stop flights available. More info.
Once you arrive at the Savannah airport, you can choose from the multiple rental car options available or simply hop in a cab to your hotel (downtown Savannah is quite walkable).
It’s a 15-minute ride between the Savannah airport and downtown Savannah.

 

Arriving by teleportation

Beam me up Scotty. If you honestly have access to this technology you’d better bring it along to share with everyone!

 

Need a place to stay?

We know some awesome local spots for you to get a good night’s sleep.
Looking for a place to crash? The following hotels, located in downtown Savannah, and within walking distance on the conference!

Thunderbird Inn
611 West Oglethorpe Avenue
Savannah, GA USA 31401

Location, location, location! The classic, quirky Thunderbird Inn is conveniently located on West Oglethorpe Avenue, just a short walk from River Street, City Market and everything hip in the Historic District of Savannah. Its comfy rooms make it the Savannah inn of choice for many travelers. Look out for their huge neon sign welcoming in us geeks!

  • Book by calling (866) 324-2661 or on their website. Ask for the Geek16 rate ($99-109/night)!

Residence Inn Savannah Downtown
500 West Charlton Street
Savannah, GA USA 31401

There’s a lot to like at the Residence Inn, with spacious suites, Southern hospitality, and distinctive amenities only a skip and a jump from our conference location. For those not as into skipping and jumping, the free city shuttle stops by the hotel every 15 minutes, providing rides through the Historic District for great nightlife and restaurants!

  • Book by calling (912) 233-9996 or on their website.

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