*** PAG XXIX has been Postponed until March 2021 - Please Note the New Dates ***

International Plant & Animal Genome XXIX / March 27-31, 2021 - San Diego, CA, USA

New Renderings Page 2
Artist Rendering of New Hotel Lobby (expected completion 2021)

The Town and Country San Diego $90 million renovation is scheduled to be completed in mid 2020.

Please see the Hotel Renovations will be Completed! update for more information.

Town and Country Hotel
500 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: (619) 291-7131
Toll-free: 1-800-772-8527
Fax: (619) 291-3584 (Front Desk)
Fax: (619) 294-4681 (Reservation Dept.)
 

pdf Town & Country Updated Hotel Map - 2020

 

Accommodations at the Town and Country

TC-LogoDiscounted hotel rates are available for attendees of PAG XXIX and will be posted mid-November 2020. 

All hotel deposits and payments must be sent directly to the Town and Country Hotel

Internet Access
High speed internet access will be available in all rooms. There will also be access to the internet in the PAG Computer Room, and complimentary wifi access in the conference/registration area (Atlas Foyer.)

Parking
Guests staying at the hotel will receive a rate of $18/per day and the rate for non-guests will be $8/per hour, with a maximum total of $24 a day.

Special Needs

Special Diets
Those who have special dietary needs (e.g., vegetarian, vegan, kosher, etc.) should note this on their registration forms. All efforts will be made to accommodate special requests. The Wednesday evening dinner banquet is a buffet and there are wide variety of food available.

Handicap Access
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, PAG will provide you with any required specific aids or services for the conference. Please contact Darrin Scherago (201-653-5141) with such requests.

Additional Hotel Information
For additional information regarding accommodation details and hotel amenities, including the adjacent 27-hole championship Riverwalk Golf Course (preferred tee-times and rates are available for guests), or the nearby Fashion Valley shopping district, entertainment and dining center — please see the Hotel Website.

WARNING: If you are contacted by a company called “National Travel Association,” or any other travel company selling rooms at the Town & Country Hotel - DO NOT - book your reservation with them. They are not affiliated with the PAG meeting and you are advised to book directly with the Town & Country Hotel using the reservation portal linked above.

 

Room Sharing

At past meetings, a number of attendees have expressed a desire to share a room to minimize hotel costs. Thanks to the efforts at Iowa State, a website will be set up to facilitate this for assistance matching you with another guest.
The PAG Room Sharing Portal will be posted mid-November 2020. 

 

Hotel Shuttles

shuttlebusDuring the conference we have arranged for complimentary shuttle buses to provide safe travels to and from the meeting from nearby hotels each day of the conference --with additional late night hours for those attending the Final Banquet on Wednesday.

The PAG Shuttle Bus Schedule will be posted January 2021

 

Airport Info / Transportation Discounts

Distance to Airport
The Town and Country Hotel is located aproximately 15 minutes from San Diego International Airport (SAN).

slider1aAirport Shuttle
The previously reccommended SuperShuttle has closed operations. We are currently recommending EZRide, see details below.

EZRide provides door to door San Diego Airport shuttle service with brand new Eco-Friendly green vans. Whether you need transportation to San Diego International Airport or are taking a group on a day trip, EZ Ride Shuttle will provide safe & relaxed door to door service. Their spacious vans are brand new and all green, using either Propane or CNG with zero pollution.

Taxis
Taxis from the airport are also available and you can expect to pay about $30 USD plus tip.
  

 

Location Section Menu

Location Links & Downloads

pdf Town & Country Hotel Map

 

 

Hotel Reservation ALERT

WARNING: If you are contacted by a company called “National Travel Association” or any other travel company claiming to sell rooms at the Town & Country Hotel - DO NOT - book your reservation with them. They are not affiliated with the PAG meeting and you are advised to book directly with the Town & Country Hotel using the reservation portal on our Hotel Information page.

Travel Agent

Should you need assistance with your Air Transportation travel plans we would like to recommend Rinis Travel, the official travel agent for the PAG meeting. Please ask for Babette or Mike. 

Note: Rinis cannot assist with hotel bookings.  If you need assistance with hotel bookings and using the portal on the PAG website email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rinis Travel
9517 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: (301)587-1021
(9:30am - 5:00pm EST/Mon-Fri )
Fax:
(301) 587-3418

PAG Future Dates

PAG XXX - January 8-12, 2022

PAG XXXI - January 14-18, 2023

PAG XXXII - January 13-17, 2024

San Diego, CA