Hotel and Travel
.conf18 | 1-4 October 2018 | Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort | Orlando, FL

Ready to plan your trip? We have all the details to make it easy. From hotel lists and room rates to air travel info and venue insights, you'll find everything you need to get started.

 

The majority of .conf18 programming will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. However, some programming and other events will be held on other Disney Properties.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
www.swandolphin.com
(407) 934-4000

Hotel

Rates for a standard room ranges between $195-250 USD per night (inclusive of 12.5% local taxes), depending on your hotel selection. However to take advantage of Splunk’s discounted room rates, you must be registered for .conf18 and book your hotel using the links provided during the registration process prior to August 30th.

No, when you register online for .conf18, you’ll have an opportunity to request your hotel as well as your check-in and check-out dates. A hotel reservation will be made for you and guaranteed with your credit card.

Yes, a credit card will be needed to confirm your reservation at a designated .conf18 hotel. Please note that one night's accommodation (including tax) will be charged by the hotel to your credit card one month prior to .conf18.

Yes, your booking confirmation will be sent to you once .conf18 registration is complete and your hotel booking is made. The booking confirmation email will include your check-in and check-out dates, along with the hotel name and address. You will receive your hotel confirmation email, including your reservation number, one month prior to .conf18. 

You’re free to make your own reservations directly with the hotel of your choice. However to take advantage of Splunk’s discounted room rates, you must be registered for .conf18 and book your hotel using the links provided during the registration process prior to August 30th.

.conf18 hotels within Walt Disney World include Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Disney's Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s Coronado Springs ResortDisney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter and Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside.

Hotels within walking distance to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort include Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Disney's Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, and Disney’s BoardWalk Inn.

Hotels that are a short shuttle ride away from the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort are Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s Coronado Springs ResortDisney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter and Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside.

View the resort map for more information. Complimentary transportation will be available for .conf18 attendees, and shuttle schedules and routes will be shared in September.

Smoking rooms cannot be guaranteed and are only available upon request at check-in.

If you require a room for more than 4 people, please contact confteam@splunk.com.

Several .conf18 hotels have a limited inventory of rooms at reduced rates for U.S. Government employees (subject to availability at time of booking). If you believe you qualify for this rate, please send an email to conftravel@splunk.com with your name, employer and travel dates after you complete registration. The .conf18 travel team will confirm your registration status prior to checking to see if any hotels have government rate rooms available for the duration of your stay. We will do our best to respond with hotel options and rates within 3 business days of receiving email.

Please note that guests must present a valid form of identification at check-in to qualify for government rate. If, for some reason you cannot provide a valid form of identification at check-in, the hotel will provide you with the Best Available Rate offered by the hotel to the public. If you have any questions about the valid forms of identification, please email conftravel@splunk.com

Travel

The closest airport to .conf18 is Orlando International Airport (airport code: MCO).

Orlando International Airport
1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd
Orlando, FL 32827

There are a number of ways to get to .conf18 from the airport:

  • Disney's Magical Express: There is complimentary motorcoach transportation to and from MCO and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, with complimentary luggage delivery. Click here to access information about which hotels are included and shuttle pick-up locations and times.

  • Bus: $4 USD per person one-way. Visit the Lynx website to view the routes and schedules to plan your trip.

  • Ride sharing: Uber, Lyft, Wingz and other transportation network companies are allowed to pick up and drop off passengers at MCO.

  • Taxi: The taxi rate from the airport to Walt Disney World can range from $52-68 USD.

  • Airport shuttle: Mears is the preferred service provider for transportation for Walt Disney World. Make your transportation reservations online or by calling (407) 423-5566 (U.S. and Canada) or 0870 400 4562 (UK). When we last checked, posted rates were $23 USD for one-way and $37 USD for round-trip.

For more information, visit MCO Transportation Information for local transportation options and approximate rates from MCO to the Disney Resorts area.

Weather

Weather in Orlando typically ranges from 65-85 degrees Fahrenheit. Find more information on average temperatures in Orlando in October.

Local information

Visit www.visitorlando.com for more information about the city and local attractions.

Visa letters

If you require a visa to attend .conf18, you may request a visa letter during the online registration process. You may also request a visa letter by emailing confregistration@splunk.com.

Childcare

The Beach Club and the Swan and Dolphin Resorts offer childcare options for hotel guests. If you require these services, please book accommodation in one of these hotels:

  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort: Sandcastle Club

  • Swan and Dolphin Resorts: Camp Dolphin (4-12 years old) and Kid’s Nite Out
    (In-room childcare, nanny services, parent helpers)