Travel Info

By Air:

Closest Airport:  SFO   San Francisco International.  
From SFO there are many options for getting into the city.
Other Airports in neighboring cities include SJC -  San Jose, and OAK  - Oakland which require more time to get to San Francisco.

By Automobile:   

Highway 101 runs north-south through the city.  From the east, use Route 880.
 

Transportation:   

There are many public transportation options throughout the city, as well as ride-share apps.
For more information about Transportation to and inside San Francisco look here:
https://www.sftravel.com/article/how-get-around-san-francisco-transportation-basics
 

Where to Stay

For easy walking to Salon venue at Fort Mason, stay in the north area of the city near Fisherman's Wharf or the Marina District.  For recommendations

MAP  the area around the Salon venue, with hotels and suggestions.

 

Visa Information

Check  with the US Department of State to determine if you require a visa in order to travel here.  Many countries have a visa waiver program with the U.S.A.  If your home country is not in a waiver program, or if you have had any previous redress, you must obtain a B visa for travel to the U.S.  Best is the B1/B2 visa which allows  for tourism as well as attending conferences. 
 

COVID-19:   

Vaccine or medical exception is required to travel by air into the USA. This requirement is set to expire on until April 10, 2023, but may be extended to May 10. Check the CDC website for information. Please note this is for air travel only.
 
Arrivals by land or sea are different.
Please check the DHS requirements "what to expect"  here.

In California and San Francisco:   vaccines and masks are now considered optional and are required only if private parties or individual businesses request them.