Travel FAQ

  1. What is included in the Travel Information?
  2. When will I receive the Travel Information?
  3. How long do I have to make my travel arrangements?
  4. What is a Host Hotel?
  5. How do I book a room?
  6. I am a crew member. Is there a specific hotel that I need to stay in?
  7. I am a walker and my spouse/partner is crew. What hotel do I stay in?
  8. Where are the Host Hotels located?
  9. How do I get to my Host Hotel?
  10. Is there a long-term parking option?
  11. Is the long-term parking lot secure?
  12. What are my shuttle options?
  13. How do I purchase my shuttle tickets?
  14. What if I do not want the shuttle service?
  15. If I parked in the long-term parking lot, how do I get back to my car following the Closing Ceremony?
  16. I am not staying at a host hotel, but at another hotel nearby – can I still use the shuttle?
  17. How will they be identifying camp host hotel shuttle users?


1. What is included in the Travel Information?
The Travel Information page gives the participant information about the starting and ending locations for the event, directions to those locations, long-term parking options and instructions for how to make hotel reservations (including shuttle service) before, during and after the event.

2. When will I receive the Travel Information?
Travel information will be emailed to all participants and posted on the Travel Info page (under the Prepare menu in your Participant Center) as it becomes available. Information will be available approximately 6-8 weeks prior to the event. Please note that this may vary depending on the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® location.

3. How long do I have to make my travel arrangements?
Due to limited availability, please make your travel arrangements as soon as possible. There will be an exact deadline for booking hotel room packages, listed on the Travel Info page for your Komen 3-Day event. Hotel rooms and the associated promotional rate are subject to availability of the room block.

4. What is a Host Hotel?
There will be room blocks available for participants the nights before, during and, for some 3-Day® events, immediately after the event. Usually these blocks are provided to us at a special rate. Host hotel rooms are sold by the hotel as a package.

5. How do I book a room?
Participants must click the link on the 3-Day event’s Travel Info page to go to the 3-Day hotel reservation website. This site is maintained by the 3-Day’s travel agent, and all reservations must be made through this site in order to get the 3-Day discounted rate and shuttle service.

6. I am a crew member. Is there a specific hotel that I need to stay in?
No. All types of 3-Day participants may stay in the same host hotel.

7. I am a walker and my spouse/partner is a crew member. What hotel do I stay in?
All types of 3-Day participants may stay in the same host hotel.

8. Where are the Host Hotels located? 
For participants’ convenience, the host hotels are located near the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. For details and reservations, visit your 3-Day event’s Travel Info page and click the link in the hotel section to go to the 3-Day hotel reservation website. This site is maintained by the 3-Day’s travel agent, and all reservations must be made through this site in order to get the 3-Day discounted rate and shuttle service.

9. How do I get to my Host Hotel?
Participants are responsible for their own transportation to the Host Hotel on Thursday.

10. Is there a long-term parking option?
Yes, we will be securing a long-term parking lot for each event. This lot will be located at or near the Opening Ceremony site (varies by city). Passes will be sold for $25 at the entrance of the long-term parking lot on Friday morning. You will receive a parking pass to put on the dashboard of your vehicle at that time. Only those participants who have purchased a long-term parking pass will be allowed to leave their vehicle for the entire weekend. Spots are limited so please arrive early in order to ensure a parking spot. Tickets for a shuttle bus from the Closing Ceremony back to the long-term parking lot can be purchased for $20 per person in the Main Street area of camp on Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please be aware that you can only purchase these shuttle passes on Friday night in camp.

11. Is the long-term parking lot secure?
While reasonable efforts are made to provide security for long-term parking, the participant agrees and acknowledges that any and all loss associated with such parking shall be at their own risk and ultimately their own full responsibility.

12. What are my shuttle options?
There are a few different options throughout the weekend, limited to the following:

Friday Shuttle - If you book a room for Thursday night through the 3-Day hotel reservation website, you will receive free shuttle transportation for all hotel room occupants (4 participants per room maximum) from the hotel to the Opening Ceremony on Friday morning. Shuttle passes will be provided to you when you check in at the hotel after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday. You will not receive a shuttle pass if your room is booked separately from the 3-Day hotel reservation website. Please be aware that shuttle buses cannot accommodate bicycles.

Camp Shuttle - Friday and Saturday night hotel reservations booked through the 3-Day hotel reservation website include shuttle transportation for all hotel room occupants (4 participants per room maximum). Please be aware that shuttle buses cannot accommodate bicycles. Camp/Hotel transportation shuttles are expected to run every 30 minutes between the campsite and hotel location between the hours of 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday afternoon. Signage will be posted in the hotel lobby as well as at the bus loading site at camp. Allow for extra time during peak camp operational hours from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Plan to arrive at the bus loading area 15 minutes prior to departure during these hours. Hotel transportation shuttles will be operating on a continuous loop between the hotel and camp on Saturday and Sunday mornings beginning at 4:30 a.m. and ending 60 minutes prior to camp closure time each morning. For example: If camp closes at 8:00 a.m. and all participants need to be on the route by this time, the last bus will depart the host hotel at 7:00 a.m.

Long-Term Parking Shuttle - Tickets for a shuttle bus from the Closing Ceremony to the long-term parking lot can be purchased for $20 per person in the Main Street area of camp on Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please be aware that you can only purchase these shuttle passes on Friday night in camp, they will not be available for purchase on Saturday night.

Sunday Shuttle - Tickets for a shuttle bus from the Closing Ceremony to the Thursday night hotels can be purchased for $20 per person in the Main Street area of camp on Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. This shuttle will only go to Thursday night host hotels and is open to any participant who purchases a Sunday return shuttle sticker at camp on Friday night. You do not need to be a hotel guest. Please be aware that you can only purchase these shuttle passes on Friday night in camp, they will not be available for purchase on Saturday night.

Sunday Shuttle (on some 3-Day events only) - Sunday night hotel reservations booked through the 3-Day hotel reservation website include shuttle transportation for all hotel room occupants (4 participants per room maximum) from the Closing Ceremony to hotel. Shuttle departs 30 minutes after completion of the Closing Ceremony. Please be aware that shuttle buses cannot accommodate bicycles.

13. How do I purchase my shuttle tickets?
If you book a room for Thursday night through our travel agent’s reservation website, you will receive free shuttle transportation for all hotel room occupants (4 participants per room maximum) from the hotel to the Opening Ceremony on Friday morning. Shuttle passes will be provided to you when you check in at the hotel after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday. You will not receive a shuttle pass if your room is booked separately from the 3-Day hotel reservation website. A portion of the hotel room rate is used for the operational costs of the shuttle service provided by ETC/Event Travel Consulting.

Friday and Saturday night hotel reservations booked through the 3-Day hotel reservation website include shuttle transportation for all hotel room occupants (4 participants per room maximum). You will not be able to use the shuttle if your room is booked separately from the “3-Day” group rate. A portion of the hotel room rate is used for the operational costs of the shuttle service provided by ETC/Event Travel Consulting.

Sunday night hotel reservations booked through our travel agent’s reservation website (on 3-Day events where there is a 3-Day rate for Sunday hotels) include shuttle transportation for all hotel room occupants (4 participants per room maximum) from the Closing Ceremony to hotel. You will not be able to use the shuttle if your room is booked separately from the 3-Day hotel reservation website. A portion of the hotel room rate is used for the operational costs of the shuttle service provided by ETC/Event Travel Consulting.

Tickets for the shuttle from the Closing Ceremony back to the long-term parking lot or Thursday night host hotels can be purchased for $20 per person in the Main Street area of camp on Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please be aware that you can only purchase these shuttle passes on Friday night in camp, they will not be available for purchase on Saturday night.

14. What if I do not want the shuttle service?
Whether you utilize the shuttle service included in the hotel package is your decision, but all rooms automatically come with the shuttle transportation. There is not a reduced rate for the hotel room if you choose not to use the shuttle.

15. If I parked in the long-term parking lot, how do I get back to my car following the Closing Ceremony?
There will be a shuttle back to the long-term parking lot after the Closing Ceremony. Tickets for the shuttle from the Closing Ceremony to the long-term parking lot can be purchased for $20 per person in the Main Street area of camp on Friday, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Please be aware that you can only purchase these shuttle passes on Friday night in camp, they will not be available for purchase on Saturday night.

16. I am not staying at a host hotel, but at another hotel nearby – can I still use the shuttle?
No. The host hotel package room rates are inclusive of your hotel sleeping room and shuttle transportation to the various 3-Day sites. Shuttle transportation to the various 3-Day sites is not available through the host hotel for those who do not book through the 3-Day hotel reservation website. We recommend that you check with your chosen hotel to determine your transportation options.

17. How will they be identifying camp host hotel shuttle users?
A registered hotel rooming list provided by the hotel will specify all persons booked under the package room rate at the host hotel. No ticket or pass is required.