Travel Accomodation Services
All non-commuting teams participating in the tournament should make hotel reservations using our tournament housing services.
Sarasota Lawn Bowling Club is proud to partner with HBC Event Services, a travel agency with a nationwide reputation for excellence in managing travel for sports events. HBC Event Travel Services provides an easy way for you to book your hotel rooms with our partnered hotels at the best rates. These rates are always the same, if not lower than, their best available rate and usually includes breakfast for your team.
For a list of local hotels offering discounted rates plus other travel services, click here to go to HBC Event Travel Services. Call HBC Event Travel Services at +1-505-346-0522 if you have any questions or special hotel requests. Do not call the hotels directly. Discounted rates are only available through HBC Event Travel Services.
Please support our partnered hotels since these businesses sponsor the tournament. HBC Event Travel Services guarantees, if the tournament is cancelled due to weather, you will not be charged for cancellation penalties. This guarantee does not include hotel reservations made after the hotel cut off dates.
Recommended Airport: Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) serves over one million passengers a year as a gateway to the southwest Gulf coast of Florida. Major domestic and commuter airlines provide daily scheduled service, as do seasonal international and domestic charter carriers.
Tampa International Airport (TPA) is the premier gateway to the West Coast of Florida with a market area of 7.3 million people living within a two-hour drive. The airport serves approximately 17 million passengers per year with 77 domestic and international destinations.
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) was certified for operation in May 1983 and has grown to be one of the top 50 airports for passenger traffic in the U.S. A new state-of-the-art terminal opened in 2005 and was designed with today's traveler in mind and tomorrow's opportunities in view.
The Sarasota County area offers a wide array of attractions including world-class beaches, museums, theater, dining, shopping, sports, music, nightlife, events, and festivals. For more information, visit http://www.visitsarasota.org.
Click here for a list of local things to do before and during the 2017 Bowls USA US Open tournament.
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