Immunology 2011™ – The American Association of Immunologists

Local Area Information


Average high temperature in May is 65°F (18°C), low temperature is 51°F (11°C).


In San Francisco, California, there is a 9.50% sales tax on all merchandise except unprepared food items. San Francisco also has an additional 14% hotel occupancy tax.

Time Zone

During IMMUNOLOGY 2011™, San Francisco will be on Pacific Daylight Savings Time.


There are a number of affordable parking garages located throughout downtown San Francisco. There are 6 garages within 3 blocks of the Moscone Center:

Fisherman's Wharf
  • Fifth & Mission Parking Garage – 833 Mission St.
  • Moscone Center Garage – 255 Third St.
  • Hearst Parking Center – 45 Third St.
  • Museum Parc Garage – 300 Third St.
  • SFMoMA Garage – 147 Minna St.
  • Jesse Street Garage – 220 Stevenson St.

For a map of garage locations please see the Moscone Parking Map.

For information on parking discounts available to IMMUNOLOGY 2011™ attendees, click here.

Tipping Guidelines

Tipping is voluntary. Below are some guidelines:

  • Waiters/Waitresses usually receive 15-20% of the bill. In some cases, the tip is automatically added to your bill. You should always check before adding gratuity.
  • Maids usually receive $1-2 per room per day. You should leave the tip daily and not at the end of your stay.
  • Taxi drivers usually receive 15% of the fare.
  • Doormen, Skycaps, and Porters usually receive $1/bag.



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