If you plan to make the trip to El Paso, Texas for the 2009 Brut Sun Bowl, there are several options available to you. Just try to book as early as possible to avoid complications.
Since the game takes place during the busy holiday travel season, airlines might be booked quickly. However, you can check availability and even purchase tickets online.
Also, consider renting a car. The drive will take approximately 11 hours, strictly driving time, so make sure you give yourself plenty of cushion in your driving plans.
If you are planning on staying overnight before and/or after the 2009 Sun Bowl in El Paso, you'll need to book yourself a hotel.
The Brut Sun Bowl has a list of suggested hotels that includes the Hilton Garden Inn, two Holiday Inns and a Radisson, but El Paso also has names such as Comfort Suites, Doubletree, Embassy Suites, Hampton, La Quinta and Marriott. The rates for those typically range from about $90-170.
In addition, the University of Oklahoma has official travel packages that include hotel accommodations, game transfers, pregame party and more. More information is available online or by calling (800) 924-9993.
If you're interested in crossing the border, you can also find low-priced hotels in Juarez, Mexico, a short drive away. There are a number of rooms available for under $70 at brand name hotels.
To See and Do
While you're in town, why not take some time to visit the sites around El Paso. About.com has our very own Guide to Texas Travel, Danno Wise, who can help you find the best places to see. Check out the Top Things to Do in El Paso, and get information on restaurants and the Sun Bowl Parade.