Frequently Asked Questions

What Should I do next?

  • Register for PETS at
  • Register for a room at the Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe if you intend to stay overnight on Friday, March 6th. 1 Reservations must be made by 5pm  on February 17, 2020 for the block room rate of $170/night. You can use the hotel link to reserve yourroom at for call 1-800-222-TREE and refer to the Group Name: Rotary International District 5495.
  • Please see the hotel reimbursement policy below to see if your hotel will be reimbursed.

Do I have to pay when I register?  

  • Most registrants pay by credit card at the time ofregistration and then seek reimbursement from their club as available.
  • Clubs typically reimburse at least the basic registration fees for Presidents-elect.

Will I be reimbursed for my hotel room if I stay over on Friday night? 

  • Presidents Elect of District 5495 who must travel more than 50 miles to the Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe will be reimbursed for their hotel room for Friday night. 
  • President Nominees, Satellite chairs and Rotaract President Elects will not be reimbursed for the cost of hotel.
  • There will be no reimbursement for Presidents Elect or Satellite Chairs who attend from a District other than 5495.
  • Reimbursement forms with receipts must be submitted to PDG Barb Feder ( by March 15, 2020 in order to receive reimbursement from the District for your hotel room, if applicable. Expense reimbursement forms can be found on the District 5495 website at: 

Will travel costs or any other costs be reimbursed? 

  • There is no provision for reimbursing travel costs or any other out-of-pocket costs related to PETS or CLA

*May I bring my spouse or partner? 

  • You may bring a spouse, guest or partner to PETS. The total meals package for spouse / partner / guest is $200 or $70 for the Friday night dinner only.
  • Advance registration of a spouse / partner / guest is required so that we can give advance notice to the facility staff of our numbers for meals. 
  • Note: due to space requirements, educational sessions are reserved for PE’s, PN’s and satellite chairs only.