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Hurricane Laura hotel reservations set to expire Wednesday; register for continued lodging

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Posted at 10:29 AM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 11:29:15-04

All current hotel room reservations for Hurricane Laura evacuees will expire Wednesday, September 16th at 11:00 am, according to the Cameron Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness.

Evacuees from any of the following Louisiana zip codes, may register for continued lodging offered by the state of Texas by calling 1-888-991-5229:

Eligible Louisiana zip codes (Address verification is required prior to check-in): 70601, 70602, 70605, 70606, 70607, 70609, 70611, 70612, 70615, 70616, 70629, 70630, 70631, 70632, 70633, 70634, 70637, 70639, 70643, 70644, 70645, 70646, 70647, 70650, 70652, 70653, 70654, 70656, 70657, 70658, 70659, 70660, 70661, 70662, 70663, 70664, 70665, 70668, 70669, 71403, 71439, 71443, 71446, 71459, 71461, 71474, 71475, 71496.

Register with the Virtual Reception Center no later than 3pm Wednesday September 16th. Once registered through the Virtual Reception Center, you will be provided with a confirmation code within 3-4 hours via email or text. Evacuees who register and get a confirmation code will need to arrive at the hotel no later than 3pm Thursday September 17th.

Upon arrival to your hotel, check-in with the onsite state of Texas Emergency Tracking Network (ETN) Team.

If you do not check-in to the new hotel room by 3pm Thursday September 17th, 2020, the reservation will be canceled, and you will need to call the registration number again for a new code.

If the evacuee is not eligible for continued sheltering and need state bus transportation assistance to your home county in Texas, call 2-1-1, or home parish in Louisiana, call 337-310-4636.

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