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GETTING TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT

  • SuperShuttle:

To provide an economical transfer options, SAA has arranged a discount code for attendees with SuperShuttle, a shared shuttle service between the local airport to the Austin Convention Center or your Austin hotel. Your discount gives you 10% off reservations made online. Attendees will pay $13 each way per person.

Book online here or by using the SuperShuttle app with the discount code: 53PYV

  • Capital Metro Bus Line:

The Capital Metro Bus Line offers service from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) to downtown Austin. You can catch the bus at the blue neon guitar bus stop on the lower level at ABIA. To get to the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Austin, get off at the Lavaca & 4th Street Stop (Stop ID: 2643) via Route 20.

Single ride fares are $1.25, or buy a day pass for just $2.50

Route information and the schedule can be found on the Capital Metro website or you can download the CapMetro App to plan your ride.

  • Ridesharing Services

Additionally ridesharing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Ride Austin are available.

AIRFARE DISCOUNTS

Airfare discounts are available to those flying American Airlines into Austin (AUS) and San Antonio (SAT) between April 19 – 29, 2020. The discount can be booked online at www.aa.com for AA/AE flights only by using 6840BM as the AA.com Promotion Code. You can also book by calling the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790. The discount excludes basic economy and non-discountable fares and may not apply to some contracts.

RENTAL CAR DISCOUNTS

Budget

Take advantage of rental car discounts through Budget by booking a reservation online or by calling 1 (800) 842-5628. When making a reservation over the phone, please reference the meeting's Budget Customer Discount or BCD# X670588.

Avis

Avis is offering discounts to attendees who book through this website or call 1 (800) 331-1600 and provide our Avis Worldwide Discount or AWD# T016525.

Hertz

Hertz is offering discounted car rentals in the Austin area to those that book through SAA's specific reservation website.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  • May 09, 2019

    Submission System Opens

  • September 12, 2019

    Submission Deadline 3PM EDT: Extended Due to Hurricane Dorian

  • October 04, 2019

    Meeting Payment Confirmations Sent

  • November 15, 2019

    Membership Join Deadline for Nonmember Participants

  • December 02, 2019

    Withdrawal Deadline

  • December 05, 2019

    Participation Decision Letters from Program Committee

  • December 15, 2019

    Preliminary Program Posted Online (hardcopy mailed early January 2020)

  • January 30, 2020

    Membership Renewal Deadline for Current Member Participants