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Hotel & Travel

Primary Conference Hotel

The meeting sessions, exhibits, meals, and more will be located within the JW Marriott Austin, 110 E 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701. A block of rooms has been set aside at the JW Marriot Austin at special AAUP rate: $219 a night (plus tax and $1 daily internet fee)

Make your reservation at the JW Marriot Austin here >

The last day to make a reservation at the discounted rate is Thursday, May 18, 2017, but book early, as this block of rooms tends to go quickly.

Update May 4: The Association's room block for night of June 10 is sold out at both the JW Marriott and the Courtyard Marriott. Rooms are currently sold out at the JW Marriott for the nights of June 11 and June 12 at the JW. Check back for cancellations. Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

Overflow Hotel

Additional rooms have been secured at the Courtyard by Marriott Austin Downtown Convention Center.

The Courtyard Marriott is less than a 10 minute walk to the JW Marriott.

A block of rooms has been set aside at a rate of $219 a night (plus tax, including gratis internet). Make a reservation by Friday, May 19, 2017, to secure the group rate (the block may fill early).

Make your reservation at the OVERFLOW HOTEL here >

Additional overflow:

Additional rooms for June 11 and 12 are available at the Residence Inn side of the Courtyard Marriott at $219 (plus tax, including gratis internet). Make a reservation by Friday, May 19, 2017, to secure the group rate (the block may fill early).

Make your reservation at the Residence Inn OVERFLOW HOTEL here >

 

Please note: AAUP has not authorized and will not authorize any third party housing company to contact attendees. Please disregard any such phone calls or emails should anyone try to contact you.

Travel Information

Travel by Air

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is served by most major airlines. The airport is approximately 11 miles from the JW Marriot Austin, a 25-minute drive.

AAUP has set up a travel discount with United and Alaska Airlines:

United Airlines Travel Discounts: AAUP attendees traveling by air to Austin may be eligible for up to 10% off United fares for travel between 6/8/2017–6/16/2017. Click here for more information > icon.pdf

Alaska Airlines Travel Discounts: AAUP attendees traveling by air to Austin may be eligible for up to 5% off Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air US, Canadian, Mexican or Costa Rican city fares for travel between June 7, 2017–June 21, 2017. Click here for more information > icon.pdf

Ground Transportation

The following options are available for airport transportation to and from downtown Austin:

Travel by Car

The JW Marriot Austin address is 110 E 2nd Street, Austin, Texas 78701

Click here (and scroll down) for driving directions to the JW Marriot Austin >

Parking at the Hotel

Valet Parking

  • 0–3 hours: $20 plus tax
  • 3–6 hours: $30 plus tax
  • 3-plus hours: $43 plus tax

Self Parking

  • $32.47 per 24 period including tax
  • AAUP 2017 attendees are eligible for a 20% discount on self parking

Austin Info

There is much to see, hear, and eat in Austin. We’ll have a list of places to visit prior to the meeting. In the meantime, sample some of what Austin has to offer:

Traveling Around Austin

Please check out the following list of car service apps in Austin: 

 

Uber and Lyft

  • Uber and Lyft are back as of May 29th, 2017 and fully operating in Austin
  • Payment is automatic through the app
  • Fares are evaluated based on local demand

Fare

  • Request rides up to seven days in advance
  • Request preferred drivers
  • No surge pricing.

 

Ride FARE

  • The app can be downloaded on the Apple App Store and Google Play
  • No surge pricing
  • Rides can be scheduled in advance

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