Make sure you book online through the official AOPA hotel website. When you stay at an official AOPA hotel, you are guaranteed to receive the lowest rates during that week, and if the hotel is sold out, your reservation is always secure. In addition, staying at one of the 12 official AOPA hotels provides you and your guest or family with a great networking experience. All hotels are either within walking distance to the convention center or will provide a shuttle to the convention center for your convenience.
ALERT: Orchid Event Solutions is the only authorized housing organization associated with 2013 AOPA Aviation Summit. While other companies may contact you offering their housing services, they are not endorsed by, or affiliated with, the 2013 AOPA Aviation Summit.
Be careful before entering into a financial agreement with any unofficial company, as their legitimacy and policies may be questionable, and the 2013 Aviation Summit staff will not be able to provide a resolution to issues related to such reservations.
Why should you use the official housing for the 2013 AOPA Aviation Summit?
Arrival and departure procedures will be available for download by the first week of September.
AOPA has partnered with commercial airlines to ensure all of our attendees can mosey down to the Lone Star State with ease.
Hotels in the AOPA Aviation Summit block do not provide shuttles from the DFW or DAL Airports.
American Airlines Discount
American Airlines will provide our attendees a 5% discount off any published airfare on www.aa.com for the AOPA Aviation Summit in Fort Worth. The valid travel dates for this discount are October 1 through October 19, 2013. You can easily access American’s fares and apply this discount by going to www.aa.com to book your flight. Place the below Promotion Code in the promotion code box, and your discount will be calculated automatically. The code is valid for travel into Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). This special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines and American Eagle. International originating guests will need to contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code.
You may also call 1-800-433-1790 to book your flights; please refer to the Promotion Code below when you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone. Please use American Airlines when you can because of the benefits provided to you as a traveler and to our organization.
Promotion Code: 11H3AI
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Amtrak operates a route between Chicago and San Antonio daily with a stop in Fort Worth. Use code FTW to view routes and prices at www.amtrak.com. The Amtrak Sunset Limited runs between Louisiana and California, Amtrak’s southern-most route. Settle back and watch the bayou country, Mexican border, southwestern deserts, and California mountains pass by your window.
Three trains depart weekly in each direction. Services on the Sunset Limited include Superliner Sleeping and Dining Car accommodations and spectacular views from the renowned Sightseer Lounge Car.
AOPA has developed a strategic partnership with Enterprise, Alamo, and National, in an attempt to bring discounts and high-end service to AOPA Members. These three brands will show support for the association all year round through sponsorship and engagement activities that will benefit AOPA members, especially during the AOPA Aviation Summit. For more information about these brands and to reserve a rental car, follow the links below:
Fort Worth Convention Center
There are approximately 8 parking garages/lots within a 4 blocks surrounding the Fort Worth Convention Center, and the fee is currently $5-$15 per day for attendees.
Parking is available for guests of each of the official AOPA hotels. Downtown hotels will also offer limited paid daily parking for non-guests. Pricing and availability vary for each hotel.
Downtown Fort Worth Parking
All parking spaces in the downtown Fort Worth area is meter parking. Rates depend on the type of meter and need to be paid 8 AM – 6 PM Monday – Friday. After 6 PM, Saturdays and Sunday are free.
Rent a mobility scooter, wheelchair, power chair, and more from Scootaround. To make reservations, visit the website or call 888-441-7575
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