Washington, DC October 21-25, 2014
Expect no difficulty planning your trip to and within Washington, DC using these AAFP and local resources.
The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located at:
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
Directions and Parking Information
Visit the Walter E. Washington Convention Center website(www.dcconvention.com) for driving directions and parking information.
TRAVELLERS, Inc., the AAFP‘s official travel agency, can help you with your travel arrangements. To contact TRAVELLERS, call (800) 382-6700 or email email@example.com.
AVIS and Budget are the AAFP official car rental companies. Take advantage of your membership benefit when renting a car for Assembly.
AVIS: Reserve online(www.avis.com) or call (800) 331-1600.
Be sure to have your AAFP Avis Discount number available: A685199
Budget: Reserve online(www.budgetcarrental.com) or call (800) 842-5628.
Be sure to have your AAFP Budget Customer Discount number available: D574199
The Metro System also has a station conveniently located near the convention center.
Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center
Download a free DC Metro Map(www.wmata.com).
The DC Circulator, Georgetown - Union Station route(www.dccirculator.com), provides several stops within one block of the convention center, for only $1.
Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the convention center and most of the official AAFP hotels (see hotel listing). Signs containing the shuttle schedule and boarding location will be posted in the lobby of each hotel.
Tuesday -- 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday -- 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday -- 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday -- 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday -- 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
A complete shuttle schedule will be available in your registration packet. Buses depart every 30 minutes.
Shuttles will run from all Assembly hotels (including walking hotels) from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. A continuous loop shuttle can take you to each museum, while all shuttles will return to hotels from the Air and Space Museum.
Visit your arriving airport website for ground transportation options. Each airport listed below offers taxi, shared shuttle, and public transportation options.
Ronald Reagan National Airport(www.metwashairports.com)
Taxi: approximate cost $10 per person, one-way.
From Dulles International Airport(www.metwashairports.com)
Taxi: approximate cost $50 to $60, one-way
From Baltimore Washington International Airport(www.bwiairport.com)
Taxi: approximate cost $60-$70, one-way
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