Travel Discounts

Austin Convention Center

venue1The Austin Convention Center is a LEED® Gold certified building located in the heart of the capital of Texas, one of the most affordable cities in America. The convention center has a convenient downtown location, between the shores of Lady Bird Lake and historic Sixth Street. It has easy access to I-35 and is a short distance from 6,500 downtown hotel rooms.

The facility’s expansion has allowed events to expand their conventions, trade shows and expos. It has also brought new conventions and visitors to Austin and its convention center.

 

Airline Discounts:

Direct Travel, PCMA’s travel agency, can assist with booking participants’ flights to Convening Leaders while taking advantage of the Delta and United Airlines group discounts. Call Direct Travel at 800.847.2343 and reference PCMA Convening Leaders. Hours of operation: Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 6:00pm central standard time. Please note: flight expenses and travel agency fee of $25.00 USD is the responsibility of the participant.

Delta Airlines:

Fares Offered: Up to 10% discount on applicable fares
Meeting Promotional Code: NMNW3
Travel Dates: January 5 – 14, 2017
Origin: Any Delta Air Lines city
Destination: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Reservations and ticketing is available via www.delta.com or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800.328.2216. Please note that a Direct Ticketing Charge will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, select Meeting Event Code and enter your Meeting ID NMNW3 in the box provided on the Advance Search Flights page.

United Airlines:

Fares Offered: Up to 10% discount on applicable fares
Meeting Promotional Code: ZX5F470746
Travel Dates: January 5 – 14, 2017
Origin: Any United Air Lines city
Destination: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Reservations and ticketing is available via www.united.com. When booking online, enter your Z code – ZX5F470746 in the offer code box on the Advanced Search Flights page.

Nonstop Flights to Austin

Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) offers nonstop flights to 45 cities – including international destinations London and Frankfurt! Learn More»

 

Ground Transportation:

Complimentary Airport Transfer to PCMA Hotels

Registration/badge pick up will be available at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The Austin CVB will be providing airport transfers to hotels in the housing block for arrivals on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.  Badge will be required.

Taxi/Rideshare

Note: Uber and Lyft are currently unavailable in Austin
Please check out some of their local ridesharing apps like Fasten, Fare, Ride Austin and Z Trip. These companies operate very similarly to Uber and Lyft, and you can download the apps from Google Play or the Apple app store.

For discounts, visit austintexas.org/rideshare

SuperShuttle & ExecuCar

Great offer from SuperShuttle & ExecuCar for all PCMA attendees: 10% discount if you book online or via the SuperShuttle app, using code: 1PCMA

TAXI Cabs – Austin-Bergsdtrom International Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is located 8 miles from Austin Convention Center and host hotels, approximately a 20 minute taxi ride. There are Taxi Stands on upper level arrival areas near baggage claim. Please make sure to use the designated Taxi Stands to ensure you have a licensed driver. All taxis should have a working meter to calculate the fare based on time and mileage. Average fare to downtown Austin is $30 – $35 USD.

Car Rental:

Hertz Car Rental Discount: Receive up to 20% off Hertz rates with PCMA Meetings CV# 05270001. This discount is valid for Convening Leaders only. Enter the CV# when booking at www.hertz.com or call 800-654-2240 and mention the CV#.