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Headquarter Hotel: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel
225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, Florida, USA 32202

Tel: +1 904 588 1234, Fax: +1 904 634 4554

Reservation Phone: 1-800-233-1234
Reservation Fax: 1-904-634-4554
Website: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/SFS2013

Room Rate: $149.00 USD Single/Double

Reservation Cut-off Date: 26 April 2013

The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront is the Headquarter Hotel for the SFS meeting. All of the sessions, exhibits, posters, and receptions will be held at the Hyatt. Please make your hotel reservations by contacting the hotel directly via phone, fax, or via web and specify that you are entitled to the “SFS Room Block” rate . Please make your reservations early since the rate may increase after the cut-off date.

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront welcomes you to the history and charm of downtown Jacksonville, Florida. The hotel is situated on a four-mile riverfront boardwalk close to area attractions. With numerous jazz and film festivals, museums, exciting sporting events, concerts and more within your reach, the Hyatt will put you in the center of Florida life.

Indulge in their plush Grand Beds, enjoy deluxe amenities, and take advantage of superior services. Enjoy a seafood feast or sumptuous breakfast buffet at Trellises Restaurant or enjoy your favorite Florida sporting event at Jaxx Sports Bar.

Special Car Rental Rates

Avis has been designated the official car rental company for the SFS 2013 Jacksonville Meeting. Special meeting rates and discounts are available on a wide selection of GM and other fine cars. Rentals may occur at several Jacksonville locations, including airport, downtown and suburban. Advance reservations are recommended.

To receive these special rates, be sure to mention your Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number, G028094 when you call. Call Avis direct at 1-800-331-1600 or go to the Avis Web Page at: Avis.com link for SFS Annual Meeting 2013 to receive the best car rental rates available. The discount will be effective May 12, 2013 through May 30, 2013.

Special Airline Rates

(Valid Travel Dates – May 16, 2013 through May 26, 2013) The airport providing service is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). American Airlines has been designated the official airline carrier for the SFS meeting and has offered a 5% discount off the lowest published airline fares into Jacksonville International Airport only. Contact American Airlines at 800-433-7300 and mention the Star File Number A6853BZ to receive this discount.

You may also contact Allen Samuels House of Travel at 800-874-4731 or by e-mail to: bambi@houseoftravelwaco.com for assistance with your travel.

Airport Shuttle

(Valid Dates: May 17 through May 26, 2013)

Destination Planning offers a discounted, non-stop airport shuttle service from the Jacksonville International Airport to the Hyatt Regency Riverfront ($18 each way, includes gratuity). Shuttles run between the hours of 5:00am and 12:00am.

Online Reservation System

Departures typically leave every half hour based on reservations and are available during all airport operating hours. The shuttle won’t leave until the last passenger is cared for. If you miss your scheduled shuttle, give them a call and they will reschedule it for you at no extra charge. All you have to do is click on the link below and make your reservation.

You must enter the group promo code SFS in order to get your special group rate.

CLICK https://book.mylimobiz.com/destplancorp THEN “Start Reservation”

Advance Reservation Discount

Discounts are available for advance reservations ONLY. The advance reservation discount is for those passengers making reservations online, 48 hours or more before their scheduled flight. Guests will be charged $20 each way, per person, if making reservations over the phone or less than 48 hours before scheduled flight.

Round-trip Service

Remember to make your “Return Trip” reservation after your arrival reservation to save time! After you place your credit card information into the system, you will click “submit” and then enter your return trip information to the airport for your departure. Confirmations will be emailed to you at least 24 hours before your scheduled arrival. For questions, please call our office at 904-249-3729 during regular business hours, EST M-F 9am-5pm or email Transportation@DestinationPlanning.com. If you cannot locate your driver after hours, please call our Transportation Manager, Sarah Urban, at 904-699-354.


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