APS April Meeting 2017

Hotel & Travel

Book Your Room

Online hotel reservations are closed. Visit the Roommate Bulletin Board for housing options.

Hotel Questions?

Call: (202) 328-6372

Roommate Bulletin Board

Share a room and save! Use the APS April Meeting Roommate Bulletin Board to find another meeting attendee to share a room with.

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Special Shuttle Service to Airport on Tuesday, January 31

APS is pleased to announce that it will provide an airport shuttle from the host hotel to both Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) on Tuesday, January 31. Airport shuttle tickets will cost $5 and can be purchased at the APS Registration Desk. Shuttle buses will depart on the following schedule:

IAD Departure Times BWI Departure Times
10:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
3:45 p.m. 3:45 p.m.

Marriott Wardman Park

Marriott Wardman Park is the April Meeting headquarters hotel and conference venue.

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Traveling to Washington, D.C.


southwest-airlinesSouthwest is the Official April Meeting Travel Partner

APS April Meeting attendees will receive a discount and bonus Rapid Reward points from Southwest Airlines through our SWABIZ® account. Southwest Airlines is offering an 10% discount off Anytime & Business Select® fares and a 3% discount off select Wanna Get Away® fares for travel to and from the conference. Book your travel between October 15, 2016 and January 20, 2017 to take advantage of the discounted rates. (Discounts are available for travel January 25, 2017 through February 3, 2017.)
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By flying Southwest Airlines, as an American Physical Society traveler, you will also receive the following benefits:

  • 50% bonus Rapid Reward points for your travel to and from the convention with Rapid Rewards # added to your reservation. Enroll in the Rapid Rewards program.
  • No baggage fees (first two bags)
  • No change or cancellation fees
  • No peak travel or fuel surcharges
  • Consistently ranked the "Best in Customer Service" by DOT

Regan National Airport (DCA)
Regan National Airport offers nonstop service to destinations across the U.S. and is the closest airport to the April Meeting venue and hotel.
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Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Dulles International Airport is a major hub for domestic and international air travel with a mixture of legacy and low fare carriers that provide air service throughout the world.
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Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI)
Baltimore/Washington International Airport offers nonstop service to major international cities and is the furthest airport to the April Meeting venue and hotel.
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Ground Transportation

Getting to the Hotel
There are numerous ground transportation options from the airports. Taxis are available, as well as MARC, Metro, and SuperShuttle.

Car service is available from all three Washington-area airports through Mediterranean Limousine (MedLimo). To make your reservation, call 301-765-5000 or visit thir website. Sample rates from the airport are listed below. MedLimo offers competitive rates with popular app-based ride sharing services. Rates include a 20% gratutity (Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted).

Estimated Transportation Costs from Airport to Host Hotel and Venue

(7.5 miles)
(29 miles)
(39 miles)
Taxi $19 $60 - $68 $90
Shared Van $24 - $64 $39 - $79 $78 - $234
MedLimo (car service) ~$80 ~$126 ~$132

SuperShuttle Fare Discounts
APS has partnered with SuperShuttle to offer a discount on shuttle transportation to and from BWI/DCA/IAD and the hotel. Use coupon code 72L3L.
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Explore Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. is a place unlike any other. Plan your trip to the nation's capital by checking out all the things to do, places to eat, and ways to get around.


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Transportation: Getting Around Washington, D.C.

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