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Travel Information

NCSS has room blocks with discounted rates at five downtown hotels, all convenient to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Click here to reserve your room securely online

Do not contact the hotels directly. These rates are available only to NCSS attendees booking through the reservation link above.
Room Rate
plus 14.5% tax
Distance to
Convention Center
Wireless Internet
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
$255 single/double
Connected by walkway
$45/day valet only
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown
$252 single/double
1 block
$45/day valet
Embassy Suites Washington DC Convention Center
$264 single/double
3 blocks
$43/day valet
Grand Hyatt Washington
$257 single/double
4 blocks
$52 valet
Hampton Inn Washington Downtown-Convention Center
$220 single/double
4 blocks
$42 valet

Air and Rail

NCSS has made arrangements to offer discounted air and rail fares to Washington conference attendees. Go online or call NCSS-designated airlines toll free and use the following NCSS codes to receive discounts off even the lowest promotional fares. Please note that each airline has different booking policies. The discounts below apply for travel between November 29 and December 4, 2016.

United Airlines is pleased to offer discounts of 2% to 10% off published fares. Save an additional 3% off by booking your own reservations at Choose your flight times, and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZWAB539889 in the Offer Code box. Or call your travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122 for reservations. Refer to Z Code ZWAB and Agreement Code: 539889

Delta offers up to 5% off applicable classes of service for tickets purchased prior to the conference. Choose your flight arrival/departure dates and access NCSS discounts by clicking on "Advanced Search" on and inserting NMMZB in the Meeting Event Code box. Or, call your travel professional (they may charge a reservation fee) or Delta at 800-328-1111 for reservations ($25 fee per ticket).

American Airlines offers discounted zone fares. Contact the American Airlines Meeting Services desk at 1 800 433 1790 for assistance with reservations and ticket purchase.

Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Washington, November 30-December 7. To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Please refer to Convention Fare Code X62A-945 when making your reservation. Conventions cannot be booked via Internet. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts.

Airport Transportation

SuperShuttle provides discounted transportation for NCSS conference attendees to and from all three Washington area airports. Get $2 off the regular one-way fare and $5 off the round-trip rate. Click here to make your reservation and use the group discount code DMDFU.
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