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Hotel and Travel Information

Conference Hotel

Hilton Austin Hotel

500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas, 78701
Hotel Phone: 512.482.8000 (do not use for reservations)

Conference Rate: $219 single/double (plus taxes).  

Make Your Hotel Reservations: Online or by Phone at 800.774.1500  Ask for Society of Teachers of Family Medicine rate   

Make your reservations by January 8, 2018 to receive this special group rate. Rooms at this rate may sell out quickly. Rates do not include state and local sales tax. Late arrival reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to arrival date. Check-in time is 4 pm; check-out time is 11 am. The conference rate is available 3 days prior to and 3 days following the conference, based on space availability at the time the reservation is made. If conference attendance exceeds expectations, rooms in the conference block may sell out prior to the cut-off date. Request a confirmation number when making your hotel reservation. And in the unlikely event that you have to cancel your reservation, ask for a cancellation confirmation. Note: a portion of the room rate is rebated to STFM to offset general meeting and information technology expenses, including wifi.  

Air Travel

For assistance in making your airline reservations for the confer-ence, call Reward House, Inc., at 877.353.6690 or 816.295.3131. You can also email your questions or travel preferences to jhilburn@ Office hours are 8:30 am–5 pm (central time) Monday through Friday. 

Starting January 22, 2018, passengers who have driver’s licenses issued by a state that is not yet compliant with REAL ID and that has not received an extension will need to show an alternative form of acceptable identification for domestic air travel. Visit www.tsa. gov/travel/security-screening/identification (TSA Website) for a list of acceptable forms of identification.

Ground Transportation  

The Austin Hilton is approximately 7 miles from the airport. The Hilton Austin does not provide shuttle service from/to the airport. Shuttle services at the airport include: 

  • Super Shuttle: 800.BLUE VAN (258.3826); www.supershuttle. com/locations/austinaus/
  • Royal Transportation: 512.989.7272; http://www.royalaustin. com/contact/
  • City bus and taxi service

For a complete list of shuttle and other transportation services,

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