Conference Dates: August 30-31, 2013Travel Dates: Vary by StateUniversal Orlando® ResortOrlando, FL Tickets Include: Conference Pass with Friday & Saturday Lunch, Transportation, and Lodging (review individual tickets for specific travel days, rules & details for each state's transportation package)
Ticket does not include theme park entrance. Information on discounted theme park tickets can be found here. We recommend you purchase a "Valid after 4PM" ticket option if you would like to visit one or both of the theme parks during the conference break on Friday. Full refunds are available for conference only tickets until August 16th. Train package refunds are available until August 1st, bus package refunds are available until August 16th, and plane packages are non-refundable once flight is booked. To request a refund, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
___________________________________________Scroll down to see Bus Packages (Georgia) or Flight Packages (from various states) TRAIN PACKAGE INFORMATION (North Carolina) NC Trip: Wednesday evening, August 28 through Sunday morning, September 1
Conference is Friday, August 30 & Saturday, August 31 in Orlando, FL
Ride the Prosperity Train from North Carolina! Ticket package includes a discounted coach seat train ticket (not a sleeper car) on Amtrak 91 Silver Star and a return ticket for the schedule below, lodging in Orlando on Thursday and Friday nights, Friday lunch, Saturday lunch, and a conference pass. Package includes transportation to and from hotel and train station in Orlando. Meals on the train are not provided but are available for your puchase. When you purchase a NC conference/train package from AFP Foundation, your coach train ticket will be booked for you and you will receive a confirmation email with ticket and trip details. Please be sure to bring a Drivers License or Photo ID to check-in at the station. Hamlet and Southern Pines travelers are NOT allowed to check baggage. Only 2 carry-on bags (50 lbs. and 28"x22"x14") are allowed. Rocky Mount and Cary travelers may check 2 free medium bags (75 linear inches) in addition to their carry-ons. Train includes a full-service dining car where food and beverage can be purchased. Please visit www.amtrak.com for more details and restrictions for riding Amtrak. Please indicate your hotel preference by selecting a shared room or private room package above.Train Ticket Packages are subject to availability. If preferred pick-up stop is not available after purchase, you will be notified and receive a full refund within 1 week.
AMTRACK 91 SILVER STAR to ORLANDO, FL
Departing Wednesday, August 28
7:29PM Rocky Mount, NC Trip Duration: 14 hours 48minutes
9:27PM Cary, NC Trip Duration: 12 hours 50 minutes
10:39PM Southern Pines, NC Trip Duration: 11 hours 38 minutes
11:21PM Hamlet, NC Trip Duration: 10 hours 56 minutes AMTRACK 92 SILVER STAR departing ORLANDO, FL
Returning Saturday, August 31
Train will depart Orlando, FL at 7:24 PM on Saturday, August 31 and stop at Hamlet, Southern Pines, Cary, and Rocky Mount.North Carolina residents will arrive home Sunday morning.
____________________________________________________________________________________ BUS PACKAGE INFORMATION (Georgia)GA Trip: Thursday, August 29 through Saturday, August 31
Conference is Friday, August 30 & Saturday, August 31 in Orlando, FLBus packages include a bus trip leaving Georgia with pick-up locations on Thursday, August 29 and departing Orlando, FL on Saturday, August 31 at 5:00PM. Packages also include Thursday night and Friday night in a hotel, lunch on Friday, lunch on Saturday, and a conference pass to 1 conference of your choice.Meals during travel and theme park tickets are not included but the bus will stop for lunch on the trip down and dinner during the return trip. Snacks are allowed in the charter bus. Suitcases can be stored underneath the bus.
Please indicate your hotel preference by selecting a shared room or private room package above. Please select your pick-up city during registration. You will be contacted when specific pick-up locations are finalized.
Route 1 Pick-up Locations and Times: Dalton (8AM) Cartersville (9:15AM)Arrive Orlando, FL (6PM)
Route 2 Pick-up Locations and Times: Douglasville (6AM) Norcross (7AM) Macon (10AM) Savannah (12:30PM)Brunswick (2:30PM)Arrive Orlando, FL (6PM)
FLIGHT PACKAGE INFORMATION (Various States)Packages can be purchased from one of the listed departing airports below only. Once your flight ticket package is purchased, you will receive a phone number to call and book your flight through the approved travel agency. Each listed city has at least 1 flight option to arrive and depart within the time-frame given below. You do have the choice to extend your travel dates to include Labor Day weekend if the ticket price is within the same price parameters, but you would be responsible for booking your additional nights at a hotel. Flights must be booked with the approved travel agency within 2 weeks of purchasing or your ticket will be canceled and refunded. If you would like to book a flight priced above the flight "credit" included in your selected package, you can cover the cost difference by credit card provided to the official travel agencyPlease indicate your hotel preference by selecting a shared room or private room package above. ONE NIGHT (Friday only) Flight Packages
Flight packages are available from the following airports for a Friday/Saturday trip (one night hotel stay): These packages include a flight into Orlando on Friday morning, August 30, to arrive before noon. They include a departing flight from Orlando after 5 PM on Saturday evening, August 31. The package also includes 1 night in a hotel, Friday lunch, Saturday lunch, and an admission pass to the conference of your choice. Attendee is responsible for arranging ground transportation to and from airports, any baggage fees, or travel meals. These packages do not include theme park tickets.
Connecticut - Hartford (BDL)Illinois - Chicago (ORD)Illinois - Chicago (MDW)Indiana - Indianapolis (IND)Iowa - Des Moines (DSM)Kansas - Kansas City (MCI)Maine - Portland (PWM)Maryland - Baltimore (BWI)Michigan - Detroit (DTW)Minnesota - Minneapolis (MSP)Missouri - Kansas City (MCI)Missouri - Saint Louis (STL)Nebraska - Omaha (OMA)New Hampshire - Manchester (MHT)New Jersey - Newark (EWR)New York - New York (JFK)Pennsylvania - Philadelphia (PHL)Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh (PIT)Texas - Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW)Texas - Austin (AUS)Virginia - Dulles (IAD)Virginia - Reagan National (DCA)Virginia - Richmond (RIC)Wisconsin - Milwaukee (MKE) TWO NIGHT (Thursday and Friday) Flight Packages
Flight Packages are available from the following airports for a Thursday though Saturday trip (two night hotel stay):These packages include a flight into Orlando on Thursday, August 29 and a departing flight from Orlando after 5 PM on Saturday, August 31. The package also includes 2 nights in a hotel, Friday lunch, Saturday lunch, and an admission pass to the conference of your choice. Attendee is responsible for arranging ground transportation to and from airports, any baggage fees, or travel meals. These packages do not include theme park tickets. Arizona – Phoenix (PHX)Arkansas – Little Rock (LIT)California – San Diego (SAN)California – Los Angeles (LAX)California – San Francisco (SFO)Colorado – Colorado Springs (COS)Colorado – Denver (DEN)Kansas – Wichita (ICT)Nevada – Las Vegas (LAS)New Mexico – Albuquerque (ABQ)Oklahoma – Oklahoma City (OKC)Tennessee – Memphis (MEM) Find updated Defending the American Dream Summit information at www.defendingthedream.org Find updated RightOnLine information at www.rightonline.org
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