2015 CONGRESS TRAVEL INFORMATION
ACHE has arranged reduced airfares with United Airlines. Go to www.united.com and use the offer code ZTB3448375 to receive a 2–10 percent discount. All ticketing and booking fees will be waived with an online reservation. To make a reservation over the phone for a $25 service fee, call (800)-426-1122 and use the same code.
Car Rental Discounts
ACHE has arranged for a car rental discount with Avis and Hertz rental car companies.
Call Avis directly at (800) 331-1600 or use the link provided and mention discount AWD #B409099 to receive a 5 percent to 25 percent discount on your rental when attending an ACHE educational program. In addition, your ACHE membership entitles you to up to 10 percent off AVIS's special daily, weekend, weekly, and monthly rates year round.
Call Hertz directly at (800) 654-2200 and mention CDP #167207 to save up to 15 percent on daily, weekend, and weekly rates. Also mention PC #132871 to save up to $25 on your next rental when you attend an ACHE seminar or conference.
When using these services to make your reservation, identify yourself as an American College of Healthcare Executives program attendee.
GO Airport Express is Chicago's official shared-ride shuttle provider and premier, all-purpose ground transportation provider for Chicago's O'Hare (ORD) and Midway (MDW) Airports to downtown Chicago hotels. GO Airport Express provides efficient and economical shared-ride shuttle services with vans departing from O'Hare and Midway every 15 minutes to and from downtown Chicago.
Make a reservation online and receive a discount of 10% when you refer to group code "ACHE."
You can also call (888) 284-3826 and use the group code "ACHE."
All transportation information is subject to change.
Congress hotels are located approximately 20 miles from O’Hare Airport and 10 miles from Midway Airport. Taxi fares to/from O’Hare range between $40 and $50 and to/from Midway between $30 and $40. Taxi stands at both airports are located outside of the baggage claim area.
The Hilton Chicago offers garage parking for $52 and valet parking for $68.
The Palmer House Hilton offers garage parking for $47 and valet parking for $72.
Overnight valet parking and self parking options are available in local lots near the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel.
For traveling by rail, Union Station in downtown Chicago is served by Amtrak, with daily trains from the east (New York and Boston), south (New Orleans), west (California and Seattle), and north (Milwaukee and Minneapolis).
For public transit, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operate buses, commuter trains and rapid transit throughout the metropolitan area. The CTA offers a rapid transit train from O’Hare airport to the Chicago Loop area on a 24-hour basis. The O’Hare/Loop rapid transit train (the Blue Line) is located in the lower level between terminals 2 and 3, and the cost is $5. Travel time to the downtown hotels is approximately one hour.
The Orange Line from Midway Airport to downtown is accessed by following airport signage to the station, and it operates from 5 a.m.–1 a.m. on most days. Travel time to the downtown hotels is approximately 45 minutes and costs $3.
Around-the-clock CTA travel information is available by calling (312) 836-7000 or by visiting transitchicago.com.
For more information, contact the ACHE Customer Service Center at (312) 424-9400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.