St. Petersburg Hotel and Travel

Registration

Registration deadline is Monday, September 24.

Your registration fee entitles you to attend all conference sessions. It also includes the Friday evening social event for all attendees.

Information for Persons with Disabilities:

Please indicate on your registration form any special requirements you may have to make the conference more accessible to you.


St. Petersburg Hotel and Travel Information

 

The 54th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference will be held at the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, a historic Mediterranean Revival style hotel, located on Tampa Bay in downtown area of St. Petersburg.The hotel is near the Dali Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts and two bay beaches.


 

Hotel Reservations

 

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club special conference rate is $199 plus city and state taxes. You may reserve your hotel room online at Book your group rate: Council for Economic Education Conference or by calling 1-888-789-3090. Room reservations must be received by Wednesday, September 16 to qualify for the special conference rate. A three day pre/post rate is available based on hotel availability.

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 11:00 am. Attendee reservation must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a valid major credit card. Hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by one of the above methods. Cancellation of individual reservations made up to 24 hours prior to arrival.


 

Travel

 

Air Travel

American Airlines offers zone fare discounts. You may call AA Meeting Services Desk at 800-433-1790. The group name is Council for Economic Education and the authorization number is A92H5BJ. Discount is valid from October 4th-October 15th, 2015 for travel to Tampa International Airport. Be sure to check on the ticket refunds/exchanges/cancellation policy.

When traveling to St. Petersburg, you have a choice of two airports. All major airlines fly into Tampa International Airport. Below is more information on each airport along with links to their websites.

St. Petersburg – Clearwater International Airport (PIE)

  • For information on airport and local transportation, visit http://www.fly2pie.com/
  • Distance to Hotel: 12.6 miles – Approximate cost by cab $55 USD (one way, one person)
  • Directions

Tampa International Airport (TPA)

Ground Transportation

Super Shuttle service offers a discount off your one way or roundtrip reservation made and paid online.  It is valid on both SuperShuttle and ExecuCar services nationwide. The discounted rate for shared ride is $23.00 per person one way and $39 roundtrip. Sedan rate is $50.00 and SUV is $60.00. Discount does not apply to exclusive vans or pre-existing reservations.

Enter discount code: H2Q6M in the “GROUP/DISCOUNT CODE” box on the first page of the website when making your reservations at

http://www.supershuttle.com/default.aspx?GC=H2Q6M

Taxi
A cab ride from:

  • St. Petersburg – Clearwater International Airport (PIE)
  • Distance to Hotel: 12.6 miles – Approximate cost by cab $55 USD (one way, one person)
  • Tampa International Airport (TPA)
  • Distance to Hotel: 20.6 miles – Approximate cost by cab $35 (one way, one person)

United Cab Company – (813) 777-7777

Yellow Cab Company – (813) 253-0121
Parking

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club offers the following parking rates: Self-parking – $6 USD hourly, $14 USD daily; valet – $20.00 USD daily. For overnight guest, the hotel is offering the rate of $8 USD daily. The hotel offers complimentary electric car charging stations located in each garage.

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