Respiratory Care 2009

The Gold Standard in Respiratory Care Meetings

55th International Respiratory Congress

Advance Program

Travel Discounts

Discounts are offered to AARC Congress attendees, family members and friends.

American Airlines

American Airlines

Convention attendees are eligible for a discount of 5% off the lowest applicable fare. Reservations can be made on-line at by entering A62D9AA in the Promotion Code box. There is no booking fee online. You can also call, or have your travel agent call, American Airlines Meeting Services at 800-433-1790 (booking fee applies). Refer to Authorization A62D9AA. Receive the discount and earn AAdvantage® miles for your trip at the same time.


Continental Airlines

Attendees are offered discounts off published fares of 2% to 10% or Zone fares. Call your travel professional or Continental MeetingWorks at 800-468-7022 for reservations (booking fee applies). Refer to Z Code ZFS6 and Agreement Code B8FXR3. Or, save an additional 3% off (and no booking fee) by making your own reservation at Choose your flight times and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZFS6B8FXR3 in the Offer Code box.


Budget Rent A Car

Reservations can be booked online at or by calling toll free 800-772-3773. You will receive the lowest Budget retail rate or the AARC meeting discount rate, whichever is lower. Reference the Convention Discount code U064639.



Reservations can be made by calling 800-736-8222 and mention the assigned Corporate number L52D010 or reserve online at Enter the assigned number on the front page and AAR as the company name on the following page.



Reservations can be booked online at You can also call, or have your travel agent call, 800-654-2240 or 405-749-4434. At the time of reservation, the meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and you’ll be quoted the best comparable rate available. Reference the Convention Discount Code (CV) 049T0002.


Airport Express-SATrans

Airport Express-SATrans is the official transportation company for the San Antonio International Airport. Print a discount coupon at and receive $2 off the round-trip ticket.

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