Air Travel Arrangements
Each person will be responsible for their own air travel arrangements. If you would like to contact an agent in
Charleston to assist with air travel, the following agents will be glad to provide assistance:
Abbott and Hill Travel-AX
Ask for Joan Ivett Willard firstname.lastname@example.org
Call toll free 800-535-0956 or direct (843) 556-9051
Ask for Kelly
Call Toll free 800-868-0132 or direct (843) 556-8646
For information on The Charleston International Airport visit their website at
ESTA Travel Information
Effective January 12, 2009: Any person entering the US under the visa waiver
program is required to hold an approved ESTA Travel Authorization.
Visit their website here:
Taxi service is readily available at the airport and the charge to the Francis Marion Hotel
and the downtown area will be approximately $30.00.
Car Rental Companies are onsite at Charleston International Airport.
Each person will be responsible for their own hotel reservations. The host hotel, The Francis Marion Hotel,
is located in historic Charleston www.francismarionhotel.com. The hotel address is 387 King Street, Charleston,
South Carolina, 29403 and their telephone number is area code (843) 722-0600 or 1-877-756-2121.
Please identify yourself as an attendee of the International Gap Junction Conference for the special discounted
room rate of $149 single/double occupancy.
Hotel Parking: Parking is available at the rate of $17 plus tax for valet service which can be added to the
room folio, and $12 for self-parking in the city garage which must be paid directly to the parking garage in cash.
The CharlestonConvention & Visitors Bureau website offers a variety of resources and tools for visitors
to Charleston. Their website is http://www.charlestoncvb.com/