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Convention Attendance Growing; New Hotel Added

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109-2016

05/18/2016 - The APWU has secured additional hotel accommodations for delegates to the union’s 23rd Biennial National Convention in Orlando, FL, in August, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced.  Delegates and the guests can now make reservations at the Coronado Springs Resort, located at 1000 West Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, (407) 939-1000.

The APWU negotiated a special room rate of $139 per night plus tax, which is comparable to the rates at the Swan and Dolphin Hotels. Shuttle service to the convention will be provided.

The deadline to make reservations is Thursday, July 28.  Please make room reservations directly with the hotel online at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/APWUBiennialoverflow or by phone at (407) 939-4686.  After deadline, rooms and rates will be based on availability.  You must use a credit card when booking online.  You will receive a confirmation of your reservation via e-mail. Be sure to mention that you are with the American Postal Workers Union in order to receive the negotiated rates.

For each room, a one-night’s-stay deposit, plus tax, is requested with payment by credit card.  Failure to notify the hotel of a change in arrival date will result in cancellation of the reservation and the deposit will be forfeited.  Cancellation policies will be outlined by the hotel on the confirmation received after making a reservation.

Early departures are subject to a penalty, set by the individual hotels.  If you do not cancel per the cancellation policies mentioned above or do not arrive on your confirmed arrival date, your entire reservation will be cancelled.  (Please note that APWU locals and state organizations may pay by check, but must send the full amount to the hotel 30 days prior to arrival.)