Venue & Logistics

America's Most Visited City

Our Venue: Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®

Located next to one of Orlando’s historic theme parks, minutes from International Drive and Pointe Orlando, Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® offers an incredible atmosphere for the 2019 event.

FlightSimExpo Room Block Amenities Include:

  • Access to beautiful ballrooms, a pool, arcade, fitness center, and outdoor game spaces
  • Wireless in-room internet for up to 5 devices
  • A 50% discount on self-parking and 10% discounts at the on-site restaurant and spa
  • Free breakfast for children 12 and under (with 1 adult purchase at on-site restaurant)
  • In-room bottled water
  • Two free drink vouchers at check-in
Renaissance Orlando

Room Rate: $114/night

The FlightSimExpo room block is now sold out.

Overflow Hotel Options

With nights at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® sold out, FlightSimExpo is pleased to offer attendees the following overflow options, which are located nearby the main event venue. We also encourage attendees to search nearby hotels to find the best discounts.

Hilton Garden Inn Orlando at SeaWorld®

6850 Westwood Blvd
Orlando, FL 32821

Location: Across the street
Rate: $114/night, plus 12.5% tax
Parking: Complimentary
Breakfast Buffet: $12.95 for adults, $5.95 for children (plus tax)
Bookings: Call 800-449-1619 and reference “FlightSimExpo” or group code “FLIGHT”, or use this link
Rate Available Until: May 20

Residence Inn Orlando at SeaWorld®

11000 Westwood Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32821

Location: 3 min. drive, 15 min. walk
Rate: $105/night, plus 12.5% tax
Parking: Complimentary
Bookings: Call 1-800-331-3131 and mention you are “part of the Flight Sim Expo Overflow group staying at the Residence Inn Orlando at SeaWorld®” or use this link
Rate Available Until: May 24

Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando SeaWorld®

10815 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

Location: 5 min. drive, 20 min. walk
Rate: $95/night, plus 12.5% tax
Parking: Complimentary
Bookings: Call 1-800-331-3131 and mention you are “part of the Flight Sim Expo Overflow group staying at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando SeaWorld®” or use this link
Rate Available Until: May 24

SpringHill Suites Orlando SeaWorld®

10801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

Location: 5 min. drive, 20 min. walk
Rate: $95/night, plus 12.5% tax
Parking: Complimentary
Bookings: Call 1-800-331-3131 and mention you are “part of the Flight Sim Expo Overflow group staying at the SpringHill Suites Orlando SeaWorld®” or use this link
Rate Available Until: May 24

Travel Discounts

FlightSimExpo is proud to offer discounts on travel to and from the event for our attendees.

Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for FlightSimExpo 2019. Please book flights directly through this link! You may also call the Delta Meeting Network at +1 800-328-1111 (Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 7:30pm Central Time) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMSK3.

Southwest Airlines

FlightSimExpo attendees will receive a discount and 50% Bonus Rapid Reward points from Southwest Airlines for travel to and from Orlando, FL. Book your travel before May 22, 2019 to take advantage of the discounted rates. Go to www.swabiz.com to book and enter Corporate ID 99119436.

Southwest Airlines offers no baggage fees (first two bags), no change or cancellation fees, no peak travel or fuel surcharges, and is consistently ranked the “Best in Customer Service” by the Department of Transportation.

WestJet

WestJet is offering 10% off all fare classes for guests travelling between Orlando, Florida and any North American WestJet destination. To take advantage of this offer, use discount code C66NM80 and book via the WestJet website. The code is valid for travel from June 1 to 16, 2019.

Discounted Shared Shuttles

Attendees can travel to and from the host hotel using the Mears Motor Shuttle. The FlightSimExpo discounted rate is $30 round trip (or $22 one-way). This shared shuttle service departs the airport every 30 minutes, and may make up to 4 stops. Tickets may be pre-purchased online. Alternatively, attendees may print and present this coupon to the Mears Motor Shuttle counter on Level 1 of the airport.

Rental Car Discounts

Attendees can save up to 30% with Enterprise, National, and Alamo through our dedicated booking portal, or by using the code XZ072KX.

Lyft

Get meeting transportation on demand. Download the Lyft app and receive up to $5 off your first 4 rides with code FSExpo19. The code is valid in the Orlando area for rides from June 5 to 11, 2019.

Logistics and FAQs

Getting to the Hotel

The Renaissance Orlando is located adjacent to SeaWorldSeaWorld® Orlando, just a few minutes from International Drive. The event takes place entirely within the hotel. While car rentals are available from a central facility adjacent to Orlando International Airport, a car rental is typically unnecessary unless you plan to visit attractions outside the city before or after FlightSimExpo. See the other sections of this page for more information on getting to and from the hotel.

Food

An event social will take place on Saturday evening and will include free, light appetizers and drinks.

The Renaissance Orlando has a number of restaurants built into the property that will provide attendees with breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. A full-service Starbucks Coffee is also available in the hotel.

International Drive

Just minutes from the hotel is International Drive, which we encourage attendees to explore for dinner and night-life opportunities. Interntional Drive offers a variety of food and entertainment options, including Bar Louie, Oreganatta Italian Buffet, Boston Lobster Feast, and several pizzerias.

Orlando International Airport (MCO) is a quick 20 minute (13 miles) drive, shuttle, or taxi/rideshare from our venue. The airport is served by a large variety of domestic and international carriers, including several discount airlines. For full ground transportation information and fare estimates, visit the Orlando International Airport website.

Shuttle

The most economical transportation to and from Orlando International Airport is by shared shuttle. Pricing varies from $15-25 one-way, and is typically 15-25% lower than taxi fares. FlightSimExpo has arranged a discount for attendees through Mears Motor Shuttle. See the Travel Discounts section above for more information.

Taxi

Taxis are readily available at the airport. A one-way taxi will be approximately $40, not including tip.

Rideshare

Both Lyft and Uber are available at the airport and pick-up from the arrivals curb (Level 2). The rate to and from the hotel will be $15-25 based on time of day and demand. Download the Lyft app and receive up to $5 off your first 4 rides with code FSExpo19.

Rental Cars

Rental cars are available from a central facility located adjacent to the airport. Free shuttle service is provided to/from the rental car center. Rental cars are also available on-site at the Renaissance Orlando.

Address

The Renaissance Orlando is located adjacent to SeaWorld® Orlando:

6677 Sea Harbor Drive
Orlando, Florida 32821, USA

Overnight Guest Parking

For attendees staying at the hotel, discounted parking rates are $14/day for self-parking or $38.00/day for valet parking, plus tax. The parking lot will be accessed with your hotel room key. If you choose the self-parking option, please use the Attendee Self-Parking Entrance and park in the Attendee Lot as shown on the map below.

For driving directions to the self-parking entrance, please use this link for driving directions. The entrance to self-parking is on the right side, just after entering the main hotel driveway.

Exhibitor and Daily Attendee Parking

If you are exhibiting at the event or attending FlightSimExpo but not staying overnight at the hotel, please use the Convention Lot, located on Weiser St. Parking is $13.50/day. If you are not staying overnight at the hotel, you’ll be able to pay for parking inside or using a credit card as you leave the parking lot. (If you are an exhibitor staying overnight at the hotel, parking charges will be added to your room.)

For driving directions to the Convention Lot, please use this link for driving directions.

Parking Lot Image

There are plenty of fantastic day trips and getaway ideas for attendees in the area before and after FlightSimExpo. The conference has negotiated discounts with the following attractions. We encourage attendees to consider these options:

Visit Orlando (Multiple Discounts)

FlightSimExpo is proud to partner with Visit Orlando to offer our attendees great discounts on attractions and restaurants during the event. Explore FlightSimExpo's dedicated micro-site to find out more about transportation, discounts, and ways to plan your trip to Orlando.

All FlightSimExpo attendees are also eligible for the Show Your Badge & Save program, where you can get great discounts on dining, attractions, and shopping in the Orlando area just by showing your FlightSimExpo attendee badge. View participating attractions for more information about the program.

iFly Orlando

iFLY makes the dream of flight a reality with indoor skydiving in a safe and fun environment. The company offers a range of packages, starting at two flights each, so you can make the most of your experience. Attendees should use the code FSE2019 to receive $15 off the First Time Flyer package (normally $69.95/person).

The Escape Game

Located in the heart of I-Drive, The Escape Game is Orlando’s #1 escape room. Here’s how it works: You and your team are locked in a room and have one hour to complete a mission and escape. Attendees can use code FlightSimExpo for 15% off their booking for games taking place between June 5 and 12, 2019.

Disney's Epcot Center, Universal Studios, and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

A free shuttle to Disney's Epcot Center, Universal Studios, and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets is included for guests staying at the Renaissance Orlando. The shuttle is operated by a third party and although tickets are free, reservations must be made in advance to guarentee a seat. Please see this flyer for more details.

ICEBAR Orlando

ICEBAR Orlando is the largest permanent icebar in the world with over 70 tons of hand-carved ice! Featured as one of the top 10 bars on Travel Channel’s "Extreme Barhopping" and "America’s Best" on the Food Network, this is an absolutely unique experience not to be missed. Normal admission is $19.95 per person, but FlightSimExpo attendees can show their badge at the entrance to receive a heavily discounted entry price of $5.95 per person. Visit ICEBAR Orlando's website for more details.

Orlando TreeTrek Adventure Park

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park is a progressively challenging aerial obstacle course set high atop the trees in a natural pine forest, each one more exhilarating than the last. Swing on Tarzan ropes, navigate swinging logs, climb ladders 50-feet up, cross wobbly suspended bridges, and more! Courses are available for all skill levels. FlightSimExpo attendees will receive $7 off regular ticket prices using the promptional code "fsexpo". Visit Orlando Tree Trek's website for more details.

Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Club

If you're a golf addict, take advantage of discounted rounds at Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Club. Call the Pro Shop and reference FlightSimExpo 2019 to take advantage of $49 per round, plus tax. The offer is valid from June 5 to June 10. The offer includes reduced club rentals of $40, plus tax. Visit Shingle Creek Golf Club's website for more details about the course.

The closest General Aviation airport is Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM), located approximately 30 minutes from our host hotel. For FlightSimExpo attendees, the Kissimmee Jet Center FBO has offered the following:

Transportation

The FBO has partnered with Gators Transportation Services to offer FlightSimExpo members a 10% discount on ground transportation between Kissimmee Jet Center and our host hotel. Reservations can be coordinated through the FBO.

Car Rentals

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has vehicles on-site and is offering FlightSimExpo attendees a $32/day rate on any available sedans. The FBO also offers discounts of between 18-73% on other vehicles. This discount can be booked through the FBO.

FlightSimExpo also offers attendees up to 30% off with Enterprise, National, and Alamo through our dedicated booking portal, or by using the code XZ072KX. We recommend comparing prices between renting through the FBO and using the FlightSimExpo portal.

Rideshare

Download the Lyft app and receive up to $5 off your first 4 rides with code FSExpo19.

FBO Discounts

Kissimmee Jet Center is pleased to offer some of the lowest fuel prices in the Metro-Orlando area. With a minimum fuel purchase, FlightSimExpo attendees receive four days of free parking. Beyond four days, daily parking rates are:

  • Single engine AvGas: $15
  • Multi-engine AvGas: $25
  • Single Turbo-prop: $75
  • Multi Turbo-prop: $125
  • Light jet: $75
  • Medium jet: $150
  • Heavy Jet: $250
  • AvGas Helicopters & Robinson's R-66: $15
  • Jet-A Helicopters, excluding the R-66: $30

The following minimum fuel purchase is required in order to receive four days of free parking:

  • Single engine AvGas: $15
  • Multi-engine AvGas: $25
  • Single Turbo-prop: $75
  • Multi Turbo-prop: $100
  • Light jet: $75
  • Medium jet: $125
  • Heavy Jet: $250
  • AvGas Helicopters & Robinson's R-66: $15
  • Jet-A Helicopters, excluding the R-66: $50

Reserve in Advance

In order to take advantage of these FBO discounts, a reservation is required. FlightSimExpo attendees may contact the FBO at (407) 847-9095 or by email at fbo@kissimmeejetcenter.com. Reference FlightSimExpo with your reservation to take advantage of the discounts offered.

June 7-9, 2019

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®
Orlando, FL