Airport Information

Washington, D.C. is serviced by three airports. Almost all major domestic and international airlines can be found at one of the three airports below:

Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Located approximately 4 miles south of Washington D.C.
Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Located approximately 26 miles west of Washington D.C.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Located approximately 30 miles north of Washington D.C.

Save up to 20% on travel with the Star Alliance™ Network
The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for the 85th Annual Toastmasters International Convention.

Registered participants plus one accompanying person traveling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts, please visit Conventions Plus online booking tool.

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The participating airlines for this event are: ANA, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EVA Airways, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United.

Entering the United States

Documents required for International Travelers
A non-U.S citizen entering the U.S. is required to present a passport and a valid visa issued by a U.S. Consular Official, unless he or she is a citizen of a country eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, or a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a citizen of Canada. To obtain a list of countries eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, please visit the Department of State website

If you require a Letter of Invitation for entry into the U.S., please submit a request.

Airport Ground Transportation

Toastmasters International has partnered with SuperShuttle to provide a cost-effective shared-ride service between the three local airports and the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. The shared-ride service guarantees no more than four stops on the way to/from the Marriott.

Please click here to make your reservation, or call +1 800-258-3826. To receive the Toastmasters International discount, please mention the discount code DNZHD. For SuperShuttle arrival and departure instructions, please click here.

Area Transportation

Metrorail and Metrobus are the safest, cleanest and most efficient ways to get around Washington, D.C. For details, visit and click on Getting Around.

DC Circulator
As mentioned above, another easy and economical option is to ride the DC Circulator. The Circulator’s buses offer low floors, big windows and multiple doors for easy on-and-off service.

Taxi cabs in the District are readily available.

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