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Travel and hotel information

Travel

By air

Fly in to the Indianapolis International Airport, 7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46241, 317-487-7243, www.indianapolisairport.com.

By car

Known as the Crossroads of America, Indianapolis is within a day’s drive of over half of the U.S. population and within three hours of Chicago, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Traffic congestion is a rarity, visitors find the city’s grid layout straightforward, and downtown features over 73,000 parking spots.

Hotel

All 2015 Key Club International convention attendees must stay at the convention hotel.

Convention hotel

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown
350 W Maryland St
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Making hotel reservations

Reservations must be made through Key Club International by using the official registration formThe Indianapolis Marriott Downtown hotel will not accept direct reservations at the group rate.

Indianapolis hotel rate

$159 per night plus tax ( tax includes currently 17% occupancy tax.)

Rooming guidelines

Up to four people of the same gender may share a room at the discounted group rate. Roommates should arrive and depart on the same day.

  • No adult(s) other than the parent or legal guardian may share a room with any Key Club member(s); see chaperone requirements below. 

  • Key Club International will not match roommates.

  • Attendees are responsible for paying their own hotel room and tax expenses and incidental charges (phone, Internet, etc.).

  • To guarantee hotel reservations, a credit card is required for each person staying in the room. You may pay by cash, check or credit card upon checkout at the hotel.

  • Attention debit card users: Please be aware that the hotel will place a “hold” for the full amount of your stay plus US$50 per night to cover any incidental charges. This “hold” will be deducted from your account immediately and could make funds unavailable.

  • Cancellation: If hotel cancellation is received, or if you check in later than your indicated arrival date, the hotel will charge one night’s room and tax as a penalty.

  • Hotel check-in time is 4 p.m. Checkout time is noon.

Chaperone requirements

Chaperones may be a Kiwanian, faculty member, parent, legal guardian or person in loco parentis who is 21 or older, approved by the school and registered with and accompanying the Key Club members to the meetings and sessions.  A background check is required for all adult non-Key Club members over the age of 18.

  • There must be at least one chaperone for every 10 or part of 10 Key Club members from the same school or district, unless otherwise required by the Key Club International director.

  • Chaperones must register for the convention by submitting their own copy of the registration form, stay in the designated hotel and remain on-site during the convention.

  • No adult(s) other than the parent or legal guardian may share a room with any Key Club member(s).

  • Designated chaperones are required for individuals not with a district tour.

The city of Indianapolis

Check out the Indianapolis Visitor and Convention Bureau's website, Visit Indy, for special features, including a downloadable walking map of the area, coupons, airport information and more.