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Frequently Asked Questions

Registering for the Convention is easy with our online registration process. You are given the option to pay by credit card or by check, but registrations paid by check are not processed until the check is received.
The Convention fee covers all activities listed on the agenda. Hotel accommodations, tour packages, the Extra Day Event and the Social Butterfly Social are available at an additional cost. For Convention attendees the following meals are included: breakfast on Friday and Saturday, and dinner event on Saturday.
Valet parking is currently $90 USD per vehicle per day, however off site self-parking for RHS attendees is available for $65.00 USD per day, per vehicle.
The staff at the New York Marriott Marquis is committed to ensuring that they meet and exceed all of the requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act. The hotel staff is trained to accommodate guests with special needs, so that all guests, including those with disabilities, are able to have an enjoyable and safe stay. At the New York Marriott Marquis, they want to make sure all their guests are able to take advantage of every activity the hotel has to offer. For more information, please call the general manager of the hotel.
It is highly recommended that you stay at the host hotel for a more complete Convention experience, but it is not required.
Please click here to read our registration and cancellation policies. IMPORTANT: The Red Hat Society is not responsible for refunds of any fees or expenses outside of the Convention registration fee. Refunds for hotel reservations need to be handled through the hotel and are subject to those hotel's refund policies. All other refunds are subject to the refund policies of the companies involved, including but not limited to airfare, transportation, car rentals, etc.
Yes. The Hat District will be at the New York Marriott Marquis in the Westside Ballroom on Friday and Saturday.
No, however, they may certainly stay in the hotel and spend time with you when you are not at Convention events.

If you are concerned about booking a convention because of situations that may arise forcing you to cancel, there are companies who offer Travel Insurance. For example, there is coverage for flight cancellations, convention refunds, serious health situations, unexpected deaths in the family, etc...

There are several companies that offer this, we have found one that caters to our demographic. RHS has no affiliation with this company, we are simply sharing a resource that you can contact to see what type of coverage specifically works for you. Brokers are there to help you with your specific situation. Cost is based on where you live and your age.

InsureMyTrip
www.insuremytrip.com

USA Customers
800-487-4722
401-773-9300
Phone Hours:
Eastern Time
Mon - Fri 7:00am to Midnight
Sat - Sun 9:00am to 9:00pm

Canadian Customers
800-551-1337
401-773-9330
Phone Hours:
Eastern Time
Mon - Fri 7:00am to Midnight
Sat - Sun Closed

International Customers
00 1-401-773-9330
Phone Hours:
Eastern Time
Mon - Fri 7:00am to Midnight
Sat - Sun 9:00am to 9:00pm

Here is another option for Travel insurance for New York:

We always recommend travel insurance to cover financial loss from cancellation, flight delay, baggage loss/delay, medical or other issues. For your New York Red Hat visit, please consider purchasing travel insurance to protect your trip, your money and any delays due to weather.

Click on the following link and follow the easy prompts. You can get a quote or buy insurance here. Under tour operator, you may put ECPS Consulting

http://www.travelinsured.com/agency?agency=49330&r=http%3a%2f%2fwww.scandamerica.com

OR call Travel Insured and use the reference number 49330 for ECPS Consulting Corporation, our agent. Remember to mention 49330 so we can help with claims if there are any.


Hotel Reservations

Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-303-0104
Reservations Local Phone: 1-212-398-1900

  • To access the online room reservations, please click the following link:
Click Here

Parking

Valet parking is currently $90 USD per vehicle per day, however off site self-parking for RHS attendees is available for $65.00 USD per day, per vehicle.

Details

The hotel accepts most major credit cards.

The check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM. Any departures after 12:00 PM are subject to the full day charge.

Each guestroom must have at least one registered guest 21 years of age or older.

The room reservations must be made by January 23, 2017.