travel and lodging
South Padre Island is served by the Valley International Airport (VIA) in Harlingen or the Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport (BRO). Only American Airlines from Dallas, Continental Airlines from Houston and AeroMexico from Monterrey have direct flights into Brownsville. Shuttle services to the conference venue at the Isla Grand Beach Resort exist from both airports. Open the link below to make the necessary arrangements for shuttle transportation and to verify shuttle and public bus schedules.
There is a wide range of accommodation possibilities in South Padre Island. Limited $85 rates will be available in the Isla Grand Beach Resort for conference attendees. Other nearby locations offer seafront lodging within a walking distance. More affordable accommodation in the island is also available in a number of locations that and can be accessed using the free public transportation system (WAVE).
Click here for airport information and shuttle transportation.
Click here for accommodations.