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Transportation in Orlando, FL

Please note: ACTFL does not provide or arrange any type of shuttle for attendees. You may arrange for a shuttle to take you to and from the airport and hotels.

Nearest airport

Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Getting to Orlando/Leaving Orlando

American Airlines discount

                         

ACTFL has partnered with American Airlines to provide our attendees a 5% discount off ANY published airfare on www.aa.com for the 2013 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo in Orlando, FL. The valid travel dates for this discount are November 18 –28, 2013. You can easily access American’s fares and apply this discount by going to www.aa.com to book your flight. Place the Promotion Code 93N3AA in the promotion code box and your discount will be calculated automatically. This special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines, American Eagle, and American Connection. International originating guests will need to contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code.

You may also call (800) 433-1790 to book your flights. Please refer to the Promotion Code 93N3AA below when you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge of $25.00 per ticket (subject to change) for all tickets issued by phone. If you book your flight through a travel agency, you will be charged a service charge. For airport purchase, the service charge is $35.00 per ticket. For purchases outside of the United States and Canada, the amounts will vary by country currency.

AA Promotion Code:   93N3AA

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Delta Airlines discount

ACTFL has partnered with Delta Air Lines to offer attendees a 5% discount for airfares for the 2013 ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo. The valid dates for this discount are November 18—27, 2013. Reservations and ticketing is available via www.delta.com or by calling Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. Please note that a Direct Ticketing Charge will apply for booking by phone.

When searching for flights from the homepage of Delta’s website, click on “More Search Options” and refer to the Meeting Event Code NG8EJ to purchase your tickets so that the negotiated discount may be applied. The discount only applies to flights that are designated as DL, KL, or AF flights.

Delta Meeting Event Code: NG8EJ

Amtrak discount

ACTFL has partnered with Amtrak to offer attendees a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Orlando, FL between the dates of November 19—25, 2013.  The Amtrak station in Orlando is approximately 10 miles from the Orange County Convention Center, therefore it can be between a 10-20 minute drive to/from the station depending on traffic.

To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent. Please refer to Convention Fare Code X99M-964 when making your reservation a 10% discount has been approved. Reservations for convention travel cannot be booked via Internet. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts.

Amtrak Convention Fare Code: X99M-964

If you have any questions or need any further assistance, please feel free to contact Amtrak at (800) USA-1GRP ((800) 872-1477) Monday through Friday, 6:00 am - 4:30 pm Pacific Time.

Transportation to/from Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Taxi Cab

Approximate taxi fare to/from the airport and Zone 5 (Orange County Convention Center/International Drive/Sand Lake Road/Restaurant Row): $36.00-$43.00

Read more about taxi cab fares.

Shuttle Services

Avis Car Rental discount

ACTFL has partnered with Avis Rent a Car Systems, Inc. to offer attendees a variable discount ranging from 5% to 25%. When calling Avis directly at (800) 331-1600 or reserving your car online, please use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number B136001. If you are outside of the United States, please call (918) 624-4301. Avis will search the best rate in Orlando for your requested sized car. We encourage you to make your reservation as soon as possible in order to receive the best possible rate.

Advantage Rent a Car Welcomes You to Orlando in November!

Receive a 10% discount at any Advantage location in Florida!  Call our toll free reservation line at (800) 777-5500 and refer to discount code DCJKK8QKKC to receive your discount. Or use the same code on the website.

Transportation during your stay in Orlando

Orange County Convention Center (West Building) Parking

Daily parking fee is $15.00 per car per entry and $25.00 for oversized vehicles.
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I-Ride Trolley

The I-Ride Trolley offers an easy and economical way to explore the International Drive resort area without a car. Visitors can hop on and off the I-Ride Trolley, which makes stops at a number of hotels and attractions on International Drive. The trolley runs from 8:00 am – 10:30 pm daily.

**Note: Please do not use the I-Ride Trolley as your shuttle service to the Orange County Convention Center because the trolley stops at every shop, hotel, and restaurant along International Drive. This may cause you to be late to ACTFL sessions and events. However, we do encourage you to take advantage of this service during the evenings and any other free time that you may have during your stay in Orlando.

(407) 248-9590
http://www.iridetrolley.com/