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Getting to Boston/Leaving Boston
Nearest airport: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
Please note: ACTFL does not provide or arrange any type of shuttle for attendees. You may take a taxi cab or arrange for a shuttle to take you to and from the airport and hotels.
Delta Airlines Discount
ACTFL has partnered with Delta Airlines to offer attendees a variable discount, ranging from 2% to 10% depending on the class of service booked, for airfares for the 2016 ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo. The valid dates for this discount are November 12-25, 2016. Reservations and ticketing is available via www.delta.com/meeting or by calling Delta Meeting Network Reservations at (800) 328-1111, which is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT. Please note that a Direct Ticketing Charge will apply for booking by phone.
When searching for flights from www.delta.com/meeting, select the “Book Your Flight” link and this will bring you to the “Book a Flight” page. Enter the Meeting Event Code NMNAL in the box provided to purchase your tickets so that the negotiated discount may be applied. Fares are valid via DL, DL Connection and DL applicable codeshare flights, and international discounts apply for travel on AZ coded flights. Once ticketed, if changes occur, an administrative fee may apply in addition to any difference in the fare.
Delta Meeting Event Code: NMNAL
United Airlines Discount
ACTFL has partnered with United Airlines to offer attendees a variable discount, ranging from 2% to 10% depending on the booking class, for airfares for the 2016 ACTFL Annual Convention & World Languages Expo. The valid dates for this discount are November 14-23, 2016. Reservations and ticketing are available via www.united.com or by calling United Meetings Reservation Desk at (800) 426-1122, which is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. CST, and Saturday through Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST. Please note that for all tickets issued through the United Meetings Reservations Desk, there will be a $25 per ticket service fee collected. Reservations booked online will receive an additional 3% discount without a service fee (applies to published fares only and excludes travel to/from Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India).
When searching flights on www.united.com, enter the Offer Code ZWM5287701 (Z Code and Agreement Code combined) in the box provided in order to apply the discount to your ticket(s). If you are calling the United Meetings Reservations Desk or a travel agency, provide the Z Code and Agreement Code listed below.
United Airlines Offer Code: ZWM5287701
Z Code: ZWM5
Agreement Code: 287701
ACTFL has teamed up with Amtrak to offer attendees 10% savings off the lowest available rail fare to Boston, MA between November 14 - 21, 2016. To book your reservation, call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 and refer to the Convention Fare Code X26B-949. There is not a fee to book your reservation over the phone. Reservations cannot be booked online. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.
Amtrak Convention Fare Code: X26B-949
Please visit this link (http://www.bostonusa.com/visit/planyourtrip/gettingaround/) to view complete information about getting around in Boston. Download map of hotel locations.
The taxi fare from the airport to most hotels in Boston is approximately $25.00-$30.00, one way.
Take the “T”
The public transportation system, which is operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), is simply referred to as the “T” by locals. Note: The MBTA/”T” and Commuter Rail are two separate rails. The Commuter Rail services the suburbs outside of Boston.
Budget Rent a Car Discount
Budget Rent a Car is offering ACTFL 2016 attendees a discount code to use during your stay in Boston from November 10-24, 2016. Please use the Budget Customer Discount (BCD) number U022015 when making your reservation to ensure that you receive the best available car rental rates. You may call Budget at (800) 842-5628 or go online using this link, Budget Discount for ACTFL 2016 Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, to make your reservation.
Budget Customer Discount (BCD) number: U022015
Boston Attractions, Restaurants, Shopping, & Transportation
Visit the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau’s website for our event at http://www.bostonusa.com/ACTFL2016/ to find out more about the great attractions, restaurants, and shops that the city has to offer. For information about transportation during your stay in the city, visit the “Getting Around Boston” link on the website. Learn about the “Show Your Badge” program where local restaurants and businesses offer special discounts to attendees who show their convention badge!