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Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle

Airport Shuttle New Orleans is the official shuttle operator at the airport that serves downtown hotels. Shuttle service is available from the Louis Armstrong International Airport to the downtown hotels.

When purchasing a shuttle ticket(s) at the airport, proceed to the baggage claim area on the ground level. After retrieving luggage, proceed to the Airport Shuttle Ticket Desk, located across from baggage claim areas 3, 6, and 12. Service is available on a continuous basis with vans departing approximately every 30 minutes. The price for shared van service for one passenger, round trip is $38; a one-way trip is $20.

For departure reservations, please call 504-522-3500 no later than 24 hours prior to flight departure time. An advance reservation will ensure a timely departure from the airport. Information on reservations can be found at the Airport Shuttle New Orleans Web site (http://www.airportshuttleneworleans.com/services-rates.html) or by calling 504-522-3500.

Cabs are approximately $33 from the Louis Armstrong International Airport to the downtown hotels.


Local Ground Transportation

All hotels are within walking distance of the convention center. A shuttle will be available between the convention center, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel (0.7 miles from the convention center), and the Doubletree by Hilton New Orleans Hotel  (1 mile from the convention center) for the convenience of meeting attendees.

Shuttle buses will run on the following schedule:

Saturday, 21 January, 7:00–10:00 A.M. and 3:30–7:30 P.M.

Sunday, 22 January, 6:30–10:00 A.M. and 3:30–7:30 P.M.

Monday, 23 January, 6:30–10:00 A.M. and 5:30–9:30 P.M.

Tuesday, 24 January, 6:30–11:00 A.M. and 5:30–9:30 P.M.

Wednesday, 25 January, 6:30–11:00 A.M. and 5:00–10:00 P.M.

Thursday, 26 January, 6:30–11:00 A.M. and 3:30–6:30 P.M.

Please note that the times are subject to change; it is best to verify the times at the hotel upon arrival. A shuttle attendant will be available just inside the entrance of the convention center. The shuttle schedule will also be posted at stop points.

Car Rental

Enterprise is the official rental car agency for the 2012 Annual Meeting and special rates are available. Advance reservations may be made online (www.enterprise.com). Select “Corporate Account,” then “Make a Reservation.” Simply enter the account number (10AT034) and the first three letters of the account name (AMS). Reservations may also be made by phone by calling Enterprise at 1-800-593-0505. When making a reservation, please mention the AMS Corporate Account number.