Housing & Travel
ACRL is pleased to offer discounted group rates at participating hotels for all registered attendees. All ACRL hotels are within a few blocks of the Indiana Convention Center, where the majority of ACRL events will take place. The keynote sessions will take place in the J.W. Marriott hotel. See how convenient the hotel locations are on the ACRL 2013 hotel map.
|OFFICIAL ACRL HOTELS||ACRL GROUP RATES (single/double)|
||$175 headquarters hotel, complimentary health club
|Indianapolis Marriott Downtown||$164 complimentary guest room internet and fitness center, skywalk connection to the J.W. Marriott
|Omni Severin||$162 complimentary guest room internet and fitness center
||$159 complimentary guest room internet and fitness center
|Courtyard by Marriott Downtown||$147 complimentary guest room internet and fitness center|
|Springhill Suites||$147 complimentary guest room internet, hot breakfast and fitness center|
|Fairfield Inn & Suites||$137 complimentary guest room internet, hot breakfast and fitness center
How to Reserve a Hotel Room
These special discounted hotel rates are currently available when you register for the conference. Submit your ACRL 2013 registration and housing via the online registration form. Housing questions should be directed to email@example.com or call 800-974-3084; 847-996-5876 (international).
Discounted Air Travel - Save up to 10%!
Special meeting fare discounts are available on American, Delta, and United Airlines for ACRL 2013 attendees and guests (discounts apply to U.S. point of sale, applicable restrictions may apply). Book your travel early to secure preferred flights and seating. Gant Travel Management will serve as the official travel coordinator for ACRL 2013. Gant provides custom itineraries with the lowest applicable air fares and best travel times.
- American Discount: When booking with Gant Travel, save 9% off lowest applicable fare when you book and ticket 60 days or more in advance. Save 5% within 60 days of travel. When booking directly with American Airlines, save 9% off lowest fares when you book 60 days or more in advance (call-in only) or save 5% off online anytime (through www.aa.com).
- Delta Discount: Save 5% off discounted and applicable published fares (not all fares are eligible). Save 10% off full coach non-restricted type fares.
- United Discount: Save 2% off lowest applicable fares and up to 10% when you book a full coach non-restricted type fare.
There are several ways to secure the lowest fares:
- Book online with Gant Travel
A $10 service fee applies.
- Call or Email Gant Travel
Gant Travel Desk Toll-Free: 800-644-7313 or 877-786-0957
Travel Desk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The travel desk is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday. A $25 service fee applies.
- Contact the airlines directly
American Airlines 800-433-1790 or www.aa.com Reference # A1843BM
United 800-521-4041 or www.united.com Reference code: Zcode: ZNMH and agreement: 711280
Delta 800-328-1111 or www.delta.com Reference meeting ID: NMESS
Applicable airline service fees and terms and conditions may apply.
Ground Transportation from the Airport
Accessing Indianapolis is convenient and affordable. The Indianapolis International Airport is conveniently located off of I-70 and is just a short 15-minute drive from downtown. Besides taxi’s, sharing a shuttle can be arranged with Carey Indiana. Other options for reaching the city include Amtrak, Greyhound and Megabus, which all have hubs in the downtown area.
Go Express Travel, provides nonstop affordable bus service on their Downtown Indy Express route from the Indianapolis International Airport to downtown hotels with stops at the Marriott Complex (includes J.W., Courtyard, Fairfield, Springhill), the Convention Center and other downtown hotels.
- Fares to and from the airport are $10 each way. Correct change required.
- Service runs from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. on the half-hour.
- Passengers board Go Express at Zone 1 outside of the airport’s Ground Transportation Center
Discounted Car Rental - Save with Avis!
Avis offers a variable discount from 5% to 40% depending on the car type rented and the length of the rental. Currently the best values are being found on standard and full size cars. The discount is also available on SUV’s and Minivans as well as the standard car types.
The ACRL 2013 Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is D019140.
Please use this AWD number when calling Avis directly at 1-800-331-1600, or you may reserve cars online using this discount code.
Explore Indy by Bicycle!
Bicycle Garage Indy welcomes the Association of College and Research Libraries conference participants to Indianapolis. Bicycle Garage Indy has a fleet of rental bikes ready for you to explore Indy on two wheels. Conveniently located in the Indy Bike Hub YMCA, Bicycle Garage Indy is offering a special discount to all ACRL attendees.