MLA has arranged for discounted travel.
Use the instructions below for a discount (up to 5%) on American Airlines for travel May 1–May 10, 2013.
Book online at www.aa.com/group/ for American Airlines and American Eagle flights. Use “6953BM” as the promotion code.
Call +1.800.433.1790 and reference authorization number “A6953BM.” A reservations service charge of $25.00 USD per ticket will apply for tickets purchased through American Airlines Reservations, subject to change.
Use the instructions below for a discount (2%–10%, depending on zone) on United Airlines for travel April 30, 2013–May 11, 2013.
Book your reservations online at www.united.com. Enter “ZN7W633827” in the offer code box.
If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at +1.800.426.1122, please give them the following information: Agreement Code: 633827, Z Code: ZN7W. Note: A $25 service fee applies if booking through United Meetings. Attendees are strongly encouraged to book online at www.united.com.
Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines reservation office.
Contact Avis at +1.800.331.1600 and refer to “AWD# D010039” to reserve your car at a discounted rate. You can also make reservations online at www.avis.com/car-rental/html/meetings/go2.html?AWD=D010039&NAME=Medical+Library+Association+-+Boston+-+05/13&FDATE=05012013&TDATE=20130510&LOCATION2=&LOCATION1=Boston,+MA&ARCIATA=&EVENT=0.
Ground Transportation to and from Boston Logan International Airport
For pre-trip planning, consult MassPort’s GetUthere (www .massport.com/massport/gtu/Pages/default.aspx) application. Once you enter your starting point and destination, GetUthere will plan your route using a variety of public transportation options.
Go Boston Shuttle (www.gobostonshuttle.com) provides van service from Logan Airport to Boston area hotels. Service to John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center hotels costs approximately $17.00 each way. Prices are subject to change. Reservations for airport pick up can be made in advance of your trip through Go Boston Shuttle’s website.
Taxi stands are located in front of each terminal. Fares begin at $2.60 for the first 1/7 mile, plus $0.40 for each additional 1/7 mile. Passengers should expect to pay $8.00 in addition to the fare to cover tolls and airport surcharges. Total fare to the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel will cost approximately $30.00 without tip.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA, www.mbta.com) Subway (known locally as the “T”) costs a $2.00 fare, with ticket purchased from kiosk in station. From airport terminals, take the free Massport shuttle (Route #66) to Airport Station on the Blue Line. Take an inbound train (toward Bowdoin) to Government Center Station. From Government Center Station, follow signs to the Green Line on the upper level. Take the Green Line westbound to the meeting hotel or convention center:
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center: Take a “B”/Boston College, “C”/Cleveland Circle, or “D”/Riverside Green Line train to the Hynes Convention Center Station. Exit toward Massachusetts Avenue, turn left and walk along Massachusetts Avenue to Boylston Street. Cross Boylston and turn left; the convention center lower-level entrance is two blocks on your right.
Sheraton Boston: Take an “E”/Heath Street Green Line train to the Prudential Station. Walk two blocks northwest on Belvidere Street, turn right on Dalton Street, and walk a short distance to hotel.
Plan your return trip to Logan Airport by accessing the MBTA’s website: Taking the T to and from Logan (www .mbta.com/riding_the_t/logan/).
Other Options for Getting to Boston
Amtrak offers multiple rail routes into Boston’s South Station, including the Acela Express. Less frequent
service into Boston’s Back Bay Station (www.amtrak
.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=am/am2Station/Station_Page&code=BBY) is also available.
Megabus (us.megabus.com) offers service to Boston from numerous cities in the Northeast Corridor, including Baltimore, MD; Burlington, VT; Hartford, CT; New Haven, CT; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Portland, ME; and Washington, DC. All arrivals and departures in Boston are located at Boston’s South Station (www.south-station.net). Arrivals are located at gate 11, and departures are located at gate 12.