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Attend MLA ’18 on a Budget with Money Saving Tips

First tip: Register for MLA’18 by 12:00 midnight, April 18, for the early-bird discount.

Lodging – Book your hotel reservation at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta by the discount cut-off date, April 18. You will be near meetings, exhibits, and networking opportunities, saving travel time and money. Share the cost with roommates. To locate a roommate, post a “Roommate Wanted” notice on Medlib-L or #mlanet18. Exercise caution when selecting a roommate you don’t know. 

Travel - Hartsfield has low-cost flights by Southwest, Delta, ExpressJet, American, US Air, United, Alaska Airlines, AirTran, and Spirit. Click here for discounts on Delta.

Ground Transportation from Hartsfield –

  • Download a free ride-sharing app and enjoy $20 off your first Lyft or Uber
  • Ask about the flat-rate Taxi-fare to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Peachtree Center.  
  • Take MARTA – Rapid Transit, another way to get to and from the airport, click for details.
  • Get discounts on AVIS car rentals.
  • Use apps to save on parking.

 Food - Use the MLA ’18 Restaurant Guide in your meeting bag for moderately priced restaurants

  • Eat family-style with colleagues -- Share main courses.
  • Sign-up at the Hospitality Desk for dine-arounds on Thursday & Friday.
  • Buy food at a local store.
  • Fill-up at the Welcome Reception, Saturday, 5pm and at refreshment breaks, Sunday at 2:30pm and Monday at 10am & 2:30pm in Exhibits.
  • Breakfast and learn at a Sunrise Seminar, 7:00 AM – 8:55 AM, Sunday and Monday. Check the online program for the schedule.
  • Attend exhibitor receptions Sunday and Monday. Look for vendor invites.

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