Air & Ground Transportation

ETC's Annual Conference | Renaissance Montgomery Hotel | Montgomery Alabama | January 28-31, 2019

AIR

Two national carriers serve Montgomery’s Regional Airport (MGM): Delta Airlines & American Airlines. One regional carrier serves MGM: Via Air. More about MGM’s air service is here.

Check out roundtrip airfares from all points in the USA to MGM January 28th – January 31st. (Low $290 – High $571 as of  July 13, 2018)

SUBSIDIES

Subsidies for airfare, up to $200, are available to Travel Planners – generously provided by the Montgomery Convention and Visitors Bureau!

DETAILS ABOUT AIRFARE SUBSIDIES FOR TRAVEL PLANNERS

The Montgomery CVB will provide a subsidy up to $200 for flights over $600, limited to best-available fares on days traveled. Examples: if a flight costs $850, the  CVB will reimburse travel planners $200. If a flight costs $675 the CVB will reimburse travel planners $75.

 To Qualify:

  • Flights must be booked no later than 60 days before the start of the 2019 Conference.
  • Travel planners must submit a proposed flight itinerary and cost in advance of booking via email to ETC.
  • Confirmation of the reimbursement allowed amount will be sent via email to the travel planner.
  • Flights can be booked after receiving confirmation of allowed amount.
  • After booking, travel planners must provide a valid receipt of air travel and the exact name/address of individual or institution to receive the reimbursement via email to ETC.
  • Reimbursement will be sent to address provided.

BEFORE YOU BOOK AIR

Before you make your final flight choices, read this!  And make sure to check out ETC’s great pre-and-post-conference programs on the agenda including a fully hosted 3-day series of Seminar on Wheels (SOW) programs.

MGM Regional Airport

•  Most MGM flights connect through Atlanta or Dallas  •  Nonstop flights to MGM available from Dallas, Orlando, Charlotte & Washington DC •
• A connecting flight from ATL to MGM is less than 30 minutes • The drive from Atlanta to Montgomery is under 2 hours • Hotel self-parking is modestly priced at $16/day •

MGM Baggage Claim Area

CONVENIENCE

Upon arrival, it takes just 30 minutes to deplane, pick up baggage and transfer to the hotel.

COST-SAVING AIRPORT SHUTTLE AT MGM

A More Than Tours shared shuttle (20 passenger van) is available for roundtrip (MGM to Hotel/Hotel to MGM) transfers.  Must be pre-booked and the cost is $20.00 round trip per person. Transfer time from airport to hotel is just twenty minutes one way.  Online booking reservations link forthcoming.

FLYING INTO ATLANTA?

Attendees who would like to share a ride from Atlanta to Montgomery should login and check out the Annual Conference Forum on their ETC member dashboard.  Members can offer or seek ride share.

And for those taking a few days pre-conference to do some touring, check out the Alabama Department of Tourism’s suggested multi-city Fly-Drive Itinerary.