Now what?! You’ve got your ticket to LAUNCH: The ASID National Student Summit, but what about your travel and lodging accommodations? Are you going to fly? Drive with a group? Are you going to stay at a hotel or bunk up with a local student?
With so many options it’s easy to get overwhelmed, but have no fear, the ASID travel hack guru is here. Check out the tips below to get equipped with ways to save money, time, and ease along the way.
- ASID Student Message Board. Looking for a roomie or have an extra room? How about someone to share a ride? Visit the ASID Roommate and Ride Finder Message Board to find a roommate, a ride, or to share details on an extra room.
- ASID LAUNCH Hotel Room Block. Hotel room blocks have been secured at the Embassy Suites and Hampton Inn, both within walking distance of the SCAD Museum. To view rates and reserve your hotel room, please visit the LAUNCH Travel page. Act Fast!
- Book Your Cheapest Flight. Let the computer do all the work. KAYAK is a travel search engine that searches hundreds of travel sites to help you find and book the flight that suits you best. Set-up a KAYAK alert to be informed daily of cheaper flight postings.
- Earn Discounts with Student Advantage. Experience instant savings with AMTRAK and Greyhound when you register with Student Advantage. With an AMTRAK station 3 miles from SCAD, you’ll be dropped off in the heart of Savannah!
- Show Us Your Badge. The Show Us Your Badge program offers discounts to LAUNCH attendees in Savannah’s Historic District. To be eligible for a discount, you must present your LAUNCH conference badge to participating places of business.
- Build-out Your Travel on an App. TripIt Mobile organizes your travel plans in one place. Finds alternative flights. Sends real-time alerts. Snags the best seat. TripIt Mobile has something for every traveler.
- Get Points! Partner with travel and/or lodging companies to begin collecting member points. With each trip you take, build points to receive money off future travel.
With each trip you take within your ASID career or personal journeys, you too will become a travel hack guru. Safe travels and have fun!
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org today.
LAUNCH will be held on Feb. 26-28, 2016 at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) at 601 Turner Blvd., Savannah, GA. SCAD is within walking distance of Savannah’s famous historic district, Forsyth Park, and City Market. Join ASID for LAUNCH and explore one of America’s oldest and most intriguing cities.
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