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FAQs about Thank You Weekend

Donor Thank You Weekend: February 8–10, 2019

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Find the answers to your questions about attending the Trust’s 2019 Donor Thank You Weekend in New Orleans

Planning for your trip

Do I need to stay at the Hotel Monteleone to participate in the Thank You Weekend?

No. You can stay anywhere!

What is the parking fee at the Hotel Monteleone?

Valet is $40+/day, self-parking at the Hotel is NOT available.

There are two close by self-park 24 hour garages with a max price of $27+/per day. 

  • 511 Iberville Street
  • 716 Iberville Street

What is the closest airport to the Hotel Monteleone?

Louis Armstrong International Airport — 37 miles away

  • There is a Hotel Monteleone Shuttle that runs on the hour.  The price is $24/per person one way, or $44/per person for a round trip. In order to use this service, please call the hotel at (504-522-3500).
  • Taxi cabs are approximately $36 for one way.

During the Event

 What meals are included in the weekend?

As part of your registration, you are provided with the following meals:

  • Friday: We will have a reception on Friday evening. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served.
  • Saturday:  Morning snacks and lunch. 
  • Sunday: Breakfast.

What is a personal itinerary and why is it so important?

You will receive a personal itinerary on-site when you register. It will confirm what you signed up for and provide you with the exact time that your tour will line up for departure. All tours depart at different times, so please be sure to remember your departure time. We will not hold a bus for you if you are tardy, so please be sure to be on time.

Will there be American Battlefield Trust merchandise for sale at the event?

No, we will not have merchandise for sale.

What is the attire during for the activities scheduled during the weekend?

This is YOUR vacation, and we want you to be comfortable and casual. However, for particular events, we can suggest the following:

  • Friday Evening: Business Casual for the reception and lecture.
  • Saturday and Sunday Tours: Casual clothing with closed toed walking shoes. We strongly suggest long pants for battlefield tours.

Please remember to check the weather and be prepared. We also recommend you bring a hat, umbrella or rain jacket, sunscreen and bug spray.