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MBA Offers Travel Discounts
Please contact Travel Incorporated, MBA's official travel agency, to take advantage of special discounts on airfare and car rentals. You can make your travel arrangements Monday through Friday, 24 hours a day. A proposed schedule will be sent to you immediately. Reservations will include 5-10 percent savings depending on the destination and meeting. You may also call our official air carriers and car rental agencies directly.

To contact Travel Incorporated, call (800) 524-3002. If not using Travel Incorporated please use the codes below when making your travel arrangements to ensure that you receive the appropriate discounts.

Air Fare Discounts
The following airline discount codes must be used when making MBA travel arrangements. Using the appropriate meeting code will ensure discount savings and helps MBA track its airline volume.

Airline Contact Information Discount Code
American (800) 433-1790 #19776

Car Rental Discounts
MBA members can obtain discounts by contacting the car rental company directly and providing the discount code listed below.

Rental Company Contact Information Discount Code
Avis www.avis.com
(800) 831-8000

A369400

Hertz www.hertz.com
(800) 654-2200

316138

About Dallas

Take a short 20 minute drive into downtown Dallas or Fort Worth where there is something for everyone. Visit the Dallas/Fort Worth tourism Web site for information on local attractions, dining and entertainment.

Accommodations

After 5:00 p.m., CT, Friday, February 29, NEW hotel reservations, must be made directly with Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center by calling 1-866-782-7897 or 1-817-778-1000.

Note:  If you have an EXISTING hotel reservation at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, which was made through MBA’s official housing bureau and require further assistance, please contact the hotel directly beginning Friday, March 7 at 1-866-782-7897 or 1-817-778-1000.

Once your registration has been processed by MBA (approximately 3-5 business days after receipt), you will receive a registration confirmation letter with information on how to make your hotel reservations.

The discounted hotel rate cutoff date is  February 29. The cutoff date does not ensure availability of rooms. If rooms are available until the cutoff date, you will receive the discounted hotel rate. After the cutoff date, reservations will be made on a space available basis only, and you will be charged the regular hotel rate. Each paid registrant may reserve only one room or suite. An attendee cannot reserve multiple rooms.

The official MBA housing bureau will accept new reservations, changes and cancellations based on availability until 5:00 p.m., EST, February 29, but only after you have registered and paid for MBA's National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo 2008 through MBA. Please do not call the hotel directly to make your hotel reservations.

Changes & Cancellations
A credit card valid through February 29, 2008 is required to guarantee a reservation. All reservations, changes and cancellations must be made through Experient through February 29, 2008, by 5:00 p.m. CST, based on availability. After February 29, 2008, the hotel will charge one night's room and tax for a deposit.

*Cancellations within five (5) days prior to arrival will result in the loss of one night's room and tax. Penalties for early departure are enforced and vary by hotel. DON'T BE A NO SHOW. If you cannot attend, you are responsible for canceling your reservation through Experient or direct with the hotel.  (MBA does not cancel sleeping rooms.)

Hotel

About the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center  is located just 20 minutes from downtown Dallas or Fort Worth, and only six minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Surrounded by rolling pastureland and overlooking beautiful Lake Grapevine, the Gaylord Texan pays tribute to everything Texas as only Texas can -- on a grand scale.

The resort offers a wide variety of dining options to suit every taste. For rest and relaxation, enjoy the luxurious 25,000-square-foot world-class spa and fitness center with indoor pool, 18-hole championship golf at the adjacent Cowboys Golf Club, grotto-style outdoor pool and nightly live music.

Please review the accommodations information on this page to make a hotel reservation. Please do not call the hotel directly.

Hotel Address and Rates

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas 76051

MBA discount rate: Rooms: $220/night, single/double occupancy

Guests are charged a resort fee of $10 per day per room. The $10 daily resort fee includes:

  • In-Room High Speed Internet Access
  • Fitness Center Access
  • 2 bottles of water per day in guestroom
  • Local telephone calls  (1st 20 minutes per call)
  • 800 Access  and Toll Free Calls (1st 20 minutes per call)
  • Complimentary shuttle service to Grapevine Mills, Bass Pro Outdoor World  and Downtown Grapevine on a pre-set schedule
  • Daily newspaper

The Gaylord Texan Resort is a smoke free facility. 

Posted Cutoff Date: February 29, 2008


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