Parking & Getting Around

New Orleans is one of the most-visited cities in the country, and they’ve made it easy to navigate! Parking near the Convention Center is plentiful, and airport transportation is easy. We’ve also partnered with a rental group for mobility devices that will help you get around RepFest quickly and easily!

Convention Center Parking

There are several convenient parking options at and near the Convention Center.

Convention Center
Lot F: entrance on Convention Center Blvd.
Lot D: entrance is at 400 Calliope St.

Flat rate: $15 per day for cars; $35 per day for oversized vehicles/cars with trailers. No RVs.
No exit and re-entry privileges or overnight parking
Entry: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exit continues to be available after 4:00 p.m.

Whale Lot: The Outlet Collection Riverwalk New Orleans
728 Convention Center Blvd.
1 hour: $11
2 hours: $13
4 hours: $15
6 hours: $19
12 hours: $21
24 hours: $44

Premium Parking (lot P119): Embassy Suites
315 St. Peters Street
Valet only
4 hours: $15
8 hours: $29
24 hours: $40

Fulton Place Parking
901 Convention Center Blvd.
2 hours: $6
8 hours: $10
24 hours: $40

Parking Management Services (next to Sugar Mill Venue)
220 Triangle Street
8 hours: $20
24 hours: $40

CBD Parking (behind the Hampton Inn & Suites Convention Center)
1201 Convention Center Blvd.
All day: $20
Overnight: $40

Ground Transportation

There are many options to get you from the airport to your hotel! 


Cabs are available on the first level of the Terminal outside Baggage Claim Belts 1 and 14. Cab rides are approximately $36 to the center of the city for two passengers. For three or more passengers, the cost will be $15 per person. 

Airport Shuttles

Shuttle service is available from the airport to many downtown hotels at a discounted rate of $20 per person one-way, $40 per person round-trip. Discount only applies to reservations made through link below.  Must book at least 24 hours prior to your flight arrival time. Edits to existing reservations can be made online. Three bags per person are allowed, with additional fees for more luggage.

Day-of tickets can be purchased at the Airport Shuttle ticket booths on the first level throughout the Baggage Claim area. Note that special discount will not apply. Full-price one-way tickets are $24; round-trip tickets are $44.


You can grab a cab or rideshare service at the airport. Cabs are available outside Baggage Claim.

App-based rideshare services Uber and Lyft are both available at the airport. Meet your drive outside the Ground Transportation Center located on the first floor of the Short-Term Parking Garage. Just cross the pedestrian crosswalk located outside Baggage Claim 6 and you’re on your way! The rate will vary based on traffic.

Rental Cars

Zoom zoom! Plenty of rental car options are available at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) for your convenience. Cars from all major rental car companies are available. Use your favorite online booking tool to make a reservation before you arrive to ensure availability.

Mobility Accommodations

We are once again partnering with Scootaround Personal Transportation Systems for mobility device rental.

A variety of scooter styles are available for rent. Motorized scooter rental is $55 per day; wheelchairs are available for $25 per day. For the three days of RepFest, your rental cost for a motorized scooter would total $165; wheelchairs would be $75. Scooters come pre-charged and ready to use, and onsite support is available should any issues arise.

To reserve your device, contact Scootaround at 407-541-0770 (Spanish: 1-888-441-7575, option 1) or click on the link below. A credit card that is valid through August 2019 will be required at the time of reservation. A limited number of rentals will be available onsite. To ensure availability, reserve yours in advance. President’s Points cannot be used to rent motorized scooters and wheelchairs.

The rental period is Thursday, August 1 through Sunday, August 4. For your convenience, all wheelchairs and motorized scooters can be picked up and dropped off at the New Orleans Convention Center.

Note that wheelchairs and scooters must be stored overnight inside your hotel room; they cannot be left in the hallways.

Those renting or bringing their own motorized scooters or wheelchairs are encouraged to book a hotel room at Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Omni Riverfront Hotel, New Orleans Downtown Marriott Convention Center, Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Convention Center, and Hyatt Place New Orleans Convention Center as they are the closest hotels to the Convention Center and offer the easiest route to RepFest.