Local Information


Shuttle service is provided to/from the Orange County Convention Center and the official ALA blocked hotels. Hotel boarding locations are noted per the schedule.

Complimentary shuttle service to and from the convention center via ALA blocked hotels is provided by:  

2016 ALA Annual Conference shuttle schedule available now!


Diamond Cab Company: (407) 523-3333

Ace Metro Cab: (407) 855-1111

Yellow Cab Orlando: (407) 900-5207

Car Rental

The Orlando International Airport offers numerous rental car options. Click on the link below for a list of companies and their details.

Rental Car Options


Make your budget go further by getting a great deal on a great car from Budget. As an ALA member, you’ll get an amazing deal every time you rent – up to 25% off Budget’s great rates. To book your car, visit Budget Car Rental or call toll free 1-800-527-0700 and mention the ALA Budget Discount number (BCD): R584716 to receive your discount. Make the smart choice, rent Budget and start saving today!


You can save up to 25% off your next car rental while experiencing the comfort and reliability that come with renting from Avis. With 4,800 locations in over 140 countries, there's always an Avis nearby to help you with your car rental needs. To rent a car, visit Avis or call toll free at 1-800-331-1212. And remember to use your ALA Avis Discount number (AWD): B155116 to enjoy these special savings.

I-RIDE Trolley

Convenient, economical, and fun! The I-RIDE Trolley service takes you to dining, shopping and all the experiences the International Drive Resort Area has to offer. I-RIDE Trolley services offers a full list of details with trolly maps on their site.


Single - $2.00          Senior(65+) - $.25         Kids(3-9) - $1.00

Exact fare is required and unlimited ride passes are available.

Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

Use this list to find women- and minority-owned businesses in the Orlando area. The list was created by the Orange County Library System and is maintained by the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services.

Attractions and Discounts

Get information for Orlando area parks, restaurants, and transportation at this special site set up for Annual Conference attendees by the Orlando Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Thanks to the ALSC Local Arrangements Committee for their list of tips for 2016 Annual Conference attendees.

Information on the Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes of Florida

Learn about the Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes of Florida.