Travel Info

Discounts with NeMLA's Official Airline Partner: American Airlines

American Airlines is pleased to offer special discounts for the Northeast Modern Language Association. 

Starting October 29, 2020, use the Promotion Code 5131ER when booking your flight at

The Promotion Code applies to AA/AE flights only, without a ticketing charge. Allow at least 1 business hour for loading.


The Amtrak 30th Street Station is seven minutes by automobile to the Marriott Downtown Philadelphia. For those traveling by train, Amtrak offers a variety of Every Day Discounts that might be of value to our attendees. Amtrak also offers a very generous loyalty program for its frequent travelers, Amtrak Guest Rewards.

Transportation from the Airport

Taxis, rental cars, and SEPTA Public Transportation (bus, trolley, and train) are available between Philadelphia International Airport and the Marriott Downtown Philadelphia.

Room & Ride Share

The Graduate Student Caucus and the CAITY Caucus host the Room and Ride Forum. 52nd Annual Convention participants who want to share the costs of traveling to or staying in Philadelphia can add to the online thread. For more information, please visit the Graduate Student Caucus web site.

Kiddie Corp Child Care

While NeMLA does not provide child care services directly, with enough headway and interest, we can contract with Kiddie Corp to provide services to NeMLA convention attendees with children.


Sponsored Local Activities

The LOVE Sculpture at John F. Kennedy Plaza in Philadelphia. Credit: TechServ (CC3.0).

Credit: TechServ (CC3.0)    

At each year's convention, NeMLA sponsors activities in our local host city to show attendees all that the city has to offer, with cost of admission discounted for you thanks to NeMLA's sponsorship.