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Travel Discounts

Save money on Global Finals travel with airline, rental car and charter bus discounts from Delta, United, Amtrak, Avis, Hertz, Great American Charters and US Coachways.

Destination Imagination, Inc. is providing this list of companies as a courtesy to our Affiliates. We do not directly endorse or suggest that you use these companies over any others that are on the market or that you may have worked with in the past. As always, you should research all of your options and make your decision on the best choices that are available to you.

Check out the below travel discounts available for Global Finals 2019 attendees:  

You may book your travel to originate in any domestic or international city. However, your flight must terminate in one of the following cities to be eligible for the Global Finals travel discount.

Kansas City (MCI)
St. Louis (STL)
Chicago O’Hare (ORD)
Denver (DEN)
Dallas (DFW)
Minneapolis (MSP)

Delta Airlines or any SkyTeam Alliance Airlines

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Global Finals 2019!

Use code NMSVS for a discounted rate* on your flight. Get started today.

Please click here to book your flights.

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. CT and refer to Meeting Event Code NMSVS.

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

*Please note: Not all fares are eligible for a discount and discounts are applied to roundtrip travel only. Discounts are not valid when applied with other promotional offers and fare rules will determine eligibility. Call Delta Meeting Network with any questions or concerns at 1-800-328-1111.

Aeroflot China Eastern Airlines Korean Air
Aerolineas Argentinas China Southern Airlines Middle East Airlines
Aeromexico Czech Airlines Saudia
Air Europa Delta Airlines TAROM
Air France Garuda Indonesia Airlines Vietnam Airlines
Alitalia Kenya Airways Xiamen Airlines
China Airlines KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

United Airlines or any Star Alliance Airlines

We have partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts to our event.      

Visit and enter ZFZG759180 in the Offer Code box.  

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. ET and Sat/Sun 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations.       

Please note that travel must be completed between May 14, 2019 – May 29, 2019 in order to receive the discount.  

Adria Avianca SAS
Aegean Brussels Airlines Shenzhen Airlines
Air Canada Copa Airlines Singapore Airlines
Air China Croatia Airlines South African Airways
Air India EgyptAir SWISS
Air New Zealand Ethiopian Air Portugal
Ana Eva Air THAI
Asiana Airlines LOT Polish Airlines Turkish Airlines
Austrian Lufthansa United

Shuttle Service to/from Airport or Hotel

Kansas City Transportation Group is offering discounted rides to shuttle your team between the Kansas City International Airport and lodging accommodations including all area hotels. The Destination Imagination group discount saves $6 per person off each round trip/shared ride purchase with the group code DWYAV. You can order your shuttle here!


Amtrak offers 10% saving off fares for groups of 20 or more. This includes children ages 2-12 who are already 50% off with each adult fare paid.

Click to find out more: Group Travel Discounts

The two main lines to Kansas City are:

Southwest Chief LineChicago-Kansas City-Albuquerque-Flagstaff- Los Angeles

Chicago to KC: $55

St. Louis: $34

Missouri River Runner – St. Louis-Jefferson City- Kansas City (5 hrs 40 min total)

Avis Rental Car Services  

Book your rental car service through Avis Worldwide using code G976141. For the best available car rental rates***. Get started today. Rentals can be booked and receive a discount from any location in the continental United States.

Click the link below to get started:

Avis Discount for the Destination Imagination-05/19

When calling Avis at 1-800-331-1600 to make reservations, attendees should provide our reservations agents with this AWD number to ensure they receive the best available car rental rates.

***Please note: The Avis WorldWide Discount will be available seven days prior to Global Finals 2019 through seven days after the event.

Hertz Rental Car

Use this link to book your car with the Global Finals discount code: Hertz Global Finals.

To book by phone:

When making reservations to reserve special meeting rates, please include your CV#054F0001.

Rates are available from all Kansas City locations for rental start dates May 15-31, 2019.

Contact info: 1-800-654-2240 or 1-405-749-4434. Website:

At the time of reservation, meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and the best rate will apply.

National and Enterprise Rent-a-Car

To save up to 5% off of your rentals at National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-a-Car, please utilize the following discount code:

OSMB24A for bookings

Car rental reservations: 8443620812

Budget Truck Rentals

Planning to rent a truck to bring your props to Kansas City? Use our special VIP Savings number 5600014576 when you make your commercial truck reservation and receive a 10% discount. The

Budget Commercial Truck Reservations number is 1-888-633-3875.

Great American Charters

Great American Charters is proud to announce their partnership with Destination Imagination to help promote student academics across the nation. Great American Charters will be offering Charter Service at up to a 10% discount for all groups headed to the Global Finals in Kansas City.

For more information and pricing for your trip, please contact Steve Ropas, Destination Imaginations account manager, at [email protected] or 929-575-4914.  Great American Charters has agreed to donate a portion of their revenue back to Destination Imagination in honor of their goal of helping to shape young minds across the globe.

US Coachways

US Coachways will provide charter service at wholesale pricing, which could help you save approximately 5-7 percent. They also provide a price match program under which they will attempt to beat any competitor’s price by at least 5 percent.

For more information or a quotation on your upcoming trips contact Dylan Rosenthal, US Coachways’ dedicated Destination Imagination account manager, at [email protected] or 877-223-9881.

Metropolitan Shuttle 

Since 2001 we’ve served thousands of clients – small and large. We’re really proud of our track record. Metropolitan Shuttle works hard to take the stress out of bus rental. Just give us your destination, how many people you need to transport, and our professional staff will take care of the rest. Our vehicles are safety-certified with the SAFER Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and our drivers are professionally trained to ensure your passengers arrive safely and on time, every time. We have the reputation to prove it — we’ve transported thousands of clients and built long-lasting relationships with hundreds of charter bus operators nationwide. 

Making it easy to charter a bus isn’t a perk or a side benefit to our customers. It’s the heart of our business. We know booking a bus rental can be difficult, especially if you haven’t done it before. Metropolitan Shuttle is here to make it simple. Before you contact us for your free quote, here’s what you need to know about chartering a bus.

Point of contacts:
Alusaine Yansaneh: 1866.556.3545 ext 321
Mustapha Samai: 1866.556.3545 ext 308

GOGO Charters 

GOGO Charters is a nationwide charter bus rental service with several locations across the United States. If you are using our services for the first time, take $100 off your first bus rental. This applies to all minibuses, motor coaches and charter buses that are available. Terms and conditions apply. Offer expires May 1, 2020.
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