MARDI GRAS IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER, ARE YOU READY TO VISIT NEW ORLEANS IN THEIR MOST POPULAR SEASON OF THE YEAR?
Mardi Gras, AKA "Fat Tuesday," is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.
Most visitors will plan to arrive no later than Saturday, February 6 in order to enjoy an extended weekend of festivities so BOOK NOW to begin the festivities of Mardi Gras 2016!
Whether you are stationed Louisiana, a surrounding state or across the country, United Military Travel can set you up with the ultimate Mardi Gras getaway package!
LAST MINUTE MARDI GRAS PLANNING TIPS!
Ok, the question you are probably asking yourself is "is it even worth trying to go with such late notice?"
Yes! It is!
Even though most of the hotels in the Central Business District and French Quarter are booked, many of the them will have cancellations. If you book through UMT we will gladly call around find you a room and even look outside of the immediate area to ensure you accommodations.
For example, hotels listed on BestNewOrleansHotels.com is a great resource to find a place to stay last minute.
The www.neworleansscvb.com is a great place to start, for general information on the city as well as a listing of accommodations coupons, which consist of packages and special rates at more than a dozen hotels across the city.
MARDI GRAS FAQS
There is a slew of awesome, awesome information on the Mardi Gras New Orleans website that lists the most frequently asked questions - check it out!