There are fewer cooler
places than Atlanta right now. It’s the home of Donald Glover’s momentous
sitcom about life in the rap game, and it’s also where Coca-Cola was originally
invented, the syrupy drink that everyone loves.
Despite this fantastic
reputation, no one wants to stay in Atlanta forever. But if you’re travelling,
or even just commuting to work, you’ll want to enjoy a few discounts along the
Plenty are on offer.
While public transport in any US city isn’t cheap, there are ways to nab yourself
a bargain if you know where to look.
With that in mind,
here are a few options for you to enjoy cheap travel in Atlanta.
Parking your car at the airport
If you want to park
your car at the airport properly, you’re going to have to spend. After all, imagine
trying to find a parking spot in an airport. It’s like hunting for a needle in
But private parking
from providers such as Looking4.com doesn’t have to be prohibitively expensive. Book ahead and you’ll receive a cheaper
rate. Many voucher sites like Discount Cloud and Don’t Pay Full also offer
discounts codes on airport parking, so be savvy and get googling.
Atlanta is the perfect
place to go cycling, offering a huge number of grassy parkland and wide roads
But if you’re only in
Atlanta for a few days and want to hire a bicycle, there are plenty of options
at your fingertips.
Bicycle Barn offers reasonably priced bike hire and (according to
many customer reviews) are efficient and polite in their service. Located on
Old Fourth Ward, this is the perfect place for you to pop a wheelie on a
While no one could
claim a taxicab in Atlanta was cheap, they are at the very least reliable. All
companies provide flat rates to and from Hartsfield-Jackson
International Airport and within neighborhoods in the Atlanta Business
District, including Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead.
Outside of these areas,
taxicabs will work on a meter rate, however most drivers should be able to give
you a reasonable estimate of the price.
Streetcar is the city’s newest for of transportation which,
according to Atlanta’s official site, is a ‘2.7 mile
loop [that] has 12 stops that connect Centennial Olympic Park with the Martin
Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and nearby neighborhoods east of
This makes it the
ideal way to see some of Atlanta’s most important landmarks, and it’s no more
expensive than a standard bus ticket.
Those are our travel tips for Atlanta. Can you
think of any? Then let us know!