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Plan Your Visit -  Detroit

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Car Rental Discounts & Ground Transportation

Car Rental Discounts – Make it a road trip.
Close enough to Houston that you don’t really need to fly? Road trips can be a super fun way to get to pumped for your championship experience! Enjoy exclusive savings just for FIRST Championship Houston attendees.

  • Hertz
    • To reserve special FIRST Championship rates with Hertz, visit their website and reference CV # 022Q9220 or call Hertz directly at 1-800-654-2240 or 1-405-749-4434.
    • Please note: At the time of reservation, meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and the best rate will apply.
  • National Car Rental & Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    • To reserve special FIRST Championship rates with National Car Rental or Enterprise Rent-a-Car, visit their customized website for 2019 FIRST Championship Detroit attendees.

Ground Transportation

  • People Mover
    • The Detroit People Mover provides fast, convenient transportation while enjoying the sights and sounds of downtown Detroit. Unlimited ride pass April 24 - 27.


Airline Travel Discounts

The closest major airport to the convention center is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW).

Airline Travel – Book flights that work for you.

  • Delta Air Lines
    • Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts to the FIRST community for the 2019 FIRST Championship Detroit.
    • Book your flights online now.
    • 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: NY2GK
    • *Please note there is no service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via the reservation 800 number.
  • United Airlines
    • United Airlines is extending travel discounts to the FIRST community for FIRST Championship Detroit! 
    • Book your flights online now.
    • In the offer code box, put the Z code followed by the agreement code with no spaces.
      • Detroit Z-Code: ZFW9 | Agreement Code: 886786

Airport Parking – Save at the airport.

    • is an airport parking reservation service with locations at more than 30 major U.S. airports. Find reliable, hassle-free parking with complimentary shuttles to and from the airport. Visit their website and select your home airport from the list.
    • Get 20% off your reservation with promo code FIRST.

Local Attractions

Don't MISS the boat! Take advantage of this generous discount from Detroit Princess River Boat, and enjoy a fun night out on the river with your team, family, and friends!  Dinner, dancing, and fun are included. Book now!