Traveling to Boston

Getting Around Boston
Taxi service is available throughout Boston. From Logan International Airport to most hotels in Boston and Cambridge, current fares are approximately $25-$35.00, one way.

Local Transportation
Logan International Airport, Boston's principal airport, is located approximately 4 miles from the Boston Convention Center.

Climate and Clothing
Fall weather in Boston is usually mild, with October temperatures at an average high of 61˚F (16˚C) and an average low of 46˚F (8˚C). A light jacket, coat, or suit is recommended.

Time Zone
Eastern Standard Time

Electricity and Adapters
If your small electrical appliances use 220–240 volts, you will need a 110-volt transformer and a plug adapter with two flat parallel pins to operate them in the United States. Please note, downward converters that change 220–240 volts to 110–120 volts are difficult to find in the U.S.

Currency and Exchange Rates
There is a currency exchange located approximately 1 mile from the Boston Convention Center and there are ATM’s located throughout Boston. Traveler’s checks are also a safe option for taking money abroad.

Sales Tax
The current local sales tax rate in Boston is 6.25 percent.