Travel

Alumni Traveling Program

Our Alumni Traveling Program—known as the Traveling Terriers—offers a unique way to see the world and continue the tradition of education at the University. The program engages alumni, friends, and faculty of the University in educational and cultural tours throughout the world. For more BUAA travel information, contact the Alumni Travel Program office at alumtrav@bu.edu.

Booked a trip already? Learn how to protect your trip with travel insurance.

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Zipcar

BU alumni receive a discounted Zipcar membership for only $25 (a savings of up to $150!). Zipcar offers self-service access to cars by the hour or the day.

Cars are located in easy-to-get-to parking spaces in neighborhoods throughout Boston, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, and Washington, DC. It’s owning a car without the headaches and costs. Find cars near you and learn more or join.

  • To reduce demand for on-campus parking and alleviate congestion.
  • It’s a sustainable alternative transportation solution that reduces your carbon footprint.
  • Zipcar provides a turnkey program that includes everything you need, even gas and insurance!
  • There are flexible programs for faculty and staff.
  • The online application and approval process is quick and easy.
  • Get 24/7 access to Zipcars parked all over the city! Simply reserve online, let yourself in with your Zipcard and drive. Our low hourly and daily rates always include gas and insurance.

Boston-Area Hotels

These Boston-area hotels offer special rates and discounts to the Boston University community, as well as their family and friends.


Hotel Indigo Boston (Newton, Riverside)
399 Grove Street
Newton, MA 02162
617-969-5300
5% off the best available rate for BU alumni


Chandler Inn
26 Chandler Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-482-3450
Rates vary

Courtyard Boston Copley Square
88 Exeter St.
Boston, MA 02116
617-437-9300
BU alumni receive 15% off the best available rate – book online now. If calling to make a reservation, reference promotion code BU5.

The Inn at Longwood Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617-731-4700
BU alumni and guests receive a 15% discount off of the best available rate.
Book your reservation now.

Marriott Courtyard, Brookline
40 Webster Street
Brookline, MA 02446
617-734-1393
Call for preferred BU rates or book online using the code BU5

Residence Inn, Boston Back Bay/Fenway
125 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
BU alumni receive a discount of 10% to 20% off of the regular published rate based on availability


Back Bay Hilton
40 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02115
617-236-1100, 800-874-0663
BU alumni receive 12% off regular rate

Boston Harbor Hotel
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
617-439-7000
BU alumni receive discounted rates of 10% off best available rate depending on time of year. Book online now or call 617-439-7000, reference code BHHBU.

Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199
617-236-2000
BU alumni receive discounted rates starting at $199 based on availability, and complimentary guest room internet access with the BU rate. When calling reference ID #60969 for the BU rate or book online.

Colonnade Hotel
120 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
617-424-7000
BU alumni receive discounted rates starting at $209 based on availability, and complimentary guest room internet access with the BU rate. When calling reference Boston University for the BU rate or book online.

Hotel Commonwealth
500 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-933-5000
BU alumni receive discounted rates of 10% to 20% off best available rate depending on time of year. Book online now or call 617-933-5000 to make a reservation and reference code Alumni.

Hotel Marlowe
25 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA 02141
800-825-7140
BU alumni receive rates starting at $199
Book online now. If calling to make a reservation, reference code BUN.

Hyatt Regency, Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-492-1234
BU alumni receive a 5% discount and breakfast included

InterContinental, Boston
510 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
617-747-1000
BU alumni receive a 15% discount off the best available rate – book online now or call 1-800-327-0200 and ask for the Boston University rate (code ILXDO).

Nine Zero Hotel
90 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108
866-906-9090
BU alumni receive rates starting at $209
Book online now. If calling to make a reservation, reference code BUN

Omni Parker House
60 School Street
Boston, MA 02108
617-227-8600
BU alumni receive a 10% discount off the best available rate—book online now. If calling to make a reservation, reference corporate/promotion code 45163013090.

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
800-228-3000
BU alumni receive discounted rates starting at $209 based on availability, and complimentary guestroom internet access with the BU rate. When calling reference ID #60969 for the BU rate or book online.