Taxicabs: A cab ride costs $33.00 from the airport to the French Quarter or CBD for one or two persons, and $14.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. $1 fuel surcharge added to total fare.
Airport Shuttle: Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the CBD for $38 (round trip), $20.00 (per person, one-way). Three bags per person. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 for more details or to make a reservation. Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area. If you have 2 passengers, United Cabs is cheaper. You pay the same rate and are taken directly to your hotel with no delays.
If you are taking the shuttle back to the airport, you must reserve a spot on the shuttle the night before you head home.