Here is the HMM-265 reservation link for the 2021 reunion in New Orleans Nov 7-12, 2021. You must use it to make your reservation instead of the reservation instructions at the hotel’s home page in order to receive our truly excellent group rate. While the cut-off date for accepting reservations into this guest room block isn’t until Monday October 18, 2021, we urge you to book now if you believe that there is even a reasonable likelihood that you will want to attend. Why?
First, there is no downside to booking early. There is no charge to your credit card at time of booking and you can cancel without penalty as late as 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival time.
The second reason it that it would be very helpful to your fellow Marines who are staging the reunion. How? In order to guarantee a certain number of rooms at a certain price we had to sign a contract with the hotel that commits the Association financially to that number of rooms. It is a balancing act; guessing too high costs us money, while guessing too low means turning members away. The contract does provide for upwards adjustments to that number if the hotel still has rooms available. However, there is likely to be a pent-up demand for hotel space as the nation emerges from COVID-related restrictions and New Orleans could fill up. Early booking would help us gauge how many additional rooms to reserve before that happens.
So please, do it now while you’re thinking about it.