International FAQ

What is the climate like in Minneapolis?

The historic average temperature for this week (March 29 – April 1) Low: 30*f , High: 50*F. That being said, Minnesota weather is known for its mood swings – especially in the spring! By this point in the season most of the snow will have melted away, and rain is fairly unlikely.

How should I prepare to pay for things?

The United States adopts the US Dollar. This system uses denominations of 1C (Penny), 5C (Nickel), 10C (Dime), 25C (Quarter) coins as well as notes in denominations of $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100  (referred to by their face value).

Money changing services can be found upon arrival at the Minneapolis International Airport, but are rare outside of the airport.

You can access Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) located everywhere (even in the most obscure bits) in Minneapolis, that accept most major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express. 

Finally, Major credit cards are widely accepted. Some smaller boutique shops may require an additional fee to pay by card or have a required minimum purchase amount, but most major retailers will not.

How do I get from the airport to the hotel?

Airport to Hotel: Our rail train (referred to as the light-rail) runs through Minneapolis International Airport. Take the BLUE line headed to Target Field, then get off at Downtown/ US Bank Stadium and transfer to the GREEN line towards St. Paul (you will be going in the direction you just came from. Get off at the next stop,  West Bank.

Hotel Information: 
      Courtyard Minneapolis, Downtown 
      1500 Washington Ave SE
      Minneapolis, Minnesota 5544
      Phone (+1- 612- 333- 4646)