Getting to Garycon

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jarlaxle, May 4, 2017.

  1. Jarlaxle

    Jarlaxle Chevalier

    Because advance planning avoids problems...I am already planning how I'm getting there in 10 months. This is, tberefore, the thread for transportation stuff...airfare deals, Uber/Lyft coupons, ideas, rental cars, etc.
  2. Jarlaxle

    Jarlaxle Chevalier are people doing GaryCon? Fly, drive, bus...train?
  3. dndgeek

    dndgeek Troubadour

    Most of my friends fly, but I still drive from CT (16-17 hours) every year, because I have too much crap to bring on a plane.
  4. chainsaw

    chainsaw Troubadour

    Fly. No time to drive 13 hours now, but maybe maybe someday, like when I retire.
  5. Jarlaxle

    Jarlaxle Chevalier

    Same area...i drive from RI. I am simply not willing to fly.
  6. Poindexter

    Poindexter Footpad

    I will be driving again from CNY, about 12 hours or so.
  7. dndgeek

    dndgeek Troubadour

    Road trips are fun! When they don't include Pennsylvania, of course.
  8. Jarlaxle

    Jarlaxle Chevalier

    Hey, PA is nice...beautiful scenery!

    I'm renting (probably a minivan) and driving out...will have one or more other people, probably the stuff for 2 others. (Hence said minivan.)
  9. dndgeek

    dndgeek Troubadour

    Very true, but the snowstorms, traffic, lack of highway lighting, vertical driving, hillbillies and the fact that it takes half my lifetime to drive through the state don't make up for it!
  10. Taliesian

    Taliesian Level 0 Character

    I will be driving from central KS, will load some friends into car and hit the road...looking forward to it!
  11. gmbarry

    gmbarry Level 0 Character

    Driving from Philly again....
  12. emBARK

    emBARK Level 0 Character

    Flying from Buffalo, between work and family obligations (plus I hate driving) it's easier to just fly in Thursday early am and out Sunday.
  13. Jarlaxle

    Jarlaxle Chevalier

    Flying to where, and getting from there to LG how? It's only a 10-hour ride from Buffalo. (Rental cars at airports are jaw-droppingly expensive.)
  14. emBARK

    emBARK Level 0 Character

    Only 10 hours lol? I can be in Chicago by 9 am Thursday and LG by 10:30 at the latest. If I drove, I wouldn't be there until 4:30 or later. Luckily my wife loves me and I'm able to and afford the flight.
  15. SoulCatcher78

    SoulCatcher78 Level 0 Character

    Driving up from the bottom of Indiana - 8 or 9 hours. Not sure if flying solo on this or not yet.

    Hotel is booked Thursday through Sunday. Thinking now with the drive I might want to add Wednesday night onto that reservation so I'm not either exhausted from driving through the night or miss a big chunk of Thursday because of travel.

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