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Old 09-19-2011, 08:55 PM   #1
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So Cal Camaro5 Fest III Road Trip or ?

So thought I would start a thread to start exploring our options to get to Camaro5 Fest III in Indianapolis, Aug 2-4, 2012.

Road Trip?
Ship our cars round trip via an enclosed carrier such as Reliable and fly round trip?
Ship/fly one way and drive the other?
Fly Round Trip and rent a Camaro there?

Roughly 2100 miles each way (31 hours) depending on stops and meet-ups
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:08 PM   #2
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ill be driving the whole way there, my camaro is a weekend car so this trip will be great to drive all the way. thats what the camaro was made for ! long road trips
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:15 PM   #3
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too bad I will be deployed during that time...
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:38 PM   #4
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First on the list is start saving now....

I can tell you shipping will cost about $800 one way on an open truck, and enclosed is $1,300 one way. I have checked it before for the Power Tour shipping one way. Of course, cost might be better if we rent a whole truck. Then add the plane ticket costs to that.

Driving both ways will cost for gas, roughly 10 tanks round trip(4,000 miles) for the V8 crew, so again roughly $60 tankful x 10 tanks = $600. Will take a few days each way at a minumum, so factor food and motel figure at least $100-125 day. So both ways $500 + Gas $600 = $1,100 to get there and back before the cost of the Fest, hotel, etc.

Last option fly there and try to rent a Camaro there. If they are available, they cost about $100 a day for the V6.

I may have to fly due to a conflict in schedule that week with my Boss' vacation plans. I can see if my buddies in Indy can get me a rental Camaro before I get there. If I get my way, I would much prefer to drive out the 40, hit parts of Route 66 I love to stop at and enjoy the ride....
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:46 PM   #5
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Road trip only for me, to much of America I have yet to see.
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:53 PM   #6
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I'm flying for this one. I just want to be there and have fun with friends!
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:23 PM   #7
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too bad I will be deployed during that time...
Maybe someone can drive your car to Indy and back so she doesn't miss the fun.
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:28 PM   #8
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Road trip only for me, to much of America I have yet to see.
Right now Lisa and I are planning on driving for the same resaon
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Right now Lisa and I are planning on driving for the same resaon
John, You'll definitely enjoy the drive...If I can't drive out, can give you some places to see along the way...
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:56 PM   #11
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I was thinking lower route one way and upper the other, that would be awesome thanks Dannie I cant wait. Plenty of time to plan
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I'm flying for this one. I just want to be there and have fun with friends!
I think I will be doing the same and maybe me and you can rent a Camaro out there and who ever wants to tag along is more than welcomed
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I'm sorry but I'm a bit confused about this whole rental thing..... why would anyone go to camaro fest in a stock camaro rental ? I thought this was the one time of the year where we all show off our beautiful cars that we work so hard for ...... besides are we really trying to be remembered as the west coast with the most stock rental camaros or the west coast with the baddest and most sweetest camaros in the USA ! I'm just saying
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