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View Poll Results: Fly or Drive
Drive 14 24.56%
Fly 28 49.12%
Both 15 26.32%
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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Flying vs Driving

Just curious, how many of you would rather drive a long distance for a vacation or how many would rather just fly there and get it over and done with?

Personally, I'd rather drive and be happier in my car than i would dealing with all the bullsh!t at the airports.
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:04 PM   #2
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I hate flying, if I'm going cross country ill just throw my car in the back of an Amtrak and enjoy the scenery and the luxury of having my own car instead of a POS rental at my destination. the western US in a rental car sucks ass. Too many good driving roads to leave the BMW or vette home.
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:21 PM   #3
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Both. A lot of factors contribute to which one is chosen.
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:22 PM   #4
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Depends.

Sometimes the drive is part of the trip!
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Old 05-11-2013, 04:23 PM   #5
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Depends on how far away the vacation destination is. I'm on the east coast. No way I'm driving to California if I want to vacation there. No way I can drive to Europe or Hawaii without taking a swim...

Now if I'm going to the beach in a neighboring state, then yeah, I'd probably drive.

You need to better define your question.
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7 hours or under, drive.
Over seven hours, fly.

I avoid flying at all costs.
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I'm strange in the fact that not only do I enjoy flying, but I enjoy the airport, too.
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I'm strange in the fact that not only do I enjoy flying, but I enjoy the airport, too.
I only enjoy checking out ass at airports.


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My reason for driving over flying is that this day in age isn't almost cheaper to drive than the cost of a ticket, airport parking, fees upon fees, plus the stress of waiting in lines.
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Airports suck.

I'd rather drive any day. It's a control thing.
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Airports suck.

I'd rather drive any day. It's a control thing.
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I'm strange in the fact that not only do I enjoy flying, but I enjoy the airport, too.
Agreed...over four hours and I'll fly. Driving to San diego or Vegas is a 8-10 hour drive, vs an hour flight? Easy choice in my mind
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I would rather fly any day than drive. I'm driving from Tucson to Chicago (1800 miles in 2 days) on Wednesday and I'm not looking forward to it whatsoever.
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I hate flying, if I'm going cross country ill just throw my car in the back of an Amtrak and enjoy the scenery and the luxury of having my own car instead of a POS rental at my destination. the western US in a rental car sucks ass. Too many good driving roads to leave the BMW or vette home.
What ive never heard of this on the Amtrak

I took the Amtrak back down from Humboldt but I didn't see anywhere to load your car. That would be awesome. Fwiw the Amtrak was a surprisingly pleasant and comfortable way to travel. Its just hard to take craps because you're being jostled around so much.
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What ive never heard of this on the Amtrak

I took the Amtrak back down from Humboldt but I didn't see anywhere to load your car. That would be awesome. Fwiw the Amtrak was a surprisingly pleasant and comfortable way to travel. Its just hard to take craps because you're being jostled around so much.
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I'd fly everywhere if it was a realistic option. Long highway drives are not how I enjoy a car.
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