>Kathleen Garness wrote:
>>Received clearance from clients and family to attend conference. Anyone
>>interested in carpooling from Chicago area to Williamsburg and back in my
>>minivan? Yahoo.maps said it's about a 1700 mi RT, and I estimate gas to be
>>about $250; driving and gas cost could be shared among as many as four, with
>>ample room for luggage. With a few drivers we could make it in 16 hours,
>>with short meal and pit stops.
>I just checked round trip air fare from Chicago to Newport News (25
>minutes from Williamsburg).
>US Air ($233), Air Tran($241) and United Airlines($257) are all showing
>round trip fares lower than your gas estimate. Air Tran departs from
>both Ohare and Midway. PHF in Newport
>News is a nice little airport. Easy to get in and out of quickly. If
>you are interested in saving
>some travel time.
But if you split the gas and driving 4 ways, you get there cheaper
and the car is available for the week. But those are good air fares.
But don't forget the taxi ride...
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