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>>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.
>>>
>>>Kathy G
>>>
>>
>>Kathy,
>>
>>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.
>>
>>Best,
>>Jaynie
> 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...

Tis true. Just trying to save the nice lady some drive time if no one
takes her up on that offer. : )  But maybe she likes road trips.
Curbside taxi from Newport News airport to W&M will be around $20.

Jaynie
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