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Old 07-11-2008, 03:43 PM   #1
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Hey USA folks...

I have to get back to Columbus for orientation at OSU on 11 Aug, so I am just flying out the weekend. (like Sat-Mon or Sat-Tue...hint hint for a Cbus meetup???? ), and I was wondering...

I found a flight for $196. Would that be cheaper than driving????

It takes me a tank and a quarter to get from Bragg to Cbus. That's leaving it on empty. So let's say 1 tank of gas is $65 (as an estimate).... 2.5 tanks is $182, plus I'll be driving around Cbus more if I have a car so throw some more into that. But then comes the issue of how do I get to OSU? I am unable to rent a car... I'm sure cab fare can't be that terrible or I will stay with friends and I know I can catch a ride or borrow a car.

Anyway, opinions much appreciated!
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If you're staying at your Aunt's, cab fare to/from campus might be a little high (not sure about cab fare here in Columbus though). If you're staying with friends on/near campus then I'd say you should be pretty good to go without a car. Pretty much anything you could want/need is nearby.

That's a nice airfare by the way. Especially getting close to last minute.

Whichever way you choose, let us know when you get here! Maybe we can force Jamie to come out & visit with us too.
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^ yeah I have my friend Amanda who lives close and my friend Jeremy who lives close too to campus so that won't be an issue.

hmmmm what to decide....
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have you looked into buses? That could be the cheapest option....

I wouldn't dream of driving all the way to my boyfriend's in NJ, I bus it all the way. (And it's more environmentally friendly)
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