Expo Icrontic 2012 Travel Thread

mertesnmertesn I am Bobby MillerYukon, OK
edited June 2012 in Community
Post yer plans here so pick-ups/drop-offs can be arranged.

EPIC Arrival and Departure Calendar

I'm driving in from Oklahoma City. If anyone is on the way, I'd be willing to discuss a ride share. Just PM me.

Depart: 19 June, possibly arrive same day
Return: 24 June, likely arriving home the next day.


  • TushonTushon I'm scared, Coach Alexandria, VA
    edited June 2012
    My current plans are:

    To EPIC
    Dallas/ Fort Worth (DFW)
    June 18, 2012 10:35 AM
    Detroit (DTW)
    June 18, 2012 02:10 PM

    Back to the boiling desert
    Detroit (DTW)
    June 24, 2012 05:55 PM
    Dallas/ Fort Worth (DFW)
    June 24, 2012 07:45 PM
  • CrazyJoeCrazyJoe Winter Springs, FL
    To EPIC
    AIRTRAN Flight 1782
    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Departing Orlando, FL (MCO) at 03:35 PM
    Arriving Detroit, MI (DTW) at 06:13 PM

    Back to Florida
    SOUTHWEST Flight 3775
    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Depart DETROIT MI (DTW) at 3:00 PM
    Arrive in BALTIMORE WASHNTN (BWI) at 4:25 PM

    Change planes in BALTIMORE WASHNTN (BWI) at 6:05 PM
    Arrive in ORLANDO INTL (MCO) at 8:15 PM
  • MyrmidonMyrmidon Baron von Puttenham California
    For both @Teramona and myself

    To EPIC
    Tuesday, June 19 2012
    Departing LAX at 10:30 pm PREVIOUS DAY
    Arriving Detroit (DTW) at 5:39 AM (sorry for early-ass).

    From EPIC to Hell-A
    Monday, June 25 2012
    Departing DTW at 7:45 PM
    Arriving LAX at 9:33 PM

    Straight shots, gentlemen. Also, we paid for two icrontic taxis, but that's just because I couldn't find public transit that would allow you kids to sleep in. Does such transit exist? Is there an easier way to do this?
  • primesuspectprimesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI
    There's no good public transit in the Metro Detroit area. A cab would cost you around $50 per trip. Not worth it.
  • QCHQCH Ancient Guru Chicago Area - USA
    I'll fire up the Google Calendar to note the flights. @mertesn for starting the thread.
  • colacola part legend, part devil... all man Balls deep
    To EPIC:

    Wed Jun 20
    Delta 3866
    Departing Duluth International Airport: 6:35 a.m.
    Arriving Detroit MI (DTW): 9:25 a.m.

    From EPIC to Back of Beyond:

    Sun Jun 24
    Delta 4321
    Departing Detroit (DTW): 7:50 p.m.
    Arriving Duluth International Airport: 8:44 p.m.

    Straight shots both ways XD
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK
    I'm willing to do ass o'clock driving.
  • BobbyDigiBobbyDigi ? R U #Hats ! TX
    Ninja and I are in on the 20th, leaving on the 25th. Have car.

    Times that I posted in the other thread are now tentative due to possible flight changes but should be in the same ballpark of times. Will move that info here when solidified.

    @Myrmidon your flight from Detroit to LA is right about the same time as ours. You have the option of heading along with us if needed. Of note, do not sign up for the Spirit Credit Card if offered while on your flight. They will promise you enough points for 3 round trip flights (1500) and you will later find out that they do indeed, if you are jotting to Las Vegas or Sac Town from LA within a specific 3 weeks span. In total it is 25% short on points for a 1 way ticket to Detroit (2000 1 way). Fuck those guys. Also print out your boarding pass at home and bring water, peanuts and a pillow/blanket if you want it. They will Jefferson and Hamilton you for each of the above if you want them while in flight.

  • arriving:
    June 17th

    when work classifies me AWOL (sometime between July 2-5th
  • BlackHawkBlackHawk Bible music connoisseur There's no place like

    Sunday, June 17th

    Departing San Juan at 10:37am, arriving at Orlando at 1:42pm
    Departing Orlando at 3:35pm and arriving at Detroit at 6:13pm


    Sunday, June 24th

    Lady friend is picking me up and we're off to Indiana for a week. I'm leaving from Indianapolis.
  • BlackHawkBlackHawk Bible music connoisseur There's no place like
    edited April 2012
    Just received an email that my schedule has changed.

    JUNE 17, 2012, Flight 560
    From: San Juan Luis Munoz International Airport (SJU) / Departing: 1143AM
    To: Orlando International Airport (MCO) / Arriving: 248PM

    JUNE 17, 2012, Flight 1782
    From: Orlando International Airport (MCO) / Departing: 343PM
    To: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) / Arriving: 620PM
  • BobbyDigiBobbyDigi ? R U #Hats ! TX
    Took me too long to edit my post above so here is PirateNinja and I's updated flight info:

    To Epic:
    Los Angeles CA (LAX), US
    Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 06:30 AM
    Denver CO (DEN), US
    Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 09:44 AM
    F9 370
    Airbus 319

    Denver CO (DEN), US
    Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 10:47 AM
    Detroit MI (DTW), US
    Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 03:30 PM
    F9 623
    Airbus 318.

    Back to Life:
    Detroit MI (DTW), US
    Mon, 25 Jun 2012, 07:00 PM
    Denver CO (DEN), US
    Mon, 25 Jun 2012, 08:10 PM
    F9 667
    Airbus 319.

    Denver CO (DEN), US
    Mon, 25 Jun 2012, 09:25 PM
    Los Angeles CA (LAX), US
    Mon, 25 Jun 2012, 10:49 PM
    F9 419
    Airbus 319.

    We're renting a car again so no pickup/drop off needed. All times are local times.


  • For the flight out, I'm trying to get a connection to the same Frontier flight as BobbyDigi and PirateNinja.

    Not sure yet on flight back home, these flights are rather expensive at the moment.
  • _k_k P-Town, Texas
    I will be driving from Dallas.
  • TushonTushon I'm scared, Coach Alexandria, VA
    Changed my flight to the Monday instead of Sunday, identical info otherwise.
  • colacola part legend, part devil... all man Balls deep

    My itinerary changed, new info is:

    Wednesday, June 20: To EPIC
    Flight: Delta 3866
    Departs: 6:05 am from Duluth, Minnesota
    Arrives: 8:51 am at Detroit, Michigan

    Sunday, June 24: From EPIC
    Flight: Delta 4321 Operated by Pinnacle Airlines
    Departs: 8:05 pm from Detroit, Michigan
    Arrives: 8:56 pm at Back of Beyond
  • DogSoldierDogSoldier The heart of radical Amish country..
    I was planning on buying a car and driving up, maybe finding a hotel somewhere... Unless people stop following my directions ion TF2, than no, i'm staying home.
  • I just booked my ticket.

    Arrive (same flight as Dan and BobbyDigi):
    Denver CO (DEN), US
    Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 10:47 AM
    Detroit MI (DTW), US
    Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 03:30 PM
    F9 623
    Airbus 318.

    Unfortunately I leave early on Sunday:

    Depart: Sunday, June 24, 2012 7:35 AM DTW
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK
    Posting for @PurpleMonkeyGirl...

    Thursday, June 21
    OKC->STL: Southwest flight #2864 4:40pm-6:00pm
    STL->DTW: Southwest flight #2583 6:35pm-9:05pm

    Sunday, June 24
    DTW->STL: Southwest flight #694 9:15am-9:50am
    STL->OKC: Southwest flight #1375 10:25am-11:50am
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK
    And for those with early Sunday morning flights that need a ride, I'm available to drive you to the airport.
  • Thanks, Nick. I appreciate you.
  • DogDragonDogDragon Jacksonville, Fl
    RedDragon and I
    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Flight 373 [Non-Stop]
    Departing Orlando, FL (MCO) at 07:20 AM
    Arriving Detroit, MI (DTW) at 09:56 AM

    Tuesday, June 26, 2012
    Flight 1693 [Non-Stop]
    Departing Detroit, MI (DTW) at 10:36 AM
    Arriving Orlando, FL (MCO) at 12:59 PM
  • RahnalH102RahnalH102 the Green Devout, Veteran Monster Hunter, Creature Enthusiast New Mexico
    I have a choice of either:

    Depart: 8:15am - 2:45pm, June 19
    Return: 4:45pm - 9:20pm, June 23

    Most expensive but quickest and safest.


    Vastly cheaper (~$200) but much longer (almost day and a half) plus much more insecure.

    Hmm choices. I'm also willing to share a room to help save on costs if someone needs it.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI
    I don't get the "insecure" part...

    Flight is probably best, but a train lets you bring more stuff. Either way, the Icrontic Taxi Service will pick you up from the airport or the train station.
  • CrazyJoeCrazyJoe Winter Springs, FL
    I would absolutely take the train if it was cheaper.If nothing else so I could be as cool as Drasnor and join the arrive for EPiC on a train.
  • RahnalH102RahnalH102 the Green Devout, Veteran Monster Hunter, Creature Enthusiast New Mexico
    I don't get the "insecure" part...
    Paranoia mostly. I've got some irrational fears, and just a bad history with trains. Also the +3hr stop at Chicago is kinda ugh.

    The main trouble is trying to weigh if I'll lose too much money from the flight, that I may need later on. A few unknown variables for that though so I can't figure that out just yet. :I
  • AnnesAnnes Tripped Up by Libidos and Hubris Alexandria, VA
    If I could train to Detroit (I've looked into it, I would have to take a train to Ohio and then a bus ride - fuck buses) I would in a heartbeat.
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx :KAPPA: Redwood City, CA
    Change of plans - I was supposed to drive, but now am flying.

    Southwest Airlines
    June 20th: 02:45PM
    Detroit, MI (DTW)
  • LincLinc Bard Detroit
    Best new iPhone app for Icrontic taxi drivers: http://www.getjustlanded.com/
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK
    Update to my travel schedule (still driving):
    Depart OKC 18 June, pick up Q
    Arrive to ICHQ sometime on 19 June

    Leave ICHQ sometime on 24 June, drop Q off
    Get home 25 June.
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