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Re: PC: Gas Prices and Conventions
- Subject: Re: PC: Gas Prices and Conventions
- From: "Chris Osterhus" <su_carbs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 11:58:42 +0000
I'm not going to let the higher gas prices screw up my travel plans either.
I only take 2 trips a year, so to me, it's not that big of a deal. Besides,
Cleveland isn't that far from me. But, next year, I'm taking the train out
to Denver. It's been awhile since I've taken Amtrak, and wouldn't mind the
layover in Chicago :)
>Here's the way I look at the price of gas and attending the Denver
>convention. Lets say it's 3800 miles round trip from Albany to Denver and
>return. You get 20 miles per gallon and the price of gas is $4.00. You
>would use approximately 190 gallons of gas. The cost for gas would be
>approximately $760 to complete the trip for fuel. Now make the trip with
>one other person. Not only would the price of gas be cut in half to $380
>but hotel rooms cost would also be cut in half. Of course there's always
>Amtrak or jump on a flight. That might even be a cheaper way to go,
>especially if one is going to miss a lot of work when all expenses are
>Like Chip said, no matter what, those that plan to attend, will be there
>come hell or high gas prices!
>I'm packing for Cleveland!
>PennCentral -AT- Taconic.Net
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