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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
(11-27-2017 04:07 PM)LairDweller Wrote:  I can’t fly there from here for less than $1,100

You can fly out of midway for 400 round trip
11-28-2017 07:37 AM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
https://twitter.com/EBRINDLEY/status/935337789465513985

Elliot Breaking News‏ @EBRINDLEY

FYI, @UAB_FB fans interested in a cheaper way to attend @TheBahamasBowl #DontForgetYourPassport

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Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

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Tim Stephens‏ @twstephensmedia

Do the logistics work or is there a risk of being late to the game or late back to the boat?

Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

The logistics work. Stadium 15 minutes away. But if you do not have a passport, you do not want to miss cruise departing so if game goes into several outs, you might have to leave ar some point to play safe.
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Cruise departs Bahamas at 6 pm. UAB game should be over about 3:30. Takes 15 minutes to get from game to ship. Factor in traffic. Leave game no later than 4:45 pm to play safe.


Matthew Vinson‏ @mdv483

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Very tempting. Somebody posted that if you're doing the cruise, you would only need a driver's license and copy of birth certificate.
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11-28-2017 07:59 AM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
(11-28-2017 05:33 AM)pbt140 Wrote:  Forgot you had to have a passport.Two in my party are out because of this. Looks like I won't be going.

Passport office in the Hill Center. 2 week turn around max.
11-28-2017 08:48 AM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
(11-27-2017 07:17 PM)Grammar-Nazi Wrote:  
(11-27-2017 04:07 PM)LairDweller Wrote:  I can’t fly there from here for less than $1,100


Same here. It’s extremely pricey to get there from the Midwest.


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11-28-2017 09:51 AM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
(11-28-2017 07:59 AM)WesternBlazer Wrote:  https://twitter.com/EBRINDLEY/status/935337789465513985

Elliot Breaking News‏ @EBRINDLEY

FYI, @UAB_FB fans interested in a cheaper way to attend @TheBahamasBowl #DontForgetYourPassport

[Image: DPr8wdoUIAA-IVW.jpg]

Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

Replying to @EBRINDLEY @UAB_FB @TheBahamasBowl

Tim Stephens‏ @twstephensmedia

Do the logistics work or is there a risk of being late to the game or late back to the boat?

Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

The logistics work. Stadium 15 minutes away. But if you do not have a passport, you do not want to miss cruise departing so if game goes into several outs, you might have to leave ar some point to play safe.
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Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

Cruise departs Bahamas at 6 pm. UAB game should be over about 3:30. Takes 15 minutes to get from game to ship. Factor in traffic. Leave game no later than 4:45 pm to play safe.


Matthew Vinson‏ @mdv483

Replying to @EBRINDLEY @UAB_FB @TheBahamasBowl
Very tempting. Somebody posted that if you're doing the cruise, you would only need a driver's license and copy of birth certificate.

Bahamas Bowl starts at 12:30 EST = 12:30 Local Nassau time. Still should be doable on the cruise.
11-28-2017 10:26 AM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
https://www.allegiantair.com/ - Chattanooga to Orlando-Sanford for $150 RT, and the timing is right for the cruise. In on the 21st at noon, leave for home on the 24th at 3:30 p.m.

LairDweller / GrammarNazi - Allegiant flies out of Des Moines to Orlando-Sanford for >$210 a leg

Got it even better - St. Louis to Orlando $180 RT on Allegiant and it meets the cruise times.
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11-28-2017 10:46 AM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
(11-28-2017 10:26 AM)BlazerPhil Wrote:  
(11-28-2017 07:59 AM)WesternBlazer Wrote:  https://twitter.com/EBRINDLEY/status/935337789465513985

Elliot Breaking News‏ @EBRINDLEY

FYI, @UAB_FB fans interested in a cheaper way to attend @TheBahamasBowl #DontForgetYourPassport

[Image: DPr8wdoUIAA-IVW.jpg]

Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

Replying to @EBRINDLEY @UAB_FB @TheBahamasBowl

Tim Stephens‏ @twstephensmedia

Do the logistics work or is there a risk of being late to the game or late back to the boat?

Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

The logistics work. Stadium 15 minutes away. But if you do not have a passport, you do not want to miss cruise departing so if game goes into several outs, you might have to leave ar some point to play safe.
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Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

Cruise departs Bahamas at 6 pm. UAB game should be over about 3:30. Takes 15 minutes to get from game to ship. Factor in traffic. Leave game no later than 4:45 pm to play safe.


Matthew Vinson‏ @mdv483

Replying to @EBRINDLEY @UAB_FB @TheBahamasBowl
Very tempting. Somebody posted that if you're doing the cruise, you would only need a driver's license and copy of birth certificate.

Bahamas Bowl starts at 12:30 EST = 12:30 Local Nassau time. Still should be doable on the cruise.

Very risky. My wife and I went on a carnival cruise for our honeymoon a couple years ago and we did not get to Nassau on time because of a storm. I can’t remember how late we got there. It could work but you are on the ship’s time. Also I’ve heard that the stadium is in a bad part of Nassau so be careful in getting rides from the port to stadium and vice versa.
11-28-2017 12:31 PM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
Also, bowl games last longer because of the stupid ceremonies and endless thank you'd
11-28-2017 12:58 PM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
A travel agency in Birmingham, Travel Planners, put together a package for $1163/person which includes airfare, 3 night stay at an all-inclusive resort (Riu Palace), and airport shuttle both ways in Nassau.
11-28-2017 01:18 PM
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RE: Bowl Game Travel Package
(11-28-2017 12:31 PM)jcduncan13 Wrote:  
(11-28-2017 10:26 AM)BlazerPhil Wrote:  
(11-28-2017 07:59 AM)WesternBlazer Wrote:  https://twitter.com/EBRINDLEY/status/935337789465513985

Elliot Breaking News‏ @EBRINDLEY

FYI, @UAB_FB fans interested in a cheaper way to attend @TheBahamasBowl #DontForgetYourPassport

[Image: DPr8wdoUIAA-IVW.jpg]

Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

Replying to @EBRINDLEY @UAB_FB @TheBahamasBowl

Tim Stephens‏ @twstephensmedia

Do the logistics work or is there a risk of being late to the game or late back to the boat?

Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

The logistics work. Stadium 15 minutes away. But if you do not have a passport, you do not want to miss cruise departing so if game goes into several outs, you might have to leave ar some point to play safe.
1 reply 1 retweet 2 likes
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Stephen Strickland‏ @Stricklandlaw

Cruise departs Bahamas at 6 pm. UAB game should be over about 3:30. Takes 15 minutes to get from game to ship. Factor in traffic. Leave game no later than 4:45 pm to play safe.


Matthew Vinson‏ @mdv483

Replying to @EBRINDLEY @UAB_FB @TheBahamasBowl
Very tempting. Somebody posted that if you're doing the cruise, you would only need a driver's license and copy of birth certificate.

Bahamas Bowl starts at 12:30 EST = 12:30 Local Nassau time. Still should be doable on the cruise.

Very risky. My wife and I went on a carnival cruise for our honeymoon a couple years ago and we did not get to Nassau on time because of a storm. I can’t remember how late we got there. It could work but you are on the ship’s time. Also I’ve heard that the stadium is in a bad part of Nassau so be careful in getting rides from the port to stadium and vice versa.

So it's anywhere in Nassau. 05-stirthepot
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