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Advice needed Vancouver to Kamloops Travel, Nov 2014 - Potential Road Trip?

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Stroven87, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. Stroven87

    Stroven87 Hard Yards

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    Yo!

    I'm trying to decide how to get to Kamloops and onto Sun Peaks from Vancouver...

    Option #1 Greyhound: Cost $60-70, Time: ~4.5 - 5 hours

    Option #2 Fly: Cost $115, Time: ~1hr

    Option #3 Road Trip! - Cost: ???, Time: ???
    Would anyone be interested in sharing a car around the 5th Nov?
     
  2. BilbyBill

    BilbyBill One of Us

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    Everyone should try Greyhound at least once. Its a whole new world.
     
  3. Stroven87

    Stroven87 Hard Yards

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    Didnt someone get cut up into pieces while on the greyhound in Canada? :-O
     
  4. KneeDeep

    KneeDeep One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    It's ok he was only a snowboarder.:rolleyes:
     
  5. Stroven87

    Stroven87 Hard Yards

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    Oh thank god

    *subtly kicks my snowboard under my bed while nobody is looking*
     
  6. main street

    main street Doing what I want. Ski Pass: Gold

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  7. main street

    main street Doing what I want. Ski Pass: Gold

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    This ^^^^
     
  8. main street

    main street Doing what I want. Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bear in mind that a hire car out of Vancouver may not have winter tyres fitted,....... Not a good look at all when you have a couple of alpine passes to negotiate.
     
  9. sly_karma

    sly_karma Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Go on Craigslist Vancouver and Kamloops site, post on the Rideshare page with brief date and destination details. I think Kijiji has something similar.
     
  10. chunky

    chunky Old n' Crusty

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    Hope you didn't book with AC? The ticket price is normally the same as flying into Vancouver as it is into Kamloops. You missed an opportunity if you have.
     
  11. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    or post on the sun peaks survivors page on Facebook

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/331577613562395/?fref=ts
     
  12. Stroven87

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    I havn't booked anything at this stage, what do you mean about the price?

    I don't know about that! lol!
     
  13. chunky

    chunky Old n' Crusty

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    Alternatively you buy my ticket over and I will make sure you can share my car up on Nov 5 :D
     
  14. KneeDeep

    KneeDeep One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Stroven if you fly AC to Vancouver and then on to Kamloops the fare is the same as Van only. Providing it is booked on one ticket and travel within 24 hours on to Kamloops. Check on the 24 hours as it could have changed. Definitely on the same day.
     
  15. Stroven87

    Stroven87 Hard Yards

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    OOH

    That's a great tip! Unfortunately I'll be bumming around Vancouver for a few days before I head to Kamloops and have already booked my ticket :(

    A bunch of the other lifties are getting the Greyhound around the same time so maybe I'll just do that and smuggle some bus beers :D
     
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  16. Crystal

    Crystal (Sly made me Cry) - Sand skier extraordinaire Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    go they Greyhound...it'll be fun and you get to see the country side.
     
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  17. chunky

    chunky Old n' Crusty

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    Well...I did a two week car hire before flying onto Kamloops. It may have changed this season but last season there was no issue and the price did not change because I didn't fly on in 24 hours.
     
  18. The Plowking

    The Plowking Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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