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Carpool to gigafactory opening from Reno please

Discussion in 'EVents' started by franklandfield, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. franklandfield

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    I'm registered and need a ride, because I do not drive at night, also have guest slot open, call me if interested, I am NOT on here very often, thanks, Frank, 760-617-7666,
     
  2. MorrisonHiker

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    Tesla will be providing transportation from Reno to the Gigafactory for those invited to the event so you could probably just take their shuttle if you can't find a ride.
     
  3. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    If I stay in one of the Tesla recommended hotels will the shuttle pick up from there? The shuttle isn't mentioned in the confirmation.
     
  4. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    According to the RSVP confirmations that went out today:

     
  5. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    The email they just sent me didn't say that. Thanks for the reply. I asked them for clarification. I have no idea if the hotel is in downtown Reno. I booked a room at the Residence Inn Reno.
     
  6. nanimac

    nanimac Aloha!

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    I just confirmed that shuttle transportation is for those who qualified (via referrals) to attend only....
     
  7. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    Thanks. I never heard back from Tesla Events. Guess I will have to rent a car. Better be some decent snacks for all this is costing me. ;-)
     
  8. quartzav

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    I am fairly close to where you are staying, lets go together on sunshine power.:D
     
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  9. aaron.s

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    All -

    Myself and 3 of the other @TeslaRoadTrip planners are going to the GF event on Friday afternoon and will also need transportation.

    Has anyone officially started a carpool schedule? If there are enough of us does it warrant perhaps renting a shuttle bus to take us all out?

    Any help would be appreciated!

    Thanks
    Aaron
     
  10. quartzav

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    Never been to any Tesla event so not sure if there is a typical routine. Can you go out and get back in after initial checking in? I plan on taking 6 initially. From Atlantis/convention center heading east to Gigafactory site typically is 30~35 minutes maybe add 5 more minutes for typical traffic? Maybe I can do 2 runs?
     
  11. TARDIS

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    Hi all,

    We need a ride as well. We will be at the Residence Inn as well or we can uber to meet you to consolidate/share rides. We are taking the train to Reno for a different adventure so we will not have a car. Madodel, Aaron S, did you sort something out?
     
  12. aaron.s

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    Haven't sorted anything out yet.....

    Aaron
     
  13. quartzav

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    #13 quartzav, Jul 25, 2016
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    No response from Tesla yet.
    @ Tardis. This is probably the only time I wish to have 7 seats. I am OK with doing 2 runs, time permitting. From my calculation, unless we have the your guest in smugglers mode (sit on the floor) we will have to do third run...
     
  14. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    @quartzav Can I take you to dinner or lunch on Friday? I really appreciate all you are doing. This is above and beyond.

    I did finally hear back from Tesla Events about shuttle service:

    Transportation to and from the event will be the responsibility for the customer. Please do let us know if you have any additional questions.

    Best regards,
    The Tesla Team​
     
  15. WesternTanager

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    Aaron, I have room for 4 from Reno to GF event. Will exchange ride for an invite.
     
  16. WesternTanager

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    I can provide transportation for up to 4 people from Reno to GF event in exchange for an invite.
     
  17. WesternTanager

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    I can provide transportation from Reno to GF event in exchange for an invite.
    Doug
    541.554.4989
     
  18. quartzav

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    @madodel
    I am sure we will have sometime to meet up this weekend. No treats needed though. ;)
     
  19. WesternTanager

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    I can provide transportation for up to 4 people from Reno to the GF event in exchange for an invite.
     
  20. quartzav

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    Sent everyone the planned carpooling schedule and my contact information. Let me know how we need to modify it.
     

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