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Factory Tour in Fremont

Discussion in 'Tesla Motors' started by eggy, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. eggy

    eggy Member

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    Hi guys
    I'm planning a trip to SF 2nd half of March with my family and would like to have a tour at the Tesla factory in Fremont.
    I wrote an email to Tesla, but so far no response.
    Any idea how to get registered best ?
    Thanks in advance!
    Cheers
     
  2. omarsultan

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    I would guess the serviceNA address should work--which email address did you use?

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  3. eggy

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    I used the contact form on the website...
     
  4. eggy

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    Great info. Thanks a lot!
     
  5. Cosmacelf

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    Don't go on the 4pm tour, the factory is in between shifts and not as interesting.
     
  6. eggy

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    Thanks, appreciate the tip!
     
  7. hybridbear

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    How long does a factory tour take? I want to do one the next time I will be in the Bay Area for work. I'm looking at flight options now & need to know about how much time to budget for being at the factory.
     
  8. azdryheat

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    I have a tour scheduled for the 19th. Was told to expect about 1 hour. We plan to fly to San Jose, Uber to factory and catch an afternoon flight home.
     
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  9. hybridbear

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    Awesome info! Thanks! Any idea on time of day limitations on tours? Do you know how early in the morning they start? I'd ideally want to do something like an 8:00 am tour. Limited flight options from Mpls plus two hour time change means that the latest flight I would take out of SFO departs at 1:00 pm. And the morning before my flight home would be my only free time not taken up by work.
     
  10. azdryheat

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    10 am and 3 pm, M-F, excluding Holidays
     
  11. superm1

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    Definitely fly into SJC if you can. Its around 1hr including registration etc.

    Also, the best contact now is not Tim but [email protected].
     
  12. hybridbear

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    Those are the only times available each day? Or times between 10 am & 3 pm?
    Thanks for the e-mail. I'll send one off soon. I have always flown into SFO when flying to the Bay Area because prices from MSP to SJC are nearly double the cost of flights from MSP to SFO.
     
  13. f-stop

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    How far in advance do you need to book the factory tour?

    Can they take you on short notice or is there some waiting list?
     
  14. azdryheat

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    Only 10 am and 3 pm. (2 tours per day)
    My email said book early as they fill up quick. We did get our first choice, but booked about 20 days in advance.
     
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  15. hybridbear

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    I sent an email off tonight to request a tour for November when I'm going to the Bay Area for work again.
     
  16. 78Luca

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    Hi guys, seeking on the forum I've found this thread!
    I'm interested too in visiting the factory, is there a fee or is the tour for free?
     
  17. thimel

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    The tour is free. A Tesla owner has to go on the tour and can take up to three others.
     

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