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Topic: $135 Round-Trip Tix ATL-DFW!!! Make it a Day Trip, No Hotel!
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$135 Round-Trip Tix ATL-DFW!!! Make it a Day Trip, No Hotel!

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 10:57 AM
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Just go to American's site and choose 12/29 for both flights. There are round-trip tix available that conceivably would give you time to fly out that morning, make the game and fly back that night.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 10:57 AM
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8:31 pm departure time seems like you're cutting it

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:13 AM
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close for a game that starts at 3pm local time.

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Re: 8:31 pm departure time seems like you're cutting it

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:22 AM
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Leave a little early if you have to (gonna be a blowout anyway), have a ride to the airport pre-arranged, no checked baggage, TSA pre-check, tickets and boarding passes in hand before leaving home.. I think it's possible. Looks like 20 minutes drive time in normal traffic. I wonder how bad traffic will be shortly before people start to leave the game? If money is a concern for anyone considering the trip, I think it's worth a look.

The 8:31 departure time is Central Time local as well.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:16 AM
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You would have to rent a helicopter to get back in time to DFW for your return flight!


I agree, 3pm local start time

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:21 AM
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if it actually kicks off right at 3. Extended halftime. Post game traffic. Better hope there aren't any replay reviews or OT. It's a 20 minute drive to the airport with no traffic from AT&T stadium.

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Just leave after Clemson wins the coin toss and chooses to play defense

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:24 AM
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Sure sign clemson will win the game.


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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 12:46 PM
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May be worth a chance though, especially if we are up big and leave a few minutes before the end. You would have to hope that the majority of the ND crowd didn't leave at half-time.


Bet you could get some pretty nice seats


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 12:50 PM
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with the money saved on airfare and not getting a hotel..

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Just enough time to get some In N Out burgers and

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:23 AM
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watch Clemson football before hauling ### back to the airport.

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IN N Out

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 12:08 PM
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Don't waste your time on In N Out Burgers, most overrated restaurant in history. I can point you to 20 better places in DFW for Burgers.

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Re: IN N Out


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 12:44 PM
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Amen brother ..... not impressed at all. Can't even get mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato ..... have to get their special sauce.


In N Out is so overrated.


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 2:34 PM
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Five Guys is much much better in my opinion.

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who's going to get me to ATL at 6:15 and get me home when I


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 11:56 AM
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get back and 11:30. Seriously though- it's something to consider for those nearby or place to stay in ATL. I think you can do it.


Leave your car at the ATL airport for the day?


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 12:24 PM
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Costs $15-20 daily in the domestic lots, I believe.

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4+ hours from ATL makes it impossible for me without staying


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 1:34 PM
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2 nights in ATL


This is a game changer... I am strongly considering this.


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 12:31 PM
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Thanks for the find!


Re: This is a game changer... I am strongly considering this.


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 1:18 PM
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So all times local Dallas time. 3:00 kickoff would give 4.5 to 5 hours for game and then shoot to the airport right after game. Is this correct?

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Re: This is a game changer... I am strongly considering this.


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 1:26 PM
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Not sure if kickoff will be at 3:00 sharp, but yes that's local time. 3 pm Central game starts, flight scheduled to leave at 8:31 pm Central. Roughly 20% chance the flight is delayed as well.

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I'd rather go and maybe have to leave a little early


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 1:32 PM
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than stay home because the costs of traveling to attend all these games are just too much. If we're playing backups by the 4th quarter like I expect, it's a no-brainer.

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Wanna fly out the morning of the game and fly back on 1/1?


Posted: Dec 7, 2018 1:50 PM
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That's even cheaper:



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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 1:57 PM
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For anybody living within a reasonable driving distance of the ATL airport, check Southwest. They usually have lower rates to Texas and a much larger selection of flight times to and from DFW. Worth a look.

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018 2:22 PM
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Thank y'all i'm considering going if can find reasonable tickets.

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