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HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

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HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

Last minute family emergency...coming into SLC airport around 11am and all terminal car rental companies are booked. We only need a car for approx 5 hours at most...flight leaves at 5 pm. We need to go to the Aspen Institute in Syracuse, Utah which is about 35 miles north of airport and be there for about 2 1/2 hours. We have called several private companies but they either don't go that far or are astronomical in price. Any suggestions for what to do? Thanks so much!!!

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1. Re: HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

Have you contacted any downtown rentals? It would be easy enough to get downtown via cab.

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2. Re: HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

Hmmm, interesting, very unusual but you're right. USANA convention this week which might be driving it. I ran it on Expedia and Fox showed availability. Not exactly the best company but it would be a car. If you do rent from Fox, watch the fine print.

In any case, a car is going to run you $100 for the day. My guess is that you can take a taxi up there and get another one back for less than that. It's about 30 miles each way.

There is also Frontrunner train service with a stop in Layton but then you would be stuck with need for taxi at both ends, unless they could pick you up at the Layton station.

Good luck. Very strange occurrence!

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3. Re: HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

Thanks, yes worst case we can go that route but they are saying $75 each way...but at least it's an option

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4. Re: HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

Yes found a car with Fox...wish it was on property as we are in a big hurry but it's better than nothing...I might try all the on-site companies in the morning to see if they have any no shows...

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5. Re: HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

Too late for this time, but for next time: Frontrunner (the train) has stops in Layton and also Clearfield, each only a few minutes from Aspen Institute. Perhaps if you got that close, someone at the AI could come pick you up? From the airport, you'd take a bus into Salt Lake Central and then switch to Frontrunner. There may also be a bus that could get you close. Website for train and bus: www.rideuta.com Trax (train) should be completed later this year from airport to Salt Lake Central. Blessings and best of luck.

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6. Re: HELP with transportation at SLC airport tomorrow!!!

Just thought of another option: Express Shuttle. Very reliable.

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