UVAirbus SPRING BREAK 2013 Details!

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Need a ride to the Richmond Airport (RIC) or Dulles Airport (IAD)? The UVAirBus, powered by Student Council and the UVA Parents Committee, is here to make your travel plans easier and cheaper!

$20 for Richmond Airport (each way)

$40 for Dulles Airport (each way)

Bus Schedule

Buses will run on the following schedule.  Departure and pickup location for all buses is at Old Dorms.  Buses may be cancelled due to lack of requests (if only one person signs up).

Spring Break buses leave at 9:00 a.m. and return at 6:00 p.m.

Dates & Times for Richmond and Dulles Airports:

Spring Break: Friday, March 8th & Sunday, March 17th

DEPARTURE

Spring Break shuttles to the airport will leave Old Dorms at 9:00 a.m.

RETURN

Shuttles  from the airport back to Grounds (Old dorms bus stop) will leave at 6:00 p.m.

Prices:

One way to/from Richmond, $20.
One way to/from Dulles, $40.

Seats:

35 seats.

The trip to Richmond Airport takes an hour and a half so please pick a flight time accordingly. The ride to Dulles can take up to three hours depending on traffic. Buses will leave on time. Please note that traffic is an unforeseen circumstance, and if that is of concern, please try to choose a later flight time. Buses may be canceled due to low demand.

Ticket Sales

TICKETS ARE CURRENTLY ON SALE! Tickets for departure will be sold until March 7 until 3:00pm. There are 32 seats on each bus and tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Each ticket is a one-way ticket. For the return trip, the sale deadline is March 15th at 4:00pm.

Come, Call, Click

  • Come to the Student Activities Center open Mon-Thurs 9 am and 11pm, Friday 9am-8pm, Sat. 10pm-8pm, and Sunday 10am-11pm. You can purchase your ticket with cash, Cavalier Advantage, check or credit. The SAC is located on the first floor of Newcomb Hall.
  • Call the Student Activities Center at 434-924-4164 between the hours of operation to purchase your ticket with credit card.

You will be required to provide your name, computing ID, cell phone number, and home phone number.

Logistics

Please arrive twenty minutes before departure and bring your student ID and confirmation ticket or e-mail. Refunds will not be issued for missed trips.

Buses will pick up and drop off U.Va Students on grounds at the Old Dorms Bus Stop on McCormick Road (see picture below). Students will be dropped off at airports outside in the middle of the departure terminals. Buses will pick up at Richmond airport outside in the middle of the arrival terminals.

**Buses will pick up at *Dulles airport at the arrival terminal at the 3rd door. Buses can’t come until exactly 6pm or else the police tell them to move. **

THANKS

UVAirBus will pick up in front of McCormick Road dorms
UVAirBus will pick up in front of McCormick Road dorms at the blue circle

In the Event of Inclement Weather

Buses will run as long as flights are still running. In the event of inclement weather and airport closings, bus service will be canceled. If the buses are canceled, your money will be refunded, minus the service charge if tickets are purchased online. You will receive an e-mail with further instruction. Buses will not be rescheduled.

Refund Policy

There will be no refund for canceled reservations, except in the event that a bus is canceled due to low demand.

Questions, Concerns, or Suggestions:

Please e-mail uvairbus@virginia.edu or call Jessie Cappello at 804.363.5073, Paige Curtis at 540.336.3847, or the Student Council Office at 434-924-4164 for any emergency otherwise call the listed contacts listen above in “logistics.”

Special Thanks

Student Council appreciates the support of the UVA Parent’s Committee. Thank you.