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Poll: How do you plan on getting to/from the departure port in Port Liberty, NJ
Poll Results
How do you plan on getting to/from the departure port in Port Liberty, NJ

Driving myself
33.33%

Someone is dropping me off
0
0%

Want to participate in a private group coach bus from Connecticut. (approx. $40)
66.67%

Voters: 6.  You may not vote on this poll.

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So far we have 31 people with deposits in our group. Many of them, if not all, will be interested in the bus. The lowest cost for a bus that I have inquired about is $700 each way. Thats about $45 per person. I believe there is a potential for a few more people to sign up. Bob and Terry, and maybe Terry's brother Joe and his family. If they sign up we will get the price down to around $40 round trip. If we fall short we can also consider a party bus which will be less expensive overall to bring the price for 31 down to under $40. The party bus however doesn't have a lot of room for luggage and ther eis no bathroom.
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found this picture of the parking price board at the port. Quite expensive.
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Corey
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in order to get the right count I need everyone to somehow account for everyone in their party. So make sure you vote for all the people unless they also sign up and vote themselves.
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George, you said that you have a friend in the charter bus business: I just found out that the bus company that I thought would charge $700 each way may not be in business anymore. Their phone is out of service. So I contacted another charter company and got a $795 price. That would be about $53 per person or $212 for a family of 4. Not that attractive when parking there is $171. Can you see if you can get a coach bus for around $700?
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Originally posted by shelj9
Can we reconsider the party bus or is that option already out?
Party bus only holds 25 and doesn’t have much room for luggage
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After making many inquiries to over a dozen busing companies, I have put a deposit on a Coach bus for the trip. The company that I was going to originally hire for $700 ea. way apparently went out of business. I couldn’t make contact with them as their phone was out of service. The next best price I got was from Coach inc. for $821 ea. way. I have counted 30 people that have told me they were interested in the bus. So that is $56 per person. Sorry about the increase in price but I thought we would have more than 30 and thought the price was going to be $700 ea. way. Surprisingly, I received quotes from as low as $700 and as high as $1,800 ea. way. Amazing how much difference the quotes were. I had to put $500 down on the bus so if anyone wants to pay me I would appreciate it. Regarding full payment, i need to make the final payment one month prior to the cruise. I was going to plan a cruise party get together at my house in the middle of March. I would like to get full payment from everyone by that time. I will give more info on the cruise party get together as we get closer to the March timeframe. If anyone has a particular day they cannot meet let me know so I can schedule the party around it.
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I see you posted to take the bus. May I ask who you are. This is for a private bus but I would consider someone outside the group if you need a ride.
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Thanks George, Michele, Nicole and Ryan for the bus payment.
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