Joining The Family & Getting Ready To Leave!

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Travis K.'s Comment
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Hey you all,

I'm joining the family and I'm gearing up to head to Springfield. My orientation date is June 22nd, so I will be departing SC on Saturday AM. 14 hour drive so I'm going to stay overnight in a motel and get the rest done on Sunday AM. A few questions.

1. Advice on what I should bring. - I saw someone say print out your online application for the ease of consistency. Gotcha. Anything else I should bring? 2. If you aren't aware, they are no longer accepting folks by bus or airplane. You must rent your own vehicle and they'll reimburse you later. Has anyone been through this process? Any guidance on the nearest rental place that the shuttle can pick me up at? Any advice on finding the most affordable rental? I have a motorcycle license as well - I could ride if I needed to (if it saved money). 3. Anything you notice I'm not asking but you advise?

Looking forward to it. Another extremely challenging adventure that I'm confident will give me a return in the future.

Jetguy's Comment
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I can’t answer all your questions, but when I trained in 2016, I got a rental car at Springfield-Branson National Airport. I remember calling the Prime shuttle once, the wait was a couple hours, so I took a taxi. Did you ask the recruiter if you can park a motorcycle there at Prime? Motorcycle sounds like a great idea. Prime is fantastic!

Kj B.'s Comment
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Dang I start the 17th. But still prolly see you. I'm nervous but excited.

Travis K.'s Comment
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I can’t answer all your questions, but when I trained in 2016, I got a rental car at Springfield-Branson National Airport. I remember calling the Prime shuttle once, the wait was a couple hours, so I took a taxi. Did you ask the recruiter if you can park a motorcycle there at Prime? Motorcycle sounds like a great idea. Prime is fantastic!

I'd prefer not to ride my personal motorcycle there. Then when I take home time my motorcycle is stuck in Springfield. Hoping to be able to execute smoothly and with no inconveniences.

KJ B. - Hope to see you there! - Well actually I don't. lol If I see you there that means I'm waiting on my trainer!

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