HTT 200 Week 7 Check Point

HTT 200 Week 7 Check Point - as you go by This mode of...

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Week 7 Check Point: Modes of Travel With this assignment I could not help but to choose the modes of travel that share the name with a John Candy movie “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles”, to me these are the most common modes of travel. When it comes to flying we think of the convenience factor. Mainly because of the amount of time it takes to get from point A to point B (C if you have a layover). A price of an airline ticket really depends on how far in advance you buy them. Take for instance my wife just flew to New Orleans from St. Louis round trip for about $400.00, had this flight been planned and purchased weeks ago instead of last minute that price could possibly be half that. With trains again this is a convenient way to travel because you can just sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery
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Unformatted text preview: as you go by. This mode of transportation takes the longest to get to your final destination. Taking a trip from St. Louis to New Orleans by train takes about a day and a half. The thing that off sets the long ride is the ticket prices are almost half of what you would pay to fly. The final mode of travel I chose is by automobile. This is by far the cheapest way to go if you stick with the St. Louis to New Orleans route. I have driven this route to and from at a total cost of no more than $300.00, that includes both gas and snacks. It is a 10-12 hour drive one way which is quite a bit less than train, yet more than if you flew. Out of these modes I prefer to drive, because you do not have to stick to a schedule....
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