Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in vip?

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Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in vip?

Postby chrisharry » Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:30 pm

Hi im parking in VIP and lift sharing with people in standard. Is the walk pretty quick from VIP to the main site or a better place to dropoff?

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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby Slev » Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:34 pm

The main drop-off point is en-route to the VIP area.

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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby i0th » Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:35 pm

The best place for them will be the normal drop-off point as that's closer to the main entrance than the VIP car park. The entrance to the VIP car park is really close to the drop-off point too so it's not much out of your way.
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Postby tmcgoay » Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:47 pm

With the change in VIP this year the entrance to the VIP car park and the drop off point will be about 50 yards apart, i'm camping in VIP and i'll park there to let out my passengers
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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby chrisharry » Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:17 am

Cheers all nice and simple :)

As a side question will it be easy enough to get to normal camping from VIP camping on the thursday or after the arenas finished on the rest of the weekend?

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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby Aaaarrrrgggghhhh » Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:54 pm

chrisharry wrote:As a side question will it be easy enough to get to normal camping from VIP camping on the thursday or after the arenas finished on the rest of the weekend?


Yes.

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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby i0th » Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:19 pm

tmcgoay wrote:With the change in VIP this year the entrance to the VIP car park and the drop off point will be about 50 yards apart, i'm camping in VIP and i'll park there to let out my passengers


Seems a bit harsh, they'll either have to take the path from the car park to the VIP campsite then get to the main entrance by walking down the road or walk back past all the cars driving into the car park and cross the road on the corner to get to the main entrance.
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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby Aaaarrrrgggghhhh » Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:56 pm

I imagine entry & exit, on foot, will be via the far corner walkway. This will remove pedestrian traffic from the entrance for the first day or two. After that it should be fine.

It's not exactly Download walking distances. It will probably take an extra five minutes to complete a circuit, if you need to reach cars & it removes some noise and foot traffic away for disabled camp.

I think it's an entirely reasonable switch if I'm honest.

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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby i0th » Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:20 pm

I'm fine with the new parking arrangements, it's just not a good place to get to the main entrance from as it's not designed for that purpose.
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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby Aaaarrrrgggghhhh » Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:21 pm

Why would they specifically need to get to the main entrance?

Also there should be a path directly passed Disabled & Asgard camps to get to main entrance & accreditation?!

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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby i0th » Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:43 pm

He asked where people should be dropped off to access normal camping? On the path it depends where they're putting the fence. The pedestrian entry to VIP is near the top corner looking at the video the put on, if the fence runs along the edge of the field then there'll be no walkway to the other campsites/entrance. There might be but the map isn't that detailed.
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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby tmcgoay » Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:37 pm

i0th wrote:
tmcgoay wrote:With the change in VIP this year the entrance to the VIP car park and the drop off point will be about 50 yards apart, i'm camping in VIP and i'll park there to let out my passengers


Seems a bit harsh, they'll either have to take the path from the car park to the VIP campsite then get to the main entrance by walking down the road or walk back past all the cars driving into the car park and cross the road on the corner to get to the main entrance.

not too harsh, i'll drop him at the entrance to the VIP car park, i'll trust a man in his late 30's to cross the road at that corner, he normally travels light so it won't be too much bother, i'll most likely play it by ear and see on the day.
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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby i0th » Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:49 am

Calling it harsh was probably overkill (looks at post time, Friday afternoon) yeah I'd've been to the pub at lunch :lol:
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Re: Best place to drop off people in standard if parking in

Postby chrisharry » Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:37 pm

Taxi dropoff sounds like the easiest place to drop off if its not too much hassle for me to carry on in VIP. I dont want to make it hard on them if they have to try and figure out the way back to normal camping.