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      12-31-2011, 12:58 PM   #1
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Geneva motor show

I am thinking of going to the geneva motorshow in march could you do it in a day I can get a flight at 6.30 and return at 7.00 in the eve. How far is the motorshow from the airport ? Any advice ?
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      12-31-2011, 02:03 PM   #2
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I am thinking of going to the geneva motorshow in march could you do it in a day I can get a flight at 6.30 and return at 7.00 in the eve. How far is the motorshow from the airport ? Any advice ?
Very close. You can walk to the show.

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Edit : http://www.salon-auto.ch/multimedia/...ituation_2.pdf

See the airport top left.
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The motor show is at the airport, probably 15 mins walk to the exhibition.

I always go skiing when the show is on, the traffic around the airport is always carnage, but you won't need to worry about that.

Easily do-able in a day.
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I might give this a look. Day trip to the Geneva motor show could be good!
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I am doing the Monaco grand prix in a day this year! I also fancy the Geneva motor show.....wonder how many pass outs a man can get
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Is it invitation only ?

Intrested if its a day only tour.
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Yes, you can definitely do fly there and back and do the show in a day! I did this exact trip last year.

I normally drive but didn't have the time last year so I flew instead.....it's a long day mind, especially if you have any kind of drive either side to an appropriate UK airport!
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Still can't figure out where to buy the ticket. Can anyone provide a linky please ?
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Can't seem to find a flight in and out of the same UK airport that gives me more than about 4 hours at the show for sensible money but you have got me thinking now so am now looking at the Paris show in September doing Eurostar there and back same day.

Have fun guys.
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There are cheap flights with BA to/from Gatwick and also Easyjet from Stansted would give you a full (long) day there for under 70.

Considering this myself now too! Anyone fancy meeting up there?

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Still can't figure out where to buy the ticket. Can anyone provide a linky please ?
http://www.salon-auto.ch/en/pratique...dContent=25334
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Thanks. Online sale of the tickets will start in mid Jan.

So who's planning to go and what dates ? would be nice to meet some fellow forum member.
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This sounds like a great opportunity for a night out.

Flight into Geneva for lunchtime, afternoon at the show, early evening apres-ski beers, food, beers, entertaining club, kebab, crash in cheap EUR50 2 star Geneva hotel*

Did something similar with some mates in Frankfurt about 10 years ago - great fun.

Not sure any of the dates will fit for me, but its EUR25 each way from Toulouse at the moment. Tempting!

(* do cheap hotels and geneva go together? I'm sure something could be found - Dave? Zurich?)
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This sounds like a great opportunity for a night out.

Flight into Geneva for lunchtime, afternoon at the show, early evening apres-ski beers, food, beers, entertaining club, kebab, crash in cheap EUR50 2 star Geneva hotel*

Did something similar with some mates in Frankfurt about 10 years ago - great fun.

Not sure any of the dates will fit for me, but its EUR25 each way from Toulouse at the moment. Tempting!

(* do cheap hotels and geneva go together? I'm sure something could be found - Dave? Zurich?)
Went out in Geneva for a night with a french girl a while back, and she booked us into a F1 just over the border. Only a taxi ride away. Takes a bit of getting your head around - grabbing a taxi back to another country.

In Geneva or Switzerland there are no cheap hotels.

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EDIT : Found it !

http://www.hotelf1.com/gb/hotel-2257...re/index.shtml 35 Euros.
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Thanks. Online sale of the tickets will start in mid Jan.

So who's planning to go and what dates ? would be nice to meet some fellow forum member.
How about Friday 9th? Or 16th? Then it wolud give the weekend to recover from the long day!
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How about Friday 9th? Or 16th? Then it wolud give the weekend to recover from the long day!
What about Saturday 10th and you would still get Sunday to recover ?
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Would it be busier at the weekends though? I went to the Paris motorshow in 2010 and by the afternoon it was so packed you couldn't get on any of the stands.
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