2018 Hotbox Events Festival Staff and Volunteer Lift Sharing

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Mark posted this 31 January 2018

What is lift sharing?

The idea of festival lift sharing is to meet with others who are heading in the same direction, usually in a car, and travel together.

You save on fuel costs and help protect the environment!

In previous years, many of our festival staff and volunteers have arranged to share lifts via the Hotbox Events Forum so please do try and travel together whenever possible and spread the word!

How to arrange to share a lift?

If you are offering a lift, please post a message in this forum including:

  • Which festival you are travelling to
  • Where you are travelling from, or can meet up
  • How many spaces you have in your vehicle
  • When you are travelling

E.g. "I am leaving Cornwall on 9th July, passing London, travelling to Latitude Festival, I have two spaces in my car"

If you are requesting a lift, please post a message in this forum including:

  • Which festival you are travelling to
  • Where you are travelling from, or can meet up
  • How many spaces you need e.g. just you, or for friends too
  • When you are travelling

E.g. "I am leaving Cornwall on 9th July, passing London, travelling to Latitude Festival, with one friend"

How to contact people about lift sharing?

You can contact people from the Hotbox Events forum; if you click on someone's username next to one of their posts you will be taken to the user's forum profile where you can click ‘Message Me’. This is a good way to work out details such as times and locations.

Best of luck finding your 2018 festival lift!

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Just-gwen18 posted this 11 August 2018

Hey I'm Gwen,

I am looking for a lift to Reading from the Bedfordshire area going Tues and coming back Monday. Willing to travel a bit to meet someone and contribute to travel 😊

Cieran posted this 07 July 2018

Copied from my other thread i made really in need of a lift or i am unable to attend the festival.

 

Just a Bump for my thread. Still require a lift or i am unable to attend seems i have CAT Team ECHO so can be the tuesday or wednesday that i arrive. lift from derby - spondon to latitude required and dropping off on return after festival too. will just have a big bag for most my things my tent and some alcohol of course.

Any possible offers my number is 07877976604 so you can text me or whatsapp me and let me know who you are and why you are messaging.

thanks again

Mad_Cyril posted this 05 July 2018

Hiya,

Have you got anything sorted for travel?

I'll be just north of leicester on Tuesday but heading to Newcastle when it all finishes. If you're in a pickle then perhaps we could arrange something?

Andy

louisepenhaligan posted this 03 July 2018

Hi, I'm driving from Kent if that helps. I could pick you up from a station on the way or from Diss station?

louisepenhaligan posted this 03 July 2018

I am driving from Kent if that helps? 

axelle dufresne posted this 29 June 2018

Looking for a lift from brighton to latitude on the wednesday and back on the monday for me and one friend

awawo posted this 24 June 2018

Hi, two girls are looking for a lift to Latitude Festival on Wednesday from Guildford or London. Or anyone could pick us up from Diss train station would be very grateful. x

Linden Weyer-Brown posted this 05 June 2018

Hello,

Searching for a lift from South Devon (near Exeter) to Reading festival on Tuesday 21st or Wednesday the 22nd of August. 1 seat required.

Just-gwen18 posted this 02 June 2018

Hey,

I am still in need of a lift to download either Tuesday or Wednesday. From Bedfordshire but can travel to Cambridge, London or nearby.

If anyone can help, here's my number 07857978907 x

helainawood posted this 02 June 2018

Hi, I'm a solo first-timer heading up to Download festival on Tues 5th looking for a lift.  My mum is driving me up from South Wales (close to Cardiff) but we can get anywhere between the m4/5 stretch between there and Birmingham, so if anyone around that area is happy to meet at a pick-up point, please let me know!

carris.89@hotmail.com posted this 31 May 2018

Looking for a lift for 2 people from Download to either London, Bristol or the SouthWest on Monday after the early shift finishes! Can contribute to petrol/snacks/music 😊

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Louise Webster posted this 30 May 2018

Hi there, 

LIFT WANTED from SHEFFIELD (or South Yorkshire area) to LATITUDE. Just for one small person and I can provide excellent snacks! 

Many thanks  

(Drop me a message on 07412329974 if you can help, thank you!)

abjayne posted this 29 May 2018

Hi all, I'm off to Download on Wednesday 6th (as in Team Tower Charlie) with a friend and we've figured we've got room for 1 more. Leaving from Barnsley but willing to pick up from Sheffield or Meadowhall Train Station. If you're interested contact me via Facebook messenger

https://www.facebook.com/98ajayne

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isaacnewman posted this 29 May 2018

Hi! Is anyone travelling from Leeds/around Leeds area to Download on the Wednesday? Looking for a lift! Happy to contribute petrol money 

Just-gwen18 posted this 29 May 2018

Hi,

Also looking for a lift to Reading Fest, going solo from Bedfordshire area and willing to travel a bit to meet someone 😊

Just-gwen18 posted this 29 May 2018

Hi,

Looking for a lift to Download from Bedfordshire area going Tues/Wednesday coming back Monday if possible. Willing to travel a bit to meet someone and contribute to travel 😊 x

Lauge444 posted this 21 May 2018

Hey looking for a lift to Download on Tuesday. Haven't booked a flight yet so location is kind of flexible ha preferably London, Manchester, Leeds I'm easy tho. Cheers x

Tifn13 posted this 14 May 2018

Hi !

Is anyone driving to Download from Kettering/Desborough/Corby on Wednesday ? And leaving on Monday morning ?

I would need a lift

HannahMay posted this 14 May 2018

Looking for a lift from Norwich (or close by!) to Download Festival - arriving Tuesday and leaving Monday if at all possible?

Arturas posted this 29 April 2018

Going solo to Download on tue/wend and Leeds festivals from London (from east, but cant travel to you). Looking for lift share, I'm kinda big guy 6.3 feet, and ofc I do have luggage. Btw looking for information about festivals who were there last year. Would be nice if someone could contact me. 075505252212

Thanks!

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