I still have questions about bus transportation. Whom should I contact?

For any additional questions about bus transportation, please contact the GNI Business Office.

May I bring all of my baggage on the bus or is there a limit?

You may bring all of your luggage on the bus, although the bus is nearly at capacity with baggage when most of the seats are full. We do ask that any smaller bags that can be carried on the bus (and stored overhead or under the seat) be taken with you to help ease the…

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How many buses will there be and how many available per time slot?

Typically, enough buses are dispatched to handle each departure at each location. There is one bus that will depart from the scheduled departure locations each day. Of course, the outgoing departure from camp has three (3) departure options.

Do I need to bring my Bus Confirmation to get on the bus?

No. But your letter will have all of the information you need to catch the bus – name of the bus greeter, mobile phone number, pick up location, time, etc.. There is also a map of the airport on the confirmation letter that you may find helpful in assisting you to locate the GNI group…

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May I change my bus reservation?

Yes. You may change your reservation as many times as you’d like up until two weeks before The Gathering is scheduled to begin, depending upon availability of seats for the time you are requesting. Be sure to contact the GNI Business Office for any changes. Changes made after August 10 may be assessed a $5…

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I’m arriving in one of the New York airports. How do I get to the Manhattan location?

GNI recommends that you take a cab. The bus will meet everyone in New York City – downtown Manhattan near Grand Central Station – Hyatt Hotel, west side pickup on Lexington between 42nd & 43rd Streets. This location is within walking distance of Grand Central Station station. Click here for a map to this pick…

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How do I find my way to meet the bus at the Newark International Airport?

If your flight does not arrive in Terminal B, you’ll need to take the Airport Passenger Train to Terminal B. Follow the signs in each terminal to locate the passenger train. Once you are in Terminal B, make your way to the Baggage Claim Lowest Level where parking is located (follow the airport signs to this area)…

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How long will the bus wait if I’m delayed?

The bus will wait as necessary, but typically not more than 5 – 10 minutes if you’re confirmed for a particular bus. This is why it is necessary to make sure that you either cancel or confirm your bus reservation; otherwise, the bus may be waiting for someone who’s listed to ride, but isn’t going…

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What time will the bus arrive and be ready for boarding?

Typically the bus will arrive approximately 10 – 15 minutes early. If you arrive before the bus does, please be patient and do not panic. The bus will arrive and a Bus Coordinator will be there to assist you with your questions and concerns.

Can I get naked on the bus?

Unfortunately, no. Clothing must be worn on the bus to and from camp.