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Carpool to FloydFest
July 24 - July 29
RIDE Solutions and FloydFest are working together to make getting to the festival site easier and more cost efficient. By using RIDE Solutions app, you can easily connect to others travelling to FloydFest 19~Voyage Home. Meet new friends, save some money (on gas AND parking!) and reduce your greenhouse gas emissions — all by deciding to carpool instead of driving by yourself.
Win FloydFest tickets by downloading the app and logging trips!
Speaking of rewards, FloydFest is making it even cooler to carpool by throwing in some rewards of their own: Everyone who downloads the app (and adds FloydFest as their “Organization”) between now and June 1, 2019, will automatically be entered to win (1) 5-Day GA ticket to FloydFest 19~Voyage Home!
To boot, everyone who uses the app and logs a trip to FloydFest 19 will automatically be entered to win (1) 5-Day GA ticket to FloydFest 2020!
How to download and setup the RIDE Solutions app
In order to start connecting with other FloydFest travelers today, follow the steps below:
- Visit the website or download the RIDE Solutions app (iOS | Android).
- Create an account and complete your profile.
- Be sure to select FloydFest as your “Organization”
- Choose correct “Organization” address. (Please do not create a new address)
- Ticket Holders enter address 3641 Black Ridge Road SW – Floyd, VA (FloydFest Alpha Parking).
- Volunteers enter address 2289 Helms Road – Meadows of Dan, VA (FloydFest Delta Parking).
- Add a photo to complete your profile and be able to find rides. (Be sure to add a photo. If they can’t see you, they can’t ride with you.)
How to find a ride to FloydFest using the RIDE Solutions app
The RIDE Solutions app can help you easily connect with other festival goers to plan rides. Riders can help share the cost of gas, reduce total greenhouse gas emissions, and help avoid parking issues.
For more information on how to find a ride to the festival, follow the steps below:
- Visit the RIDE Solutions website or open the app on your phone and select the “Rides” tab at the bottom.
- Enter FloydFest as your ending address.
- To find carpool matches, click the bullet list button ( ) on the far right of the top bar.
- Click on the name of another carpooler to find out more about them.
- Click on “Contact” to message them to schedule a carpool together.
- Enjoy the extra money you have saved by carpooling and be proud of your lower greenhouse gas emissions!
Earning rewards in the RIDE Solutions app
The ability to earn rewards for the trips you take is a great benefit of using the RIDE Solutions app long after you’ve made memories at FloydFest. We’ll remind you after FloydFest to switch over to your local addresses to take advantage of this program.
In order to take advantage of this program and start earning rewards, follow the steps below:
- Open the RIDE Solutions app on your phone
- Once the app has loaded, click on the “Trips” tab at the bottom
- Click “Record a trip”
- Choose mode of transportation
- Enter the “Origin” and “Destination” of your completed trip
- Enter additional information on your trip
- Click “Record”
- You will be awarded 100 points for each 1-way trip that you log.