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# 3:10 to Eloy - Is my math off?

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So I live in Arizona and am looking forward to Eloy's easter boogie. They are advertising a a coaching special: 10 minutes tunnel time, plus 3 coach jumps for \$310, not including lift tickets.
http://www.skydiveaz.com/events/11_easter_boogie.aspx
I figured it was a good deal, but then I did the math. So correct me if I'm wrong here, but normally 15 minutes tunnel time is almost \$240, so ten minutes is \$160. 3 coach jumps @ \$40 is \$120. Together that makes \$280. When you add 3 lift tickets for you plus three for your coach, you come to another \$144. So all together for ten minutes tunnel time, plus 3 coach jumps plus all lift tickets equals \$424.
The special advertises tunnel time plus coaching for \$310, plus 6 lift tickets at \$20 which comes to \$430.
So am I totally wrong, or is this so called special a load of crap??

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Tunnel time is cheaper per minute the more time you buy, as with most things. So if the normal rate is \$240 for 15 min then it most definitely will be more than \$160 for 10 minutes.

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is the tunnel time with a coach? the 15 minute time you quoted may not include a coach in the price.
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Tunnel time in Eloy is based on \$950/hour when booked directly with a Skyventure coach. http://www.skyventureaz.com/Staff/Default.aspx
Prices are slightly higher when booking through Airspeed, Arsenal, etc.

Alternatively, you can book directly with Skyventure at their posted rates (see link) The rate then fluctuates and becomes a better deal at the 30 minute mark

30 min coached = \$455 = \$15.17/min 60 Min coached = \$890 = \$14.83/min
http://www.skyventureaz.com/Experienced/Rates.aspx warning: turn your volume down

I hear that the coaches are paid way less if you book through the tunnel and not directly with them.

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Maths off a couple places:

Coach jumps: \$80 (\$40 for coach + \$40 for individual and coach tickets)
10 min tunnel time with coach: \$200

None discounted price: \$440
Discounted Price: \$370 (\$310 + 6 tickets at 20/ea)

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Nope. Looks like I was wrong on how much tunnel time costs, that's it. Regularly it would cost \$464 for all of this including lift tickets. The 3:10 deal gets you everything for \$430, a savings of \$34. Thanx for the clarification.

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from what I can tell you probably save \$34.

The deal is \$310 + (\$20*6) = \$430

From what I can tell 10 min of coached tunnel time according to the tunnel website is \$200.
Depending where you look a coach jump is \$40 + 2*\$24= \$88 per coach jump
So the total there would be \$464.

Now if they are talking about their student (as in non-A license coach jumps) They quote \$144 per coach jump on their web site. Then the total would end up being \$632.

But either way, yes you are saving money. They are not ripping you off.

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From what I can tell 10 min of coached tunnel time according to the tunnel website is \$200

I don't see where the special says anything about coached tunnel time. Doesn't it just say "3 coach jumps: 10 min. tunnel time"?
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Tunnel time in Eloy is based on \$950/hour when booked directly with a Skyventure coach.

Prices are slightly higher when booking through Airspeed, Arsenal, etc.

This is true for Airspeed not Arsenal, Arsenal are still charging \$950/hr.

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Tunnel time in Eloy is based on \$950/hour when booked directly with a Skyventure coach.

Prices are slightly higher when booking through Airspeed, Arsenal, etc.

This is true for Airspeed not Arsenal, Arsenal are still charging \$950/hr.

According to their webpage \$950/hr but just last week a friend paid \$170/ 10 mins for coaching with Jason Peters.
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