Heading to Jacksonville
Many travel agencies have been busy booking and preparing to hit the road.
Fans are revved up and ready to go to one of football's biggest showdowns this weekend in Jacksonville.
One fan in particular...Dr. John Ed Singley.
He's been going to the Florida Georgia game since 1942 and has been a loyal fan ever since.
John says he remembers the gators losing 75-0 in 1942, but over the years, the team has been a powerhouse in the s-e-c.
Going to the game this year will be a little different for John.
He's going through a travel agency and taking a charter bus.
Which, he thinks will make things much easier.
â€œI quit going to the game cause it was such a hassle, the traffic, trying to park, I just gave up years ago.â€
Travel agencies have had a handful to deal with as well.
â€œIt's been pretty busy this year. We've had probably twenty-five percent more people this year than in prior years.â€
Bill Porter of Continental Capers, says they have at least thirty people spread out all over the country who are experienced agents.
And though the economy has been down, he says their business has not been affected.
â€œThe sports fan will go where ever they have to go regardless of the economy.â€
And as for those Gators
The group riding that bus will leave Gainesville at 9:30 in the morning, to make it in time for kickoff at 3:30.
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