We'll just go ahead and say it--traveling to the Sundance Film Festival is not for the faint of heart. The good news is that Festival alumni Katie Aselton and David Lowery are agents of prudence when it comes to Park City travels. On one instance, Aselton recalls an absence of chivalry that led to a late Festival arrival and a lesson learned.
"I seem to remember in 2004 or 2005 getting left behind at an airport by the two Duplass boys [Mark and Jay] for the last two spots on a plane that wasn't going to be delayed by weather. I got to Park City eventually, but it was a good lesson to give yourself some time getting out there. It doesn't hurt to get in a day or two early."
And while it can be easy to forego proper planning for outbound travels, director David Lowery sees opportunity in the obstacle.
"If your flight home is delayed due to a blizzard, take advantage of it! Go back to Park City, find a friend's place to crash at and go skiing. It's the perfect way to cap off a trip to the festival. Also, you won't have time to go skiing otherwise."
There's still time to book your Sundance Film Festival getaway with Southwest Airlines, the official airline of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. And for the best selections at the lowest rates, book your lodging through Sundance Film Festival. With over 50 hotels and condos to choose from, you’ll find the location you need at the price you want, including the Waldorf Astoria Park City, the Official Hotel of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
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