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Crash Pad Cost?

Discussion in 'Airline Pilots' started by bc2209, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. bc2209

    bc2209 Well-Known Member

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    I'm curious to know what you all are paying for a crash pad?

    I've been able to find two places with openings next month. The first is $280/month and the other is $180/month. The higher of the two I believe is in the Jefferson Park area and the cheaper is blue line and Cumberland stop.

    I actually don't really have a very good idea on how expensive or cheap these things can be.

    Thanks!
     
  2. poser765

    poser765 Well-Known Member

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    For ORD, $280 seems a bit steep for me. I was paying about $180 for a place off of Jefferson Park when I was based there a couple of years ago.
     
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  3. cmhumphr

    cmhumphr Well-Known Member

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    Those prices are about right. I was always willing to pay more than the bare minimum for a crash pad because it really does make a difference in your mood before starting a trip. It's also a small price to pay for having a clean well taken care of crash pad versus a place you literally just lay your head (probably on sheets someone else slept on the night before).
     
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  4. SurferLucas

    SurferLucas Southern Gentleman

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    We do $250/month...2 beds to a room, and no set nights limit.
     
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  5. turbojet28

    turbojet28 Well-Known Member

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    I'm paying $190 at the Brickpad in Jefferson Park.
     
  6. JDean3204

    JDean3204 Well-Known Member

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    I pay 400 a month. But that's in LA :). I've heard of places along the blue line in ORD for as 180 a month
     
  7. tcco94

    tcco94 Professional GTA V Pilot

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    Find out why that one is $280 and see if it's worth it. I wouldn't go there personally. It's a crashpad, I don't need anything super fancy. Just doing my research, you can get 180-200 on Cumberland stop easy. That's how much my new one is.
     
  8. jtrain609

    jtrain609 Director of Operations at Tycho Station.

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    You're getting ripped off. My pad in LA is $250.
     
  9. MusketeerMan

    MusketeerMan Well-Known Member

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    Why do you have a pad in LA?? With my lower seniority, I use maybe 1-2 hotels a month.
     
  10. jtrain609

    jtrain609 Director of Operations at Tycho Station.

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    Because we bid for different things.
     
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  11. MusketeerMan

    MusketeerMan Well-Known Member

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    I bid for commutable high time trips.
     
  12. jtrain609

    jtrain609 Director of Operations at Tycho Station.

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    I bid for three day trips that end early. It's not very productive but I'm not gone from home for very long at a time. I avoid front end commutability with the baby at home; I need to come in the night before and get ten hours of sleep before I go to work.
     

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