Heading to Leeds Festival?

The Leeds half of the Reading & Leeds Festival 2014 takes place at Bramham Park, near Wetherby. It is one of the largest festivals in the UK, and has the longest running festival. Fans travel from across the country to attend, so make sure you save money on your journey by car sharing. Passengers can save money; drivers can make back money. Here you can offer or book a journey to Leeds Festival 2014 to start saving money and the environment. Make sure you read our festival guide below, where you’ll find all our best tips for car sharing to festivals, the best local secrets, and everything you need to know about Leeds Festival.

 

“Car sharing is a very smart and fun way of travelling. It saves you money, gives you the opportunity to meet new people and it is friendly with the environment. goCarShare are doing a great job at putting these smart people in touch so they can match common journeys to attend our festivals. Their personalised marketing initiatives have already delivered excellent results and raised awareness amongst our festival goers”. - Laura Pando, Sustainability Coordinator, Festival Republic (Reading, Leeds & Latitude) 2013

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2014 Line Up

So far Reading & Leeds 2014 have announced: Blink 182, Jake Bugg, Disclosure, Metronomy, Of Mice & Men, Wilkinson, and I am Legion. We will update this page when more of the line-up is released. 

Travelling to Leeds Festival 2014

Car sharing is a fantastic way to get to festivals. Find people who are passionate about music and the arts, and start your festival adventure with them. You don’t have to spend the whole week with them, but along the journey you might just find you want to. 

The idea of car sharing to a festival is simple: people who live nearby share their journey and save some money. Drivers or passengers can post their journey on this page, and if a fellow festival goer lives nearby and needs a cheap way of travelling there, they can either book your seat or offer you ride. We have a suggested seat price which we think you’ll find is fair, so the passenger can get there cheaply, while the driver can make back some petrol money from the drive. Hopefully during the trip you’ll make a new friend or two.

Top tips for car sharing

Make sure to download our Spotify playlist for Leeds 2014: you’ll find songs from loads of the big acts to get you in the mood, as well as a few up and coming musicians at the festival. Maybe you’ll find someone new you want to see.

Passengers: Remember it’s not your car and treat it with respect.

Drivers: Be open to pit stops at service stations, and drive carefully and safely.

Play Games: Car bingo, I Spy

Tell stories: There’s nothing like sharing your most embarrassing moments to break the ice

Plan what you’ll do when you get there: If you get along, make sure you plan to meet up during the festival. Since you have use of a car, plan a vital supermarket stop: Passengers enjoy the access to a car, drivers enjoy the use of someone else’s arms to carry your shopping to your tent.