Welcome to the Webquest - Flying Through Time

Your task: You have won a free 5 - night trip of your choice for your family !

In order to claim your win, you must make it to the airport and get transportation to the hotel

before time runs out! Are you ready?

1. Pick from the following choices
  • Orlando, Florida - Disney World
  • Honolulu, Hawaii - Snorkeling and volcano watching
  • Atlanta, Georgia - Six Flags Amusement park

2. You must arrive at the hotel for check in twenty fours from right now in order to claim your free vacation.
  • Go to Orbitz.com and determine which flight you will take. You will be staying 5 nights if you make it in time.
  • You must calculate what time your family must leave your home if it takes approximately 50 minutes to get to the Raleigh-Durham airport. You do not have to allow time for parking, check in, etc.
  • Go to Orbitz.com to find the available flights and hotels. Click on the "Flights and Hotels" option
  • You will have to put in the "from" and "to" airports based on the city of your choice
  • Choose a hotel and flight from the available options
3. Do the calculations using a calculator. In calculating what time you will arrive at the hotel, use a 45 minute drive time from the airport to the hotel.
  • Label your paper as follows:
  • Departure time: (time you must leave your house to make the flight)
  • Arrival Time: (time you arrive at your destination)
  • Destination Vacation Time: (the time you arrive at the hotel)
  • Elapsed Time: The time that passes between when you left your house and when you arrive at the hotel
  • Travel Cost: the cost for your family to fly and stay at a hotel for 5 nights at your vacation destination. (Remember, if you have to eat during your travel time, use $9 per person per meal as a cost)

Have fun and good luck!