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Contrary to rumors, the Woodstock 50 Festival is indeed happening. The half-century anniversary of the iconic festival will take place August 16-18, 2019, and features a diverse lineup of over 75 bands over three days on four stages.

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But how will you get there? While the original festival took place on a dairy farm in Bethel, New York , Woodstock 50 will take place about 170 miles west in Watkins Glen, New York—in the middle of the Finger Lakes regions. Here's how to get the very best deal on a rental car for your Woodstock 50 weekend.

 

How to Get a Cheap Rental Car for Woodstock 50

 

Book early. The best time to book your rental car is soon as you know you're heading to Woodstock 50, since some rental agencies may run out of vehicles. Unlike airline tickets, rental car reservations can usually be canceled without a penalty. The best strategy is to ask AutoSlash for a quote early on, and then keep checking to see if prices go down.

Track your reservation. It's a time-consuming task to constantly check for lower rates but AutoSlash can do this for you at no extra cost. After you book your car, ask AutoSlash to track your reservation. We'll let you know if there's a price drop so you can rebook at the lower rate.

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Make the most of a weekend rate. Car rental companies can offer very attractive weekend promo rates—but there are often some strings attached. Knowing a little about rental car logic will help you get the most bang for your buck out of a weekend rental.

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Woodstock 50 Line-Up

 

Woodstock 50 takes place August 16-18, 2019. There will be full days of live music on four stages with a diverse array of musical styles including indie rock, folk, classic rock, world music, hip hop, country music and alternative music.

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The Woodstock 50 line-up includes hundreds of musical acts. Headliners include:

  • Jay-Z
  • Dead & Company
  • The Killers
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Halsey
  • Sturgill Simpson
  • Santana
  • Cage the Elephant
  • Greta van Fleet
  • The Lumineers
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Portugal. The Man
  • The Raconteurs

How to get to Woodstock 50: Head to Google Maps, Waze or MapQuest or your favorite GPS-enabled app. Type in "Woodstock 50 Watkins Glens, NY" and simply follow signs and signals when you get close.

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