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Oz Fest 16 Sydney, NSW, Australia. USA Memorial Day Weekend May 24 to May 26, 2019

Oz Fest 16 Sydney, NSW, Australia. USA Memorial Day Weekend May 24 to May 26, 2019

Old May 6, 2019, 5:34 am
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Hotel booked! I'll be staying at the Four Points Central Park for Friday and Saturday nights.
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Old May 6, 2019, 10:45 am
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Taste of Manly is going on both Saturday & Sunday in my old neighborhood if youíre looking for daytime activities. Just hop the ferry over. Iíll likely go on Saturday.
https://www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov....taste-of-manly
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Old May 6, 2019, 6:29 pm
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Originally Posted by kirkwoodj
Taste of Manly is going on both Saturday & Sunday in my old neighborhood if you’re looking for daytime activities. Just hop the ferry over. I’ll likely go on Saturday.
https://www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov....taste-of-manly
Best that I can figure is that entry to the event is free - one will have to separately pay for food, drink, music, etc. - is that true?

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Old May 6, 2019, 6:43 pm
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Originally Posted by DELee
Best that I can figure is that entry to the event is free - one will have to separately pay for food, drink, music, etc. - is that true?

David
yup exactly
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Old May 6, 2019, 6:48 pm
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Originally Posted by kirkwoodj
yup exactly
hokay. that being said - cash (AU currency) only or is going from vendor to vendor with credit card workable?

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Old May 6, 2019, 7:12 pm
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Originally Posted by DELee
hokay. that being said - cash (AU currency) only or is going from vendor to vendor with credit card workable?

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No idea, come packin'!
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Old May 6, 2019, 10:18 pm
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Originally Posted by DELee
hokay. that being said - cash (AU currency) only or is going from vendor to vendor with credit card workable?

David
It does depend on vendor; a lot of businesses, as long as they aren't just a once a month type business now have credit card.facility.

One option bring USD, or have a credit card that can easily withdraw cash from an ATM.
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Old May 6, 2019, 10:40 pm
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Oh and I paid for dinner for Saturday night, so I guess I will be around for part of Ozfest.
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Old May 7, 2019, 3:47 am
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Originally Posted by Ozchinois
Okay I will think of an easy meeting point probably around the Circular Quay area on Saturday 25th probably around 11.00 unless those interested would like to start with a breakfast gtg. We will start the shopping tour at the Rocks Market and I may just point out some interesting places you can shop in that area. Then we walk down to the Strand and QVB. Will not take you to places where it's generic all over the world. Will try to guide you towards Made in Australia stuff.
Meeting point at 11.00 am Saturday 25th May will be at the front of Munich Brauhaus Sydney (formerly Lowenbrau Keller) at the corner of Playfair St & Argyle Street.
https://www.google.com.au/maps/place...!4d151.2080191
I will hold a board with "flyertalk" on it.
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Old May 8, 2019, 11:15 am
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For Taste of Manly, you buy drink/food tickets at a central booth. I paid cash, not sure about cards. It's a great event -- tons of great food/wine/music.
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I'm in with a +1 Fights booked, 24 May MEL-SYD QF408 / 26 May SYD-MEL QF491. Staying with local +1...now to figure out how to book/pay for Fri & Sat diner to be sociable?
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Old May 11, 2019, 12:56 am
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Eija Welcome to FT ^ (but do we know you on AFF?)
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I'm in with a +1 Fights booked, 24 May MEL-SYD QF408 / 26 May SYD-MEL QF491. Staying with local +1...now to figure out how to book/pay for Fri & Sat diner to be sociable?
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Post 3 has the booking links

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Old May 11, 2019, 5:20 pm
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Be in Sydney for the weekend & will be there for dinner on the Saturday night.
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Old May 11, 2019, 7:32 pm
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[QUOTE=Oz Fest;31089244]Eija Welcome to FT ^ (but do we know you on AFF?)

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So Eija and Eija_+1 [2 pax]?

Same handle on AFF "Eija". Correct, 2 pax.
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Unfortunately I must move to Bronze. Perhaps next year.
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