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Apr 10, 20, 6:42 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,245
Posted By curioustill

It's likely that the actual details of how level...

It's likely that the actual details of how level 3 will operate will be revised and announced by PM Arden on 20 April
Mar 9, 20, 2:28 am
Replies: 79
Views: 10,795
Posted By curioustill

Yes, I tried to cancel flights without having to...

Yes, I tried to cancel flights without having to pay the penalty but the person on the phone/their supervisor was not helpful and refused to waive the penalty. That is ok (I did pay the cheap,...
Mar 8, 20, 4:53 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 25,689
Posted By curioustill

Hilton Osaka eventually refunded my...

Hilton Osaka eventually refunded my non-refundable stay, but initially they were very insistent on holding on the money and treating as a no-show. They suggested we could come back later in the...
Mar 4, 20, 2:54 am
Replies: 583
Views: 92,867
Posted By curioustill

You're absolutely right, it's just that for my...

You're absolutely right, it's just that for my trips I decided that they weren't absolutely necessary so I cancelled them. Trains, taxis, buses, etc as you have described are full of people, and it...
Mar 3, 20, 8:59 pm
Replies: 583
Views: 92,867
Posted By curioustill

Absolutely, but I think in the current climate it...

Absolutely, but I think in the current climate it is best to avoid unnecessary travel if not needed, you never know what will happen. The people in the 2 rows in front and behind the person on the...
Mar 3, 20, 8:36 pm
Replies: 583
Views: 92,867
Posted By curioustill

I was originally planning to take some domestic...

I was originally planning to take some domestic flights to Wellington and/or Nelson this week, but did not book them as I was afraid of air travel during this coronavirus outbreak. Looks like I may...
Feb 27, 20, 8:11 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 25,689
Posted By curioustill

I'm very surprised Japan is not included in the...

I'm very surprised Japan is not included in the policy, given that the situation is serious enough for schools, museums, and sporting events to be shut down. I suppose Hilton also need to make some...
Feb 26, 20, 9:36 pm
Replies: 120
Views: 25,689
Posted By curioustill

I think it may be due to different policies at...

I think it may be due to different policies at different locations. I have not had any success cancelling my Hilton Osaka reservation without penalty. It seems odd given the situation of COVID-19 but...
Feb 25, 20, 3:21 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 5,736
Posted By curioustill

Having access to a lie-flat bed at a...

Having access to a lie-flat bed at a predetermined time is much different to having constant access to lie-flat bed in business class. I wouldn't pay more than $50 for the Skynest option but it looks...
Feb 17, 20, 11:09 pm
Replies: 583
Views: 92,867
Posted By curioustill

Going to Japan in early March with Air NZ, so far...

Going to Japan in early March with Air NZ, so far there is no official ban on travel to/from Japan. Do you think that it is likely Air NZ will reduce flights to/from Japan soon? Also if I cancel my...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By curioustill

Agree with all the previous posts. I recommend...

Agree with all the previous posts. I recommend starting your drive in Auckland. It's only a 2 hour drive to Whangarei, so by taking a plane ride you aren't saving that much time after you count the...
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By curioustill

One week is plenty to explore the Bay of Islands....

One week is plenty to explore the Bay of Islands. If you're interested in history make sure to visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and take a ferry from Paihia to Russell, the first capital of New...
Jan 7, 20, 12:19 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By curioustill

Carry on suitcase on long haul flights

I have booked a flight from Auckland to Tokyo on Air NZ. I don't have many things to take, so I was planning to take only one of those small suitcases that have been designed for carry on. I also...
May 9, 19, 5:07 am
Replies: 10
Views: 6,360
Posted By curioustill

Sad news. Prices were reasonable and service was...

Sad news. Prices were reasonable and service was good - I've never had to wait more than 3 minutes for a shuttle to get to or from the airport.
Apr 18, 19, 12:16 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,786
Posted By curioustill

Agreed. AKL is beautiful compared to MEL. I was...

Agreed. AKL is beautiful compared to MEL. I was in MEL recently and wondered if I was in Mumbai or something - horrible signage.
Feb 25, 19, 1:40 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,797
Posted By curioustill

I don't want to run out of things to do in Napier...

I don't want to run out of things to do in Napier too quickly either!
Feb 24, 19, 11:49 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,797
Posted By curioustill

Will be great. Looking forward to weekends in...

Will be great. Looking forward to weekends in Napier for $40 return from Auckland.
Feb 23, 19, 4:27 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By curioustill

Even doctors who have worked for some years still...

Even doctors who have worked for some years still make low 100k, even though they are working 60+ hours a week.
Feb 23, 19, 2:25 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By curioustill

Wow. I thought the average FA was on about 40k...

Wow. I thought the average FA was on about 40k per year.
Feb 21, 19, 11:34 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By curioustill

Maybe it's a privilege reserved for those in Gold...

Maybe it's a privilege reserved for those in Gold Elite...
Feb 21, 19, 11:19 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By curioustill

Poor FAs. One would think that given there...

Poor FAs. One would think that given there horrible working hours and ridiculously low wages, they would be able to have a decent meal.
Jan 29, 19, 3:01 am
Replies: 22
Views: 5,077
Posted By curioustill

I was in Economy but picked a preferred seat. I...

I was in Economy but picked a preferred seat. I was unaware that preferred seat in Economy can use the priority boarding line.
Jan 27, 19, 10:51 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,077
Posted By curioustill

Yep I have used the queue and been told off as I...

Yep I have used the queue and been told off as I was 'not Koru'
Jan 27, 19, 10:02 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 5,077
Posted By curioustill

No I have never had priority boarding with...

No I have never had priority boarding with preferred seating on my TT routes
Jan 24, 19, 3:53 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,886
Posted By curioustill

No Wifi available when I flew last week too...

No Wifi available when I flew last week too (January 2019)
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