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Jul 11, 19, 8:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By Redwood839

It's very hit or miss. I brought a Costa Rican...

It's very hit or miss. I brought a Costa Rican license, and they didn't even care. Same thing in Austria.

In France they wouldn't take my CR license, they only took my UK license.
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 14, 19, 7:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 6,930
Posted By Redwood839

Great TR. That is definitely Teterboro. You...

Great TR.

That is definitely Teterboro. You can tell just by the amount of jets and private aircraft parked. (and the layout of course)
Forum: Trip Reports
Jun 6, 19, 7:22 am
Replies: 50
Views: 11,996
Posted By Redwood839

Whenever you post a TR my productivity at work...

Whenever you post a TR my productivity at work drastically reduces. Great report once again.

BTW, I spat out half of my cup of OJ this morning with this line
Mar 28, 19, 12:33 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 6,101
Posted By Redwood839

While no on AC I had a situation a few months ago...

While no on AC I had a situation a few months ago with United at HNL where traffic was so bad I arrived an hour 10 before the flight.

I had to use the machines and the machine kept asking for a...
Mar 27, 19, 12:54 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Redwood839

I very much doubt they'll call you back on an...

I very much doubt they'll call you back on an international number.

CHeap trick is to get a $5 sim card with almost nill credit and pop it in.
Mar 21, 19, 10:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,274
Posted By Redwood839

In situations like this where I don't have...

In situations like this where I don't have coverage for tires etc, I usually find that it's cheaper to just replace it myself or have it fixed.

There is usually a spare tire or a tire repair kit...
Mar 21, 19, 10:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Redwood839

I'm going to say everything is expensive. Food,...

I'm going to say everything is expensive. Food, fuel, hotels, travel. I live in a serviced apartment, so I can't speak for building.

To give you an idea, my family travels to the US for vacations...
Mar 21, 19, 10:45 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By Redwood839

This entire thing still smells like a huge pile...

This entire thing still smells like a huge pile of BS from every possible angle, from the beginning to the so call "warrant for a ticket".

Travels a lot for business, can't even write a post in a...
Mar 15, 19, 6:59 am
Replies: 22
Views: 7,782
Posted By Redwood839

Here's the thing with AV, and by all means it's...

Here's the thing with AV, and by all means it's not a bad airline, they just suck at CS.

They're call center is in El Salvador (or last time I checked it was). A good percentage of those that book...
Mar 15, 19, 6:53 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By Redwood839

I'm afraid OP will be one a two time poster and...

I'm afraid OP will be one a two time poster and made a run for it.
Forum: Peru
Mar 14, 19, 9:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Redwood839

I've visited Peru a good 15 plus times now and...

I've visited Peru a good 15 plus times now and for the most part I book LAN. I find their service pretty much what I expect every time. I've found that Avianca starts making a lot of changes to...
Mar 14, 19, 9:12 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Redwood839

Yes.

Yes.
Mar 14, 19, 9:11 am
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Redwood839

I live in Costa Rica 5 months a year and I'm a...

I live in Costa Rica 5 months a year and I'm a national.

Apart from what SJOGuy mentioned, I think the big thing is if you're ready to leave all of the commodities of living the in the US when you...
Mar 14, 19, 9:04 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By Redwood839

Correct, no visa for British Nationals into...

Correct, no visa for British Nationals into Panama. No immigration on connection either, if you're boarding an international flight then private security will check you before you enter the gate...
Mar 12, 19, 1:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Redwood839

Doesn't matter, point is they won't interline.

Doesn't matter, point is they won't interline.
Forum: Middle East
Mar 12, 19, 9:06 am
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By Redwood839

I was in the Dubai on a similar schedule, but I...

I was in the Dubai on a similar schedule, but I had 2 days in Dubai and 5 in Jordan. I wish I would've spent all 7 of my days in Jordan. Much more exciting, more things to see and people friendlier....
Mar 12, 19, 9:03 am
Replies: 44
Views: 3,176
Posted By Redwood839

Hold on. There's something odd here and extremely...

Hold on. There's something odd here and extremely confusing.

The US has no type of treaty with Panama and there are no border or customs agents working in PTY. (I fly through PTY weekly and have a...
Mar 12, 19, 8:59 am
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Redwood839

If you're not driving then you will either need...

If you're not driving then you will either need to do some really long public bus rides to get everywhere you want to or book a good tourist agency. I don't know of any (because I'm local and do it...
Mar 12, 19, 8:54 am
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By Redwood839

To answer your question, the answer is no. AVA is...

To answer your question, the answer is no. AVA is barely even good at their own systems, if your 2nd sector is with United they won't interline it.
Mar 12, 19, 8:50 am
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By Redwood839

LAX is hit or miss. There isn't a group D in the...

LAX is hit or miss. There isn't a group D in the US, but the Verano is the equivalent of the Astra in the UK, which I would consider a mid-size car. Last time I was there the offerings were mostly...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 11, 19, 10:12 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,940
Posted By Redwood839

Doubt there was a bus bombing in GUA, although...

Doubt there was a bus bombing in GUA, although it's violent it's not that violent.

I was there when Volcan del Fuego erupted in 2018. I had flown in our 182. We were allowed to depart a day later...
Mar 7, 19, 7:11 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,905
Posted By Redwood839

Not specific to this but it wouldn't be the first...

Not specific to this but it wouldn't be the first time. Last time I was on EK19 the bar was closed after a group of brits were having too much and even tried to take an entire bottle from the F/A.
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Mar 7, 19, 7:09 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,608
Posted By Redwood839

I agree with what others have said about calling...

I agree with what others have said about calling before hand and letting them know about a large charge coming in.

My last car in the UK I bought new I bought it with an AMEX purchasing card just...
Feb 21, 19, 7:59 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,869
Posted By Redwood839

I had something similar at this same hotel in...

I had something similar at this same hotel in Aqaba. I thought it was a nice touch.

Remember that they're extreme on tips in Jordan. Most of the money that attendants get are from tips, so likely...
Feb 1, 19, 10:53 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,501
Posted By Redwood839

I agree it would've been scary for passengers....

I agree it would've been scary for passengers. But half the country is on this like if the plane crashed.

It landed succesfully with no issues.

Rotating images to make it seem like the plane is...
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