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May 29, 18, 6:27 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 13,093
Posted By mdevans

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Here,s the letter. I’m as surprised as...
May 29, 18, 7:27 am
Replies: 45
Views: 13,093
Posted By mdevans

Thumbs up New Club year - surprise [“Free” Diamond for 2 years]

Having changed roles and then taken a career break, I was resigned to finally dropping to green from the end of June. I

Received a letter from Marco Polo today with what I assumed would be my...
Forum: Japan
Feb 25, 18, 12:17 am
Replies: 2,401
Views: 965,523
Posted By mdevans

Transited through Haneda yesterday. A grand...

Transited through Haneda yesterday.

A grand total of two Japanese whiskeys. Very disappointing
Feb 2, 18, 1:59 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,308
Posted By mdevans

I think the very fact that there are seats in the...

I think the very fact that there are seats in the arrivals level indicates that there is an expectation that some people will need /want to wait around
Forum: Japan
Jan 22, 18, 2:30 am
Replies: 264
Views: 28,753
Posted By mdevans

Post If you like the Niseko area I'd recommend staying...

If you like the Niseko area I'd recommend staying in Hirafu instead. We've been staying there annually for about 7 years. There are a few (almost) ski in / out places and the mountain access is...
Forum: Japan
Jan 22, 18, 2:13 am
Replies: 242
Views: 40,274
Posted By mdevans

I've driven from CTS to Niseko every year for...

I've driven from CTS to Niseko every year for about seven years (after a very poor experience with the ski bus)

First ensure you get a car with a Satnav and ask the staff to set it for english....
Dec 6, 17, 2:44 am
Replies: 24
Views: 4,742
Posted By mdevans

HK$30 is actually US$3.84 so definitely not a big...

HK$30 is actually US$3.84 so definitely not a big deal :)
Jul 8, 17, 4:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By mdevans

Airport transfer for 9 adults + luggage

All

looking for a local bus contact for a 16 seat bus for a one way airport -> hotel transfer.

Google turns up bus companies like anytours but they all seem to be 20+ seats which seems like...
Jul 8, 17, 4:46 am
Replies: 36
Views: 7,276
Posted By mdevans

170 I think Way, way short! Mind you after...

170 I think Way, way short!
Mind you after doing over 2 million miles in the last 20 years I think a bit of lee way is called for :-)
Jul 6, 17, 10:06 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 7,276
Posted By mdevans

A quick update - renewal was 1 July and CX did...

A quick update - renewal was 1 July and CX did soft land me to Silver.
Jun 27, 17, 2:52 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,273
Posted By mdevans

i suspect securing your bag with cable ties is...

i suspect securing your bag with cable ties is the equivalent of placing a large notice saying "SEARCH ME" on the front!
Apr 4, 17, 9:09 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 6,271
Posted By mdevans

who on earth relies on a 20 year old verbal...

who on earth relies on a 20 year old verbal promise with no witnesses?
Feb 13, 17, 9:58 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,804
Posted By mdevans

The Dorsett is actually at the bottom of happy...

The Dorsett is actually at the bottom of happy valley opposite the racecourse (junction of Wong Nai Chung Road and Queens Road East). While it is an OK hotel (I've run meetings there) it is not a...
Feb 9, 17, 8:22 pm
Replies: 155
Views: 34,209
Posted By mdevans

i think i got something at 1m and 1.5m but got...

i think i got something at 1m and 1.5m but got nothing at 2m :-(
Feb 6, 17, 8:32 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 7,276
Posted By mdevans

I certainly hope this is the case. After a...

I certainly hope this is the case.

After a dozen or so years at diamond, I dropped to gold last year and on current tracking drop to green this year.
Jan 11, 17, 9:19 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,205
Posted By mdevans

I used to use the AA lounge in LHR about once per...

I used to use the AA lounge in LHR about once per year. I rarely saw more than a dozen people in there at most when arriving into London early morning.

I generally left about 8ish
Oct 18, 16, 10:23 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 9,230
Posted By mdevans

When I was there last Thursday 13th the Fast...

When I was there last Thursday 13th the Fast Track was exactly where it has always been between the two immigration wings. Perhaps you experienced a temporary closure
Oct 12, 16, 3:29 am
Replies: 48
Views: 7,294
Posted By mdevans

You might also want to look at Malaysian. ...

You might also want to look at Malaysian.

Outbound connection (to HKG) is under 2 hours though the return is about 4.5

Longer term though they are getting rid of their 380's and I am unsure...
Sep 28, 16, 2:11 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,147
Posted By mdevans

Sixt

I've used Sixt a number of times from both T5 and their main location which is actually near Hatton Cross (so would need a bus transfer)

Always been happy with their service. Pick up and drop off...
Sep 13, 16, 10:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,198
Posted By mdevans

The private rest areas at $600 for the first...

The private rest areas at $600 for the first three hours and then $100 per hour after.

I would definitely follow the previous recommendation of finding a hotel and seeing some of HK.

For...
Jul 3, 16, 9:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By mdevans

You will be fine in most places. Some...

You will be fine in most places.

Some temples do have signs requesting no photography inside the temple itself.
Mar 17, 16, 10:42 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 6,963
Posted By mdevans

http://www.dchml.com.hk/english/services/services_...

http://www.dchml.com.hk/english/services/services_limo.php#a
Feb 28, 16, 7:26 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5,533
Posted By mdevans

I've been asked a couple of times at MCR (but...

I've been asked a couple of times at MCR (but never at LHR) and once in HND. Never been asked at any other location
Nov 8, 15, 10:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By mdevans

Taxis are a short walk from where you exit the...

Taxis are a short walk from where you exit the customs halls.

There will be hundreds queuing for fares.

Taxis do not take credit cards
Forum: Thailand
Oct 26, 15, 9:50 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,012
Posted By mdevans

Read https://www.gov.uk/get-a-passport-urgently ...

Read https://www.gov.uk/get-a-passport-urgently

It's not cheap but is very efficient. I replaced my (full passport) a couple of months ago. Same day is actually 4 hours from the time your form...
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