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Jul 8, 16, 9:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By Crocodile

The irony is that at Disneyland there are no...

The irony is that at Disneyland there are no flash photo signs everywhere at the shows, but the mainlanders continually take flash photos. But go to Big Buddha and you are expected to not take...
Forum: Asia
Jul 8, 16, 9:06 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,454
Posted By Crocodile

CDO is okay, Davao is reasonable, but GenSan is...

CDO is okay, Davao is reasonable, but GenSan is not somewhere I like to go - too south for me. Travelling between these is not something I would do, but doesn't mean it is not okay.

It all...
May 22, 16, 2:48 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,459
Posted By Crocodile

Regarding the 1000HKD note, that is factually...

Regarding the 1000HKD note, that is factually wrong.

About 8-10 years ago (or there abouts) there was a counterfit 1000HKD bills making the rounds, so businesses would not accept the 2007 (or...
Forum: Asia
Apr 30, 16, 11:53 pm
Replies: 718
Views: 228,853
Posted By Crocodile

Both Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines both...

Both Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines both use Terminal 3 now. You should be able to make the connection, as CX are reasonably reliable for ontime. But, there is no guarantee.
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Crocodile

Cairns is the best option. Yes, it is a 3hr...

Cairns is the best option. Yes, it is a 3hr flight (direct), but weather wise it will be perfect - little rain, mid to high 20s (celcius) and at night you might need a jacket. ...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Crocodile

Try having a look at Royal Brunei Airlines. They...

Try having a look at Royal Brunei Airlines. They fly a modern fleet (787) and I have had excellent experiences. It should be one of the cheaper options.
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Crocodile

Here is the actual weather from April 2015. ...

Here is the actual weather from April 2015.
http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/dwo/201504/html/IDCJDW2124.201504.shtml

Lowest 10.3 17.1 (min / max)
Highest 19.9 31.7

There were only 7 days...
Forum: Asia
Dec 1, 15, 8:15 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By Crocodile

I don't think anyone would like to guess, but...

I don't think anyone would like to guess, but mine would be somewhere close to 45mins, could easily get to 60mins though. It is peak hour and if it is raining, add more time. Remember, it is Manila,...
Forum: Asia
Nov 15, 15, 8:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Crocodile

You can get at 59 day visa before you leave your...

You can get at 59 day visa before you leave your country. It would be much easier to get it done before you arrive in the Philippines. Here is the Australian website that shows the detail:...
Forum: Asia
Nov 8, 15, 5:40 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By Crocodile

Depends on what risks you are willing to take -...

Depends on what risks you are willing to take - it should be okay, but if the flight is delayed, yelling at the staff will not achieve anything. If it was me, I would probably take the earlier...
Forum: Asia
Nov 8, 15, 5:28 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,358
Posted By Crocodile

I found Taipei very spread out and most inner...

I found Taipei very spread out and most inner city areas have good food not far away. Staying near Taipei Station would be okay, but probably check out what accommodation you can get and just check...
Forum: Asia
Nov 5, 15, 4:01 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By Crocodile

If you have to pick up your bag, then yes you...

If you have to pick up your bag, then yes you will have to clear customs. But, in T1 it is really a matter of picking up your bag, handing the customs form to the officer and walking out. T1 is no...
Forum: Asia
Oct 22, 15, 10:17 pm
Replies: 718
Views: 228,853
Posted By Crocodile

The international terminal fee is now included in...

The international terminal fee is now included in the ticket cost (since about Feb '15).

To actually get into T3 you have to show your itinerary, so not sure you would get into the area.

You...
Oct 15, 15, 9:34 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,299
Posted By Crocodile

Taipei is a good suggestion already made - plenty...

Taipei is a good suggestion already made - plenty of flights and less than 90mins away from HKG. Include Macau and plan to go during the week, for cheaper hotel prices and just a short ferry ride...
Oct 4, 15, 7:19 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,290
Posted By Crocodile

If you mean Lockhart Rd/Jaffe RD Wan Chai, it is...

If you mean Lockhart Rd/Jaffe RD Wan Chai, it is really only a couple blocks and it really isn't that seedy. It is perfectly safe to walk down anytime of the day or night. It is obvious which...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By Crocodile

When this happened in June, there were delays of...

When this happened in June, there were delays of 1.5hrs to get out. They don't do it all day, generally for 4hrs or enough to get into the headlines. So when you arrive, it might be totally normal....
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Crocodile

You will be alone, other than in Melbourne? ...

You will be alone, other than in Melbourne?
Brisbane doesn't have much to offer, but the weather in March is pleasant - yes there can be a couple of rainy days, but generally speaking it is sunny...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,714
Posted By Crocodile

Okay, you are trying to cover way too much ground...

Okay, you are trying to cover way too much ground in way to little time.
If it was me, I would fly from Byron to Cairns - skip everything in between. That way you can see the reef, rainforest,...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By Crocodile

You don't say what date in January, but Australia...

You don't say what date in January, but Australia Day is on 26 January and is a public holiday. Sydney Harbour has fireworks and it is pretty active. I would be tempted to spend the whole time in...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,780
Posted By Crocodile

I think you did a typo there, as wines most being...

I think you did a typo there, as wines most being over AUD 100 per bottle, with only a few being over AUD 1000. There are some perfectly good wines under AUD 100. Yes, markups are as per other...
Forum: Asia
Apr 23, 15, 6:00 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By Crocodile

Filipinos love food, so there are plenty of...

Filipinos love food, so there are plenty of restaurants around, even Indian restaurants although they will be a little different to genuine Indian you are used to (just google it). The supermarket...
Forum: Asia
Jan 11, 15, 8:00 pm
Replies: 718
Views: 228,853
Posted By Crocodile

T4 is pretty much just a shed. I would not...

T4 is pretty much just a shed. I would not expect much. Get a taxi to T1 - you will be fine. Sunday night at 6pm, the traffic might be ok, but can depend on roadworks and weather also. I would...
Forum: Asia
Jan 11, 15, 7:50 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 7,970
Posted By Crocodile

I always try PAL/PAL Express or Cebu - they have...

I always try PAL/PAL Express or Cebu - they have the frequency and price on most routes. The fleets are all very new, so no real issue there. Don't book tight connection times and the on-time...
Dec 28, 14, 6:50 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,895
Posted By Crocodile

The Hong Kong Sevens is on at the end of March. ...

The Hong Kong Sevens is on at the end of March. Book now to avoid higher hotel prices.
Forum: Asia
Dec 23, 14, 4:42 pm
Replies: 718
Views: 228,853
Posted By Crocodile

You meant to pay P20 to get to T1 or T2 then get...

You meant to pay P20 to get to T1 or T2 then get the free shuttle? This will take a fair amount of time - in Manila, things happen when they happen and sometimes even slower. City of Dreams isn't...
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