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Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 15, 18, 5:24 pm
Replies: 236
Views: 42,495
Posted By frobozzelectric

divert at decision height

on final to DPL with inclement weather, i heard the engines go to TO/GA and i knew we were heading back to CEB which had an instrument approach.

got a few free flights from 5J.
Forum: Asia
May 12, 18, 10:48 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,034
Posted By frobozzelectric

saigon +1

saigon, then maybe side trip to danang and hoi an too.

november weather in vietnam is nice.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 10, 18, 8:16 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,457
Posted By frobozzelectric

watch collecting

i like collecting watches and studying watches. learning about new movements and checking accuracy of watches is also a somewhat pleasurable thing for me.

travel does give opportunities to buy...
May 10, 18, 7:08 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,542
Posted By frobozzelectric

Hard

The harder stuff is in the galley it turns out. Not fancy, bombay sapphire, baileys, maybe a blended scotch and a VS brandu. First sling was almost virgin...when i asked for another the FA got the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 9, 18, 6:46 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,011
Posted By frobozzelectric

small bag

i have a small bag just for passport, Rx, cash, and cc. always on my person.

7kg carry on of mostly
​​​dirty laundry, i just flop it wherever.
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 6, 18, 12:09 am
Replies: 402
Views: 41,079
Posted By frobozzelectric

staying alive

we're all just taking care of business and staying alive.

if you are lucky to not have to engage in business to afford your lifestyle, good for you.

some of us actually have to work and make...
Apr 29, 18, 8:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,542
Posted By frobozzelectric

SQ booze in Y

first time to fly SQ, first I thought the booze offerings were kinda sad as the trolleys just had a not so drinkable white and a red.

turns out the better stuff is kept in the galley, hidden away...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 21, 18, 6:01 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,204
Posted By frobozzelectric

not a bad idea

....to actually make a quest of doing exactly that.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 20, 18, 8:58 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,204
Posted By frobozzelectric

throw them off the scent

what i will do from now, wherever i am, i will look for a landmass nearest the antipode.

find some random chip shop there and give a review.

who am i kidding, whoever wants to find me can just...
Apr 19, 18, 6:11 am
Replies: 141
Views: 46,591
Posted By frobozzelectric

check the list of countries where flexi works

always check the everchanging list of territories where flexi works.

vietnam and dubai were some recent places i visited where it did not work.
Apr 19, 18, 5:38 am
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By frobozzelectric

once in a while...

PP will have promos where elite membership is offered at 25% or 20% off or something. a pretty okay deal if you will use it at least once a month.
Apr 17, 18, 4:35 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By frobozzelectric

ah its on ROP website, got it

found it on ROP site separate from TG site
Apr 17, 18, 4:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By frobozzelectric

can miles redemption booking be done on the app?

i can't seem to find the link for a miles redemption booking.

is it on the payment page of a normal booking?
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 15, 18, 3:30 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,366
Posted By frobozzelectric

two weeks in DXB and a day in Abu Dhabi

as usual, the trip starts with eating miascor garbage.

https://s7.postimg.cc/xvzb1zj4b/20180329_184812.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/y8qp861dz/)

it won't be long now, good riddance miascor.
...
Forum: Trip Reports
Apr 14, 18, 9:37 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 5,053
Posted By frobozzelectric

dump for bags

i can only come to one conclusion, they see a lot of people buying so much duty free stuff that they can no longer haul all their stuff and just leave bags all over the place.

or people buy new...
Apr 14, 18, 2:17 am
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By frobozzelectric

looks like they let you pass

guy ahead of me had 75cl wine bottles in duty free security bags and was allowed to pass.

oh well, will just have to make do without the fancy bubbles until i get to SIN in a couple of days.

i...
Apr 13, 18, 10:26 am
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By frobozzelectric

thank you, right i am not ciq after all.

i dont think i willnl risk it, but man, Krug is so cheap in DXB, 590 aed (approx 160usd).

will fly MNL direct next time.

king power stuff is all overpriced.
Apr 12, 18, 7:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By frobozzelectric

DXB BKK MNL ciq passenger (can haz champagne from DXB duty free?)

i know ciq passengers are made to discard all 100+ml containers at ciq transfer security check, does this apply to sealed in duty free security bag bottles of wine as well?
Mar 31, 18, 10:33 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 46,591
Posted By frobozzelectric

does not work in DXB (UAE)

add DXB to places where flexiroam is useless
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 29, 18, 7:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By frobozzelectric

tubbataha

i would say now is best up to end of june when stormy season will come.


​​​​​​though i have dived in inclement weather, same thing gonna be wet anyway, but the lack of sunlight means you will...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 29, 18, 7:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By frobozzelectric

did you say .ch

there're dive sites in .ch?!

whoah, mind blown.

tubbataha is a good 3 day live aboard dive trip
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 27, 18, 6:19 am
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By frobozzelectric

5J Introduces free in flight wifi. DPL MNL on 5J

Free since it's still in beta and it's only content from the onboard raspberry pi server.

https://s18.postimg.cc/geg03nazd/Screenshot_20180327-125951.png (https://postimg.cc/image/fox7raafp/)
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Mar 23, 18, 4:01 am
Replies: 41
Views: 4,307
Posted By frobozzelectric

Rx

prescription benzos
Forum: Asia
Mar 23, 18, 1:25 am
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By frobozzelectric

miascor replacement and lounge access MNL

MIASCOR's contract will not be renewed, skyview lounge access in MNL T3 will end sometime in august and it will re open under new management end of september.

source: rcbc bankard

if anyone...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 22, 18, 3:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,954
Posted By frobozzelectric

and now this?!

https://s9.postimg.cc/gaerwdrvz/Screenshot_20180322-162431.png (https://postimg.cc/image/zfi1656jv/)

i don't even...

i missed norouz to be on the "last flight" out which in fact was not the...
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