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Apr 5, 17, 1:52 pm
Replies: 607
Views: 63,539
Posted By fdflys

Thanks Kacee. I never check a bag and I've done...

Thanks Kacee. I never check a bag and I've done the run from the HKG arrival to the SIN flight several times. Let's hope we arrive on time and the transit desk is ready for me. That little...
Apr 4, 17, 4:22 pm
Replies: 607
Views: 63,539
Posted By fdflys

I'm coming from EWR to HKG and then on to BKK on...

I'm coming from EWR to HKG and then on to BKK on CX617 next week. Has anyone had any experience with this routing? It's 2 hr 20 minutes connection. I've flown to HKG several times and we're...
Jan 31, 17, 2:03 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 5,727
Posted By fdflys

How funny. As soon as I started reading this...

How funny. As soon as I started reading this thread I thought of Mustafa's. I was there about a week ago. Bought a 30pt charge connector for my ancient Ipod touch. They have all of this stuff. ...
Jan 2, 17, 3:03 pm
Replies: 631
Views: 194,294
Posted By fdflys

I don't usually take my iPad on trips because...

I don't usually take my iPad on trips because it's too heavy and I know I'd freak out if someone banged into me and damaged it or if I forgot it somewhere etc etc . . .so my question is what would...
Dec 1, 16, 12:32 pm
Replies: 3,084
Views: 41,687
Posted By fdflys

Can we assume that if a flight is ticketed before...

Can we assume that if a flight is ticketed before 2017 then it will not be considered basic economy? I'm asking because I might reserve a ticket to Asia that would likely be in k class. This would...
Oct 24, 16, 11:52 am
Replies: 1,168
Views: 21,318
Posted By fdflys

Website issue - served up Japanese, rather than U.S., site.

Last Friday I tried to go to United's site and got the Japanese version. This morning the same things is happening. I have it bookmarked and this happens occasionally but I can always get to the US...
Forum: Japan
Mar 8, 16, 3:07 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,141
Posted By fdflys

You should stay over in Narita town the night...

You should stay over in Narita town the night before and then you don't have to race around so early in the morning (in rush hour no less). Go there the night before or during the afternoon (so you...
Forum: Japan
Sep 25, 15, 2:35 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,341
Posted By fdflys

Why don't you try doing two places for three...

Why don't you try doing two places for three weeks each. Three weeks is a pretty long time in the same town. I would suggest something central for one of the places - like Okayama or Kobe. You...
Forum: Japan
Aug 28, 15, 3:11 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By fdflys

You should really consider flying from Narita to...

You should really consider flying from Narita to Osaka (KIX) and getting the Kansai Wide Pass. There are several low cost carriers leaving from Narita's new Terminal 3. This would save you from...
Forum: Japan
Apr 19, 15, 1:08 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,960
Posted By fdflys

The sofa's are next to the food court. There's...

The sofa's are next to the food court. There's not that many of them and I doubt that they would welcome overnight guests. On a more important note, those planning to use Terminal 3 should be...
Forum: Japan
Apr 1, 15, 9:51 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,644
Posted By fdflys

I don't know if this will be useful but here I...

I don't know if this will be useful but here I what I plan to do on my next trip. I'm arriving in NRT (from US) and will take a Jetstar flight to KIX. When I arrive at KIX, I will pick up my Kansai...
Forum: Japan
Mar 21, 15, 4:12 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,254
Posted By fdflys

You can pick up your rail pass in Narita airport...

You can pick up your rail pass in Narita airport (not sure about Haneda but probably there, too). If you're landing in Narita you can start using your pass immediately by taking the N'ex train into...
Forum: Japan
Mar 17, 15, 12:05 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,960
Posted By fdflys

Narita - Terminal 3

On April 8 Narita will start using a new Terminal to handle Jetstar and some other low cost airlines. It will take some time to get to the new terminal so if you have flights going in or out of...
Forum: Japan
Mar 17, 15, 11:59 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,254
Posted By fdflys

Definitely skip the flying and use your rail...

Definitely skip the flying and use your rail pass. Almost all of your destinations are served by Japan Rail and it's so much easier to just go to the station, find your train and get on. For the...
Forum: Japan
Feb 15, 15, 1:36 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,500
Posted By fdflys

Check out the Toyoko Inn or the Richmond hotels. ...

Check out the Toyoko Inn or the Richmond hotels. I don't know if there is one from the Washington hotel chain but that might be worth checking. I stayed at both the Toyoko and Richmond when I was...
Jan 22, 15, 11:35 am
Replies: 28
Views: 13,541
Posted By fdflys

You won't really have enough time to make the...

You won't really have enough time to make the transit hotel worth doing. If you don't already have your boarding pass you can probably pick it up while you are transiting through the security at HKG...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 6, 15, 3:49 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 10,866
Posted By fdflys

I'll be coming back to the airport in the early...

I'll be coming back to the airport in the early morning hours (flight to NRT @ 7am) and hotel is near the dhoby ghaut mtr. What should I expect to pay for the trip to Changi? I assume there are no...
Dec 17, 14, 10:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,120
Posted By fdflys

thanks for the tip for getting from IAD to...

thanks for the tip for getting from IAD to National (sorry, DC native, will never call it Reagan). Is it easy to find the 5a bus for the reverse trip?

Also, don't want to break up the topic of...
Nov 28, 14, 10:47 am
Replies: 44
Views: 5,425
Posted By fdflys

can I skip mavericks and go to yosemite

I have a 2009 mac pro and skipped the mavericks update. Can I go directly to yosemite? Should I do the update - the folks at the store said it would make the Mac faster. I've not been too keen on...
Nov 28, 14, 9:30 am
Replies: 71
Views: 6,241
Posted By fdflys

I saw this default on a recent flight to SFO. I...

I saw this default on a recent flight to SFO. I thought it was individual passengers choosing this channel but then noticed that all the screens had this showing on entry. I didn't even know this...
Nov 28, 14, 9:14 am
Replies: 245
Views: 39,655
Posted By fdflys

I forgot this

There is no in flight entertainment (excepting the crew) on this flight but you can access the ua app (if you have it). An announcement as we boarded presented this as a positive thing - not so...
Nov 28, 14, 9:08 am
Replies: 245
Views: 39,655
Posted By fdflys

just did this

I was reading this thread in the hnl lounge the other night after having transited GUM in the morning. I have one big tip for those traveling in e + or -. There is no meal service except for the...
Forum: Singapore
Aug 30, 14, 2:54 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,132
Posted By fdflys

Thanks for all of your replies. Leaving in a few...

Thanks for all of your replies. Leaving in a few days. I enjoyed the articles - especially the little films of people inside their houses. I'm looking forward to a small adventure and lots of new...
Forum: Singapore
Aug 27, 14, 3:19 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,132
Posted By fdflys

One other thing I wanted to ask - I'll need to...

One other thing I wanted to ask - I'll need to get to the airport by 4am on my return. Will there be taxis roaming abut that late (it will be a Saturday morning) or will I need to reserve a taxi?
Forum: Singapore
Aug 27, 14, 2:27 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,132
Posted By fdflys

Thanks for your thoughts. I've been to Singapore...

Thanks for your thoughts. I've been to Singapore several times so I'm past the tourist stage. I usually stay more centrally but this time I have a fairly limited few days and I thought that Joo...
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