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Forum: Asia
Mar 4, 18, 4:29 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By Kallio

At least in 2013 they did, right next to the...

At least in 2013 they did, right next to the entry stamp (from ICN as well). Entry stamp was square, exit stamp round. EU passport, if it makes any difference.
Forum: Europe
Jul 23, 17, 4:31 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By Kallio

Your baggage will not go to St Petersburg. If you...

Your baggage will not go to St Petersburg. If you don't board the plane, they will remove your bags from the hold. Most likely they will at at least try to charge you about the expenses caused and...
Forum: Japan
Jul 22, 17, 2:34 am
Replies: 364
Views: 123,454
Posted By Kallio

Shinagawa is the simplest solution but Tokyo...

Shinagawa is the simplest solution but Tokyo Station is not that far from Asakusa line Takaracho and Nihombashi stations, where you can go directly from Haneda. On the other hand, there are plenty of...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jul 19, 17, 12:08 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,270
Posted By Kallio

Surcharge is 6 euros for distances over 76km and...

Surcharge is 6 euros for distances over 76km and obviously no discounted tickets are available. Credit cards are accepted but online only debit cards like Visa Electron or Maestro are not. VR trains...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jul 18, 17, 1:20 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,270
Posted By Kallio

Little over week ago there was a bad DDoS attack...

Little over week ago there was a bad DDoS attack that brought VR's entire ticketing system down. I guess cutting off most of the world is fairly effective defence against distributed attacks until...
Forum: Nordic Region
May 8, 17, 3:24 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,641
Posted By Kallio

It depends on foreign call service provider which...

It depends on foreign call service provider which you can choose here independently from your operator but if I use my mobile operator's own service provider which is a default, it is 0.4537 €/min to...
Forum: Japan
May 7, 17, 1:39 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,059
Posted By Kallio

Even though you have spent much more time in...

Even though you have spent much more time in Tokyo, I dare to disagree on this. It's been at least two times in weather that seemed perfectly clear and I went to some sightseeing spot in Tokyo and...
Apr 29, 17, 4:25 am
Replies: 1,511
Views: 225,243
Posted By Kallio

At least nowadays Finnair flights to/from Japan...

At least nowadays Finnair flights to/from Japan seem to go around northeastern corner of China, which makes them to avoid NK as well. Probably to avoid some overfly fees or some other bureaucracy...
Forum: Russia
Apr 11, 17, 11:29 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,852
Posted By Kallio

St Peter Line has managed to bend the rules a...

St Peter Line has managed to bend the rules a little for their cruises from Helsinki for few years now. Essentially their organized "tour" is a shuttle bus ride from port to city and back and the...
Forum: Japan
Mar 26, 17, 4:09 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 75,198
Posted By Kallio

I don't know if there are different regional...

I don't know if there are different regional passes for Japanese residents but here is a list of different regional rail passes available for visitors (and some for locals too)
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Forum: Nordic Region
Mar 9, 17, 5:03 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,447
Posted By Kallio

Actually there is, but not from helsinki but...

Actually there is, but not from helsinki but rather from Lappeenranta through Saimaa canal. There used to be only cruises to formerly Finnish town of Vyborg but now ther have also cruises all the way...
Forum: Japan
Mar 9, 17, 1:06 am
Replies: 674
Views: 75,198
Posted By Kallio

I was there in a beginning of April with seven...

I was there in a beginning of April with seven day ordinary pass and did quite a few train journeys. There were two of us and I reserved seats 0-2 days in advance and only once we didn't get adjacent...
Forum: Nordic Region
Mar 7, 17, 3:54 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By Kallio

Not really. It takes more than 30 minutes from...

Not really. It takes more than 30 minutes from your arrival to city center even if you are really fast. I'd say 45 minutes minimum if you are really fast and 60 minutes if not. Going back leaving...
Forum: Japan
Mar 7, 17, 3:12 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 75,198
Posted By Kallio

If that is all the long distance train travel you...

If that is all the long distance train travel you are going to make, 14 day pass may not pay off. If it close call, ability to use Nozomis would tip the scales to buying individual tickets for me....
Forum: Nordic Region
Mar 6, 17, 1:53 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,984
Posted By Kallio

I think all official park and ride parking lots...

I think all official park and ride parking lots have 24h time limit but usually there are residential streets with unlimited street parking nearby. Something like Huopalahti (local train) or...
Mar 3, 17, 12:25 pm
Replies: 150
Views: 13,274
Posted By Kallio

In Finnish news Finavia stated that flights have...

In Finnish news Finavia stated that flights have been delayed today but mainly due to challenging weather conditions.
Mar 2, 17, 10:13 am
Replies: 150
Views: 13,274
Posted By Kallio

Other strikes concerning Airpro's ground...

Other strikes concerning Airpro's ground operations starting tomorrow are still on. How much disturbances they will cause, remains to be seen but airport authority Finavia does not seem to anticipate...
Feb 28, 17, 4:40 am
Replies: 150
Views: 13,274
Posted By Kallio

If I understood correctly now accepted proposal...

If I understood correctly now accepted proposal was only for Pro (cabin crew) dispute. They will resume negotiations between IAU and PALTA tomorrow.
Forum: Japan
Feb 5, 17, 2:18 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 75,198
Posted By Kallio

I think you are leaving out reserved seat fees....

I think you are leaving out reserved seat fees. Of course, that is strictly required only for NEX but the pass includes seat reservations so comparable fare is 24040 yen I mentioned.
Forum: Japan
Feb 5, 17, 1:33 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 75,198
Posted By Kallio

That Hokuriku Arch Pass cost 24000 JPY purcased...

That Hokuriku Arch Pass cost 24000 JPY purcased outside Japan. Kyoto-Kanazawa-Tokyo-Narita using Thunderbird, Shinkansen, and NEX is 24040 JPY.
Forum: Japan
Feb 5, 17, 1:21 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 75,198
Posted By Kallio

The pass is valid for seven consecutive calendar...

The pass is valid for seven consecutive calendar days from midnight to midnight. With your itinerary pass bought outside Japan just gets above break even but not by much. If NEX is not the best way...
Forum: Japan
Feb 2, 17, 5:22 am
Replies: 1,001
Views: 146,655
Posted By Kallio

Usually 2.5 hours is comfortably enough but if...

Usually 2.5 hours is comfortably enough but if there is unusual delays or you flight is late, worst thing that can happen is that you'll have to pay for Shinkansen ride. I'd say you have something...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jan 31, 17, 2:30 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,852
Posted By Kallio

St Peter Line checkin closes 30 minutes before...

St Peter Line checkin closes 30 minutes before departure. Taxi ride from the airport to the West Terminal takes 30-45 minutes. That leaves 15-30 minutes for everything else, which would be too tight...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jan 26, 17, 2:03 am
Replies: 40
Views: 6,635
Posted By Kallio

Many of those traditional street burger stalls...

Many of those traditional street burger stalls are open only in evenings. Also some newer street food trailers were evicted from near railway station because they wouldn't respect the maximum number...
Forum: Japan
Jan 24, 17, 12:31 pm
Replies: 674
Views: 75,198
Posted By Kallio

Though this is only for Shinkansen running in...

Though this is only for Shinkansen running in dedicated tracks and only slower traffic is some Kodama trains that let faster ones through in stations. Other trains that operate in much more complex...
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