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Forum: Asia
Feb 7, 17, 8:14 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By JMR

Awesome suggestion. Will definately add it to...

Awesome suggestion. Will definately add it to the list. My trip was to be in a few weeks from now, but alas, the scheduling g-ds demand me elsewhere.

Likely now to be in the fall.

Anything...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 26, 17, 11:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,462
Posted By JMR

I've been racking my brain trying to come up with...

I've been racking my brain trying to come up with numbers, buy can't. All I can recall is that I bought them retail in the US and when I saw the prices in Cambodia and Thailand I was annoyed at...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 21, 17, 10:27 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,623
Posted By JMR

If by safe you mean spray-free, then yes. In my...

If by safe you mean spray-free, then yes. In my 3 experiences, Songkran did not intrude onto the SkyTrain, nor its platforms.

I do not recall any major shopping closures. Some of the local shops...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 20, 17, 12:20 am
Replies: 119
Views: 46,172
Posted By JMR

Awesome Kalboz, perfect really. Goes a long...

Awesome Kalboz, perfect really. Goes a long towards allaying any lingering concerns I and my travel buddy might have.
Forum: Asia
Jan 19, 17, 2:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By JMR

The correct answer when anyone asked "where...

The correct answer when anyone asked "where should I go" from an Asia embarkment is always "Siem Reap." Home to Angkor Wat and getting more commercial everyday you'll appreciate having gotten there...
Forum: Asia
Jan 17, 17, 6:20 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2,246
Posted By JMR

I've never been a big fan of the Westin Nusa Dua....

I've never been a big fan of the Westin Nusa Dua. You will get Plat recognition, free breakfast and upgrade if available.

They remodeled their room about three years ago, and my response was...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 16, 17, 6:32 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,623
Posted By JMR

Thailand is rich in experiences. What is it that...

Thailand is rich in experiences. What is it that you like doing?

I have lots of ideas for what I might do with that 4-day window, but want to filter them by what you want.

Are beaches...
Forum: Asia
Jan 13, 17, 7:41 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,339
Posted By JMR

My two cents: Get some diversity in your Asian...

My two cents: Get some diversity in your Asian experience. Japanese (Tokyo), Chinese (Beijing, Hong Kong or Shanghai) and one SouthEastAsia (Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Saigon or Laos/ Myanmar).

Pick...
Forum: Asia
Jan 13, 17, 4:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,817
Posted By JMR

Day trips from Phnom Penh/ rail experience suggestions

Any suggestions for day trips from PNH?

Friend and I staying in Phnom Penh in March, no desire to change cities/ hotels, but would like to get outside of the city a few times.

We have the...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 13, 17, 3:45 am
Replies: 119
Views: 46,172
Posted By JMR

Anyone know what time the food court opens UNDER...

Anyone know what time the food court opens UNDER the Westin Grande/ McDonalds, in the TOPS Supermarket complex? Can a breakfast be had there, albeit without Western bfast fare?

I know some will...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 13, 17, 2:48 am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,776
Posted By JMR

FWIW: ...

FWIW: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-advises-travelers-entry-regulations-pertaining-prescription

Seems like as good an official explanation as any.
Forum: Thailand
Jan 13, 17, 2:43 am
Replies: 19
Views: 7,776
Posted By JMR

The rules for bringing medications from Thailand...

The rules for bringing medications from Thailand are the same for any country. There are no trusted countries, as the recent Congressional debate about the re-importation of meds from Canada...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 10, 17, 9:47 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 46,172
Posted By JMR

Thanks, I stayed at the CY a few years back on a...

Thanks, I stayed at the CY a few years back on a PNH-BKK-LAX stopover. It had just opened, so maybe they worked this out, but getting a taxi was a nightmare. I did like the neighborhood and enjoyed...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 9, 17, 12:43 am
Replies: 119
Views: 46,172
Posted By JMR

Excellent points ... but if an SPG point is worth...

Excellent points ... but if an SPG point is worth 2 cents, then 1000 = $20, at which it would be just as cheap to buy the meal at 4PTs and bank the points for a later 5-cent redemption (in my dreams...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 8, 17, 9:54 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 46,172
Posted By JMR

Thanks Kalboz, I saw your photos and gave it some...

Thanks Kalboz, I saw your photos and gave it some thought, but ultimately agree with Yosi - too much a schlep to the BTS. Also, I'm staying on points and 5 nights at the 4PTS are less than that at...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 7, 17, 11:09 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 46,172
Posted By JMR

Bump! It's been two years, what is new? I...

Bump! It's been two years, what is new?

I have 5 nights coming up at the 4 Points on Suk 15 in early March. As a SPG gold, no free breakfast, and the buffet cash cost is 650++ THB.

Any...
Forum: Asia
Jul 2, 16, 10:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By JMR

Thanks for all the suggestions! We are looking...

Thanks for all the suggestions! We are looking at the Safari. So affordable!
Forum: Asia
Jun 25, 16, 5:55 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By JMR

Oh my :) Will do!

Oh my :) Will do!
Forum: Asia
Jun 24, 16, 5:31 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By JMR

Budget hotels w/ elevator in Phnom Penh?

Traveling to Phnom Penh in Oct, formerly lived there, but have no clue about the following: are there any budget-minded hotels (sub $60/night) that have elevators?

I never stayed in any hotel...
Dec 4, 15, 12:27 pm
Replies: 258
Views: 72,971
Posted By JMR

Nice review Kalboz. I agree with you on...

Nice review Kalboz. I agree with you on location, for the typical tourist, you're hard pressed to find a better launch pad for experiencing Manhattan.
Dec 18, 13, 7:24 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,313
Posted By JMR

The reason for her removal was that if there was...

The reason for her removal was that if there was an emergency she would not be able to make it off the plane without an assistant or helper.

Whether that is a sufficient reason needs to be...
Aug 30, 13, 11:31 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By JMR

Thanks everyone. Sometimes you know the answer...

Thanks everyone. Sometimes you know the answer but need to hear it told by another.

Yes, you surmised right, I am no longer Elite, though I am just one good year from 1MM miles on UA.

Thanks,...
Aug 29, 13, 8:42 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By JMR

LAX-NRT-BKK E+ strategy?

Searched for answer, couldn't find it. Sorry if this old topic.

For the first time in ten years I will find myself in economy. Worse yet, it's on a transpac, LAX-NRT-BKK.

Economy is sold out. ...
Aug 14, 13, 10:21 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,445
Posted By JMR

Lifetime Gold, 12 years elite, 8 years as Plat. ...

Lifetime Gold, 12 years elite, 8 years as Plat.

Lifetime Program and Suite Upgrades are always number one.

When travelling on business, I don't care about free wifi - that becomes an expense...
Forum: Thailand
Aug 13, 13, 11:18 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By JMR

RE: Kwai River Bridge - have you been? I was...

RE: Kwai River Bridge - have you been? I was greatly disappointed as were my companions, one of whom considered the movie "Bridge over ..." to be the greatest of all time.

Love Ayutthaya, really...
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