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Aug 25, 18, 2:26 pm
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Posted By kiwibigdave

AKL-LAX NZ6, 30 Aug 2018 No uplift (Koru only) ...

AKL-LAX NZ6, 30 Aug 2018
No uplift (Koru only)
Y > PE NZ$400. confirmed 4 days out

Was a notch or two off the minimum, so seems like a good score, especially on a Global Saver fare :-)
Dec 7, 17, 12:26 pm
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Got this email at T-11 "We are reviewing...

Got this email at T-11

"We are reviewing flight upgrade requests and noticed you have made a low offer for your flight NZ 5, Los Angeles (LAX) to Auckland (AKL). There's still time to increase...
Forum: Hawaii
Dec 10, 15, 2:21 am
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Thanks everyone, much appreciated! ...

Thanks everyone, much appreciated!

Separately, we're scheduled to arrive HNL at quarter past midnight, so one option presumably available to us would be to hang around at the airport for a few...
Forum: Hawaii
Nov 21, 15, 10:58 pm
Replies: 10
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Posted By kiwibigdave

golf, spa and sports bar on an island?

Mrs kbd and I are visiting Hawaii Apr 2016, we'll be there 6 or 7 nights, without the kids. We'll stay a couple of nights at Waikiki, and are now looking at alternatives for the other nights on one...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

The Best Western in Nelson is right on the main...

The Best Western in Nelson is right on the main road from Nelson to parts further South, so there would be many many better options than that.

My suggestion is basing your itinerary on what you...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

I'd have suggested the South Island :), but...

I'd have suggested the South Island :), but because you've chosen Tasmania ...

Hobart is OK, but it's essentially just another city. MONA has a well deserved reputation, but it's a long way down...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

What hotel did you choose for this trip?

What hotel did you choose for this trip?
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Posted By kiwibigdave

NZbutterly, I can't speak to the Ibis but the...

NZbutterly, I can't speak to the Ibis but the Park Royal is really close, and - IMHO - absolutely the most convenient overnight location by a country mile.

But yes - it can be expensive, and I'd...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

And easily accessible on foot if the OP can...

And easily accessible on foot if the OP can redeem his accommodation points at the Crowne Plaza.
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Posted By kiwibigdave

The Holiday Inn at MEL has no redeeming features....

The Holiday Inn at MEL has no redeeming features. None. Even it's being 'close by' is misleading because you can't easily walk it on obvious lit roads from the airport terminal.

Much better to...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Fiji Airways NAN connection HNL --> New Zealand?

I can see a Fiji Airways flight from HNL to NAN FJ852 that arrives in NAN at 0815, and I can also see FJ451 NAN-CHC at 0930 and FJ411 NAN-AKL at 1000.

Does anyone know if either of those flights...
Mar 19, 15, 1:33 am
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Gold

Gold
Mar 18, 15, 1:45 am
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Posted By kiwibigdave

SYD-HNL J award availability?

I searched a whole series of dates in Feb and Mar 2016 looking at award availability to Hawaii in J, and couldn't find a single date with available seats, other than via Fiji on Fiji Airways.
...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Agree with harvyk, buy a seat for the little one...

Agree with harvyk, buy a seat for the little one for that really long-haul flight.

Cairns in Feb/Mar will be quite warm and very wet, and if I was a non-swimmer travelling with an infant I'd avoid...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Tasmania is kid-friendliest in the most rustic /...

Tasmania is kid-friendliest in the most rustic / back-to-basics / zero-commercial sense, and the real value from travelling around it with kids - IMHO - is if you're absolutely comfortable leaving...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Makes sense; A$0.5m is probably a fair target for...

Makes sense; A$0.5m is probably a fair target for 4444 to consider. North of Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast, West of Melbourne, mid-NSW coast, that sort of money should probably allow the goal to be...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Excellent post from SeriouslyLost; driving can be...

Excellent post from SeriouslyLost; driving can be quite straightforward but just be extra careful on cold and potentially icy Southern roads.

Re dining, my own experience is that venues that rely...
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Fortunately for 4444 these can't both be 100%...

Fortunately for 4444 these can't both be 100% true; you just need to pick the right locale. For example, there would be dozens of Eastern seaboard towns within 2 or 3 hours of Sydney or Brisbane...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Correct, something like this...

Correct, something like this (http://www.4gltemall.com/huawei-e589-4g-lte-mobile-wifi.html). Just carry it around in your pocket/purse, and charge it using AC or USB.
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Posted By kiwibigdave

A third option is to buy a portable WiFi device...

A third option is to buy a portable WiFi device (which you could presumably do in the US - if you get multi-plugs) and then a local SIM with a prepaid data plan. You can each then iMessage each...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Putting aside the specific car company question,...

Putting aside the specific car company question, there's an over-riding legal requirement to have either an English language licence or an approved translated one.

Driving in NZ requirements...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

I somewhat often stay at IHG properties, but...

I somewhat often stay at IHG properties, but rarely dine there, so all the value in the PP programme for me was in the BOGOs, multiple 25% off certificates, and the default $50-off-any-charges...
Jun 22, 14, 8:08 pm
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Posted By kiwibigdave

You've pretty much highlighted my challenges. ...

You've pretty much highlighted my challenges.



Then this URL (http://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/checked-baggage/global/en#infants-and-children) says a children's allowance is "Same as...
Jun 22, 14, 6:51 am
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Posted By kiwibigdave

Deciphering a total checked bag allowance

I'm looking for help deciphering a total checked bag allowance.

Party of 5, one Gold QF FF, one other adult, 3 children, all on one booking. First flight, day 1, is a QF Dash 8 domestic flight. ...
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Posted By kiwibigdave

^, with Sydney over Melbourne for a 15 year old -...

^, with Sydney over Melbourne for a 15 year old - unless his interests extend strongly towards team sports, in which case choose Melbourne and take in an AFL game.
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