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Apr 1, 19, 9:12 am
Replies: 15
Views: 4,661
Posted By SwissBritMiss

It depends on whether you need the TWOV. If you...

It depends on whether you need the TWOV. If you do, agreed that 7 hours is too short as you're down to 3-4 hours including transport, though potentially you could squeeze in the 798 Art district a...
Dec 21, 18, 1:48 am
Replies: 657
Views: 83,182
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Possibly, but I suspect that keeping the drone...

Possibly, but I suspect that keeping the drone "alive" would also help with identifying the operators. At one point, punishment has to be weighed against the disruption. The longer the disruption,...
Forum: Europe
Dec 17, 18, 8:53 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

First train from Zurich main station, which stops...

First train from Zurich main station, which stops also at Oerlikon, leaves just after 05:00 so you'll be fine. ZRH is efficient, especially at that time (personally I'd be OK with getting there 75...
Forum: Europe
Dec 14, 18, 1:55 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

You can normally find a cheap functional room...

You can normally find a cheap functional room near Oerlikon station, halfway between the city and the airport, for CHF100.

What there is to see and do will vary greatly on the time of year - when...
Dec 3, 18, 4:57 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,398
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Alas, BR has pulled the Hello Kitty jet from the...

Alas, BR has pulled the Hello Kitty jet from the CDG - TPE route, but you can still catch the Sanrio family to SIN, OKA, FUK, ICN, KIX, NRT, CEB, CTS and DPS on this fare ;)
Forum: Star Alliance
Nov 20, 18, 5:28 am
Replies: 70
Views: 17,969
Posted By SwissBritMiss

I used to agree, but it has become unbearably...

I used to agree, but it has become unbearably crowded over the last couple of years.
Nov 9, 18, 2:14 am
Replies: 1,529
Views: 298,200
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Au contraire, eavesdropping and curtain-twitching...

Au contraire, eavesdropping and curtain-twitching is a national pastime ;)
Sep 4, 18, 5:09 am
Replies: 30
Views: 6,202
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Working this side of the new year for the same...

Working this side of the new year for the same price (but with an extra stop in FRA or MUC). Can force a stopover in CTU for the pandas. NRT works as a destination too.
Forum: Mexico
Aug 23, 18, 10:40 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,322
Posted By SwissBritMiss

It's worth keeping an eye on the sargassum...

It's worth keeping an eye on the sargassum (seaweed) problem on the entire Yucatan peninsular. It was bad this summer - and no matter how hard the locals worked, the east-facing beaches were never...
Aug 23, 18, 10:14 am
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Just a note that the COOP Tageskarte is back, for...

Just a note that the COOP Tageskarte is back, for sale to mid-September and valid until mid-October. 49SFr, you can choose both the traveller and date after purchase, and do NOT require a Halbtax.
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Aug 5, 18, 6:48 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,567
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Do look into staying on a local island to see...

Do look into staying on a local island to see some of the local culture. The accommodation may not be as nice and the service will be earnest rather than polished, but sharing the same ocean for 1%...
Replies: 2,319
Views: 416,895
Posted By SwissBritMiss

13JUL ZRH LXF E 1135 1755 andywaw (hth) This...

13JUL ZRH LXF E 1135 1755 andywaw (hth)

This is the closest I've ever got... I'll miss andywaw by probably 15 minutes (albeit SEN E).
Jul 4, 18, 3:31 am
Replies: 1,529
Views: 298,200
Posted By SwissBritMiss

I never checked the website, but I distinctly...

I never checked the website, but I distinctly recall that lounge having a Star Gold sign next to the entrance. How are the ZRH A lounges signed?
Jun 13, 18, 4:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 6,524
Posted By SwissBritMiss

If it makes you feel better, I literally returned...

If it makes you feel better, I literally returned TODAY on ZRH - CUN! Most likely can use this to LAX and/or NYC again though, so thanks to the OP.
Forum: Star Alliance
May 31, 18, 1:43 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,364
Posted By SwissBritMiss

If I recall correctly, they share a caterer, so...

If I recall correctly, they share a caterer, so this would make sense. No longer my home airport, but still a pity.
May 30, 18, 4:39 am
Replies: 13
Views: 5,097
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Just out of interest tried this from Europe,...

Just out of interest tried this from Europe, ex-FRA is available for $2,344 / EUR2,019 with similarly creative routings; mix of IB and LATAM.
May 18, 18, 5:23 am
Replies: 6
Views: 2,364
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Still pricing for certain date pairs on Expedia.

Still pricing for certain date pairs on Expedia.
Forum: Europe
Apr 30, 18, 4:05 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

I second this. Zermatt has some truly iconic...

I second this. Zermatt has some truly iconic hikes, but the really beautiful ones are gruelling. Even compared to neighbouring Germany, the same grade hiking routes in Switzerland are definitely...
Forum: Europe
Apr 27, 18, 5:16 am
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By SwissBritMiss

I think you are right. Fifth Freedom flights were...

I think you are right. Fifth Freedom flights were always the way to go, but they are disappearing with airline failures / consolidations, longer range planes no longer requiring stop-overs and higher...
Forum: Europe
Apr 25, 18, 1:40 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By SwissBritMiss

I really liked the new Crowne Plaza in Florya,...

I really liked the new Crowne Plaza in Florya, which is as close to IST as one can get. Right by the sea and great for plane spotting from the pool itself with only 10 mins by taxi to the airport....
Forum: Europe
Apr 25, 18, 1:31 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Davos is my happy place - and I was a little sad...

Davos is my happy place - and I was a little sad that no-one has mentioned Graubunden in their plans ;)

In addition to the Davos Klosters card giving free transport in the region for an overnight...
Forum: Europe
Apr 25, 18, 7:57 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Try Lauterbrunnen. It's on the main train line...

Try Lauterbrunnen. It's on the main train line going towards Jungfraujoch, so saves time vs. Interlaken. Same distance to Grindelwald. Barely adds 30 mins when you're going towards Bern. I cannot...
Forum: Europe
Apr 24, 18, 3:03 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

Complete potluck, it genuinely can vary valley to...

Complete potluck, it genuinely can vary valley to valley, hence the day trip comment ! It *should* be more likely to be dry than not, but it very much is the changeable season. I have had friends...
Forum: Europe
Apr 24, 18, 10:00 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

I'd also suggest that you plan more day trips...

I'd also suggest that you plan more day trips than days you have to account for the weather. An hour from Luzern, Bern is beautiful (the "world's most instagrammed winter city"), Lungernsee in sun is...
Forum: Europe
Apr 24, 18, 2:59 am
Replies: 72
Views: 7,046
Posted By SwissBritMiss

I would consider switching Lucerne and Zermatt. I...

I would consider switching Lucerne and Zermatt. I absolutely love Zermatt, and it makes sense to maximise your chances of seeing the Matterhorn, but it is small and if you're not skiing, hiking, or...
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