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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Oct 19, 17, 8:19 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,710
Posted By JacobVB27

Ana, You are very welcome! I am not sure...

Ana,

You are very welcome! I am not sure what that person was talking about. I have never heard of any of the metro stations not selling the metro card or running out of them. Yes you go to any...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Oct 19, 17, 7:43 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 3,710
Posted By JacobVB27

Hi Ana, Welcome back! It is mostly a great...

Hi Ana,

Welcome back! It is mostly a great city. Anyway, I highly suggest you buy a Smart Trip card at the closest metro station when you arrive. Not only can you use the metro, metrobus,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Nov 14, 16, 8:09 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By JacobVB27

Are you bringing any bags or anything? Make sure...

Are you bringing any bags or anything? Make sure to have boarding pass from online. I think Cab or Uber/Lyft are your only options.
Forum: New York City
Aug 31, 16, 8:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By JacobVB27

Answering for each question: 1. If the website...

Answering for each question:
1. If the website is correct and JFK does have Automated Passport Control at the Terminals, Canadian citizens can use the lane. I can't speak about JFK Airport, but at...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Aug 31, 16, 8:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,053
Posted By JacobVB27

Everyone has made great points. Here is my input:...

Everyone has made great points. Here is my input:

1. Unless you plan on visiting an area with lack of transportation or Uber( which you are not), I highly suggest against renting a car. Not only...
Forum: Europe
Aug 25, 16, 8:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By JacobVB27

I love Brugge. But I am Belgian so might be a bit...

I love Brugge. But I am Belgian so might be a bit biased. As for things to do:

1. Canal Tour. If my memory serves me correctly it is about 7 Euro but they only accept cash.

2. Belfry- Pretty...
Aug 25, 16, 6:54 pm
Replies: 1,003
Views: 114,916
Posted By JacobVB27

Dulles Airport recently opened a kids play area...

Dulles Airport recently opened a kids play area by B63 which is not that far from B37 where SAA leaves from. While the current 1 hr 20 minute should be fine(no delays or early arrival, but you need...
Aug 15, 16, 6:22 pm
Replies: 254
Views: 38,533
Posted By JacobVB27

I am pretty sure it is the old AF Lounge.

I am pretty sure it is the old AF Lounge.
Jul 30, 16, 8:02 am
Replies: 813
Views: 36,153
Posted By JacobVB27

I am cheating a little bit. Also adding *A...

I am cheating a little bit. Also adding *A members to the list:
IAD-ICN- On UA and/or Asiana. Huge Korean population around DC, two allies, business wise etc. I know they currently serve by Korean...
Jul 30, 16, 7:37 am
Replies: 141
Views: 18,847
Posted By JacobVB27

I have lived in the DC area since 1994. I have...

I have lived in the DC area since 1994. I have flown in and out of the three area Airports(DCA, BWI and IAD). From where I am with no traffic: 20-25 minutes to DCA and IAD, 45 minutes to BWI). BWI is...
Jun 7, 16, 10:22 am
Replies: 149
Views: 18,856
Posted By JacobVB27

Exerda, I guess you don't see the signs for...

Exerda,

I guess you don't see the signs for the United baggage claim going right when you get off the trains. They do dump off near 5/6 when people follow the signs for the United baggage claim. ...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
May 17, 16, 2:25 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,748
Posted By JacobVB27

Wouldn't it make more sense to do the DC Touristy...

Wouldn't it make more sense to do the DC Touristy things during the week and then outside DC activities during the weekend? As for what you have mentioned in this thread:

1. You are flying SK 925...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Mar 21, 16, 10:39 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,389
Posted By JacobVB27

Sorry if I am too late responding. That is...

Sorry if I am too late responding.

That is interesting about the one-day pass. Then yes it makes sense to buy it. The Circulator is a dollar a person each day but if you have no issue walking, it...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Mar 13, 16, 8:20 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,363
Posted By JacobVB27

I think there is a bus from Branch Ave metro to...

I think there is a bus from Branch Ave metro to the National Harbor. But unless you want to waste close to 2 hours for saving some money, I would highly suggest taking the shuttle from National, Taxi...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Mar 13, 16, 8:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,389
Posted By JacobVB27

Does that one-day pass also include access to the...

Does that one-day pass also include access to the buses? Also make it sure it doesn't expire at the end of that day. I wasn't completely clear, are you doing the interview out by Dunn Loring the same...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Mar 11, 16, 8:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,389
Posted By JacobVB27

I just read this thread. Like IADDCAflyer said,...

I just read this thread. Like IADDCAflyer said, it doesn't make any sense to rent a car. First of all welcome to the DC area. Second, buy a smart trip card when you get to the National Airport metro...
Jan 27, 16, 1:40 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 8,043
Posted By JacobVB27

While I get the point of moving all the *A to...

While I get the point of moving all the *A to EWR, I think it is fine as it is. Let's review the *A Airlines that go to JFK:

ANA- Between IAD, EWR, ORD, SFO and IAH, any person can connect...
Jan 13, 16, 8:13 pm
Replies: 1,003
Views: 114,916
Posted By JacobVB27

I am not sure about the whole Short-checking the...

I am not sure about the whole Short-checking the bag but if you really want to utilize the pre-check option go for it. If it was in my shoes, I would check the bags all the way to NRT. At that time...
Jan 13, 16, 7:59 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 4,741
Posted By JacobVB27

Flying to VIE I would go through IAD and then...

Flying to VIE I would go through IAD and then coming back would connect in the EU back to LAX. Here are the reasons why I would do so:
1. While IAD is just like any other huge International...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Sep 19, 15, 7:05 am
Replies: 12
Views: 3,197
Posted By JacobVB27

While they sounds good in theory, don't you think...

While they sounds good in theory, don't you think the same issues will happen with the current 5A bus? While people coming from Reagan can get a Smart Trip Card, I doubt the reliability would...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Sep 18, 15, 7:25 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,197
Posted By JacobVB27

Part one is exactly one of the main reasons so...

Part one is exactly one of the main reasons so many take the 5A bus instead of the Fairfax Connector or Silver Line Express from Dulles. I tell them all three options and let them choose what they...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Sep 3, 15, 10:17 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 3,197
Posted By JacobVB27

I believe I have mentioned my thoughts on the 5A...

I believe I have mentioned my thoughts on the 5A before. I will be very happy if/when they get rid off it. Some points made me laugh in the article:
1. Prices she uses for the Silver Line. I believe...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Aug 8, 15, 8:24 am
Replies: 322
Views: 76,697
Posted By JacobVB27

Sand Box, I really enjoy what you post on...

Sand Box,

I really enjoy what you post on here! I said it people before but I believe the Silver Line was/is a game-changer. And it seems the last post you suggests you that. There is no...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Aug 8, 15, 7:45 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,384
Posted By JacobVB27

Does the train also stop in Manassas? That might...

Does the train also stop in Manassas? That might be another option if it does. Anyway, like others have said get off at ALX instead of Union Station. Which day are you arriving? I know you said time...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
Jul 21, 15, 9:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 4,522
Posted By JacobVB27

Are you planning to drive throughout the city and...

Are you planning to drive throughout the city and then drop it off at an Avis location in DC? Unless you are planning to go to places that the metro is lacking or tough to get to by public...
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