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Feb 19, 19, 5:54 am
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Posted By jimlad48

I know Skye reasonably well. A car is utterly...

I know Skye reasonably well. A car is utterly vital to get around and see it.

Secondly, you need to book ASAP if you want to be certain of accommodation in July. Skye regularly has more visitors...
Feb 5, 19, 3:12 am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,099
Posted By jimlad48

Back when I was serving in Afghanistan, I was...

Back when I was serving in Afghanistan, I was sent a comfort package including a pack of Haribo star mix. It was a ridiculously hot summer and the package had clearly been left in the open for some...
Jan 12, 19, 6:22 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By jimlad48

I recently got one and have loved it. Its worth...

I recently got one and have loved it. Its worth it for the airmiles, and we put our weekly shop on it and itseasy to rack up the 10k spend.
hoping to get a return 2-4-1 to NYC in F next year as a...
Dec 20, 18, 6:06 am
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Views: 78,072
Posted By jimlad48

Hi all, I've just booked a F trip from Denver to...

Hi all, I've just booked a F trip from Denver to London in October next year - It is a 744, any idea whether the aircraft is likely to have been refurbished or not?
Dec 20, 18, 4:39 am
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Views: 585,990
Posted By jimlad48

Anyone spot anything for Chicago, Denver or Texas...

Anyone spot anything for Chicago, Denver or Texas - don't mind which of these, but looking to get over there next year and am hopeful of a reasoanable F out, J back deal.
Dec 17, 18, 7:41 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,626
Posted By jimlad48

Last year I had a similar problem, and ended up...

Last year I had a similar problem, and ended up with no ESTA at T-24hrs - thankfully managed to get it sorted, but it was a timely lesson in how not to forget it in future!
Dec 6, 18, 7:59 am
Replies: 32
Views: 8,271
Posted By jimlad48

We had 64 J&K each way for our April trip, now...

We had 64 J&K each way for our April trip, now replaced by Row 10 on a 777 :-(
Dec 2, 18, 12:11 pm
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Views: 716
Posted By jimlad48

BA Trip report - LON to TXL - great flights, TXL poor.

A weekend trip on BA out from LHR to TXL and back to LCY. First time in ages on eurotraveller so interested to see how it went.

For a Friday, LHR was lovely. It took 8 minutes from HEX to other...
Forum: Germany
Dec 2, 18, 9:55 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By jimlad48

Tegel Airport Security - a theraputic rant!

Flying back from TXL tonight. way out was lovely, super fast through fast track (2 minutes) , quick tasty lunch on lounge and prompt arrival in TXL on Friday.

Coming back we had a great time in...
Nov 22, 18, 7:43 am
Replies: 55
Views: 4,459
Posted By jimlad48

So mighty FT gurus - I have a return booked on...

So mighty FT gurus - I have a return booked on the 747 to JFK with my other half. We have 64 J/K each way, but 62 J/K currently open too - any call on which is better - daytime out, overnight back!
Nov 11, 18, 2:44 pm
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Posted By jimlad48

thankfully we're not flying till next october!

thankfully we're not flying till next october!
Nov 11, 18, 1:15 pm
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Views: 585,990
Posted By jimlad48

I'm holding out till Nov/ Christmas sale for two...

I'm holding out till Nov/ Christmas sale for two US tickets - prices on booking online nopw far above what I'm happy paying, so fingers crossed they drop!
Nov 6, 18, 2:23 am
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By jimlad48

I know that when I travel I want to exercise to...

I know that when I travel I want to exercise to keep weight gain at bay, so I feel your pain. London running is fabulous, and you can find yourself doing some world class sights on great routes. I...
Nov 5, 18, 7:41 am
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By jimlad48

Why not just go for a run?

Why not just go for a run?
Oct 28, 18, 5:51 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 3,206
Posted By jimlad48

The other week we came into land from BOS to LHR...

The other week we came into land from BOS to LHR on a very clear day and I could see most of the south coast to the extent that I could spot a US Aircraft carrier moored in the Solent while roughly...
Oct 13, 18, 2:40 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By jimlad48

I was posted there for some time. I used to...

I was posted there for some time. I used to upgrade my wife to fly from WTP+ to CW for £600ish plus about 40K airmiles.

Its a good route but to be honest I then found it possible to do BAH-DOH for...
Oct 10, 18, 9:43 am
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Views: 340,110
Posted By jimlad48

Hi everyone Next year I have a major trip...

Hi everyone

Next year I have a major trip lined up for October to the USA. I'm keen to fly F into either BOS or ORD, then to LAS(J) then to DEN (J) then back to LON (F).

Is there anyway to...
Oct 7, 18, 4:11 pm
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Views: 21,055
Posted By jimlad48

I'm just off an overnight BA CW flight from BOS,...

I'm just off an overnight BA CW flight from BOS, having done F outbound. Earlier in Sep I also did a Middle East trip in QR, with both Q suites and the old twin seat arrangement.

My own view is...
Sep 26, 18, 9:27 am
Replies: 71
Views: 3,523
Posted By jimlad48

Just be aware that some words in English English...

Just be aware that some words in English English have a subtly different meaning - 'fanny'being one of them!

Also if you are a smoker, dont be offended if someone asks to 'bum a fag of you'- you...
Sep 24, 18, 11:42 am
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By jimlad48

I know artusi very well and would say it is...

I know artusi very well and would say it is excellent bit you must book ahead!
Sep 18, 18, 6:19 am
Replies: 1,751
Views: 290,114
Posted By jimlad48

Has anyone tried the Vegetable Korma - got it as...

Has anyone tried the Vegetable Korma - got it as an option for my flight to Boston and quite tempted.
Sep 18, 18, 2:51 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By jimlad48

If you want to go to tintern abbey by car, then...

If you want to go to tintern abbey by car, then your flexibility improves. I'd suggest looking at potentially staying 1 - 2 nights in either Abergavenny or Monmouth - two small market towns with...
Sep 17, 18, 4:13 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,155
Posted By jimlad48

Tintern Abbey is a pain to get to without a car -...

Tintern Abbey is a pain to get to without a car - you are reliant on buses from towns that are not particularly well served by public transport. I would definitely hire a car if thats your keen...
Sep 16, 18, 3:04 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,248
Posted By jimlad48

I'm in a similar position - going to be on 1050...

I'm in a similar position - going to be on 1050 in Dec - trying to decide if getting 450 is really worth it or not by end of Feb. I'd probably have budget for about £1k and can't decide whether its...
Sep 14, 18, 5:40 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 7,458
Posted By jimlad48

Last week I did a 3 night trip to Middle East. On...

Last week I did a 3 night trip to Middle East. On returning to T4 due to passport issues I got the border force officer demanding to know why I had travelled and how long for. I politely told him...
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