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Jan 29, 11, 12:45 am
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Posted By billiam

Don't think you can do it with a quality one here...

Don't think you can do it with a quality one here is the schedule I had a few years ago at a HK tailor (Takley):
1st day:
Pick fabric, initial measurements
2nd day:
first fitting
3rd day:...
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Posted By billiam

Many belated thanks for the info! I've just...

Many belated thanks for the info! I've just returned from my cruise, and decided not to go to the Concorde museum this time around due to the time contraints. I was quoted US$35 each way for a taxi...
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Posted By billiam

Barbados: getting to Concorde museum from cruise terminal?

I'm trying to see if there is a local bus that goes from somewhere near the cruise terminal, to the airport/Concorde museum. Anyone done this without buying an excursion?

Thanks!
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Posted By billiam

Does TN21 ever open up for awards in business...

Does TN21 ever open up for awards in business class? I've looked a bit, and it seems like TN21 is always zeroed out in the "I" bucket. To check TN21, I have to check CDG-PPT. Checking LAX-PPT...
Mar 5, 08, 9:02 pm
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Posted By billiam

Can you say "open skies"? I knew you could...

Can you say "open skies"? I knew you could :)
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Posted By billiam

Yes, I saw one LAX-PPT and one PPT-LAX flight...

Yes, I saw one LAX-PPT and one PPT-LAX flight with P5 A1 last night when looking for seats, seeing if a trip to PPT would be in my near future :p

I also saw a few flights with P6/P4 A2 :eek: Saw...
Dec 27, 07, 6:34 pm
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Posted By billiam

Andrew, I recommend going to Jantzen on...

Andrew,
I recommend going to Jantzen on weekdays, either right when they open around 11:30am or after the lunch break, around 2-3pm, to avoid the crowds.

What tailor did you use? I ended up at...
Dec 13, 07, 12:11 pm
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Posted By billiam

The 7/11 did not have the cards on "display"...

The 7/11 did not have the cards on "display" anywhere, not even behind the counter (I think it was the cigs that you can see behind the counter). Anyway, I initially thought they didn't have them,...
Dec 11, 07, 2:34 pm
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Posted By billiam

with loads like this, compared to 40-55% for EK's...

with loads like this, compared to 40-55% for EK's HAM route, sounds like CO kicked EK out of the market, much to the surprise of those who said CO will get kicked out of HAM by EK :p
Nov 30, 07, 7:06 pm
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Posted By billiam

are the new malls, Elements and MegaBox decked...

are the new malls, Elements and MegaBox decked out as well? Will be heading to HKG first week of December...
Nov 24, 07, 1:20 am
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Posted By billiam

For MTM/bespoke shirts, Jantzen has a good...

For MTM/bespoke shirts, Jantzen has a good quality/price ratio, their shirts are around 40-45USD and up:

http://www.jantzentailor.com/

Baron Kay has been know to be able to make a good suit for...
Nov 8, 07, 12:44 pm
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Posted By billiam

there's a thread about the HKG tailors in the...

there's a thread about the HKG tailors in the Women Travelers forum:
http://flyertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=373210

I've been researching myself as my wife and I are heading over to Hong Kong...
Nov 7, 07, 4:34 pm
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Posted By billiam

Do mind saying roughly how much suits and blouses...

Do mind saying roughly how much suits and blouses at Irene Fashions cost? You can pm me if you don't want to post them :) Thanks!

I don't want to go in there, and have my wife like what she...
Nov 7, 07, 1:58 pm
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Posted By billiam

Sorry for digging up an old thread, but my wife...

Sorry for digging up an old thread, but my wife and I are heading to Hong Kong soon, and she want to get some "work" clothes made there. I'm looking for price ranges for shirts/blouses, suits at...
Nov 6, 07, 3:39 pm
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Posted By billiam

Having stayed here over weekends, I can say that...

Having stayed here over weekends, I can say that there has been decent sized crowds on Fri/Sat nights at the W Newark/Silicon Valley. I'd say maybe around ~50 people hanging in the bar/restaurant...
Nov 3, 07, 11:56 pm
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Posted By billiam

How much is the taxi ride from the Four Points to...

How much is the taxi ride from the Four Points to the MRT station? I'm thinking of staying here for a 2-night stay, mainly just to do a little shopping and sight seeing side-trip.
Thanks.
Oct 17, 07, 10:43 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,254
Posted By billiam

not sure if its too late for the OP, but KLM runs...

not sure if its too late for the OP, but KLM runs an additional LAX-AMS on Sundays and Thursdays with a B772ER, so that may be a better option if the OP can fly on those days of the week and take...
Oct 9, 07, 4:48 pm
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Posted By billiam

Jade_BR brought up a very importand aspect of...

Jade_BR brought up a very importand aspect of economy class ok EK. Their 777s are configured with 10 across seating, in a 3-4-3 config. CO and most other 777 operators have 9/3-3-3 seating. Seat...
Forum: Japan
Oct 5, 07, 5:00 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 7,655
Posted By billiam

I remember seeing a Gap on Omotesando. Here's a...

I remember seeing a Gap on Omotesando. Here's a map from another shop that shows where Gap is:
http://www.fujimamas.com/images/gmap-fujimamas-e-lg.gif

Looks like Zara and H&M should or will be...
Oct 5, 07, 4:53 pm
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Posted By billiam

Is that really true? I think the clerk who said...

Is that really true? I think the clerk who said that just wanted to brush you off :mad::rolleyes: I was there 9/30-10/2 and got a strip suite, albeit on a lower floor (rm 20xx). Sorry to hear your...
Oct 2, 07, 4:01 am
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Posted By billiam

I have a AAA card, but have never been asked to...

I have a AAA card, but have never been asked to produce ANYWHERE I've booked on a AAA rate. YMMV ;)

The card is somewhat useful in getting a coupon book from the Travelocity "on location"...
Forum: Las Vegas
Oct 1, 07, 1:42 pm
Replies: 1,054
Views: 198,791
Posted By billiam

I'm here today (Oct 1, 2007) and leaving...

I'm here today (Oct 1, 2007) and leaving mid-afternoon tomorrow (Oct 2). PM if anyone wants to meetup. I'm staying at Planet Hollywood.
Oct 1, 07, 1:38 pm
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Posted By billiam

Just a quickie stay report. Booked the AAA for...

Just a quickie stay report. Booked the AAA for 89/night, as that was the cheapest for the days I need it. I was upgraded to a "Strip Suite" as a Plat. Checkin clerk noted my status and said that...
Apr 26, 07, 2:28 am
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Posted By billiam

Just used this for a weekend rental, and went...

Just used this for a weekend rental, and went from ~60 with just CA AAA CDP, to ~26 for 2 day weekend midsize rental. Thanks!
Apr 16, 07, 8:29 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,789
Posted By billiam

my bad. Looks like the $100 spa credit is also...

my bad. Looks like the $100 spa credit is also for plats:
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