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Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 11, 20, 5:36 am
Replies: 111
Views: 24,634
Posted By abeyro

Smile Check again. OP has corrected the wrong...

Check again. OP has corrected the wrong journalism :-)
Forum: Trip Reports
Oct 5, 20, 12:07 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 24,634
Posted By abeyro

Talking Haha, so BA valued the difference between what we...

Haha, so BA valued the difference between what we saw as LH J class food and their carton box as 10,000 Avios aka 10%.
I wonder if they would have parted with £ 1,100 had you really paid £11,000......
Forum: Argentina
Feb 29, 20, 4:22 pm
Replies: 214
Views: 21,135
Posted By abeyro

Hehe, malagajohn. I was just giving some...

Hehe, malagajohn.
I was just giving some practical information how a client-paying-in dollars situation looks like in various provinces of Argentina … and you teach (do you?) me with the phrase:...
Forum: Argentina
Feb 29, 20, 1:53 am
Replies: 115
Views: 17,992
Posted By abeyro

Financially I see no reason to use Uber over a...

Financially I see no reason to use Uber over a taxi in Argentine present FE situation.
Uber would chargé my card at the official rate plus a conversion fee of my bank.( a loss of aprox 25% versus...
Forum: Argentina
Feb 29, 20, 1:29 am
Replies: 214
Views: 21,135
Posted By abeyro

A month ago merchants in BA we taking ARS 70 per...

A month ago merchants in BA we taking ARS 70 per USD.
However when I went to Puerto Madrin, deep in Patagonia, this rate was unheard of there.
They were offering 60 pesos (like the official...
Forum: Argentina
Feb 21, 20, 4:53 am
Replies: 19
Views: 10,181
Posted By abeyro

Some photos I made aboard Francisco in November...

Some photos I made aboard Francisco in November 2017 (Montevideo-BA)

1) Turista
https://i.postimg.cc/FKg3NXbf/IMG-2945.jpg

2) Business
https://i.postimg.cc/nhLS5Tvf/IMG-2944.jpg


3) First
Forum: Argentina
Feb 13, 20, 11:58 am
Replies: 27
Views: 1,942
Posted By abeyro

My recent visit to BA beg Feb 2020. Easy and...

My recent visit to BA beg Feb 2020.
Easy and safe exchange at Florida at 73 pesos per USD.
Then a huge bife de lomo at London Steak House at Florida 800 pesos.
Then a bottle of Malbec there at 390...
Forum: Argentina
Feb 13, 20, 11:27 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,666
Posted By abeyro

My recent visit to both countries (beg Feb 2020) ...

My recent visit to both countries (beg Feb 2020)
Bife de lomo
Argentina - ARS 800 (1 USD = 73 ARS)
Uruguay - UYU 600* (1 USD = 37 UYU)
* VAT refund when paid by CC or DC, so finally 491,80)...
Aug 30, 19, 10:11 am
Replies: 145
Views: 24,030
Posted By abeyro

What actually stops vicious hotels from charging...

What actually stops vicious hotels from charging a "cleaning fee" to Innocent customers?
Suppose one rents a room for 1 night, checks-in late, dooes not bother with any smells existing in the rooms...
Forum: Europe
Jul 16, 19, 7:17 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,351
Posted By abeyro

Actually none of Warsaw-Krakow EIP or EIC service...

Actually none of Warsaw-Krakow EIP or EIC service stops at Wloszczowa.
Other services do.
Krakow does 50-60% of the train movement on this line.
Forum: Europe
Jun 19, 19, 8:28 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,351
Posted By abeyro

The train service is 9 PLN (slightly over EUR 2)....

The train service is 9 PLN (slightly over EUR 2). Duration: 19 min
Taxi/Uber - 50-70 min.
:(
Forum: Europe
Jun 17, 19, 12:19 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,207
Posted By abeyro

You will arrive in Praque to the station called...

You will arrive in Praque to the station called "Praha hlavni nadrazi":

https://i.postimg.cc/dtzvZNf6/IMG-8445.jpg



Towards the Old Town where your hotels are located::
...
Forum: Europe
Jun 10, 19, 2:12 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,207
Posted By abeyro

"train to Gdansk, if flight, which airline? BA ?"...

"train to Gdansk, if flight, which airline? BA ?"

That's interesting how such ideas are invented…
It's like Washington to Miami... which airline? Air Canada? :)
Forum: Europe
Jun 7, 19, 12:49 am
Replies: 37
Views: 4,207
Posted By abeyro

I presume you start from Budapest, head up north...

I presume you start from Budapest, head up north and end-up again in Budapest or Prague.
You may travel by air or rent a car, of course
Here are the basic info, if surface travel on steel rails is...
Forum: Europe
Feb 26, 19, 5:48 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,380
Posted By abeyro

The whole discussion about CHF 40 sticker for...

The whole discussion about CHF 40 sticker for Swiss autobahns is a tad… academical :-)
I rented a car in CH many times and never got a car without vignette already on the windshield.
Yes, you may...
Forum: Europe
Jan 14, 19, 7:57 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,747
Posted By abeyro

Below is copy- paste of the quote you imply I...

Below is copy- paste of the quote you imply I changed something in.

They are identical, aren't they?

What is confusing is that Another user name to remember thinks the ferry from Klajpeda to...
Forum: Europe
Dec 26, 18, 3:54 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By abeyro

Hey man, who says a couple on a "booze cruise to...

Hey man, who says a couple on a "booze cruise to France" would resell?

The question was why the British Customs deploy "targeted operations" against British "booze travellers" to France if they...
Forum: Europe
Dec 26, 18, 3:43 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,747
Posted By abeyro

Nida is partly Lithuanian and partly Rassiaan???...

Nida is partly Lithuanian and partly Rassiaan???
Elaborate on this as this seems 100% wrong.

Below is what wikipedia says about Nida:
Nida (German...
Forum: Europe
Dec 22, 18, 7:18 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By abeyro

But the limit, per person, is as under: 10...

But the limit, per person, is as under:
10 litres of spirits
20 litres of fortified wine
90 litres of wine (including a maximum of 60 litres of sparkling wines)
110 litres of beer
So a...
Forum: Argentina
Nov 10, 18, 12:18 am
Replies: 37
Views: 3,981
Posted By abeyro

Smile In a month time, you check this site: Mercados -...

In a month time, you check this site: Mercados - Ambito.com (http://www.ambito.com/economia/mercados/monedas/dolar/)
Forum: Argentina
Sep 11, 18, 12:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,841
Posted By abeyro

How about mentioning that a neighbour has a zero...

How about mentioning that a neighbour has a zero VAT ALSO (as well as in hotels, for a long time now) IN RESTAURANTS when paying with a foreign CC?
URUGUAY :)[/COLOR]
Forum: Argentina
Sep 7, 18, 9:20 am
Replies: 161
Views: 15,224
Posted By abeyro

Interesting but: 1) what if the cc charges...

Interesting but:
1) what if the cc charges int'l conversion fee? (Schwab comes to mind, any other card has 0% fee on conversion?)
)
2) what if my bank (Citi) doe not rebate high ( was 5%, i.e. ARS...
Forum: Argentina
Sep 5, 18, 2:18 am
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By abeyro

I do not understand her logic. The OP pays by...

I do not understand her logic.
The OP pays by CC - his dollars are with her right away (next day)
The Op pays by wire - his dollars are with her also right away (maybe 2 days after)

What does...
Forum: Argentina
Sep 3, 18, 5:50 am
Replies: 161
Views: 15,224
Posted By abeyro

This. When I first visited BA in 2010,...

This.
When I first visited BA in 2010, supermarket wines were excatly under $3.
I enjoyed this fantastic situation till around 2015, when things went bad us (visitors). :-(

My last visit in...
Forum: Europe
Aug 28, 18, 3:25 am
Replies: 19
Views: 4,887
Posted By abeyro

Greece is cheaper :p

Greece is cheaper :p
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