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Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 3, 19, 12:48 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,186
Posted By celle

How about some personal responsibility in this...

How about some personal responsibility in this situation?

I've read enough about "Airlines could/should", "Government could/should", etcetera. Far too often, people expect some large agency to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 20, 18, 6:09 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,735
Posted By celle

I wouldn't get involved in this at all. Let the...

I wouldn't get involved in this at all. Let the friend who allegedly bought the jewelry arrange for it to be shipped to him/her and pay any shipping and duty cost themselves. It all sounds dodgy to...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 26, 18, 4:56 am
Replies: 607
Views: 130,942
Posted By celle

I think you're a bit confused. I'm from New...

I think you're a bit confused. I'm from New Zealand and we don't have aborigines or didgeridoos. They are from Australia.
Our indigenous people are the Maori.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Dec 31, 17, 2:22 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 6,571
Posted By celle

There are no penguins in the Arctic.

There are no penguins in the Arctic.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 16, 17, 11:30 pm
Replies: 863
Views: 264,281
Posted By celle

I've had it happen to me. On a flight...

I've had it happen to me. On a flight AKL-SYD-DXB, the other passenger with my seat number had boarded in AKL and after the plane stopped in SYD, I boarded with my husband.

We let the cabin crew...
Aug 20, 17, 4:38 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 23,371
Posted By celle

PS: There's no point in getting a card or...

PS: There's no point in getting a card or certification to say you have metal implants, because the security staff take no notice of it. They still have to check you properly.
Aug 20, 17, 4:36 pm
Replies: 68
Views: 23,371
Posted By celle

I have had two knee replacements, so my knees are...

I have had two knee replacements, so my knees are full of metal. I always tell the staff and try to go through the X-Ray scanner if one is available, because going through the archway I always ring...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 2, 17, 1:06 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 6,442
Posted By celle

The Maldives are alcohol-free, I believe.

The Maldives are alcohol-free, I believe.
Jul 30, 17, 3:40 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,399
Posted By celle

I have been on several flights where someone...

I have been on several flights where someone placed an untagged bag on the fast bag trolley. On each occasion, the baggage handlers brought the untagged bag to the plane and gave it to the cabin...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 23, 17, 4:18 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,210
Posted By celle

I'm not an American, but DH and I do always buy...

I'm not an American, but DH and I do always buy travel insurance when going overseas.
We've claimed for minor things such as travel disruption, stolen camera, etc, but those costs we could probably...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 18, 17, 10:51 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 9,190
Posted By celle

So far, I've been to Thailand, Viet Nam, Laos ,...

So far, I've been to Thailand, Viet Nam, Laos , China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Cambodia, staying at several hotels in each country. I have not yet encountered a requirement to leave my passport in...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 22, 17, 1:37 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 5,994
Posted By celle

A few years ago now, I had an accident while on...

A few years ago now, I had an accident while on holiday and was forced to hop along, using two crutches. Our flight was with Icelandair from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Reykjavik, Iceland.

We were...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 15, 17, 4:14 pm
Replies: 291
Views: 48,594
Posted By celle

If you had read my post properly in the first...

If you had read my post properly in the first place, you would not have had to ask your question, which I now quote:
"Did you try to open door/move? Or did you try to reach glovebox? You can get...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 14, 17, 2:28 pm
Replies: 291
Views: 48,594
Posted By celle

I already stated that I did nothing to provoke...

I already stated that I did nothing to provoke the incident. The policewoman indicated for me to roll down the window. I did exactly that and no more.
Don't try to place any blame on me.

I have...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 13, 17, 4:45 pm
Replies: 291
Views: 48,594
Posted By celle

I've been to Bangkok several times and never felt...

I've been to Bangkok several times and never felt unsafe. I've always found the Thai people to be gentle and helpful.

On the other hand, I felt decidedly unsafe when a belligerent policewoman...
Forum: TravelBuzz
May 12, 17, 3:56 pm
Replies: 516
Views: 73,798
Posted By celle

I agree. A trained service dog should be the...

I agree. A trained service dog should be the only type of animal allowed in the cabin with passengers.

As far as US law goes, a service dog has priority over a person with an allergy. I hope...
Apr 12, 17, 3:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By celle

I can't answer your question about cancelling. I...

I can't answer your question about cancelling. I think you'd have to ask the insurance company.

I never travel without taking out insurance.
3 years ago my husband was very ill, developing...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 11, 17, 2:59 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,543
Posted By celle

Thank you. So many times I have read and heard...

Thank you. So many times I have read and heard the advice I gave - not to mention that you are going to visit a girl friend. It always raises a red flag, particularly if you are entering the US.
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Apr 9, 17, 4:02 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,543
Posted By celle

OP: I would also not mention that you are going...

OP:
I would also not mention that you are going to stay with your girlfriend. That will raise suspicions that you intend to overstay.
Instead, say that you will be staying with family friends (her...
Mar 21, 17, 2:55 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,004
Posted By celle

Like the other posters, I carry on my laptop and...

Like the other posters, I carry on my laptop and tablet, because I don't want them to be damaged or stolen when in checked baggage.

I don't use them in flight, but prefer to have them with me,...
Mar 21, 17, 2:51 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 26,744
Posted By celle

If this goes ahead, will my flight with Emirates,...

If this goes ahead, will my flight with Emirates, AKL-DXB-LHR will be affected, even though the UAE is not one of the countries listed?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 16, 17, 2:49 pm
Replies: 121
Views: 14,138
Posted By celle

I would like to pay a huge tribute to some...

I would like to pay a huge tribute to some backpackers. Here in New Zealand, we recently had a huge stranding of pilot whales on Farewell Spit, at the top of the South Island.

In total, over 700...
Feb 4, 17, 4:14 am
Replies: 35
Views: 5,113
Posted By celle

Bugs are everywhere. So, your mother found one...

Bugs are everywhere. So, your mother found one in her room. It was dealt with.
That should have been the end of the story.

A gross over-reaction on both of your parts.

I would have either...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jan 9, 17, 2:36 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 4,070
Posted By celle

I Agree. You're known by your actions. I...

I Agree. You're known by your actions.

I think wearing things that indicate your profession in order to get better treatment is verging on dishonesty.

Most doctors I know try to stay...
Jan 8, 17, 1:18 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 10,390
Posted By celle

I only travel NZ domestically. I fly...

I only travel NZ domestically.

I fly long-haul AKL-LHR and return at least once a year.

As far as I'm concerned, NZ has priced itself off the market for those flights.
I can get the same level...
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