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Forum: Nordic Region
Oct 30, 18, 3:43 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,184
Posted By meraki

I just came back from a 25 hour layover in...

I just came back from a 25 hour layover in Helsinki. It is definitely colder than I expected, it's mostly wind chill so pack accordingly!

But the city is tiny, you can walk to a majority of the...
Oct 8, 18, 10:25 am
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
Posted By meraki

Oh, I will look into this, thanks!

Oh, I will look into this, thanks!
Oct 1, 18, 7:21 pm
Replies: 3,018
Views: 452,950
Posted By meraki

yeah you're right, my bad. i left my ft decoder...

yeah you're right, my bad. i left my ft decoder ring in my other pair of pants.
Sep 30, 18, 10:44 am
Replies: 3,018
Views: 452,950
Posted By meraki

the offer didn't exclude physical gift cards...

the offer didn't exclude physical gift cards purchased in store and there are multiple prada boutiques near me so egift cards or in store pick ups aren't much of an issue for
Sep 30, 18, 8:53 am
Replies: 3,018
Views: 452,950
Posted By meraki

I saw a 10k MR offer if you spend $500+ at Prada....

I saw a 10k MR offer if you spend $500+ at Prada. The terms didn't specifically say "no gift cards" so I'm thinking I might purchase a gift card and resell it online and even if I take a small loss...
Sep 27, 18, 6:59 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
Posted By meraki

Yes, exactly unless I can do all that before I...

Yes, exactly unless I can do all that before I take off (measure/weight the package, pay for postage, print the label etc). But I'm guessing not. I'm just trying to save money by not sending it from...
Sep 27, 18, 2:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
Posted By meraki

I was actually looking for postal services at LHR...

I was actually looking for postal services at LHR but I see that one is pre-security. I only have an hour layover at LHR and I'm not sure which terminal I'll be flying into (I believe it's 3, JFK to...
Forum: Nordic Region
Sep 19, 18, 11:28 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By meraki

I went to Preikestolen and Kjerag in June and if...

I went to Preikestolen and Kjerag in June and if you go early enough, there's barely any people. There were maybe 15 people lounging around near Kjeragbolten when I got there at like 10am, with no...
Forum: Nordic Region
Sep 17, 18, 8:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By meraki

There are plenty of museums in Norway but your...

There are plenty of museums in Norway but your son will be happy to know that there are a TON of outdoorsy things to do in Norway too.

As others have mentioned, there are plenty of hikes around...
Forum: Nordic Region
Sep 7, 18, 9:15 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,682
Posted By meraki

You won't need cash but I found Amex to not be...

You won't need cash but I found Amex to not be widely accepted in Scandinavia.

There were maybe 2 few instances where I paid with cash in Norway (local buses) but with your limited time in CPH...
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 24, 18, 8:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,495
Posted By meraki

I've not been the Primeclass lounge, I opted for...

I've not been the Primeclass lounge, I opted for Eventyr when I was at CPH because of the shower facilities. Food and drink are decent, nothing to write home about.
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 12, 18, 9:43 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,638
Posted By meraki

Awesome, thanks for the recommendations FlyingJoy...

Awesome, thanks for the recommendations FlyingJoy and Hezu!

Decided on late October (3rd week), do you think we'll be able to catch the changing of the leaves?
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 10, 18, 8:50 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,638
Posted By meraki

I'm debating between going to Helsinki either in...

I'm debating between going to Helsinki either in late October (2nd or 3rd week) or beginning of November (1st or 2nd week). Is there much of a difference in terms of snow/cold? I live in NE USA so...
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 10, 18, 8:48 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,495
Posted By meraki

I found CPH to be a bit unpredictable especially...

I found CPH to be a bit unpredictable especially since they're doing construction. The nice thing is all the terminals are connected.

I flew from CPH to LHR and when I went to the passport...
Aug 8, 18, 8:08 am
Replies: 2,092
Views: 123,846
Posted By meraki

Does AA match the price of a oneworld partner?...

Does AA match the price of a oneworld partner? I'm looking at flights through Google Flights and Finnair codeshares with AA on a series of flights from JFK to Helsinki but AA's price is double that...
Forum: Nordic Region
Aug 3, 18, 9:27 am
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By meraki

I'm sure you can purchase a SIM card in...

I'm sure you can purchase a SIM card in Greenland.

Not sure what country you're from but if you're in the US and have TMobile, Greenland is part of the TMobile One program so you'll have free...
Forum: Nordic Region
Jul 31, 18, 9:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By meraki

Yes, I did a search already but thanks

Yes, I did a search already but thanks
Forum: Nordic Region
Jul 26, 18, 8:18 am
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By meraki

Tromso in October

I'm mulling pulling the trigger on going to Tromso in late October to try and see the Northern Lights. Current plan is to stay in Tromso for a week (Sat-Sat), which hopefully will mean we'll have at...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 9, 18, 8:35 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,129
Posted By meraki

A quirky rule since everyone has to go through...

A quirky rule since everyone has to go through the same security procedures to get on to a plane heading to the US.

There is no plan for him to visit me because we've all seen Bridesmaids :D But...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 5, 18, 11:58 am
Replies: 46
Views: 4,129
Posted By meraki

Visiting higher/lower cabins during a flight. What's the etiquette?

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Anyway, I'll be traveling in first and my friend will be traveling economy. My question is, what's the etiquette in me visiting him in economy during the flight? I wouldn't be smuggling...
Jun 12, 18, 9:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By meraki

Oh I wasn't even in Bergen for 24 hours, more...

Oh I wasn't even in Bergen for 24 hours, more like 16 hours, half of it spent sleeping. The parts of the city I did see were all in the central area where the fish market, Mt Floyen, and Bryggen are,...
Jun 11, 18, 12:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By meraki

No13 gets sold out pretty quickly because it's...

No13 gets sold out pretty quickly because it's much cheaper. But I agree with sdsearch, I would not assume it's nicer than Clarion.

I stayed at Clarion Admiral a few weeks ago and it was lovely....
May 24, 18, 3:59 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By meraki

I assume you want one near Gardermoen vs Oslo...

I assume you want one near Gardermoen vs Oslo central. The only one that seems to have dinner is Quality Hotel Olavsgaard ("A restaurant, a cafeteria, as well as a bar are located on the property....
Forum: Nordic Region
May 13, 18, 8:38 am
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By meraki

Hotels in Norway/Oslo

Hello, I have a trip coming up to Norway and I've booked everything but most of the hotels have a good cancellation policy and I'm curious if anyone has any insight on whether unsold hotel rooms in...
Apr 29, 18, 10:26 am
Replies: 329
Views: 154,845
Posted By meraki

I'm flying Polaris (LHR-EWR) in a few weeks and...

I'm flying Polaris (LHR-EWR) in a few weeks and need opinions on "best" seat. I usually like the window seat when flying economy/e+ but people have said the middle seat in Polaris offers a bit more...
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