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Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 18, 21, 4:19 am
Replies: 40
Views: 12,751
Posted By sydunipete

Quarantine in Australia is a hotel selected by...

Quarantine in Australia is a hotel selected by the government / lowest bidder. There is no choice in the matter. At the airport your are put on a bus and you only know your hotel when you arrive. We...
Jan 16, 21, 8:53 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 9,322
Posted By sydunipete

When checking in at Stockholm I had a 40 minute...

When checking in at Stockholm I had a 40 minute wait while they sorted out my approvals to enter Australia. While waiting the agent lamented at some length about how quickly rules are changing with...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 16, 21, 6:43 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 12,751
Posted By sydunipete

NH879 HND-SYD B787-9 2220-0955 Boarding of...

NH879 HND-SYD B787-9 2220-0955

Boarding of just 22 pax started at 2150 after our long day in the lounge. At least the food offerings were better so I managed to try a bunch of different things...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 16, 21, 6:33 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 12,751
Posted By sydunipete

NH204 FRA-HND B787-9 JA933a (LH4948) 1330 - 0855 ...

NH204 FRA-HND B787-9 JA933a (LH4948) 1330 - 0855

At initial checkin we got DOCS printed on our boarding pass meaning docs had been checked. But that obviously didn't flow through to ANA at FRA and...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 16, 21, 6:22 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 12,751
Posted By sydunipete

LH809 ARN-FRA A320 Neo 0625-0840 D-AINY ...

LH809 ARN-FRA A320 Neo 0625-0840 D-AINY

Check in opened at 0400 and so we stayed overnight at the Radisson Blu Sky City because we had heard stories of checkin involving Australia as the final...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 16, 21, 6:14 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 12,751
Posted By sydunipete

and now for the return leg. Our original...

and now for the return leg.

Our original flight back in October was cancelled as were 4 more different return options - all of them booked but none successfully ticketed. But the final option...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 29, 20, 7:04 am
Replies: 99
Views: 28,916
Posted By sydunipete

Thanks for another insightful TR and Happy...

Thanks for another insightful TR and Happy Birthday.

In the last 6 months I've had 6 flights to/from Frankfurt and every one seemed to be at or near the furthest gate from the central area /...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 10, 20, 8:42 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,676
Posted By sydunipete

After two weeks, a couple of extra kilos around...

After two weeks, a couple of extra kilos around the waist and 2 suitcases full of booze to bring back to Sweden it was time for the return journey.

TP1696 FNC-LIS

Funchal is hardly the most...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 10, 20, 8:13 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,676
Posted By sydunipete

LH/TP in J During Covid

Sweden is grey and cold most of the year during November so it was time for a few weeks in Madeira. Madeira seemed to be doing all the right things with regard to Covid so we got the up your nose...
Dec 8, 20, 10:15 am
Replies: 96
Views: 31,831
Posted By sydunipete

In a few weeks I have a loooong (about 13.5 hrs)...

In a few weeks I have a loooong (about 13.5 hrs) transit in HND. I'm flying Business Class and have access to Terminal 3 Near Gate 110 ANA SUITE LOUNGE. Last time I was there I failed to notice - are...
Replies: 18
Views: 3,852
Posted By sydunipete

this is correct. Where possible I will provide...

this is correct. Where possible I will provide the airline with the passport I will be arriving with just in case the airline shares this information with the arriving country (such as the US).
...
Forum: Trip Reports
Dec 7, 20, 8:54 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,949
Posted By sydunipete

I was there last weekend and the pastel da natas...

I was there last weekend and the pastel da natas were excellent.
Nov 30, 20, 8:31 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,449
Posted By sydunipete

Yes - the long balcony was a great spot to...

Yes - the long balcony was a great spot to watching the flights and get some fresh air before going down to the gate level.
Nov 26, 20, 3:46 am
Replies: 39
Views: 5,449
Posted By sydunipete

Is there a lounge in Funchal? Is it open? I'm...

Is there a lounge in Funchal? Is it open? I'm flying LH on TP metal business class with TK Gold. Thanks.
Nov 10, 20, 4:30 am
Replies: 1,044
Views: 38,625
Posted By sydunipete

We're just about to fly out from Stockholm for a...

We're just about to fly out from Stockholm for a few weeks in Madeira.
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 5, 20, 7:37 am
Replies: 575
Views: 317,493
Posted By sydunipete

Thanks for that. I hadn't previously read the...

Thanks for that. I hadn't previously read the Finnair review but it's a riot. It's such a shame that the economic cabin was 80% half empty.
Forum: Trip Reports
Nov 5, 20, 7:22 am
Replies: 575
Views: 317,493
Posted By sydunipete

I do so miss the simple SQ J/F pleasures. TWG...

I do so miss the simple SQ J/F pleasures. TWG tea. Dom or Krug? Oh, I can't decide. Would you like to try both sir? The razors. I went for ages not having to buy one of my own. Some of the Singapore...
Nov 5, 20, 3:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,875
Posted By sydunipete

I flew NH from SYD-HND in late June and this...

I flew NH from SYD-HND in late June and this would be my summary too. Everything was aimed at reducing FA / passenger interaction. Masks were mandatory, front galley / toilets were closed, meals were...
Replies: 1,136
Views: 254,800
Posted By sydunipete

I had a few intra EU flights and they were all...

I had a few intra EU flights and they were all changed almost exactly a month before the flight date. So I guess they have a rolling one month window for flight changes.

Interestingly whilst...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 27, 20, 12:06 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 9,645
Posted By sydunipete

I used to travel for leisure a lot as a solo...

I used to travel for leisure a lot as a solo traveller. I really enjoyed being able to do what I wanted to do. I'm a bit of an introvert so sitting in a bar, enjoying a drink while checking emails...
Oct 27, 20, 11:48 am
Replies: 52
Views: 6,604
Posted By sydunipete

I had the opposite experience I had two Australia...

I had the opposite experience I had two Australia - Europe trips booked totalling 8 months before covid hit. With the multitude of refunds I made money on exchange rates with some and lost with...
Oct 27, 20, 11:38 am
Replies: 77
Views: 8,604
Posted By sydunipete

To those who like to tip a little extra in Covid...

To those who like to tip a little extra in Covid times I'd suggest the ones you come across are the lucky ones as they still have a job. Instead is there someway you can share your generosity with...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By sydunipete

Just to close the loop, today the reservations...

Just to close the loop, today the reservations were ticketed. It took a month to the day since the reservation was made. I'm guessing that's probably some agreement that LH has with the code share...
Oct 6, 20, 7:55 am
Replies: 49
Views: 7,114
Posted By sydunipete

I've stayed at a few of these when having an...

I've stayed at a few of these when having an early departure from Arlanda - or late arrival. It's worth shopping around, I often see quite large differences in price between booking.com, booking.com...
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