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Forum: Japan
Oct 17, 18, 10:23 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By abmj-jr

My bad. You are right. The AA flights I saw...

My bad. You are right. The AA flights I saw were, of course, JL codeshares.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 17, 18, 10:21 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By abmj-jr

Never once paid a fee. But it has been several...

Never once paid a fee. But it has been several years since it happened. Things may have changed.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 17, 18, 5:14 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By abmj-jr

The only time I won one of those was when I...

The only time I won one of those was when I informed the agent that my roller bag contained $2500.00 worth of cameras and electronics and it would NOT be checked. Other times, I just let them gate...
Forum: Japan
Oct 17, 18, 4:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By abmj-jr

To/from west coast US, you could do American,...

To/from west coast US, you could do American, United or Japan Airlines. Others don't go direct to/from KIX. AA and JL fly to/from LAX. UA would be to/from SFO. You could also fly ANA but it would...
Forum: California
Oct 17, 18, 10:53 am
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By abmj-jr

It would be helpful to know which airport and...

It would be helpful to know which airport and whether international or domestic.
Forum: California
Oct 10, 18, 11:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By abmj-jr

Can you get over to Ontario for the flight? It...

Can you get over to Ontario for the flight? It looks like flights from there are somewhat cheaper.

As for early departure or late arrival, you are going to have one or the other. Travel time is...
Forum: Japan
Oct 9, 18, 11:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By abmj-jr

I don't have a suggestion as to how you should...

I don't have a suggestion as to how you should approach the passport problem. I do suggest that if you need to send an explanatory note, you forget about Google translate and just send the note in...
Forum: Japan
Oct 7, 18, 3:38 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By abmj-jr

Washington DC.

Washington DC.
Forum: Japan
Oct 7, 18, 7:35 am
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By abmj-jr

Not much more current but I hiked that trail in...

Not much more current but I hiked that trail in the fall of 2009. They were still doing some repairs but it was open. I found it worth the effort - at least in the fall color. The train ride up to...
Forum: Japan
Sep 30, 18, 1:20 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By abmj-jr

Whether or not you arrive during the (short)...

Whether or not you arrive during the (short) sakura "season," there is always something to see in Japan during spring. Before that time, there are plum blossoms that I like almost as much. After...
Forum: Japan
Sep 27, 18, 4:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By abmj-jr

OP said train. The JR station is on the...

OP said train.

The JR station is on the second floor above the arrivals hall and across the pedestrian bridge which spans the driveway. Just go up the escalator. Signs are numerous and obvious.
...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 24, 18, 3:52 pm
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 21, 18, 4:00 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 3,654
Posted By abmj-jr

If there was some sort of guarantee that our...

If there was some sort of guarantee that our possessions would actually make it through the gauntlet of thieving TSA and baggage handlers, it might work just fine. As long as the airlines state in...
Sep 19, 18, 12:42 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By abmj-jr

Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: Japan
Sep 18, 18, 11:37 am
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By abmj-jr

Are you absolutely wedded to Tokyo station for...

Are you absolutely wedded to Tokyo station for the meet-up? Shinagawa station is a better place to start your shinkansen trip to Kyoto and can also be reached on the Narita Express train. Shinagawa...
Forum: Japan
Sep 13, 18, 10:43 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By abmj-jr

But you have kids of a certain age.

But you have kids of a certain age.
Forum: Japan
Sep 13, 18, 11:10 am
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By abmj-jr

Oh my gosh, soooo much PINK! I don't ordinarily...

Oh my gosh, soooo much PINK! I don't ordinarily care about what the outside of the train looks like but the inside should be comfortable. I agree with AA. That much pink could cause nausea.
Forum: Japan
Sep 12, 18, 3:48 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,164
Posted By abmj-jr

Wow! What an "adventure." Sorry you had to deal...

Wow! What an "adventure." Sorry you had to deal with all that. Hopefully you will have a chance to return in the future to see what you missed in better light.
Forum: Japan
Sep 7, 18, 11:12 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By abmj-jr

Keep in mind that Kansai International (KIX) is...

Keep in mind that Kansai International (KIX) is out of service with severe damage from the latest typhoon. I haven't seen recent estimates for repairs but they may or may not have it back in service...
Sep 6, 18, 7:18 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By abmj-jr

That's the one. Pretty much everything to be...

That's the one. Pretty much everything to be said on the subject.
Sep 6, 18, 10:19 am
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By abmj-jr

This was hashed to death a couple of years ago...

This was hashed to death a couple of years ago and inevitably deteriorated into rancor and side-taking. I predict the same will happen here. It will eventually become a "selfie stick versus...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 5, 18, 10:53 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,577
Posted By abmj-jr

Welcome to Flyer Talk. That said, it is really...

Welcome to Flyer Talk. That said, it is really frowned on here to bump a 12 year-old thread.
Forum: Japan
Sep 5, 18, 1:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By abmj-jr

Street signs in Tokyo are generally bi-lingual...

Street signs in Tokyo are generally bi-lingual but for a first visit, I'd suggest the hotel option. After you are a little more comfortable you might want to try an air B&B. Forget about capsule...
Forum: Japan
Sep 3, 18, 11:58 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By abmj-jr

Agree with the above. The longest lines will be...

Agree with the above. The longest lines will be at Immigration. If several flights arrive at the same time, that hall can get pretty crowded. The arrival time you mention seems unlikely to be...
Forum: Japan
Sep 2, 18, 12:28 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By abmj-jr

For the most part, 3-prong plugs will not work. ...

For the most part, 3-prong plugs will not work. Some international hotels may accommodate them but most places, no. Bring adapters. I have found that adapters that do not have the different sized...
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