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Ok, thanks for the reply. Yes, it is all on one...

Ok, thanks for the reply. Yes, it is all on one ticket. I was just a bit worried with the large amount of people coming through that it might be a long process. Hopefully it will all be sweet. ...
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Posted By TheStinger

I have a connection from London to Sydney to...

I have a connection from London to Sydney to Adelaide (coming from Barcelona actually....that will be a long trip). My flight gets in at 5am and my flight to Adelaide leaves at 7am. This is all...
May 22, 13, 9:50 pm
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Views: 354,452
Posted By TheStinger

Hi, I was just wondering if anyone knew Emirates...

Hi, I was just wondering if anyone knew Emirates policy on laptop bags in Economy. Are they counted as my one piece or a separate personal item? I am flying from Australia to Prague.

Thanks.
Oct 18, 12, 2:40 pm
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Views: 32,934
Posted By TheStinger

I love that sketch.

I love that sketch.
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Views: 393,816
Posted By TheStinger

Having booked some flights through AA a while...

Having booked some flights through AA a while ago, I have become a little concerned with all these stories popping up about American Eagle. I have a flight from Toronto to New York JFK and then on a...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 11, 12, 12:21 pm
Replies: 178
Views: 40,344
Posted By TheStinger

I had never had Irn-Bru before moving here to...

I had never had Irn-Bru before moving here to Scotland, but I really like it now. It is very sweet though. Back home in Adelaide, Australia we have a drink called Sno Drop (and a knock off Sno...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 12, 11:46 am
Replies: 127
Views: 12,123
Posted By TheStinger

I think maybe our definition of "friendly" might...

I think maybe our definition of "friendly" might be very different. To me being friendly is simply being able to help someone who may be a little out of their comfort zone and requires some...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 11, 12, 7:13 am
Replies: 127
Views: 12,123
Posted By TheStinger

As the saying goes, your results may vary. I...

As the saying goes, your results may vary. I found them to be quite helpful and willing to switch from my horrible French to English quite readily (if they spoke English that is). If they didn't...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 10, 12, 1:01 pm
Replies: 1,080
Views: 232,865
Posted By TheStinger

It's funny because I quite liked it. Now I was a...

It's funny because I quite liked it. Now I was a bit mad and walked from the Louvre all the way up to Arc de Triomphe (it didn't look that far away to begin with) and I quite enjoyed the long stroll...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 10, 12, 5:20 am
Replies: 127
Views: 12,123
Posted By TheStinger

I found the people in Paris to be unbelievably...

I found the people in Paris to be unbelievably friendly. You hear so many stories about how rude they are that you begin to believe them. But almost everyone I spoke to or asked a question of were...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 30, 12, 4:53 am
Replies: 35
Views: 4,278
Posted By TheStinger

Kuala Lumpur airport has free wifi.

Kuala Lumpur airport has free wifi.
Jul 12, 12, 9:55 am
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Views: 53,912
Posted By TheStinger

I think this is a universal airline rule. I was...

I think this is a universal airline rule. I was going from Australia to Germany on a one way ticket and when I checked in at the Malaysian Airlines desk they asked if I would like to book my return...
Jul 12, 12, 9:43 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,597
Posted By TheStinger

That's pretty terrible really, considering the...

That's pretty terrible really, considering the prevalence of service dogs nowadays and the information about them that is widely available. But you still get the odd cafe and restaurant owner who...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 9, 12, 3:51 pm
Replies: 1,454
Views: 381,791
Posted By TheStinger

Last month I was getting together some...

Last month I was getting together some accommodation for my upcoming trip to the US and I had sorted out a few and booked them. The next day I get an email from a hotel in Miami saying they look...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 9, 12, 3:34 pm
Replies: 1,221
Views: 165,894
Posted By TheStinger

I landed at Legaspi in the Philippines a few...

I landed at Legaspi in the Philippines a few years back. The runway is so short the pilot just slammed the plane down, threw on the brakes and did a giant fishtail for most of it. Seemed a little...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 8, 12, 11:45 am
Replies: 129
Views: 43,548
Posted By TheStinger

I like the idea of asking the seat stealer what...

I like the idea of asking the seat stealer what it is worth to them. If you want the seat and I am being inconvenienced (even if it is not really that inconvenient) then you should compensate me. ...
Forum: Texas
Jun 30, 12, 7:29 pm
Replies: 216
Views: 44,813
Posted By TheStinger

I have a British passport that I am entering...

I have a British passport that I am entering America on, but I also have an Australian one as well. Also have my ESTA thing sorted out already. So it sounds like I should be all good.

Thanks a...
Forum: Texas
Jun 30, 12, 3:25 pm
Replies: 216
Views: 44,813
Posted By TheStinger

On my trip through America later this year I am...

On my trip through America later this year I am going from Miami to Cancun, Mexico for a week and then coming back to the US to go to San Francisco. My gets into IAH at 4:11pm and my connector is at...
Forum: Mexico
Jun 30, 12, 3:14 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 17,797
Posted By TheStinger

Yeah, I got mine into Cancun, not Merida. Sorry.

Yeah, I got mine into Cancun, not Merida. Sorry.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 27, 12, 5:45 am
Replies: 915
Views: 306,523
Posted By TheStinger

Not that I have ever had a problem on an...

Not that I have ever had a problem on an Australian airline with someone taking my seat and refusing to move, but I like the concept of giving them a chance to move by asking them politely and then...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 26, 12, 7:26 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By TheStinger

I am a dual citizen of Australia and the UK and I...

I am a dual citizen of Australia and the UK and I have found that when travelling in Europe, letting the British consulate know of your whereabouts is best just for location's sake and the rest of...
Jun 26, 12, 12:56 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 3,859
Posted By TheStinger

I find it a little disconcerting that the same...

I find it a little disconcerting that the same people who are being trained to risk assess passengers in the security line are so adept at their job that they fail to notice a non-functioning metal...
Jun 26, 12, 10:07 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By TheStinger

I find it a little disconcerting that the same...

I find it a little disconcerting that the same people who are being trained to risk assess passengers in the security line are so adept at their job that they fail to notice a non-functioning metal...
Forum: Mexico
Jun 20, 12, 6:33 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 17,797
Posted By TheStinger

OP back again. I ended up getting a fairly cheap...

OP back again. I ended up getting a fairly cheap flight out of Miami, so it worked out all good. The flight to SF was a bit more expensive and it goes through Houston. But I was able to manage...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 19, 12, 7:00 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 13,798
Posted By TheStinger

Last year I was on a flight from KL to Frankfurt...

Last year I was on a flight from KL to Frankfurt and when you are crossing over the Bay of Bengal, the weather there is often stormy and ripe for turbulence. The seatbelt sign came on as we entered...
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