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Dec 6, 19, 3:34 pm
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Two, and sometimes three. All iPhones. 1)...

Two, and sometimes three. All iPhones.
1) Personal - and only personal - US based # and service (T-Mo, with international roaming)
2) Work - and only work.
3) "International Unlocked" - mostly in...
Nov 13, 19, 12:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,317
Posted By jsnydcsa

Are you talking about booking via SAA (US Call...

Are you talking about booking via SAA (US Call Centre)? When I booked my and family's most recent jaunt down for August-Sept 2019 by calling the US Call Centre, SAA charged us for seat selection and...
Nov 13, 19, 12:20 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 4,012
Posted By jsnydcsa

Southern & East African Tourism Update...

Southern & East African Tourism Update (http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/article/196863/Date-set-for-SAA-strike)

Some pretty foreboding quotes in there.
Forum: Africa
Oct 28, 19, 1:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By jsnydcsa

My most recent experience (July, Aug, Sept 2019)...

My most recent experience (July, Aug, Sept 2019) which included JNB, JNB metro area, CPT and STB withdrawing ZAR 2,000 - 3,000 at a clip was an abundance of R200 notes and the balance in R100 notes....
Oct 11, 19, 11:26 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By jsnydcsa

Interestingly, most of the folks "following" my...

Interestingly, most of the folks "following" my trip (e.g. family expecting to meet me) also got similar notifications of my outbound (e.g. 210 - IAD-ACC-JNB) being cancelled rather than the...
Aug 5, 19, 12:19 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By jsnydcsa

5 Aug 2019 ACC to JNB

SA 209 bound from JNB-ACC-IAD arriving 6:25 am at IAD on Mon, 5 Aug. and become SA 210

PER SAA Call Centre in Florida as of 1:15 pm ET
Door damaged in ACC, thought fixed.
More issues after...
Mar 1, 19, 12:48 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By jsnydcsa

Are the two flights ticketed on the same PNR? ...

Are the two flights ticketed on the same PNR? Then, likely you should get the benefit of the higher Emirate's allowance. But, TIA.

And, since TIA, even on limited occasions when not on the same...
Forum: Africa
Feb 8, 19, 2:36 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By jsnydcsa

Here's a start ...

Here's a start
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/africa/1955141-stellenbosch-fraenschhoek-1st-visit.html
Forum: Africa
Feb 7, 19, 1:49 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By jsnydcsa

This is doable. Depending on what area you mean...

This is doable. Depending on what area you mean when you say wine land and how many wineries you'd be interested in visiting. It also depends on where you're staying. You could literally be...
Forum: Africa
Sep 25, 18, 6:59 pm
Replies: 334
Views: 48,701
Posted By jsnydcsa

There is hope this may be changing. Southern &...

There is hope this may be changing.
Southern & East African Tourism Update (http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/article/184221/Tourism-industry-slates-Home-Affairs-unabridged-birth-certificate-changes)
...
Forum: Africa
Jul 24, 18, 10:15 am
Replies: 334
Views: 48,701
Posted By jsnydcsa

Not getting any easier anytime soon. Southern &...

Not getting any easier anytime soon.
Southern & East African Tourism Update (http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/article/182406/Birth-certificate-regs-for-foreign-minors-in-line-to-change)
Love the...
Forum: Africa
Jul 22, 18, 2:32 pm
Replies: 334
Views: 48,701
Posted By jsnydcsa

Bring the marriage certificate.

Bring the marriage certificate.
May 31, 18, 12:04 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By jsnydcsa

Using SAA as a reference point (I'll admit,...

Using SAA as a reference point (I'll admit, that's a bit funny nowadays), my and my family member's recent BP's do not contain middle names (or middle initials for that matter) for intra-SA travel on...
Forum: Africa
May 24, 18, 1:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By jsnydcsa

You write mid-January. Most schools are back to...

You write mid-January. Most schools are back to around that time (e.g. Monday 14 January to Wednesday 16 January are likely back to school dates). So, the kiddos and families will likely be back to...
Apr 9, 18, 12:50 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By jsnydcsa

We're back. Good time. +1 for a family member's...

We're back. Good time. +1 for a family member's suggestion to go to Bath and the Cotswolds. Excellent. The kids loved all the history of Bath. Not an "app" but still...

A London-based family...
Apr 9, 18, 12:39 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,095
Posted By jsnydcsa

Sorry. Took me a while to get back. Thing...

Sorry. Took me a while to get back.

Thing worked fine. Charged all sorts of iDevices including phones and full size iPads without issue or concern. The USB plugs worked fine for some other...
Mar 9, 18, 4:08 pm
Replies: 342
Views: 205,416
Posted By jsnydcsa

Save for one or two family members who uses an...

Save for one or two family members who uses an Android device, all my my friends, family, colleagues, etc. use iDevices. And, neither I nor they (to my knowledge) have ever encountered any...
Mar 8, 18, 10:49 am
Replies: 342
Views: 205,416
Posted By jsnydcsa

Back in 2013 (indeed on Page 1 of this Thread) I...

Back in 2013 (indeed on Page 1 of this Thread) I expressed privacy concerns about What's App and have been vigorously opposed to using it since then and ESPECIALLY since FB bought the app. I've...
Mar 7, 18, 2:23 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By jsnydcsa

Best Apps for USA Family Traveling To London

Though Mrs. and I travel from USA to LHR for work, those are mostly short trips without much sightseeing at all. Now, we're going with two kids (age 6 and 8) and planning on doing some touring...
Mar 6, 18, 12:44 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 8,095
Posted By jsnydcsa

In the past, I traveled w/ one fold out/up type...

In the past, I traveled w/ one fold out/up type single outlet adapter (maybe from Targus) and plugged an AC power strip into that, then all my various wall warts/charger blocks into the power strip....
Forum: Africa
Feb 1, 18, 12:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By jsnydcsa

Cape Town Runway Project Gets Approval from SA Department of Environmental Affairs

Cape Town Runway Project Gets Approval from SA Department of Environmental Affairs
Source:
Travel and Tourism News
Southern & East African Tourism Update...
Feb 1, 18, 12:48 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By jsnydcsa

+1 for Anker products. I have several that I use...

+1 for Anker products. I have several that I use at home and travel. You wrote connects to the wall with a power cable but I prefer the single wall wart model as it eliminates another length of...
Feb 1, 18, 12:41 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,292
Posted By jsnydcsa

JNB-LHR SAA Reduces London Frequency / Introduces A330-300 to Route

Link to news at
Southern & East African Tourism Update (http://www.tourismupdate.co.za/article/176950/SAA-reduces-London-frequency)
Forum: Africa
Jan 31, 18, 2:52 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 4,652
Posted By jsnydcsa

Unless I was some sort of James Bond Spectre-like...

Unless I was some sort of James Bond Spectre-like water-world-domination-mastermind, I wouldn't have the first qualm about traveling to CPT based on the current water crisis. Or, wait, maybe if I...
Jan 31, 18, 2:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By jsnydcsa

Never said it was an issue. Just interesting. ...

Never said it was an issue. Just interesting. Indeed, it wasn't an issue, but helpful to me in making my decision based on what the representative was telling me.
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