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Jul 21, 19, 6:29 pm
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Views: 6,337
Posted By rockdoc

Pack as light as possible (4-5 days worth of...

Pack as light as possible (4-5 days worth of clothes) and do laundry one day. It's Hawaii, all you need are shorts and tee shirts, maybe a nice dress shirt or two if going somewhere nice for dinner....
Mar 4, 19, 7:08 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,217
Posted By rockdoc

As noted in an earlier thread that I started a...

As noted in an earlier thread that I started a month or two ago, the second flight does not operate during the Winter months (November-March). Of course I will be heading that way late this year and...
Jan 23, 19, 7:03 pm
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Views: 3,217
Posted By rockdoc

I will have to go back and read the announcement...

I will have to go back and read the announcement of the new service but the first time I read it I did not see any mention of of a 5 month a year hiatus (November through March). I guess Seoul isn't...
Jan 21, 19, 6:42 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 3,217
Posted By rockdoc

Second SFO-ICN flight is not year round?

My family and I will need to make a trip to Seoul sometime late this year or early in 2020. For grins I was checking airfare and schedules and do not see the second SFO-ICN flight operating in either...
Forum: Hawaii
Jul 15, 18, 4:06 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 9,534
Posted By rockdoc

Just back from the Big Island this morning. ...

Just back from the Big Island this morning. Stayed in a house at the Mauna Kea resort along the Kohala Coast about 30 miles north of the airport. Arrived July 7 and had virtually no vog at all the...
Jun 12, 18, 6:49 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,939
Posted By rockdoc

We have friends that are renting a house at Mauna...

We have friends that are renting a house at Mauna Kea resort. They have been there for 9 days now. Only one day has been voggy up north. Otherwise, they have said the stay has been great with...
Dec 14, 16, 7:14 pm
Replies: 546
Views: 98,675
Posted By rockdoc

I didn't go back too far in this thread, so may...

I didn't go back too far in this thread, so may have already been mentioned, but a 777 operates on the 600PM DEN-EWR flight in January. Also 777 on the 800AM departure EWR-DEN.

Not a widebody, but...
Jul 20, 16, 12:50 pm
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Views: 146,797
Posted By rockdoc

The weather around my house early last evening...

The weather around my house early last evening was certainly ugly - about 20 miles due south of DEN. Glad I was at home watching the lightening and rain spectacle from the confines of my porch, not...
Feb 11, 16, 6:48 pm
Replies: 104
Views: 15,963
Posted By rockdoc

Don't know if directly related, but we used Ship...

Don't know if directly related, but we used Ship Sticks for our trip to Scotland this past Fall. In reading the fine print it said not to include clothing (other than shoes) in the bag. I figured...
Dec 9, 15, 7:08 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 7,057
Posted By rockdoc

I buy P and A fares almost exclusively if...

I buy P and A fares almost exclusively if available. In the past month I have flown DEN-EWR, DEN-IAH and DEN-SEA all in discounted First. Depending on the route, the fare difference from the lowest...
Nov 11, 15, 1:01 pm
Replies: 1,911
Views: 300,917
Posted By rockdoc

Stayed here with my wife two weeks ago. It was...

Stayed here with my wife two weeks ago. It was fine in all respects. Doorman present every time we came and went, check-in and out were both quick and courteous. Wine bar staffed the two times we...
Jul 4, 15, 1:55 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 7,653
Posted By rockdoc

Very warm in Denver today, so probably weight...

Very warm in Denver today, so probably weight restricted. Thus the planed fuel stop.
Feb 16, 15, 3:21 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,775
Posted By rockdoc

I see evening departures LAX-PHX (ie, 900PM) on...

I see evening departures LAX-PHX (ie, 900PM) on various dates in September. I suspect that flight was dropped for the summer, when leisure traffic volumes into Phoenix drop like a rock.
Forum: Hawaii
Dec 26, 14, 12:25 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,091
Posted By rockdoc

If you are not firmly set on going to Maui, there...

If you are not firmly set on going to Maui, there are several options on the Big Island. There are condo/home developments associated with each of the major resorts along the Kohala Coast north of...
Dec 15, 14, 6:29 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 53,701
Posted By rockdoc

Must be a tug issue then, as the times I have...

Must be a tug issue then, as the times I have seen it taxi over far out number the times it has been tugged, regardless of the weather.
Dec 14, 14, 6:06 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 53,701
Posted By rockdoc

Just a curiosity. I often fly the 787 DEN-IAH...

Just a curiosity. I often fly the 787 DEN-IAH and I have noticed that the plane is taxied from the A concourse (international arrivals) over to the B gate. Why taxi (start engines, etc) instead of...
Nov 16, 14, 8:46 pm
Replies: 697
Views: 73,254
Posted By rockdoc

$2,042 UA economy price is currently about...

$2,042

UA economy price is currently about $1400 on the dates I was considering.
Nov 16, 14, 10:39 am
Replies: 697
Views: 73,254
Posted By rockdoc

I have been looking at flights to Germany...

I have been looking at flights to Germany (DEN-FRA) for next September and LH, shows Premium Economy available then. Not sure how long prior to that it is available.
Nov 12, 14, 5:35 pm
Replies: 697
Views: 73,254
Posted By rockdoc

I was wondering the same thing as my wife and I...

I was wondering the same thing as my wife and I make plans for a trip to Europe next year. I don't want to do the trip in E+ if I can help it and I am having no luck in finding upgradeable seats to...
Forum: Hawaii
Nov 12, 14, 1:07 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 3,131
Posted By rockdoc

A bit off topic, but in general what kind of cut...

A bit off topic, but in general what kind of cut do property management companies take in Hawaii? Once had a rental property in mountains west of Denver and management company took 15-20% of nightly...
Aug 7, 14, 6:50 pm
Replies: 325
Views: 44,386
Posted By rockdoc

Just as an aside, I have had almost the opposite...

Just as an aside, I have had almost the opposite happen. Was offered an upgrade for two traveling companions to KOA a few weeks ago. I accepted, but was only charged for ONE upgrade. Obviously,...
Forum: Hawaii
Jul 24, 14, 4:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By rockdoc

I think the oyster bar is now part of the Coast...

I think the oyster bar is now part of the Coast Grill menu.
Forum: Hawaii
Jul 24, 14, 3:04 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By rockdoc

We just finished a stay at the resort earlier...

We just finished a stay at the resort earlier this month. However, we rented a condo and did not stay (or eat) in either hotel although we have done so in the past. That being said, we have eaten...
Jul 22, 14, 4:31 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,675
Posted By rockdoc

Live in southeast Aurora. My house to DIA is...

Live in southeast Aurora. My house to DIA is right at 20 minutes door to door straight up E-470. I have not flown an RJ out of Denver in probably five years. My flying is typically to...
Jul 21, 14, 5:17 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 6,417
Posted By rockdoc

Agreed. Nice upgrade though! My family and...

Agreed. Nice upgrade though!

My family and I flew DEN-KOA-DEN a few weeks ago, and no such luck; just regular 24 seat FC 757.
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