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LHR to HNL The fun way round..

LHR to HNL The fun way round..

Old Nov 24, 16, 5:17 am
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LHR to HNL The fun way round..

The Background
So after being FT’ers for some time and doing the odd mid-level TP run, we’ve been consider doing a full blown HNL TP run for a while. As luck would have it George went and got his wife pregnant and then somehow managed to convince her a boys holiday would be a fitting way to prepare for the imminent birth. So, with 1 week in Dec to play with, HNL as a target and the brief that it must be as entertaining as possible we got to work on ITA and came up with the following itinerary;

Our Plan
• BA RFS LHR-DUB
• Night in Dublin seeing the sights (boozing)
• BA J DUB LHR
• BA J LHR LAS
• 23 Hours in Vegas – If past visit to Vegas are anything to go by will be amusing..
• AA F LAS – LAX
• AA F LAS – HNL
• Two nights in HNL at the Marriot Waikiki Beach
• HAL Econ () HNL to LIH Kauai (or Isla Nublar as we will be calling it)
• Two nights in the Kaua'i Marriott Resort
• Island Helicopters flight to the Jurassic Park Waterfall (in full fancy dress)
• Followed by a tour of Kauai in traditional Jurrasic Park style Jeeps (still in fancy dress)
• HAL Econ LIH to HNL
• One final Hurrah in HNL
• AA F HNL LAX
• 9 Hours in LAX visiting 80’s Movie filming locations (and boozing)
• AA J LAX – JFK Red Eye
• 15 Hours in NYC starting a random pub in Brooklyn at 9AM to Watch England v Australia in the rugby…. What’s the worst that can happen…
• BA J JFK – LHR
• BA J LHR – DUB
• Lunch (and final beers) in Dublin
• BA RFS DUB - LHR

This won’t be your traditional trip report, as I suspect we will be drunk for a lot of it, so we have decided to use twitter as a way of sharing our journey. Half TR, half blog. Please feel free to follow us if you’re interested, we’ll be converting into a traditional FT Report when we get back.

http://twitter.com/airmilerun
@AirMileRun
George and William

We’re being joined by our good friend for the Dublin Leg and only have 1 Gold in our ranks so if anyone is in LHR T5 GF from 12:30 tomorrow (Friday 25th) and able to guest in the 3rd member of our gang, we’d be much appreciative.
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Old Nov 24, 16, 5:27 am
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Looking forward to this one liamrugby!
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Old Nov 24, 16, 3:52 pm
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I thought for a second 'the fun way around' meant eastwards rather than the 'usual' way.....

have a great trip - looking forward to the TR!
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Old Nov 24, 16, 7:53 pm
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Originally Posted by liamrugby View Post

• 15 Hours in NYC starting a random pub in Brooklyn at 9AM to Watch England v Australia in the rugby…. What’s the worst that can happen…

Cannot wait for that installment. Safe travels guys and enjoy.
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Old Nov 25, 16, 12:07 am
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Old Nov 25, 16, 3:46 am
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After reading the title I thought you were headed to HI through Japan or OZ

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Old Nov 25, 16, 9:11 am
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I'm hooked already! Looking forward to the drunken pics!
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Old Nov 25, 16, 2:13 pm
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Originally Posted by chris1979 View Post
I thought for a second 'the fun way around' meant eastwards rather than the 'usual' way.....
That was the old Diamond Club wheeze, (or at least one of them) wan't it?

To the OP - best of luck. I'll be at Twickenham on the 3rd - sounds like I have the easy option.
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