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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #30 on: December 20, 2012, 08:03:37 PM »
Biggest hurdle is everyone getting award seats on the same day
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #31 on: December 20, 2012, 08:53:12 PM »
Biggest hurdle is everyone getting award seats on the same day
We might be able to reach out to an airline, like the MegaDOs. I realize that this isn't even close to that, but maybe a group booking dept could work something out. It is after all their most profitable program (awards)
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #32 on: December 20, 2012, 09:00:24 PM »
We might be able to reach out to an airline, like the MegaDOs. I realize that this isn't even close to that, but maybe a group booking dept could work something out. It is after all their most profitable program (awards)
If you can figure out a way to get 18k A3 for the flight, you can sell out a Y-only A380 in 5 minutes.
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #33 on: December 20, 2012, 09:40:18 PM »
If you can figure out a way to get 18k A3 for the flight, you can sell out a Y-only A380 in 5 minutes.
Well that narrows it down to SQ and LH
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #34 on: December 20, 2012, 09:45:20 PM »
Well that narrows it down to SQ and LH
SQ/LH have Y only A380s? AFAIK only EK has them, and Im not sure they were delivered yet.

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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #35 on: December 20, 2012, 09:48:27 PM »
I've been thinking. This forum is full of people with tons of knowledge about different places and a love of travel. Sometimes it's really difficult to go places with just you or your family but maybe people can arrange a trip to somewhere exotic (like Madagascar) that you'd never be able to arrange by yourself and go with with a bunch of DDers.

Things like kosher food would be a lot easier to work out as will shuttle services etc..

Just a thought
Off the fly I can think of a few things I would like to do:
  • (As mentioned) an Antarctica cruise
  • A trek in the Himalayas (Everest Base Camp or -easier to arrange, Anapurna)
  • An African Safari

Of the 3 I'm guessing #1 is the easiest to pull off, and the only one I have hope of bringing the wife and kid along for.
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #36 on: December 20, 2012, 09:50:28 PM »
SQ/LH have Y only A380s? AFAIK only EK has them, and Im not sure they were delivered yet.


1. I misread. I thought you meant I would sell out the Y part in 5 minutes
2. EK wont get you 18k on A3
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #37 on: December 20, 2012, 09:55:12 PM »
1. I misread. I thought you meant I would sell out the Y part in 5 minutes
2. EK wont get you 18k on A3
I meant as a charter, you can agree anything you want with A3

Anyway, I didn't mean A380 literally.
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #38 on: December 20, 2012, 09:55:46 PM »
Off the fly I can think of a few things I would like to do:
  • (As mentioned) an Antarctica cruise
  • A trek in the Himalayas (Everest Base Camp or -easier to arrange, Anapurna)
  • An African Safari

Of the 3 I'm guessing #1 is the easiest to pull off, and the only one I have hope of bringing the wife and kid along for.
I'd be game for 1 or 3.
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #39 on: December 20, 2012, 09:56:14 PM »
wasnt it discussed that you were never in africa?
You are probably thinking of southafrica...

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« Reply #40 on: December 20, 2012, 09:57:48 PM »
wasnt it discussed that you were never in africa?
We debated it, but as far as my passport is concerned I have a stamp from an African country and that's enough for me until I made to CPT or Victoria Falls, etc.
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« Reply #41 on: December 20, 2012, 10:06:08 PM »
I'd be game for 1 or 3.
after reading his TR I'm in for number 2 as well

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« Reply #42 on: December 20, 2012, 10:07:29 PM »
after reading his TR I'm in for number 2 as well
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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #43 on: December 20, 2012, 10:11:26 PM »
There kosher African Safaris all the time, not sure why you need to schlep all of us arein.

Antartica sounds cool, but I don't like boats. Perhaps a DDF charter.

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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #44 on: December 20, 2012, 10:18:12 PM »
There kosher African Safaris all the time, not sure why you need to schlep all of us arein.

Antartica sounds cool, but I don't like boats. Perhaps a DDF charter.
Seems like you take a boat to the plane