Author Topic: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)  (Read 53229 times)

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #40 on: September 06, 2012, 09:04:18 PM »
Ah, fond memories.
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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #41 on: September 07, 2012, 12:12:32 AM »
Part 2 : Preparation
An American citizen needs an ETA (Electronic Visa) to enter Australia which can be purchased online, but as has been discussed, there’s a member of Flyer Talk who offers this service for free. I would recommend double checking the ETA after it’s finished to make sure all the details are correct. (I caught a mistake in the passport expiration date of my infant that could’ve posed a problem.)

How do you check your names after the eta is done for you?

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #42 on: September 07, 2012, 12:18:16 AM »
Good stuff, keep it coming :)
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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #43 on: September 07, 2012, 12:22:17 AM »
Good stuff, keep it coming :)

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #44 on: September 07, 2012, 05:51:22 AM »
How do you check your names after the eta is done for you?
he sent me a notepad with all the info on it. i realized from there the error

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #45 on: September 07, 2012, 06:04:52 AM »
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר – יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #46 on: September 07, 2012, 10:13:10 AM »

is this air force one?!

anyone have a clue what this is???

anyone?

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #47 on: September 07, 2012, 10:16:16 AM »
you saw alot on this trip. a secret atomic weapon test and Obama flying to the UAE on a secret mission :-)

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #48 on: September 07, 2012, 11:52:47 AM »
anyone?
In every picture that of air force one that I've seen the whole nose was light blue not just a stripe down the side

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #49 on: September 07, 2012, 12:13:02 PM »
is this air force one?!


Looks more like this.


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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #50 on: September 07, 2012, 12:22:51 PM »
anyone?
explained on FT but I don't remember
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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #51 on: September 07, 2012, 12:59:58 PM »
he sent me a notepad with all the info on it. i realized from there the error

Who's "he"?

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #52 on: September 08, 2012, 02:46:48 PM »
Who's "he"?
An American citizen needs an ETA (Electronic Visa) to enter Australia which can be purchased online, but as has been discussed, there’s a member of Flyer Talk who offers this service for free.

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #53 on: September 08, 2012, 05:58:53 PM »
Why do they offer for free?

Leshem shomayim ?

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #54 on: September 08, 2012, 06:55:08 PM »
he actually asks that you "pay it forward", give the savings to a charity of your choice

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #55 on: September 08, 2012, 10:29:56 PM »
They use an international crew, and the ones attending to first class were an American and an Italian.

Wearing Burqas? :P

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #56 on: September 08, 2012, 10:32:05 PM »

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #57 on: September 08, 2012, 10:40:05 PM »
no

Ah, I thought it was part of the uniform...

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #58 on: September 09, 2012, 04:41:15 AM »
I stayed in a hotel when a whole crew of iran air checked-in.

They were not in bhurkas, but rather dressed like beis yaakov teachers.

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Re: Oz Trip Report (w/ a splash of Abu Dhabi)
« Reply #59 on: September 09, 2012, 04:58:31 AM »
great report! one thing which I don't understand is you went to Abu Dhabi and stayed in an Aloft !?!