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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #140 on: August 26, 2013, 12:17:13 AM »
I'll take that as a yes :)
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #141 on: August 26, 2013, 12:19:43 AM »
All I'm saying is that the PH SYD is good incentive for that option.

Nothing is worth Australian customs if you can avoid it.
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #142 on: August 26, 2013, 12:25:46 AM »
Nothing is worth Australian customs if you can avoid it.
Lol. I was actually quite pleased that they didn't make us any big issues when we went through goods to declare.

Have a bad experience? Many countries give single guys a hard time. I know Canada often does.
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #143 on: August 26, 2013, 10:16:58 AM »
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #144 on: August 26, 2013, 10:24:53 AM »
Nothing is worth Australian customs if you can avoid it.
Just declare any food if you have it, and don't bring any fruits, vegetables or meat, and you will be fine.
Its cute how two weeks after Sukkos they are still asking, "Do you perhaps have an Etrog in your bag?"

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #145 on: August 26, 2013, 10:27:07 AM »
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« Reply #146 on: August 26, 2013, 10:27:46 AM »
Just declare any food if you have it, and don't bring any fruits, vegetables or meat, and you will be fine.
Its cute how two weeks after Sukkos they are still asking, "Do you perhaps have an Etrog in your bag?"

Even cooked veggies and meat?

What does one do for food?
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #147 on: August 26, 2013, 10:29:06 AM »
SYD and MEL have food. We brought La Briutes and food from those cities to GOR, Tasmania, and Hamilton island.
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #148 on: August 26, 2013, 10:29:39 AM »
Does "ex-aussie" include ex-AKL?

Doesn't look like it, SI.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #149 on: August 26, 2013, 10:30:05 AM »
SYD and MEL have food. We brought La Briutes and food from those cities to Tasmania and Hamilton island.

La Briutes are OK?
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #150 on: August 26, 2013, 10:33:34 AM »
Yes. I corresponded with them beforehand to confirm that and they had no qualms at all.

Because they were so intrigued/preoccupied by them they also let in other packaged snacks at the bottom of that suitcase :)
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #151 on: August 26, 2013, 10:35:55 AM »
Yes. I corresponded with them beforehand to confirm that and they had no qualms at all.
Because they were so intrigued/preoccupied by them they also let in other packaged snacks at the bottom of that suitcase :)
They always let in packaged snacks ...

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #152 on: August 26, 2013, 10:44:59 AM »
Milk chocolate and nuts?
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #153 on: August 26, 2013, 10:48:26 AM »
Milk chocolate and nuts?
If it is properly packaged (as in for retail sale), yes.

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #154 on: August 26, 2013, 11:22:45 AM »
Cool, didn't realize that.
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #155 on: October 08, 2013, 03:29:45 PM »
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #156 on: October 13, 2013, 06:09:05 PM »
I just got back from a 'round the world trip and flew 3 airlines business class, here is me rating my experience

  • Lufthansa, pretty good, kosher meals pretty good too
  • Swiss, much better lie flat seats and the food was awesome, kosher meals included Swiss chocolate and a bunch of Swiss cheese, was great
  • Austrian Air; takes the cream of the crop, they have taken business class to a whole new level, with huge touch screens and the best seats yet, kosher meals was the best I had, with kosher fine wine and gigantic meals... Austrian airlines tops them all

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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #157 on: October 13, 2013, 06:10:47 PM »
I just got back from a 'round the world trip and flew 3 airlines business class, here is me rating my experience

  • Lufthansa, pretty good, kosher meals pretty good too
  • Swiss, much better lie flat seats and the food was awesome, kosher meals included Swiss chocolate and a bunch of Swiss cheese, was great
  • Austrian Air; takes the cream of the crop, they have taken business class to a whole new level, with huge touch screens and the best seats yet, kosher meals was the best I had, with kosher fine wine and gigantic meals... Austrian airlines tops them all

Nice. Care to elaborate which routes you took? Any pics?
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #158 on: October 13, 2013, 06:26:03 PM »
Nice. Care to elaborate which routes you took? Any pics?

JFK to Frankfurt Germany, on to Mumbai India; Lufthansa

Mumbai India to Zurich; Swiss air

Zurich to London city airport; Swiss air

LHR UK to Vienna Austria; Austrian airline

Vienna to JFK; Austrian Airline

Sorry but no in the air pics.
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Re: Best Airline
« Reply #159 on: October 13, 2013, 06:37:09 PM »
Here I found a bunch of Austrian pics, with the sky painted walls same as my flight... http://boardingarea.com/onemileatatime/2013/01/31/really-impressed-by-austrians-new-business-class/