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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #860 on: March 10, 2014, 12:22:19 PM »
Not the only 2 options, where else would you or someone recommend with a baby, except Paris Zrh yvr Miami Israel, since we were at those places already.
Taking 6 month old to Thailand/Hong Kong in a couple of weeks.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #861 on: March 10, 2014, 03:45:58 PM »
Looking for ideas for 2 day trip to carribean in June from Baltimore.
Any ideas on flights using Southwest or Avios?
Best case scenario also uses SPG for hotel.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #862 on: March 10, 2014, 03:47:59 PM »
Looking for ideas for 2 day trip to carribean in June from Baltimore.
Any ideas on flights using Southwest or Avios?
Best case scenario also uses SPG for hotel.

Too bad it's June:

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #863 on: March 10, 2014, 03:53:10 PM »
I saw that and debated going in July, but wife's b-day is in June.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #864 on: March 10, 2014, 03:54:25 PM »
Take her out for dinner in June, and tell her about the trip in July at dinner :)
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #865 on: March 10, 2014, 06:53:33 PM »
Taking 6 month old to Thailand/Hong Kong in a couple of weeks.
looking forward to your TR, I thought of those places but did not think it was feasible with an infant.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #866 on: March 10, 2014, 09:45:16 PM »
looking forward to your TR, I thought of those places but did not think it was feasible with an infant.
Probably will not have much more to add than what AJK wrote about (doing a very similar trip), but it may have a different spin as i'll be with a child.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #867 on: March 10, 2014, 09:46:48 PM »
Going with a baby 7months old, should we look to do Venice, or is it smarter to do Hawaii (Kauai)?

Don't do Venice.  It's a pain for anything with wheels, especially a stroller.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #868 on: March 11, 2014, 12:33:16 AM »
Taking 6 month old to Thailand/Hong Kong in a couple of weeks.
Nice! We spent 10 days in Bali and few spread out between Beijing, Singapore and Bangkok with a 4 month old. Glad to see there are other like minded parents out there  :)

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #869 on: March 23, 2014, 10:53:08 PM »
need help here.
coming back from zrh to new york august 24
traveling with United rewards tickets
can do 1 free stopover in Europe  ( 24 hours)
What can you all recommend?
traveling with 8 kids (2-16)
Prague??Vienna?? london??   ( paris and vce not an option)
thanks

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #870 on: March 23, 2014, 11:13:15 PM »
need help here.
coming back from zrh to new york august 24
traveling with United rewards tickets
can do 1 free stopover in Europe  ( 24 hours)
What can you all recommend?
traveling with 8 kids (2-16)
Prague??Vienna?? london??   ( paris and vce not an option)
thanks

You snagged 10 Saver Award seats for this trip?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #871 on: March 23, 2014, 11:25:38 PM »
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #872 on: March 25, 2014, 09:01:43 PM »
We would like to go to Prague from NYC via Amsterdam. (just do a day there and continue on to Prague without staying overnight). We have points with Skyteam, Star Alliance, Oneworld, chase points and Amex points. What is best way to book my flights? We are looking for business class/first.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #873 on: April 07, 2014, 11:51:09 AM »
Now that my trip is over, would like to hear some ideas for my next trip. Looking for warm beachy type and not Hawaii.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #874 on: April 07, 2014, 11:59:01 AM »
Now that my trip is over, would like to hear some ideas for my next trip. Looking for warm beachy type and not Hawaii.

Costa Rica
Cape Town
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #875 on: April 07, 2014, 12:02:11 PM »
Costa Rica
Cape Town
I guess i should mention i want to take a "long" trip before my kid gets too big.

Cape Town is an idea. Thinking maybe Bali or Spain as well.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #876 on: April 07, 2014, 12:31:43 PM »
CPT was stunningly beautiful. If you can fly LH, EK, or EY there, you'd be golden.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #877 on: April 07, 2014, 12:35:31 PM »
CPT was stunningly beautiful. If you can fly LH, EK, or EY there, you'd be golden.
I have AS miles i can probably use for EK. Would it be a trip to just CPT or other places to go around there.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #878 on: April 07, 2014, 01:30:46 PM »
Once you're there,  I'd hit up Kruger. JNB can be skipped IMO.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #879 on: April 07, 2014, 02:43:41 PM »
Once you're there,  I'd hit up Kruger. JNB can be skipped IMO.

Near Kruger, the Panoramic Route in Mpumalanga has some amazing sites.
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