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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1040 on: December 30, 2014, 12:10:38 PM »
I'd say that's another benefit of being in LAX: only 13 hours non-stop to AKL. CPT on the other hand is awful.
Biggest benefit of LAX is proximity to HI.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1041 on: December 30, 2014, 12:19:14 PM »
Biggest benefit of LAX is proximity to HI.
Right. 20 days and counting....

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1042 on: December 30, 2014, 12:24:20 PM »
Option 1:

Weds, LAX-PPT, TN 7, 16:30-21:50, Business
--overnight in PPT--
Thurs, PPT-BOB, VT 487, 08:30-09:20, Coach
--4 days in BOB--
Sun, BOB-PPT, VT 437, 19:55-20:45, Coach
--overnight in PPT--
Mon, PPT-AKL, TN 101, 07:40-11:35, Business
Mon, AKL-SYD, ??, ??, ??
--6/7 days in SYD/MEL--
Sun/Mon, SYD-LAX, VA 1, 23:40-06:30, Business

Option 2:

Tues/Weds, LAX-SYD, VA 2, 19:50--7:50 +2, Business
--4/5 days in SYD/MEL--
Tues, SYD-AKL, ??, ??, ??
Tues, AKL-PPT, TN 102, 17:05-22:55, Business
--overnight in PPT--
Weds, PPT-BOB, VT 402, 07:50-08:40, Coach
--5 days in BOB--
Sun, BOB-PPT, VT 437, 19:55-20:45, Coach
Sun, PPT-LAX, 23:59-11:15 +1, TN 8, Business

Even though I think I'd prefer SYD then BOB, the availability and routings make the BOB then SYD (option 1) trip look more appealing, no?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1043 on: December 30, 2014, 12:27:07 PM »
You can't possibly do SYD+MEL properly in under 7 days, so that's your answer I guess.
Even 7 days is aggressive.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1044 on: December 30, 2014, 12:28:00 PM »
You can't possibly do SYD+MEL properly in under 7 days, so that's your answer I guess.

I'd be happy to do one or the other + whitsundays or GBR or the like.

Not dead set on doing both. After doing AKL, I know better than to try to bite off more than I can chew.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1045 on: December 30, 2014, 12:36:59 PM »
I'd be happy to do one or the other + whitsundays or GBR or the like.

Not dead set on doing both. After doing AKL, I know better than to try to bite off more than I can chew.
Lol, just wait until you have 2 solid weeks?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1046 on: December 30, 2014, 12:39:59 PM »
Lol, just wait until you have 2 solid weeks?

That'll happen just around the same time it does for you :P
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1047 on: December 30, 2014, 12:44:27 PM »
That'll happen just around the same time it does for you :P
With a week you can cover 2 places, take your pick.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1048 on: December 30, 2014, 03:16:06 PM »
Actually, this may be an award in business  :o :o
I would expect you to fly to SYD via HKG on CX  ;)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1049 on: December 30, 2014, 03:16:43 PM »
I would expect you to fly to SYD via HKG on CX  ;)

I value non-stop travel more than F this time around :)

Besides, no F on HKG<>SYD.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1050 on: December 30, 2014, 03:18:53 PM »
I value non-stop travel more than F this time around :)

Besides, no F on HKG<>SYD.
I thought you would travel forever as long as you could stay in F. ;)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1051 on: December 30, 2014, 03:20:23 PM »
I thought you would travel forever as long as you could stay in F. ;)

If I had no time constraints? Definitely.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1052 on: December 30, 2014, 03:57:22 PM »
If I had no time constraints? Definitely.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1053 on: December 30, 2014, 04:04:30 PM »
If I had no time constraints? Definitely.
really seems like you have pretty tough time constraints

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1054 on: December 30, 2014, 04:05:51 PM »
really seems like you have pretty tough time constraints

Touche. But despite what you're implying, having 2 weeks to travel across the world, literally, is a constraint.

To properly do AKL, for example, you really need, I'd say, 6 weeks... two doesn't even come close.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1055 on: December 30, 2014, 04:08:52 PM »
Touche. But despite what you're implying, having 2 weeks to travel across the world, literally, is a constraint.

To properly do AKL, for example, you really need, I'd say, 6 weeks... two doesn't even come close.
this is a few weeks after you picked up and went to brazil, dallas, and wherever else you went.
some of us work for companies with a set amount of off days to use on yuntif and any extra days we need
so please, dont complain about time constraints as we salivate over your TRs  :D

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1056 on: December 30, 2014, 04:12:48 PM »
this is a few weeks after you picked up and went to brazil, dallas, and wherever else you went.
some of us work for companies with a set amount of off days to use on yuntif and any extra days we need
so please, dont complain about time constraints as we salivate over your TRs  :D

I certainly don't want to come across as ungrateful; if I have, I apologize.

I'm simply trying to acknowledge that when traveling to some of these places, one needs more than 9-10 days on the ground to adequately experience them. But, absolutely, I'll take 9-10 days if the alternative is 0 days.

Sorry again if I came across as an entitled-pr*ck.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1057 on: December 30, 2014, 04:14:10 PM »
I certainly don't want to come across as ungrateful; if I have, I apologize.

I'm simply trying to acknowledge that when traveling to some of these places, one needs more than 9-10 days on the ground to adequately experience them. But, absolutely, I'll take 9-10 days if the alternative is 0 days.

Sorry again if I came across as an entitled-pr*ck.
you didnt, i meant all my comments in a nice, (jealous), fashion

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1058 on: December 30, 2014, 04:14:41 PM »
@AJK - don't listen to the haters.
Some of us actually love traveling the world vicariously through your TRs.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1059 on: December 30, 2014, 04:15:59 PM »
@AJK - don't listen to the haters.
Some of us actually love traveling the world vicariously through your TRs.
i said i wasnt being a hater
im looking forward to hearing and seeing about BOB