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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #120 on: November 14, 2013, 12:42:55 PM »
LOL

I sometimes daven at Beis AJK of the NorthEast in such circumstances. Though I hear that there will be a similar congregation in SE Asia this summer...

Every sfardi place I've davened at ends 20% quicker than ashkenizic :)

There are few things I enjoy as much as the Heicha Kedusha during Mussaf at KZ in HKG

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #121 on: November 14, 2013, 12:49:44 PM »
May also be known as the "kotel."
koisel

If you want to dive you cannot miss Tulamben in Bali where they have a very cool shipwreck and many tropical fish. That alone will be a full day trip from any of the areas you will be staying. You also can't miss Nusa Lembongan which is a really cool island off the coast of Bali that has no cars, awesome drift snorkeling and great beaches. So 4 days is really tight.

If you only did 4 days how many days would you have for say Langkawi?
whats to do there for 9 days?
is there chabad therE?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #122 on: November 17, 2013, 01:33:07 PM »
Shhh... secret for y'all:

I've been looking for OZ F for awhile now, and this morning, I was able to snag it :)

When UA didn't show ANY availability for JFK-ICN, even one seat in any class, I thought something was up. So I went to ANA and it showed a LOT of availability.

So if you're looking to get rid of some UA miles before the deval, now's the time.

I let the JL SkySuite go for this, but I figure it saves me a day of travel, I get to use UA (which have a date certain for deval) instead of AA (which will happen, just not sure when), and I get to leave on Sunday instead of Monday. Right choice?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #123 on: November 17, 2013, 02:32:21 PM »
Better book quick... I have it on good authority this is going to go mainstream today ;)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #124 on: November 17, 2013, 02:46:26 PM »
Outbound: JFK-ICN-SIN(stop)-DPS in OZ F and SQ J
Inbound: DPS-BKK-FRA-MUC-YYZ-NYC in TG F and LH F

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #125 on: November 17, 2013, 03:12:03 PM »
Outbound: JFK-ICN-SIN(stop)-DPS in OZ F and SQ J
Inbound: DPS-BKK-FRA-MUC-YYZ-NYC in TG F and LH F
Are you stopping anywhere along the inbound route? That's a lot of flying...

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #126 on: November 17, 2013, 03:16:00 PM »
Better book quick... I have it on good authority this is going to go mainstream today ;)
You booked it over the phone?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #127 on: November 17, 2013, 03:18:22 PM »
Are you stopping anywhere along the inbound route? That's a lot of flying...

Nope. Just enough time to enjoy the F lounges in BKK and FRA.

You booked it over the phone?

Started online, added these segs over phone.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #128 on: November 17, 2013, 03:22:42 PM »
Called 2 UA departments to test book OZ F.
They said there's an OZ outage until 10pm EST at which point it will be back on UA.com and over the phone.

Probably can be done with HUCACACA but it'll be a pain.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #129 on: November 17, 2013, 03:40:19 PM »
Not sure what that means exactly, but mine was just confirmed, though waiting for a TKT #.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #130 on: November 17, 2013, 03:46:31 PM »
Not sure what that means exactly
Methinks you got lucky.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #131 on: November 17, 2013, 03:49:01 PM »
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #132 on: November 17, 2013, 03:52:02 PM »
...and ticketed.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #133 on: November 17, 2013, 03:53:29 PM »
Seems like maybe it's like the UA and SQ PSS where everything goes wide open :D

Yep...
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #134 on: November 17, 2013, 04:08:26 PM »
Outbound: JFK-ICN-SIN(stop)-DPS in OZ F and SQ J
Inbound: DPS-BKK-FRA-MUC-YYZ-NYC in TG F and LH F
...and ticketed.
Well done.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #135 on: November 17, 2013, 04:29:13 PM »
Hmmm.... currently have yyz-muc-fra-bkk-hkt booked. Change to jfk-icn-hkt? Two less flights but I leave earlier and get it later as it requires an overnight in icn
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #136 on: November 17, 2013, 04:29:32 PM »
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #137 on: November 17, 2013, 04:30:23 PM »
Hmmm.... currently have yyz-muc-fra-bkk-hkt booked. Change to jfk-icn-hkt? Two less flights but I leave earlier and get it later as it requires an overnight in icn
Only if you'll use the time in ICN to go to the DMZ or something interesting.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #138 on: November 17, 2013, 04:31:43 PM »
Hmmm.... currently have yyz-muc-fra-bkk-hkt booked. Change to jfk-icn-hkt? Two less flights but I leave earlier and get it later as it requires an overnight in icn

I probably would if booking from scratch, but not sure I'd want to eat the $150/pp change fee plus less time at my destination at this point.

Other may disagree.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #139 on: November 17, 2013, 04:31:52 PM »
Only if you'll use the time in ICN to go to the DMZ or something interesting.
Flight gets in at 410 pm. I doubt I'll actually be able to do something
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