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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #500 on: May 05, 2014, 06:46:09 PM »
Anyone ever been to PER?

What to do there?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #501 on: May 05, 2014, 07:17:38 PM »
Anyone ever been to PER?

What to do there?

Yup, spent several months there.

Gorgeous beaches and not much else though driving up the West Coast of Australia is unbelievable if you have the time

There is a small kosher cafe and a very friendly Jewish community. PM me if you need more info


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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #502 on: May 05, 2014, 07:22:42 PM »
Yup, spent several months there.

Gorgeous beaches and not much else though driving up the West Coast of Australia is unbelievable if you have the time

There is a small kosher cafe and a very friendly Jewish community. PM me if you need more info

Thanks for the info.

How many days would you say is sufficient to "see what I need to see?"
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #503 on: May 05, 2014, 07:54:00 PM »
Thanks for the info.

How many days would you say is sufficient to "see what I need to see?"

There's really not much to see

Think San Diego with nicer beaches and no amusement parks

If you have a week or so and want to do the coast the options are limitless

If you have even more time you can join the search for MH370

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #505 on: May 05, 2014, 08:08:40 PM »
There's really not much to see

Think San Diego with nicer beaches and no amusement parks

If you have a week or so and want to do the coast the options are limitless

If you have even more time you can join the search for MH370

alol.

Was looking to spend about a week there, and then head back to MLE for a bit.

Too much time in PER?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #506 on: May 05, 2014, 08:23:12 PM »
alol.

Was looking to spend about a week there, and then head back to MLE for a bit.

Too much time in PER?

Yeah.

Why not go to Bali/Java?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #507 on: May 05, 2014, 08:30:59 PM »
I actually have plans to have visited DPS by this point.

I have a routing to PER. Do I continue on after 3-4 days to do SYD/MEL and return from there instead of going to MLE?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #508 on: May 05, 2014, 08:41:34 PM »
On second thought, am I crazy to do Perth for 3-5 days, and then do DXB/AUH for about 5 days?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #509 on: May 05, 2014, 09:42:58 PM »
US computers are down for "an update to the systems."

Writing on the wall.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #510 on: May 05, 2014, 11:01:46 PM »
US computers are down for "an update to the systems."

Writing on the wall.

May have spoken to soon.

Seems DL and UA's computer systems are down as well.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #511 on: May 05, 2014, 11:14:46 PM »
Let him rest up, he's jetlagged :P
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #512 on: May 05, 2014, 11:15:58 PM »
It's gonna be awhile before I get to it, unfortunately.  :'(

But, I'm happy to answer any questions you may have.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #513 on: May 06, 2014, 08:00:09 AM »
On second thought, am I crazy to do Perth for 3-5 days, and then do DXB/AUH for about 5 days?

Really no reason to go to PER

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #514 on: May 06, 2014, 12:36:59 PM »
Really no reason to go to PER

Well, I couldn't find any (non-Y) availability from PER/MEL/SYD, so I had to scratch those plans. I'll try to fly SQ R down under instead.

Now have the below on hold. BA F, QF F, CX J and returning exactly the same way I come.

Anyone think I should change the return to CX F?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #515 on: May 06, 2014, 02:59:42 PM »
Well, I couldn't find any (non-Y) availability from PER/MEL/SYD, so I had to scratch those plans. I'll try to fly SQ R down under instead.

Now have the below on hold. BA F, QF F, CX J and returning exactly the same way I come.

Anyone think I should change the return to CX F?

I would. I like to get as much variety on one trip as I can. :P

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #516 on: May 06, 2014, 03:03:10 PM »
I would. I like to get as much variety on one trip as I can. :P

Normally, I'm like that myself, but in this instance, the prompting of the award was to fly BA F sans YQ.

Does it make sense to pass up on another BA F + QF F segment in favor of a CX award which I can presumably get "anytime?"
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #517 on: May 06, 2014, 04:08:18 PM »
Normally, I'm like that myself, but in this instance, the prompting of the award was to fly BA F sans YQ.

Does it make sense to pass up on another BA F + QF F segment in favor of a CX award which I can presumably get "anytime?"

Yes. BA F is really average

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #518 on: May 06, 2014, 04:19:26 PM »
Yes. BA F is really average

Turns out it's no longer available...

Well, not such a big deal. I've flown CX F before, and I'll be able to grab a CX F flight in the future, Gd willing.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #519 on: May 06, 2014, 04:20:36 PM »
Turns out it's no longer available...

Well, not such a big deal. I've flown CX F before, and I'll be able to grab a CX F flight in the future, Gd willing.
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