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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #825 on: October 07, 2014, 08:58:05 PM »
I feel like opening the doors would trigger some sort of light, etc.
And there's probably a switch to flip that would disable that.

My guess is just like with a hotel room, it would be doable with some modifications.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #826 on: October 07, 2014, 09:41:33 PM »
There are many potential issues.

- For starters you'll have to be hooked up to power - the batteries won't last all Shabbos and you can't/wouldn't want to run the generator instead. You'll probably also need 220v for the AC, so make sure the campground could supply that (many do).

- The water hookup often leaks, which could be an issue of watering on shabbos; AYLOR.

- You can't put the cabin lights on a timer, so that may be an issue since some beds are in the main living area.

- Going in and out of the RV could be an issue of maaras ayin (even if no Jews are around), so you may have to cover up your wheels to indicate that you're staying put (obviously AYLOR).

-Make sure to empty the black water tank and treat the toilet before Shabbos; that's not something you want to get stuck with.

- Carrying anything outside is obviously an issue to discuss.

- The fridge runs on propane, so the compressor going on may be more serious than a regular fridge (is it considered a fire???).

- As far as I remember all living-area lights are manual (unlike the cab or a regular car). Opening the door doesn't turn on anything. This may obviously vary by model (I had a stock Winnebago).

That'll all I could think of for now; I'm sure there are more  :P

I added some additional points to the quote.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #827 on: October 07, 2014, 09:43:56 PM »
If you could find someone who goes to an OOT Rebbe (Tosh, Skvere) he may have some more concrete info - it's not uncommon for people to stay in RVs over Yom Tov.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #828 on: October 07, 2014, 09:46:18 PM »
Wow, a lot of issues to keep in mind. Thanks for the input.

May just be simpler to avoid the potential obstacles.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #829 on: October 08, 2014, 12:20:03 AM »
I'm not sure where the appropriate thread for this is but is there an arrivals lounge in FRA for SQ suites arrivals? Is it decent?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #830 on: October 08, 2014, 12:42:24 AM »
I'm not sure where the appropriate thread for this is but is there an arrivals lounge in FRA for SQ suites arrivals? Is it decent?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #831 on: October 13, 2014, 07:04:57 PM »
Can anyone tell me what route the SQ chart could be referring on Zone 12 <> Zone 12  ???
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #832 on: October 13, 2014, 08:42:55 PM »
Ever wonder what route is the best bang for your buck in SQuites?

Well, wonder no longer, as I had too much time on my hands no time today, but crunched all the numbers anyway, and here are the results.

The colored numbers represent the amount of SQ miles that are required per mile flown in Suites. Lower the better.



Notes:

Best overall routes are ex-JFK (except for FRA) and ex-AKL.

However, the likelihood of scoring 2 savers JFK<>FRA<>SIN<>?? is next to nothing, thus leaving the best practical route as AKL<>SIN<>HKG/NRT/ZRH/CDG.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #833 on: October 13, 2014, 09:00:34 PM »
Ever wonder what route is the best bang for your buck in SQuites?

Well, wonder no longer, as I had too much time on my hands no time today, but crunched all the numbers anyway, and here are the results.

The colored numbers represent the amount of SQ miles that are required per mile flown in Suites. Lower the better.



Notes:

Best overall routes are ex-JFK (except for FRA) and ex-AKL.

However, the likelihood of scoring 2 savers JFK<>FRA<>SIN<>?? is next to nothing, thus leaving the best practical route as AKL<>SIN<>HKG/NRT/ZRH/CDG.
Awesome chart.

Definitely will be helpful for when i plan my first trip with SQ.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #834 on: October 13, 2014, 09:03:14 PM »
Awesome chart.

Definitely will be helpful for when i plan my first trip with SQ.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #835 on: October 13, 2014, 09:19:30 PM »
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #836 on: October 14, 2014, 01:14:35 AM »
Awesome chart.

Definitely will be helpful for when i plan my first trip with SQ.

Yup thanks, though don't see any SQ R flight planned in the foreseeable future for me.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #837 on: October 14, 2014, 01:30:27 AM »
Dan, maybe put AJKs chart on the MS?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #838 on: October 14, 2014, 02:34:59 AM »
Sooo.... SQ has no routes where they say they do, and routes where they say they don't?



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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #839 on: October 14, 2014, 02:39:41 AM »
This chart is awesome!
Good accounting :P