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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1020 on: December 24, 2014, 01:58:32 PM »
About $350. Not too terrible if your adamant on flying the apartment, and still pennies vs. the real value.

You sure? I thought it was close to $550.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1021 on: December 24, 2014, 02:15:59 PM »
You sure? I thought it was close to $550.
Yes. YMMV

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1022 on: December 24, 2014, 02:21:27 PM »
You sure? I thought it was close to $550.
That's including the UK tax. But stopping on the way from TLV doesn't pay that.
 

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1023 on: December 24, 2014, 05:38:59 PM »
IMHO there is no point as a couple to fly in the apartments. Am I wrong?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1024 on: December 24, 2014, 05:45:17 PM »
Course you are ;)

Can almost cuddle!

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1025 on: December 24, 2014, 06:21:26 PM »
Course you are ;)

Can almost cuddle!


I was waiting for such kind of pic. Never knew that this is the case. Thought its individual closed suited.

But this is nice. Though they made sure to put a wall in the middle that can't be removed  ;) hence you can almost....
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1026 on: December 30, 2014, 12:04:40 AM »
When can we expect TR?

forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=33867.msg669659#msg669659, just went through 5 pages of excellent trip planning for SA. This would be a great TR to write now, for everyone planning trip there now.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1027 on: December 30, 2014, 12:06:34 AM »
Course you are ;)

Can almost cuddle!



With a pic like that, now I'll need to add to my to-do list!
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1028 on: December 30, 2014, 11:36:43 AM »
forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=33867.msg669659#msg669659, just went through 5 pages of excellent trip planning for SA. This would be a great TR to write now, for everyone planning trip there now.

Mrs. AJK is about to finish DXB/SIN/DPS, and I'm in the middle of continuing AKL.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1029 on: December 30, 2014, 11:37:08 AM »
Hypothetically -- if you were doing SYD and BOB in one trip, which would do you first and why?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1030 on: December 30, 2014, 11:40:02 AM »
Hypothetically -- if you were doing SYD and BOB in one trip, which would do you first and why?
SYD so you can veg out in BOB.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1031 on: December 30, 2014, 11:40:16 AM »
Hypothetically -- if you were doing SYD and BOB in one trip, which would do you first and why?
SYD, better equipment, Fly F on a much longer flight

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1032 on: December 30, 2014, 11:40:38 AM »
SYD so you can veg out in BOB.

Yeah. Was leaning that way myself.

Just wanted to throw it out there in case I was missing something.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1033 on: December 30, 2014, 11:41:00 AM »
SYD, better equipment, Fly F on a much longer flight

Actually, this may be an award in business  :o :o
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1034 on: December 30, 2014, 11:47:52 AM »
Mrs. AJK is about to finish DXB/SIN/DPS, and I'm in the middle of continuing AKL.

So I'll stick to your planning pages for now. We would like to fly to MQP and tour kruger from there, but flights there and back would add about 175 per person to the trip. We only have a day and a half set aside for kruger.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1035 on: December 30, 2014, 11:48:55 AM »
So I'll stick to your planning pages for now. We would like to fly to MQP and tour kruger from there, but flights there and back would add about 175 per person to the trip. We only have a day and a half set aside for kruger.

With only a day and half at kruger, you have no option but to splurge on flights. Time spent driving would eviscerate anything you had in MQP.

No way to extend time there?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1036 on: December 30, 2014, 11:50:39 AM »
With only a day and half at kruger, you have no option but to splurge on flights. Time spent driving would eviscerate anything you had in MQP.

No way to extend time there?

Plan is to arrive on Tuesday evening, fly that night to CPT. Stay in CPT Tuesday night till Friday morning, fly to JNB for Shabbos, and sunday head out to Kruger. Our return flight is Monday night from JNB.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1037 on: December 30, 2014, 11:55:55 AM »
Plan is to arrive on Tuesday evening, fly that night to CPT. Stay in CPT Tuesday night till Friday morning, fly to JNB for Shabbos, and sunday head out to Kruger. Our return flight is Monday night from JNB.

We did a similar itinerary, just with a bit more time on either end:

Depart Sun from JFK, arrive in CPT by Tues at 4pm.
Tues-Fri in CPT.
Shabbas in JNB.
Sun morn-Tues afternoon in Kruger.
Depart JNB Tues night.


Travel time to CPT and AKL are killers.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1038 on: December 30, 2014, 11:59:02 AM »
Travel time to CPT and AKL are killers.
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.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1039 on: December 30, 2014, 12:04:47 PM »
We did a similar itinerary, just with a bit more time on last end:

Depart Sun from JFK, arrive in CPT by Tues at 4pm.
Tues-Fri in CPT.
Shabbas in JNB.
Sun morn-Tues afternoon in Kruger.
Depart JNB Tues night.


Travel time to CPT and AKL are killers.

FTFY. We are also arriving about same time on Tuesday in JNB. Yes we can really use that extra day in MQP but no changes to the ticket now. Oh forgot to mention this is all in Y :)