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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1480 on: August 27, 2015, 08:03:24 PM »
Good idea. We should make another 10 question quiz, a bit harder.



With a timer too, or the noobs will search for the answers. Oh hey, do they know how to do that anuway?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1481 on: August 27, 2015, 08:04:11 PM »
With a timer too, or the noobs will search for the answers. Oh hey, do they know how to do that anuway?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1482 on: August 28, 2015, 08:50:44 AM »
I can't be more specific this time around, unfortunately, aside from saying no animals were hurt in the making of this trip YQ was paid.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1483 on: August 31, 2015, 12:40:41 AM »
JFK-SJU on 9/3
and
ISP-FLL on 9/3

SJU-MIA on 9/6 and FLL-ISP on 9/7

Decisions, decisions.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1484 on: August 31, 2015, 12:52:42 AM »
JFK-SJU on 9/3
and
ISP-FLL on 9/3

SJU-MIA on 9/6 and FLL-ISP on 9/7

Decisions, decisions.

Check the weather

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1485 on: August 31, 2015, 01:01:17 AM »
Yeah, I know.  Both of them, of course, are conditioned on Erika subsiding.

But as of now, the weather in SJU looks great...

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1486 on: August 31, 2015, 06:02:37 AM »
Yeah, I know.  Both of them, of course, are conditioned on Erika subsiding.

Never base anything important on the mood of a woman. 😜

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1487 on: September 01, 2015, 06:31:43 PM »
JFK-SJU on 9/3
and
ISP-FLL on 9/3

SJU-MIA on 9/6 and FLL-ISP on 9/7

Decisions, decisions.

FLL/MIA it is. VQS is just too complicated to work out in such a short time.

ISP-FLL on 9/3
4 nights at Conrad MIA
FLL-ISP on 9/7

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Fuego, Zak the Baker, Foozo, and 26.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1488 on: September 01, 2015, 06:42:00 PM »
FLL/MIA it is. VQS is just too complicated to work out in such a short time.

ISP-FLL on 9/3
4 nights at Conrad MIA
FLL-ISP on 9/7

On tap:

Fuego, Zak the Baker, Foozo, and 26.
I guess the only way to book travel to FL during hurricane season is 2 days before. Enjoy!

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1489 on: September 01, 2015, 07:38:50 PM »
I guess the only way to book travel to FL during hurricane season is 2 days before. Enjoy!

Thanks. I hear good things about those restaurants, and I'm not in the mood to shlep food for a 3-4 day vacation.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1490 on: September 01, 2015, 07:40:43 PM »
FLL/MIA it is. VQS is just too complicated to work out in such a short time.

ISP-FLL on 9/3
4 nights at Conrad MIA
FLL-ISP on 9/7

On tap:

Fuego, Zak the Baker, Foozo, and 26.
Come to DC with the MP's.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1491 on: September 01, 2015, 07:42:21 PM »

Thanks. I hear good things about those restaurants, and I'm not in the mood to shlep food for a 3-4 day vacation.

Come back for Chol hamoed sukkos and join us in Miami!
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1492 on: September 01, 2015, 07:44:27 PM »
Come to DC with the MP's.

Hmmm... got kosher restaurants there? Staying at PH? Sounds tempting.

How you flying? Or driving?

Come back for Chol hamoed sukkos and join us in Miami!

If TLV doesn't work out, that'll be a distinct possibility :P
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1493 on: September 01, 2015, 07:53:28 PM »
Would voluntarily do to MIA in August?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1494 on: September 01, 2015, 07:59:40 PM »
Thanks. I hear good things about those restaurants, and I'm not in the mood to shlep food for a 3-4 day vacation.
I can think of other destinations that don't require schlepping food and are a lot less humid... Hmmm, what might I be thinking of?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1495 on: September 01, 2015, 08:04:34 PM »
I can think of other destinations that don't require schlepping food and are a lot less humid... Hmmm, what might I be thinking of?

Not true. BP can totally get humid!  ;D
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1496 on: September 01, 2015, 08:05:59 PM »
Not true. BP can totally get humid!  ;D
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1497 on: September 01, 2015, 08:06:57 PM »
Come to DC with the MP's.

Hmmm... got kosher restaurants there? Staying at PH? Sounds tempting.

How you flying? Or driving?

If TLV doesn't work out, that'll be a distinct possibility
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1498 on: September 01, 2015, 08:10:52 PM »
Should have gone with SJU. Although admittedly, if Vieques and Culebra are not possible, Mia isn't necessarily worse than staying in San Juan. But maybe you shouldn't limit yourself to points options, try Airbnb on Vieques or Culebra - Mia doesn't hold a candle to them.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #1499 on: September 01, 2015, 08:17:29 PM »
Would voluntarily do to MIA in August?

Booking this close to Labor Day has its challenges. Beggars can't be choosers.

I can think of other destinations that don't require schlepping food and are a lot less humid... Hmmm, what might I be thinking of?

Yes, yes, LAX is definitely less humid, but it's also twice as far, and for a trip where I want to maximize ground time, use my CP, have good kosher restaurants and nice hotels, MIA fits the bill.

Humidity doesn't matter when you're in the pool :P

Should have gone with SJU. Although admittedly, if Vieques and Culebra are not possible, Mia isn't necessarily worse than staying in San Juan. But maybe you shouldn't limit yourself to points options, try Airbnb on Vieques or Culebra - Mia doesn't hold a candle to them.

Frankly, I almost did.

But when you combine the longer flights, the more expensive hotels, the $300 round trip SJU-VQS transfer per person (or an extremely annoying ferry transfer which takes a while in and of itself), the lack of kosher restaurants, MIA becomes a bit more compelling for a short trip like this. And there wasn't anyway I was gonna stay in SJU.

Not to mention the fact that I didn't officially have a way back from SJU, so I was going to have to do JFK-SJU on AA, then SJU-MIA on AA on Sunday night, 9/6, spend the night in MIA, then fly back FLL-ISP, but then, because I didn't leave ISP I wouldn't have my car, so I'd have to take an hour Uber, which wouldn't have been cheap.

So, all in all, it was just too much on the con-side vs MIA.
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