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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #495 on: August 26, 2019, 09:54:41 PM »
Hello, I am hoping it is a right place for this question, if it is not please point me to the right chat ... Any way to extend Alaska points if I do not have their card anymore? TIA.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #496 on: August 28, 2019, 01:47:22 AM »
Hello, I am hoping it is a right place for this question, if it is not please point me to the right chat ... Any way to extend Alaska points if I do not have their card anymore? TIA.
You'll probably have better luck searching/asking in this thread.
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=5350.0

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #497 on: August 28, 2019, 08:39:12 PM »
You'll probably have better luck searching/asking in this thread.
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=5350.0
Thank you Gam

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #498 on: August 29, 2019, 12:16:54 AM »
so i got the choices down to 2 options. bear watching or a cruise to see the glaciers. what is the must-do? bear (pun intended) in mind that i am going dogsledding on a glacier, so i will see some glacier action...
if anyone sees this, please respond soon, because the trip is monday! thanx
did you do the dogslending in the end?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #499 on: August 29, 2019, 06:00:11 PM »
AA 2020:
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #500 on: August 30, 2019, 04:54:05 AM »
Classic aa like their plan to fly from Texas to tlv but not ny . Dosnt bother me anyway after my fiasco from SFO-JFK in j on way back from Alaska I would do jetblue mint and separate tickets then to alsaka as I did on the way there. And the Fairbanks flight makes no sense because Denali is basically the same distance from anc and Fairbanks and anc is a more central location

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #501 on: October 02, 2019, 08:20:29 AM »
i know im crazy and whoever cares is gonna start yelling...
im booked in mid november (yes november) for 2 days (yes only 2 days) to anchorage
coming back from hawaii, im landing tues morning in anc and departing thurs morning
i love cramming (i know everyone else hates it, but i like it)
i dont mind diving a bunch of hours to see things
how can i fill up 2 days to make the most out of,
to top it off i dont wanna pay $400-500 for single activities
id love to stick in dog sledding along the way.
how do i plan this???

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #502 on: October 02, 2019, 01:22:04 PM »
i know im crazy and whoever cares is gonna start yelling...
im booked in mid november (yes november) for 2 days (yes only 2 days) to anchorage
coming back from hawaii, im landing tues morning in anc and departing thurs morning
i love cramming (i know everyone else hates it, but i like it)
i dont mind diving a bunch of hours to see things
how can i fill up 2 days to make the most out of,
to top it off i dont wanna pay $400-500 for single activities
id love to stick in dog sledding along the way.
how do i plan this???
There are some great TRs on this site, plus check out alaska.org
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #503 on: October 02, 2019, 02:43:28 PM »
There are some great TRs on this site, plus check out alaska.org
i read thru the whole thread
i dont know how to make heads and tails out of all the tr's of ppl who spent at least a week there,
besides google maps and waze wont give me travel times in btwn most places, they just say directions not available

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #504 on: October 05, 2019, 08:11:52 PM »
besides google maps and waze wont give me travel times in btwn most places, they just say directions not available
That's because there are very few roads, and you most likely can not drive the route you are looking for.  Also, most touristy things are closed by Nov.

There are some great TRs on this site, plus check out alaska.org
Did you check out alaska.org?
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #505 on: October 06, 2019, 01:07:14 AM »
i know im crazy and whoever cares is gonna start yelling...
im booked in mid november (yes november) for 2 days (yes only 2 days) to anchorage
coming back from hawaii, im landing tues morning in anc and departing thurs morning
i love cramming (i know everyone else hates it, but i like it)
i dont mind diving a bunch of hours to see things
how can i fill up 2 days to make the most out of,
to top it off i dont wanna pay $400-500 for single activities
id love to stick in dog sledding along the way.
how do i plan this???
The answer to your question in a nutshell is that anything you can cram into those 2 days (within driving distance to ANC) is most likely closed in November.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #506 on: October 06, 2019, 06:22:22 PM »
The answer to your question in a nutshell is that anything you can cram into those 2 days (within driving distance to ANC) is most likely closed in November.
so i should just park myself in the airport and wait 2 days till my flight out?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #507 on: October 06, 2019, 08:13:09 PM »
so i should just park myself in the airport and wait 2 days till my flight out?
You said you wanted to go dogsledding.  I gave you a resource where you can find info on that as well as on some other things you can do in November, but sure, parking yourself at the airport is definitely a valid alternative.
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #508 on: October 07, 2019, 03:58:53 PM »
i know im crazy and whoever cares is gonna start yelling...
im booked in mid november (yes november) for 2 days (yes only 2 days) to anchorage
coming back from hawaii, im landing tues morning in anc and departing thurs morning
i love cramming (i know everyone else hates it, but i like it)
i dont mind diving a bunch of hours to see things
how can i fill up 2 days to make the most out of,
to top it off i dont wanna pay $400-500 for single activities
id love to stick in dog sledding along the way.
how do i plan this???
there's dogsleding all over I believe even in anc itself another thing to do is drive to Fairbanks to see the northern lights and then go Chena hot springs around 1half from Fairbanks just be careful on drive up because alot of spots have no service and not to many gas stations open so fill up whenever possible and buy a Jerry can. The craziest part is your going to be going from Hawaii weather to Alaska weather its gonna feel even colder

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #509 on: October 07, 2019, 05:07:53 PM »
there's dogsleding all over I believe even in anc itself another thing to do is drive to Fairbanks to see the northern lights and then go Chena hot springs around 1half from Fairbanks just be careful on drive up because alot of spots have no service and not to many gas stations open so fill up whenever possible and buy a Jerry can. The craziest part is your going to be going from Hawaii weather to Alaska weather its gonna feel even colder
thanx. u know of a place i can do dogsledding for cheap?