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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #75 on: January 25, 2015, 03:12:45 PM »
Nice trip report morgs almost as good as hearing it in person like I have on previous trips

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #76 on: January 25, 2015, 05:11:33 PM »
Nice trip report morgs almost as good as hearing it in person like I have on previous trips
but here you get the added benefit of all the great pics! ;D

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #77 on: January 25, 2015, 05:29:31 PM »
DISCLAIMER
We (myself, my wife, and 2 yr old) have returned not too long ago from a 2 week trip to Asia including Hong Kong, Thailand, and Singapore.

How many points total excluding hotel stays. Looking into Thailand.

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #78 on: January 25, 2015, 06:12:45 PM »
How many points total excluding hotel stays. Looking into Thailand.
We traveled from TLV:
30,000 AA per person in buisness on EL AL from TLV-HKG(no longer possible to do that direct on ELAL :-[)
17,500 UNITED per person in business on THAI from HKG-Phuket
17,500 UNITED per person in business on THAI from Chaing Mai-Singapore
30,000 AA per person in business on Cathay/El AL from SIN-TLV (through HKG)

120,000 AA Total
70,000 UNITED Total

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #79 on: January 25, 2015, 06:44:44 PM »
Amazing TR! Thanks for taking the time to put it together!

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #80 on: January 26, 2015, 02:14:06 AM »
Amazing TR! Thanks for taking the time to put it together!
With Pleasure!

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #81 on: January 27, 2015, 10:47:34 AM »
We traveled from TLV:
30,000 AA per person in buisness on EL AL from TLV-HKG(no longer possible to do that direct on ELAL :-[)
17,500 UNITED per person in business on THAI from HKG-Phuket
17,500 UNITED per person in business on THAI from Chaing Mai-Singapore
30,000 AA per person in business on Cathay/El AL from SIN-TLV (through HKG)

120,000 AA Total
70,000 UNITED Total

Awesome!

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #82 on: January 27, 2015, 01:15:21 PM »
Its great! but these good times are over as elal with AA broke up :'( :'(

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #83 on: January 27, 2015, 01:19:43 PM »
Its great! but these good times are over as elal with AA broke up :'( :'(
Now it takes double the amount of time to get to anywhere in Asia from Israel >:(!!!

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #84 on: March 09, 2015, 01:22:20 PM »
CHIANG MAI

Sign in Our taxi (we had already booked with Israel 999 tours though)



how was this specific driver? recommend him?

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #85 on: March 09, 2015, 01:24:47 PM »


There are very mixed reviews about this-a lot of people say it is a big waste of time and money ( a tourist trap) but we actually found it to be pretty cool to see how these people live. One of the women even had a few week old baby there and they live in these wooden huts with no electricity or running water-it was a little like hello…get with the program-its 2014!!!!!!!!!!!! The entrance fee is steep though 500 THB per adult ($15 US)-but the guide told us that the money is divided between all the people that live there and that is how they are supported.

Long Necks



it seems like you went to Baan Tong Luang Village which is the goverment built artificial villages. the real ones are free

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #86 on: March 09, 2015, 01:26:14 PM »
how was this specific driver? recommend him?
i know your nervous about this driver, and i was in the same place that you were in. But i can personally guarantee you there is really nothing to worry about. even in phuket where its more expensive there all the same priced and reliable. worry if you will take a massage before AND after dinner, or only after dinner but before you buy a custom suit for 10$ :D
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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #87 on: March 09, 2015, 01:27:15 PM »
it seems like you went to Baan Tong Luang Village which is the goverment built artificial villages. the real ones are free
The reason why he went to this one is because its next door to tiger kingdom.
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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #88 on: March 09, 2015, 01:49:16 PM »
i know your nervous about this driver
i dont get nervous  :) just trying have a backup plan just in case
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But i can personally guarantee you there is really nothing to worry about. 
im holding you to that, and i will come after you if not  ;D
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there all the same priced and reliable.
seems like the price range is between 600-1500 baht, im trying to find someone on the lower end as well as someone who will take me where i say and not where he wants.

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Re: TR (w/ pics):2 weeks in Asia with a 2 yr old
« Reply #89 on: March 09, 2015, 01:50:54 PM »
i dont get nervous  :) just trying have a backup plan just in caseim holding you to that, and i will come after you if not  ;Dseems like the price range is between 600-1500 baht, im trying to find someone on the lower end as well as someone who will take me where i say and not where he wants.
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