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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #160 on: July 17, 2017, 07:58:49 PM »
Any option to purchase something in us prior to leaving?
why? Its so easy in the airport.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #161 on: July 17, 2017, 08:53:39 PM »
Any option to purchase something in us prior to leaving?
Yes, but T-Mobile is cheaper than purchasing in the US.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: July 18, 2017, 11:16:09 AM »
Relevancy to MEL?
I click Florence thread
Posted here in error


Was wondering why I was being quoted here
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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #165 on: July 18, 2017, 03:57:54 PM »
Yes, but T-Mobile is cheaper than purchasing in the US.

T- Mobile is the service in MEL?

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #166 on: July 18, 2017, 03:58:32 PM »
T- Mobile is the service in MEL?
T-Mobile has service all over the world.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #167 on: July 18, 2017, 06:55:58 PM »
T- Mobile is the service in MEL?
If you have Tmobile in the states (on certain plans), they provide free roaming across many countries in the world

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #168 on: September 01, 2018, 07:03:08 AM »
Plan on doing GOR whole day tom...anyone have a list of not-to-miss spots?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #169 on: September 01, 2018, 08:44:46 PM »

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #170 on: September 04, 2018, 09:38:16 AM »
Plan on doing GOR whole day tom...anyone have a list of not-to-miss spots?
If you're doing it all in one day, you won't be able to make it to all the well known spots.  (see my tr for a sample all in one day GOR)

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #171 on: January 18, 2019, 12:29:54 AM »
Trying to figure out the best Jewish area to stay in Melbourne.   Anyone know if the area of South Yarra is a good location to stay?  I noticed that the Melbourne Hebrew Congregation shul is that area and there seems to be a Chabad of South Yarra also in that area.  Wanting to stay in this area for Shabbos because the hotel options seem to be more higher end than in the St. Kilda area.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #172 on: January 20, 2019, 01:56:56 AM »
Trying to figure out the best Jewish area to stay in Melbourne.   Anyone know if the area of South Yarra is a good location to stay?  I noticed that the Melbourne Hebrew Congregation shul is that area and there seems to be a Chabad of South Yarra also in that area.  Wanting to stay in this area for Shabbos because the hotel options seem to be more higher end than in the St. Kilda area.
Not sure what's best for you, but the frum community of all stripes is in S Kilda.
So if you want to get a taste of Shabbos in the frum neighborhood of Melbourne, that is the place to be.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #173 on: February 05, 2019, 06:13:53 PM »
is 6 days in Australia enough to do both SYD and MEL? if not then which place is better/more recommended?

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #174 on: February 05, 2019, 06:22:45 PM »
is 6 days in Australia enough to do both SYD and MEL? if not then which place is better/more recommended?
No, it's not enough time to see either place we'll. I'd say a minimum of 5 days in MEL (including the GOR) and a similar amount of time in SYD. Because of the GOR, I'd recommend MEL over SYD.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #175 on: February 05, 2019, 07:32:50 PM »
No, it's not enough time to see either place we'll. I'd say a minimum of 5 days in MEL (including the GOR) and a similar amount of time in SYD. Because of the GOR, I'd recommend MEL over SYD.
thanks! so if i have a trip in Nov from nyc to syd arriving there on a thursday morning and flying back on wed afternoon (6 nights). sounds like MEL is better. my question is should i can cancel my flight and try to rebook something direct to MEL? or maybe just maybe spend Thursday in SYD and stay at PH and fly to MEL early friday and have fri- tuesday in MEL and fly back wed morning to SYD to catch our afternoon flight back home?

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #176 on: February 05, 2019, 09:12:08 PM »
thanks! so if i have a trip in Nov from nyc to syd arriving there on a thursday morning and flying back on wed afternoon (6 nights). sounds like MEL is better. my question is should i can cancel my flight and try to rebook something direct to MEL? or maybe just maybe spend Thursday in SYD and stay at PH and fly to MEL early friday and have fri- tuesday in MEL and fly back wed morning to SYD to catch our afternoon flight back home?
Flying into SYD to spend time in VIC(totia, the state) doesn't make sense. You'll spend too much time going to and from SYD, not to mention such a short amount of time there. If you can swing a longer trip, do that and split your time between SYD and MEL. If you can't extend it, stick with one. If chose SYD since you're flying there, but you can easily spend the week just in VIC.

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #177 on: February 22, 2021, 01:43:49 PM »
Anyone know of any kosher stores (grocery/supermarket, bakery, other food - not a restaurant) that
A. One can shop online,
B. Deliver in Melbourne, and
C. Are not outrageously priced?

TIA!

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #178 on: February 22, 2021, 07:23:26 PM »
Anyone know of any kosher stores (grocery/supermarket, bakery, other food - not a restaurant) that
A. One can shop online,
B. Deliver in Melbourne, and
C. Are not outrageously priced?

TIA!
The main supermarket coles does online shopping and delivery, and has a decent variety of kosher food-depends what you are looking for.
They have a delivery fee if the order is under $150
Woolworths also has online shopping and  delivery, but I am not familiar with their stock or delivery fee. I do know that their threshold for free delivery is a lot higher

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Re: Melbourne Master Thread
« Reply #179 on: June 07, 2021, 11:14:22 PM »
The main supermarket coles does online shopping and delivery, and has a decent variety of kosher food-depends what you are looking for.
They have a delivery fee if the order is under $150
Woolworths also has online shopping and  delivery, but I am not familiar with their stock or delivery fee. I do know that their threshold for free delivery is a lot higher
Thanks! Coles worked out great [for the most part]!