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  • New Attractions for 2015

    List of new attractions opening this year. Any plans to visit these attractions?   The world's best new attractions in 2015 - Telegraph
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    • Travel Insurance

      Do you buy travel insurance? Have you ever had to use it? I have asked this question before (about a year and a half ago), but want to ask it again.  I buy it for international trips, but not for domestic trips a...
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      • HKG to the JW Marriott, Shenzhen

        Hi all,   Does anyone have an email address for the JW Marriott in Shenzhen, China?  I would like to book the shuttle from Hong Kong airport to the hotel but there is no email address for the hotel on the w...
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        • Quick Exit

          I know we all like to exit the plane quickly, but this might be pushing it a bit far   'Impatient' air passenger deploys emergency slide - Telegraph
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          • Own drinks in Mini Bar

            Hotel fines guests who store their own drinks in the mini-bar - Telegraph   Has anyone encountered this on their travels?   erc remember when you request a fridge in your room be prepared to pay $35!  ...
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            • Power of hotel reviews

              What are your thoughts? Do people use guidebooks for hotel recommendations or rely on tripadvisor? At least now hotels can respond on tripadvisor if there are dubious reviews.   Kate Humble: 'I'm horrified by ...
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              • Holiday Season, what are your plans?

                With the Christmas (Holiday Season) coming up. I thought I would ask what do most insiders do over this period?   Travel Interstate / Overseas? Spend the time with family locally / interstate / overseas? Work...
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                • Ranking Airport Dining

                  I am not usually one to get to the airport with enough time to grab food, however I will grab something on layovers which makes this list of best airport dining somewhat useful for me.  erc and vaboywnder accordi...
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                  • Carry-on or Checked Luggage? Your experience sought!!!

                    Do you carry your bags on or do you check your luggage?  Are you a purist (always carry on or always check) or does it depend?  If you always or typically carry on, what are your tips for those of us who che...
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                    • Transport delays

                      Not an ideal situation.   Hundreds stranded as Eurostar train breaks down with power failure - Telegraph   Have you ever experienced lengthy delays?   A few years back we were on the train from Vienn...
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                      • The Ebola watch thread

                        With 2 confirmed Ebola cases caught outside East Africa, one in Spain, and the other Texas, both seemingly due to care-protocol breakdowns dealing with cases of travelling victims, I feel an Ebola thread where we can ...
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                        • Wow Air

                          Some increased competition between UK and USA. Yes there are the usual budget airline charges on top such as baggage and food. Hopefully this will keep the other airlines in check with their prices.   Iceland'...
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                          • Eiffel Tower facelift

                            For those that might be visiting Paris:   Eiffel Tower gets glass floor in £24m facelift - Telegraphiife
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                            • EasyJet app

                              easyJet to allow passengers to check in by taking a photo of their passport in new app feature | Daily Mail Online
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                              • Flybe joins avios

                                Flybe introduces Avios frequent flyer scheme - Telegraph
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                                • Which airport provides the easiest commute to Manhattan?  JFK or EWR?

                                  Heading to NYC in three weeks.  Need to book the airfare... oops! Today! We will not have a car and will only be able to utilize public transportation (rail, metro, bus or taxi).   What do Insiders think?&...
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                                  Which airport provides the easiest commute to Manhattan?  JFK or EWR?

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                                  • Holding flights

                                    British Airways introduces £5 holding fee on flights - Telegraph   do other airlines offer this online? would you pay to hold your flights?
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                                    • Mobile phone use during flights (Europe)

                                      BBC News - Airlines cleared for mobile phone use during flights   British Airways, for example, already has a business-class-only flight from London to New York that lets passengers use wi-fi and send texts. But ...
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                                      Mobile phone use during flights (Europe)

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                                      • Immigration and Customs - which country is better?

                                        We have all been travelling and seen the best and worst of airports, and have commented on all our experiences.  What about immigration and customs --- which country is better?  And which country needs to be...
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                                        • If you have a choice, avoid Etihad

                                          I normally do not like to advise people on which options they should choose.  I like to provide people with my reviews and facts and let individuals make their own opinions.  However, Etihad is running a pro...
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