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Forum: Air travel May 30th, 2019, 12:13 AM Posted to uk.politics.misc,uk.legal,can.politics,aus.politics,rec.travel.air
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By Dave Smith
Will the 737 Max be forever stained like the Comet?

On 2019-05-29 7:06 p.m., Byker wrote:
A third crash would pretty much seal its fate.

Even if Boeing 737 Max jets are cleared to fly, 4 out of 5 Americans say
they wouldn't get on board:...
Forum: Europe March 3rd, 2014, 12:45 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 167
Views: 5,424
Posted By Dave Smith
Postage

On 2014-02-28 9:58 AM, S Viemeister wrote:
On 2/28/2014 9:55 AM, James Silverton wrote:
It's perhaps OT but the British Royal mail is to raise the price of a
1oz first class stamp to GBP...
Forum: Europe July 28th, 2013, 05:59 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Dave Smith
When in the US...

On 28/07/2013 11:21 AM, wrote:



Don"t forget that CDG is rated as one of the harder aerodromes for
passengers to "navigate"...

Forum: Europe July 13th, 2013, 09:08 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By Dave Smith
Int'l driving permit

On 13/07/2013 9:09 AM, Erick T. Barkhuis wrote:
Dave Smith:

On 13/07/2013 8:35 AM, Tom P wrote:

The reason why car rentals are not interested in an IDL and want to
see your real one...
Forum: Europe July 12th, 2013, 10:44 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By Dave Smith
Int'l driving permit

On 11/07/2013 5:18 AM, tim..... wrote:


My point was that the IDL was unnecessary.

I haven't bothered, since.

Just because no-one bothered with it on one (or more)...
Forum: Europe July 4th, 2013, 12:16 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 14
Views: 1,716
Posted By Dave Smith
Parisian official start politeness campaign

On 03/07/2013 4:04 PM, Frank Clarke wrote:
men to that.

On the rebuttal side, I have (perhaps) 400 to 800 words in my French vocabulary.
This has always been more than adequate for me to...
Forum: Europe May 10th, 2013, 02:27 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 84
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dave Smith
scandinavia

On 10/05/2013 3:53 AM, Martin wrote:


I've always been given them on flights from Europe to Australia.

It never occurred to me that I might need one. I had never been that far
north...
Forum: Europe May 9th, 2013, 11:40 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 84
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dave Smith
scandinavia

On 09/05/2013 6:23 PM, S Viemeister wrote:
On 5/9/2013 5:28 PM, Martin wrote:
David Hatunen

Did you try a sleep mask?

Hand out free on long distance flights.

...
Forum: Europe May 9th, 2013, 12:57 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 84
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dave Smith
scandinavia

On 08/05/2013 7:06 AM, Erilar wrote:
Dave Smith wrote:
On 07/05/2013 9:11 AM, Erilar wrote:
Just got back. 7 hours out of sync. Weather north of the Arctic...
Forum: Europe May 8th, 2013, 12:13 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 84
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dave Smith
scandinavia

On 07/05/2013 9:11 AM, Erilar wrote:
Just got back. 7 hours out of sync. Weather north of the Arctic circle was
a lot better for photography than further south, if pretty chilly 8-). It
...
Forum: Europe May 2nd, 2013, 05:04 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 84
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dave Smith
scandinavia

On 02/05/2013 6:15 AM, Erilar wrote:

A private driver can be nice, too.

Even French ones?

Do they even speak comprehensible English or German? 8-)
Forum: Europe May 1st, 2013, 10:31 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 84
Views: 4,018
Posted By Dave Smith
scandinavia

On 30/04/2013 8:32 AM, Tom P wrote:

It's to stop passengesr arriving from countries with inferior security
smuggling explosives and weapons into the airport.

And to **** off many...
Forum: Europe April 12th, 2013, 10:01 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 63
Views: 3,619
Posted By Dave Smith
So who's made an effort ...

On 12/04/2013 12:45 PM, David Horne wrote:
Dave Smith wrote:

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From my experiences, Belgium and Italy were the only places where it
was hard to get service...
Forum: Europe April 12th, 2013, 05:38 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 63
Views: 3,619
Posted By Dave Smith
So who's made an effort ...

On 12/04/2013 2:46 AM, Frank Hucklenbroich wrote:
Am Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:21:36 +0000 (UTC) schrieb Bert:

I studied French and German in school, and have had little opportunity
to use...
Forum: Europe January 16th, 2013, 12:16 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 11
Views: 915
Posted By Dave Smith
How to eat cheap in Paris?

On 15/01/2013 12:04 AM, Paul Aubrin wrote:

If you want to eat cheap in Paris, don't get slightly away of the
tourists spots and eat were the people who work in town eat (workday
lunch only)....
Forum: Europe June 3rd, 2012, 09:41 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 54
Views: 1,227
Posted By Dave Smith
Trip report

On 02/06/2012 6:04 PM, Runge 666 wrote:
Lol the oid dame is interested between 2 shots.


"EvelynVogtGamble(Divamanque)" a écrit dans le
message de groupe de...
Forum: Europe June 2nd, 2012, 12:09 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 54
Views: 1,227
Posted By Dave Smith
Trip report

On 31/05/2012 6:57 AM, tim.... wrote:
Are there enough people here to bother posting my report?

No

Is there somewhere else I should put it that will be useful to people?



No
Forum: Europe May 1st, 2012, 10:31 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dave Smith
Tips for avoiding mosquito bites

On 01/05/2012 5:24 PM, gtr wrote:

I got eaten alive on the 7th floor of a downtown hotel in Salvador de
Bahia in Brazil. I finally managed to get crush my tormentor against a
wall. When I did...
Forum: Europe March 5th, 2012, 07:18 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 106
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dave Smith
Trains vs Planes and Automobiles

On 05/03/2012 10:57 AM, James Silverton wrote:

The example you give above says nothing about downsides of train
travelling but excessive (in you opinion anyway) load of luggage you
have...
Forum: Europe March 5th, 2012, 03:52 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 106
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dave Smith
Trains vs Planes and Automobiles

On 04/03/2012 3:15 PM, bill wrote:

When I went back with my wife two years later we again booked a hotel in
Copenhagen for a few days and one in Paris for the last few days. The
rest of...
Forum: Europe March 4th, 2012, 08:29 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 106
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dave Smith
Trains vs Planes and Automobiles

On 04/03/2012 2:06 PM, Markku Grönroos wrote:

I can't really agree with that. I would suggest that the Europeans who
are accustomed to train travel may stick to rail because that is what
...
Forum: Europe March 4th, 2012, 07:19 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 106
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dave Smith
Trains vs Planes and Automobiles

On 02/03/2012 3:49 PM, Tom P wrote:


Travel by air basically reflects the nature of the travel - one third of
Danish and UK residents fly to their destinations, compared with 10% of
the...
Forum: Europe March 1st, 2012, 12:28 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 106
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dave Smith
Trains vs Planes and Automobiles

On 29/02/2012 11:33 AM, Markku Grönroos wrote:
29.2.2012 17:02, Dave Smith kirjoitti:

Train travel is much better in Europe than in North America. We had a
great time travelling around...
Forum: Europe February 29th, 2012, 04:02 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 106
Views: 2,154
Posted By Dave Smith
Trains vs Planes and Automobiles

On 28/02/2012 6:01 PM, Erilar wrote:
wrote:
What are the things which affect people's decision to travel by plane or
train or car when going on holiday?...
Forum: Europe February 23rd, 2012, 09:17 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Dave Smith
Rail travel in europe

On 23/02/2012 11:44 AM, Irwell wrote:
On Thu, 23 Feb 2012 04:24:57 -0800 (PST), Nicole Owens wrote:

How much is it to travel around europe with the euro rail pass?

Used to depend on the...
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