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Forum: Europe January 16th, 2016, 09:27 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 35
Views: 3,849
Posted By SMS
Traveling on one-way tickets

On 1/2/2016 3:10 AM, Tom P wrote:
On 12/21/2015 04:48 AM, W. Wesley Groleau wrote:
Although I intend to comply with length-of-stay limits, I don't want to
pre-plan anything.

If I arrive...
Forum: Europe November 5th, 2015, 10:24 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By SMS
Manual or Automatic Rental in Countries that Drive on the Wrong(Left) Side of the Road

On 11/4/2015 4:07 AM, Don Wiss wrote:
On Tue, 3 Nov 2015, "tim....." wrote:

"Don Wiss" wrote in message
On Wed, 21 Oct 2015, "tim....."...
Forum: Europe October 20th, 2015, 12:41 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By SMS
Manual or Automatic Rental in Countries that Drive on the Wrong(Left) Side of the Road

On 10/17/2015 6:55 PM, Dan Stephenson wrote:
On 2015-10-15 03:51:02 +0000, sms said:

The freeways were fine, but we went on some very narrow mountainous
roads, some too narrow for two...
Forum: Europe June 5th, 2015, 05:22 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 12
Views: 1,943
Posted By SMS
Manual or Automatic Rental in Countries that Drive on the Wrong(Left) Side of the Road

On 6/5/2015 7:56 AM, Ken Blake, MVP wrote:
On Thu, 04 Jun 2015 00:46:03 -0700, sms
wrote:

We're going to Ireland soon and the rental cars with an automatic are
...
Forum: Europe June 4th, 2015, 08:46 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 12
Views: 1,943
Posted By SMS
Manual or Automatic Rental in Countries that Drive on the Wrong (Left)Side of the Road

We're going to Ireland soon and the rental cars with an automatic are
much more expensive. I have no problem driving a stick shift but I
wonder if combining shifting with the left hand and driving...
Forum: Asia January 31st, 2013, 06:00 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/29/2013 8:04 PM, Spehro Pefhany wrote:
On Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:27:59 -0800, the renowned SMS
wrote:

On 1/29/2013 1:08 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
In article...
Forum: Asia January 30th, 2013, 12:27 AM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/29/2013 1:08 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
In article , Spehro Pefhany
says...
Is there any problem getting cards that work with the verfication
...
Forum: Asia January 30th, 2013, 12:26 AM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/28/2013 6:22 PM, Spehro Pefhany wrote:

Is there any problem getting cards that work with the verfication
scheme used at, say, Starbucks? I think they only accept China Mobile
and maybe...
Forum: Asia January 28th, 2013, 05:40 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/22/2013 3:10 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
I'll be in Taiwan over Easter for two weeks with the family and still
need to plan the itinerary (just have some vague ideas right now). Has
anybody...
Forum: Asia January 24th, 2013, 01:15 AM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/23/2013 3:09 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
In article , SMS says...
You would have loved the section of the Great Wall we
went to for photography...
Forum: Asia January 23rd, 2013, 11:41 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/23/2013 1:14 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
In article , SMS says...
Take the MTR out to the northern end to Tanshui. Walk along the
waterfront. Lots...
Forum: Asia January 23rd, 2013, 08:19 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/23/2013 9:52 AM, Chris Blunt wrote:
On Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:21:37 -0800, SMS
wrote:

The Shilin Night Market (on the MTR line).

Is that the market where...
Forum: Asia January 23rd, 2013, 06:21 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 23
Views: 6,878
Posted By SMS
Taiwan

On 1/22/2013 3:10 PM, Alfred Molon wrote:
I'll be in Taiwan over Easter for two weeks with the family and still
need to plan the itinerary (just have some vague ideas right now). Has
anybody...
Forum: USA & Canada January 10th, 2013, 04:03 PM Posted to rec.travel.usa-canada
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By SMS
What's Up WIth Going-to-the-Sun Road?

On 1/1/2013 8:14 AM, Dan Stephenson wrote:
On 2007-05-31 12:09:47 -0500, Judy Heuman said:

If they say the road isn't open, believe them! Last year, we arrived
in Glacier NP in mid-June --...
Forum: Asia August 16th, 2012, 05:58 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 6
Views: 2,917
Posted By SMS
Beijing China Tours

On 8/14/2012 11:03 AM, tim..... wrote:
"SMS" wrote in message ...

On 8/14/2012 2:51 AM, tim..... wrote:

"Commercialised" is a more reasonable...
Forum: Asia August 14th, 2012, 03:29 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 6
Views: 2,917
Posted By SMS
Beijing China Tours

On 8/14/2012 2:51 AM, tim..... wrote:

"Commercialised" is a more reasonable description. I.e there is an
excess of stalls selling you tat, there most emphatically is not: people
walking...
Forum: Asia August 13th, 2012, 06:51 PM Posted to rec.travel.asia
Replies: 6
Views: 2,917
Posted By SMS
Beijing China Tours

On 8/12/2012 3:10 PM, jacquey wrote:
We will be going on a cruise in April 2013. One of our ports is Beijing for 2 nights. What tours are available beside the ships tours? Do you have to stay in...
Forum: USA & Canada August 10th, 2012, 03:03 AM Posted to rec.travel.usa-canada
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By SMS
Don't get scammed by Hotwire and Budget on car rental

On 8/8/2012 4:39 PM, wrote:
I was scammed by Hotwire and Budget. I purchased 8 days of rental from Hotwire, returned the rental car within that 8 day period. Later...
Forum: Air travel June 25th, 2012, 04:52 AM Posted to rec.travel.air
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By SMS
How Long Did It Take This TSA Agent to Figure Out His DetectorWasn't Working?

On 6/24/2012 11:06 AM, Sancho Panza wrote:

The chaos at Terminal 7 was caused by screener Alija Abdul Majed, who
had manned Lane No. 1 during the morning shift with no idea his metal
detector...
Forum: Air travel November 12th, 2011, 09:47 PM Posted to rec.travel.air
Replies: 10
Views: 948
Posted By SMS
Return cheaper than a single??? LON-NYC

On 11/8/2011 11:38 AM, paulfoel wrote:
OK. Planning to use my Continental miles to book a business class flight back from New York (its with Air Canada one of their partners) on a Saturday.

...
Forum: USA & Canada October 18th, 2011, 05:04 PM Posted to rec.travel.usa-canada
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By SMS
Any Cheap Flights San Francisco Bay Area to Reno?

On 10/18/2011 2:13 AM, W wrote:
Are there any cheap flights that go from any airport in the San Francisco
Bay Area to Reno Taho International (RNO)? I remember a few years back
there was a...
Forum: USA & Canada August 11th, 2011, 07:01 PM Posted to rec.travel.usa-canada
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By SMS
Flight price weirdness

On 8/10/2011 6:26 AM, Gadi Ben-Avi wrote:

Why is a route that uses one flight more expensive than a route that
uses two flights?

Because the cost is not based on the airlines cost of providing...
Forum: USA & Canada August 10th, 2011, 03:54 PM Posted to rec.travel.usa-canada
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By SMS
D.C. 2012

On 8/9/2011 10:22 AM, MizzGail wrote:
We are thinking of a trip to DC in 2012 - July time frame.
Found the DC trolley thing that we will probably use to get around.
What is a moderate priced...
Forum: USA & Canada June 11th, 2011, 04:03 PM Posted to rec.travel.usa-canada
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By SMS
two weeks in the U.S.

On 6/11/2011 7:41 AM, MLD wrote:
There is a lot to be said about getting from one place to another via
the bus. In cities like NY and LA you don't need the hassle of a car and
you certainly...
Forum: Air travel June 8th, 2011, 09:56 PM Posted to rec.travel.air
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By SMS
Airline information on-line on the Internet FAQ

On 6/6/2011 7:22 AM, Bill Barnes wrote:

snip

1. Do you think that Mr. Levine is benefiting personally from his weekly
posts as the spam comment would suggest?

Yes. Not financially, but in...
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