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Long time sitting

#1 Post by Wodrick » Mon May 02, 2022 5:55 pm

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#2 Post by Woody » Mon May 02, 2022 6:00 pm

Imagine flying for 20 hours nonstop and ending up in Australia :((
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#3 Post by Wodrick » Mon May 02, 2022 6:01 pm

Worst nightmare.
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#4 Post by bob2s » Mon May 02, 2022 10:14 pm

At least us Ozzies would know another plane load of Poms had arrived by the whining after the engines had been switched off. :p

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#5 Post by ribrash » Tue May 03, 2022 6:30 am

bob2s wrote:
Mon May 02, 2022 10:14 pm
At least us Ozzies would know another plane load of Poms had arrived by the whining after the engines had been switched off. :p
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#6 Post by Ex-Ascot » Tue May 03, 2022 12:52 pm

Not sure about this. A stop over would be the best but done so many of them. Best to get there in one hop? Certainly not economy though. Never been down there to see you guys. Always wanted to but guess never will now.
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#7 Post by unifoxos » Tue May 03, 2022 2:05 pm

Definitely agree with EA, stopovers are just a waste of time. If it's a few hours it just prolongs the agony, and if it's a few days it's two
lots of jetlag.
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#8 Post by 1DC » Wed May 04, 2022 7:23 pm

Covid aside been going to Oz every year for twenty years and always stop somewhere for a few hours to stretch our legs or for a few days if we fancy the changeover country. Always fly business and couldn't imagine the discomfort of all that way in the back. We will never take a non stop flight. Our ideal way to go is leave UK just after lunch,stay awake and arrive in the Middle East about 2300, leave the ME for Perth about 0200 and go to sleep after take off. Wake up and have a drink and a meal, read a book for a couple of hours and land at Perth about 1630. We then stay in Perth for a few days and then go on to Melbourne which is our final destination. We find the jet lag is very minimal this way.We usually rent an apartment for two or three months to getaway from the UK winter.
When the direct flights start in 2025 if we are still fit enough to travel and can still afford it we will still prefer to take the journey as I have described..

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Re: Long time sitting

#9 Post by EA01 » Tue May 10, 2022 10:46 am

Yes, 1DC fully understand up until the Melbourne bit....

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