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    2018 Trip part trois

    Well it was time to head back for the 3rd time this year.
    Flying BA Economy (shock) on the way out.
    Got our priv cards so can still access lounges and get 2x 32 kg bags each in the hold, etc etc.

    Inverness-Heathrow-Kuala Lumpur-Bkk.

    Heathrow Main T5 north.





    Got stuck right in.





    I wish.

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    Booked the 2 seats at the rear as there is a seat missing on the window side
    and is a great place to stack stuff.
    I get extra pillow and blanket and sleep down here for 6 hours undisturbed,
    leaving the wife with a double seat.
    Full recline and no bother from toilet noise or queues.









    Breaky



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    Jack ... slumming it in Cattle Class ... heaven forbid!

    I hope the pre-flight lounges eased the inevitable pain

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    why fly via kl, why not heathrow direct to bkk?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack meoff View Post
    Booked the 2 seats at the rear as....
    There's a clued-in traveller with safety on his mind, there's never been a plane reverse into a mountain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post
    why fly via kl, why not heathrow direct to bkk?
    A good question people always ask me Tax

    Connection at Heathrow on winter flight (1 a day) from Inverness is to short to catch the Bkk direct flight.
    This changes next winter when an earlier flight is added to Heathrow.


    More Lounges Means More Drinking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David48atTD View Post
    slumming it in Cattle Class ... heaven forbid!
    I know, I'm a bit ashamed

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    Arrive KL catch train to the Golden lounge









    So very quiet, love this place.





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    Great start Jack. Will be battling Puntski for best TD photo travel reporter 2019.

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    Into BKK



    Dump bags meet grab some food.











    Fly up to KK in the morning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    Great start Jack. Will be battling Puntski for best TD photo travel reporter 2019.
    Cattle class, a train, some streetfood and a capsule hotel room ....All that seperates this from a Punty thread are some Pringles

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    Jack, whats with the golf cart through the airport?

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    Stay with it,

    It gets worse

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    whats with the golf cart through the airport?
    Picks you up at the gate and gets you through fast track immi then collects bags and take them out to taxi. For a price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack meoff View Post
    Picks you up at the gate and gets you through fast track immi then collects bags and take them out to taxi. For a price.
    Ahh - which is? if you don't mind me asking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    Ahh - which is? if you don't mind me asking.
    https://www.limousine.in.th/fast-track-immigration.html

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    I thought they'd stopped doing that for economy flights.

    What company did you use?

    Keep the pics coming. Love these threads

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    ^^ ahhh. A different company.. cheers

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    Yea Dill they did stop it, then this company appeared to offer the service, very nice service imo, they have increased the costs with new company.

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    Chang and Leo have grown a bit.



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    New Years Eve





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    Welcome back gatherings can be enriching....
    Cheers, Jacko.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack meoff View Post
    Chang and Leo have grown a bit.



    Looks like a real Heinz does Leo some Sheppard in there somewhere and possibly a distant Rottie

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    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    Looks like a real Heinz does Leo some Sheppard in there somewhere.

    Thai mongrel mix.....

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    Pair of top dogs you've got there Jack!

    You're crocs have seen better days, but at least they match your outfit for the party

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    Quote Originally Posted by Headworx View Post
    there's never been a plane reverse into a mountain.
    Has the airline industry ever posted findings about which are the safest seats in the event of a crash? Some must be safer than others.

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