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    US Domestic on-board "Food for purchase"

    The family and I will shortly be holidaying through the US, including flights from SFO to Orlando and JFK to LAX (on United and American Airlines). We note that on these flights there will be food available for purchase. Does anyone know how good/bad/indifferent this airline food is? We'll...
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    Longest Non-Stop Regularly-Scheduled Flight?

    Does anyone know which is the longest non-stop regularly-scheduled flight in the world? I was looking at the Qantas international network map in the back of the Qantas in-flight magazine and noticed that its longest non-stop flight is MEL-LAX, which clocks in at 12,749 km (without much to look...
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    Taking prescription drugs into the US

    Does anyone know what sorts of hoops we have to jump through when taking small personal amounts of prescription drugs thru US customs? The relevant US website talks about having to declare such items. We'll be taking in some fairly innocuous stuff (blood pressure tablets, sleeping tablets so...
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    QF International Economy - Plugs & Masks?

    It's a couple of years since I've flown Qantas international economy - do they still supply ear plugs and eye masks to help with our sleepy-byes? The family and I will be travelling MEL-LAX and I want the kiddies to sleep their heads off. Every little bit helps... (I note from another...
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    Using Aussie mobile phones in the US

    The family and I will be travelling in the US for a month in July and I've been told that, rather than using international roaming for my mobile in the US (I'm a Telstra mobile customer), it would be cheaper to get a prepaid US phone account (presumably by buying a new SIM for the prepaid...
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    Voltage Converters for US Travel

    Does anyone have any suggestions as to what, if any, voltage converters are good for using Aussie 240 volt appliances in the US? And what's the cheapest option? We're just checking to see if we need them for things like re-charging mobile phones, rechargable camera batteries, kids' gamboys, etc.
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    Overhead Lockers at back of 747s

    I'm looking at trying to snare a seat down the back of a Qantas 747-400 for a LHR-SYD flight later this year, in particular a seat in the "pairs" of seats down where the fuselage tapers in. Does anyone know if there is any limit on the overhead storage locker space down there? I'm aware that...