2022 travel plans

JohnM

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I had a bundle of credit with Intrepid and Peregrine from cancelled 2020 back-to-back trips to Romania-Moldova-Ukraine and Azerbaijan-Georgia-Armenia that I figure I have little chance of using before about 2024 at the earliest.

I decided to call them in for two domestic tours BNE-Fraser Island-Whitsundays-GBR etc., followed by Arnhem Land in May 2022. Start and end points are BNE-CNS and GOV-GOV, respectively. With one day between each tour, it's easy to fly CNS-GOV to start the second tour.

OK, I could do most of that under my own steam, but getting accommodation in the current domestic zoo in such places is likely to be a PITA. And I wanted to blow the credit.

I then decided to carry on, flying GOV-DRW and do The Ghan to ADL.

Then the decision was whether to fly PER-BNE to start the tours and ADL-PER to get home, or drive PER-BNE, store my vehicle with a mate (known to many on AFF ;)), do the tours and the train ride, then fly ADL-BNE to drive back to PER.

The drive option wins. :):cool:
 

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Just booked CDG-ANC (the long way around....), 920 TP (status credits) for £1040 for the start of 'cruise season' in Alaska. Happy with that! I'm sure Mrs FB will be too ;)
 

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We are going to the UK for the celebration of our sons wedding in June 2022, that will legally happen next month, whatever it takes to get there. And I mean, whatever.
 

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We are going to the UK for the celebration of our sons wedding in June 2022, that will legally happen next month, whatever it takes to get there. And I mean, whatever.
I'll save some space for you in my next sea container.
 

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We have Kingscliff booked for January.
I'd love to say Hawaii for next year but don't like our chances. We have have a LE Maldives package that we can book if we're able to, otherwise we can get a full refund.
 

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I might need a container to get over there with sons requests, including a new pair of Ugg boots.
Don't forget my Twisties ;)
We have Kingscliff booked for January.
I'd love to say Hawaii for next year but don't like our chances. We have have a LE Maldives package that we can book if we're able to, otherwise we can get a full refund.
Hawaii was an option on the fare I booked, by overnight seemed to drop off and fares were back around £4-10,000. I considered it last night but decided against anyway given accommodation etc. prices are sky high at the moment and likely will be for some time due to higher local (US-based) travel demand.

Alaska works well, always wanted to go there and a nice juicy bucket of TP's to go with it at just over $2/SC.
 

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Don't forget my Twisties ;)

Hawaii was an option on the fare I booked, by overnight seemed to drop off and fares were back around £4-10,000. I considered it last night but decided against anyway given accommodation etc. prices are sky high at the moment and likely will be for some time due to higher local (US-based) travel demand.

Alaska works well, always wanted to go there and a nice juicy bucket of TP's to go with it at just over $2/SC.
I haven't. 😊
 
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My Nov 21 trip had officially been cancelled.
So booked another one somewhere 2022....if the vaccine thingy goes well that might happen???
 

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361 days to my 1/7/2022 trip to either:

France for D Day Beaches and Loire Valley, or
Poland for WW2 sites and history, or

Still to decide.

I may still go if 7 days home quarantine, but absolute deal breaker for 2 weeks Hotel Quarantine.
 
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