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Author: nanaandpapa

Joined: 3/30/2011
Posts: 492
Trips Taken: 15
Countries Visited:

Aruba, Austria, Australia, Bermuda, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Egypt, England, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, South Africa, Spain, St. Marten (fr), St. Martin (nd), Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, Vatican, Zimbabwe

Traveler Since: 2002

July 01, 2013

 The most unpleasent part of our Australia, New Zealand and Fiji trip in 2010 was the return flight from Fiji to Boston. There was an overnight redeye flight on Air Pacific from Nadi, Fiji to LAX, about an 16 hour layover in LAX and another redeye flight from LAX to Boston. It was on Air Pacific, that still flirs the Nadi/LAX route.

Author: luisa

Joined: 3/13/2010
Posts: 533
Trips Taken: 8
Countries Visited:

Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Canada, Mexico, Spain, France, Monoco, Croatia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, Chile, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji

Traveler Since: 2006

July 01, 2013

I think that I flew Air Pacific from Fiji to LAX. It was a shorter flight than to Sydney and then we had a connecting flight to Cairns. But I booked an airport hotel in LAX and flew to Atlanta and Florida the next day, so coming home was easier for me than going. 

I hope they get an air route worked out so they can bring the Aus/NZ/Fiji trip back.

Author: pauline

Joined: 3/9/2010
Posts: 970
Trips Taken: 11
Countries Visited:

England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Malta, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, China, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Canada, Russia, Ukraine

Traveler Since: 1999

July 01, 2013

I have always always stayed overnight at LAX both ways when traveling to Australia/New Zealand.  It just breaks it up. 

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