|Welcome to the planning page. This was used as we
planned the journey before we set out. I've kept the details as is. In
the diary you'll find we didn't follow the
plan. Booking reference details have been deleted to avoid mischief.
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|LHR to SYD flight VS200
||Thursday 9th November 21:30
||Saturday 11th November 07:10
There's a stop at Hong Hong (17:50 - 19:20).
21:30 GMT to 17:50
(21:30 GMT) to (09:50:00 Friday November 10th GMT) Flying time of
19:20 to 07:10
(11:20:00 Friday November 10 GMT) to (20:10:00 Friday November 10th GMT)
Flying time of 8hrs 50mins.
|SYD to HKG flight VS201
||Tuesday 28th November 15:50
||Tuesday 28th November 22:05
15:50 to 2205
(04:50 Tuesday November 28 GMT) to (14:05:00 Tuesday November 28 GMT)
Flying time of 9hrs 15Mins.
A day in Hong Hong
|SYD to LHR flight VS201
||Wednesday 29th November 23:35
||Thursday 30th November 04:50
23:35 to 04:50
(15:35:00 Wednesday November 29 GMT) to (04:50 GMT) Flying time of 13hrs
Not so much a plan, more a timeline.
Turn up at Heathrow Terminal 3 Zone A three hours prior
to flight. (18:30 for 21:30)
Find the MERCURE SYDNEY hotel and sleep!
MERCURE SYDNEY 818-820 George Street, Sydney
+61 2 9217 6666)
Booking reference is xxxxxx for 11th and 12th (pay on departure)
Be jet lagged tourists. In and around Sydney:
(Queen of the desert - the Musical) - runs to Sun 26 Nov.
Lyric Theatre, Star City Pirrama Road, Pyrmont
(1 hour tour)
(Centre of Sydney)
Hire car - Explore Sydney and beyond.
THRIFTY AUSTRALIA pick up 10:00
75 William Street, Sydney 0061-1300-367 227
Carrental's "partner" 0034-952-048490
CarRentals +44 1483 263 380 ref xxx xxxxxxx
The following are
listed north to south.
Palm Beach, the location for Home and Away. (No comment!)
Waratah National Park - 36km N
Manly beach (ferry),
Watsons Bay 11km E
Bondi beach 7km E
Coogee bay 7km SE
Hotel (on Coogee beachfront)
National Park, NSW
Tour - 92km W of Sydney
Dingo Education Centre, Bargo
93km SW on Hume Highway 1
Canberra - a planned city, just like Milton Keynes!
and Penguin Parade
Neighbours tour (Just out of curiosity's sake - I would
never admit anything more.)
Bookings: (03) 9534 4755
Mt Buller Tour
Great Ocean Road (west of Melbourne)
Grampians National Park
Heritage walks and tours
Yarra River cruise
Rialto Tower's Observation Deck
Royal Botanic Gardens
Victoria Market, Melbourne (Solar array)
Melbourne (day) Return to Sydney in evening
Return car at Melbourne Airport.
Flight Virgin DJ899 (Booking no xxxxxxx - paid - Phone 1300 733 867)
Arrival Sydney 10:35PM
Hotel Ibis Sydney Airport
205 O'Riordan Street, 2020 MASCOT (MW paid) (Phone
(02) 8339 8500)
Booking references: xxxxxx & xxxxxx
destination Hong Hong
Turn up at Sydney International Terminal three hours prior
to flight. (12:50 for 15:50)
Flight arrives Hong Kong 22:05
Metropark Hotel, Mong Kok, Kowloon
(formerly Metropole Hotel)
Expedia.co.uk itinerary number: xxxxxxxxx
75 Waterloo Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
Reservation questions: 0870 050 0808
Hotel: Tel: 852 (0) 27611711 (NH paid)
"Your room is guaranteed for late arrival."
||Depart Hong Hong,
Turn up at Hong Kong CHEP LAP KOK, Island F 3 hours prior
to flight. (20:35 for 23:35)
Flight arrives LHR 04:50
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to Eden: 495km Via The Princes Highway (1): The Coastal Route
to Melbourne: 745km Via The Princes Highway (1): The Coastal Route
TO SYDNEY: 911km. Via the Hume Highway (31)