Friday, April 25, 2014

The news is......


The news is we are going on a trip again this year - to the Gold Coast for 2 weeks, booked the tickets tonight, and sussing out accommodation, we are not going to the place we went last time, just to expensive, but we found a few other apartments we are looking at, which are about 75% of the price of the one we stayed in last time. And the ones we are looking at have good reports from "Trip Advisor". The Trips we got from our "Airpoints", we can only use our Airpoints for our base part of the flight, but it saved us $650 using Airpoints.

So my last exam is the 16th or maybe the 17th of June (depending on when I can sit the afternoon one, as I have two in one day) and we fly out the 18th June and come back on the 2nd July. So right in the middle of the two semesters, so can have time off study to enjoy it :)

David surprised me and said we could afford it... we can get really good accommodation cheap at that time of the year so thats all good. The only thing which will cost us the most is car hire, not cheap when you add on insurance etc.... We are flying on Virgin Airline, they apparently have older planes and they also can only accommodate 2 wheelchairs on the plane, so for now my ticket is on hold till we confirm if the wheelchair can fit. But if it doesn't we may look at hiring one over there for a few days when we want to do bigger trips that involves a lot of walking. I can change flights but David is booked on the same plane so we would need to change his tickets and that I don't think would be cheap..... anyway will know more either Monday or Tuesday. 

This week David has off, and we have done nothing really, were hoping to go to the markets in Tauranga tomorrow, but the weather is suppose to be rain...

Anyway thats it from me for now.  



8 comments:

  1. How awesome…hope it all goes well. Weather is just beautiful at that time of the year, we always travel June, July or August.

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    1. It is a good time and the best time for my CRPS, as I cannot do heat to well :)

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  2. oh you lucky girl. thats great news. just a wee bit jealous

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    1. Thanks Lee-Anne, really need to catch up before we go :)

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  3. Fabulous!! We too will be taking off somewhere perhaps in June - not sure where though, perhaps Rarotonga but Australia is always a great option.

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    1. Next time I think we will be going to Melbourne, after this trip we will have done everything we really wanted to see at the Gold Coast :)

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  4. Sorry I've been out o touch for so long.

    Now I have keyboar problems. Grrr!

    So happy to hear about your up-coming trip.

    Thinking off you often.

    Blessings

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    1. Thanks MargieAnne, got to love keyboards that play up :)

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