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Old 10-04-2017, 09:32 PM   #3886
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Would a 14days trip be sufficient to cover LA - LV - SFO? Including Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Alcatraz amongst others?

I am okay to drive for some of the legs but the longer legs will be covered by flights.

Can it be done or overly ambitious?
Yes can be done. We didn't drive just relying on public transport. Can even include anaheim disneyland if you are interested.

Depending on what are your interest, shopping or mainly sightseeing? You can consider spending 3 days in LA, 2 days in anaheim, 4 days in LV, 5 days in SFO, a day to Yosemite and Alcatraz, Coit tower another day.
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Old 12-04-2017, 02:34 PM   #3887
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hey, when gng to usa, do you guys get the local sim card there?
is it exp?
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Old 12-04-2017, 06:27 PM   #3888
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hey, when gng to usa, do you guys get the local sim card there?
is it exp?
i'm planning to use my m1 data passport, or get the starhub prepaid sim and activate roaming.
searched and i feel is cheaper than usa local sim.
anyone can correct me if i'm wrong
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Old 13-04-2017, 10:16 AM   #3889
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hi, we're trying to rent a car which can fit 4 adults, 4 x 28" luggages + 2-3 cabin sized luggage for our drive from LA-Vegas. Will any of the following have enough space?

Ford Escape, Ford Edge, Chevrolet Traverse.

Searched these online and seems like the Traverse is the biggest. The next class will be a dodge grand caravan, which we are not too keen on.
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Old 13-04-2017, 06:09 PM   #3890
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hi, we're trying to rent a car which can fit 4 adults, 4 x 28" luggages + 2-3 cabin sized luggage for our drive from LA-Vegas. Will any of the following have enough space?

Ford Escape, Ford Edge, Chevrolet Traverse.

Searched these online and seems like the Traverse is the biggest. The next class will be a dodge grand caravan, which we are not too keen on.
You will need a full size SUV for that. GMC Yukon XL will have enough space with the third row down.
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Old 13-04-2017, 09:40 PM   #3891
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hi, we're trying to rent a car which can fit 4 adults, 4 x 28" luggages + 2-3 cabin sized luggage for our drive from LA-Vegas. Will any of the following have enough space?

Ford Escape, Ford Edge, Chevrolet Traverse.

Searched these online and seems like the Traverse is the biggest. The next class will be a dodge grand caravan, which we are not too keen on.
Mid size SUV traverse may work. You need to pack it in
You can always pay for upgrade. Vehicle not guarantee

Safest get mini van or full size SUV naturally
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Old 13-04-2017, 11:09 PM   #3892
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thanks. we decided to book the traverse/gmc acadia or similar class for now.
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Old 14-04-2017, 05:53 AM   #3893
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I usually don't bother about getting a sim card when I travel but this trip, I'll need one for convenience sake. Need to contact people while on the road (warmshowers, couchsurfing, etc) and checking bike maps.

I'll be spending about a month in the US then crossing over to Canada. Will be in Canada for 2 months or so.

Should I get 2 separate sim cards (US + Canada)? Or can I just get one USA sim card? I need one with a generous data (at a good price). Any recommendations?
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Old 14-04-2017, 10:18 AM   #3894
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Anybody know how to get mobile data in Boston? Do you buy simcard at airport?
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Old 17-04-2017, 11:16 AM   #3895
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just buy starhub happy roam? they got Tmobile coverage =/ ... 20$ for 3.6GB cheap cheap
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Old 19-04-2017, 01:21 AM   #3896
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just buy starhub happy roam? they got Tmobile coverage =/ ... 20$ for 3.6GB cheap cheap
Yea! It's worth it.
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Old 19-04-2017, 10:02 PM   #3897
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How do you reload $20 into the card?

just buy starhub happy roam? they got Tmobile coverage =/ ... 20$ for 3.6GB cheap cheap
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Old 20-04-2017, 12:11 PM   #3898
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How do you reload $20 into the card?
credit card via the starhub happy prepaid app or top up at most mobile phone shops. u usually get bonus value doing it in the shops.
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Old 20-04-2017, 10:49 PM   #3899
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I mean initial card is $15 for $18 credit. How to add on $2 to get total $20 for the data plan? Any extra credit will be wasted.

credit card via the starhub happy prepaid app or top up at most mobile phone shops. u usually get bonus value doing it in the shops.
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Old 21-04-2017, 12:51 AM   #3900
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just buy starhub happy roam? they got Tmobile coverage =/ ... 20$ for 3.6GB cheap cheap
I'm a singtel user. I cant get this starhub happy roam right?
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