Air Pacific

Discussion in 'Australia' started by kazbar, May 5, 2010.

  1. kazbar

    kazbar Mouseketeer

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    Has anyone flown from Australia to the US on Air Pacific?

    We are all booked with them for September but I was just wondering if anyone had any reviews on them :)
     
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  3. aussiegirls

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    Hi kazbar :thumbsup2

    I started a similar thread a few months ago. I was contemplating flying Air Pacific as their prices were pretty good at the time. Unfortunately the reviews I got from here were not very good at all so I went with another carrier.

    You should be able to find the thread if you go back a little. If I find it I will post a link.

    xxxx
     
  4. kazbar

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    I found it, thanks.

    We paid $5800 for 2 adults and 3 children for return flights Syd to LAX and 6 nights at Hojos for September so I am not expecting luxury :)
     
  5. Sugarglider

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    I had one 3 hour south pacific flight a few years ago and they had no entertainment. they made no announcements about anything so I don't know if it was broken or non existant or whatever.
    I personally dislike having the stop over - and depending on the timing you can get cheaper fares on Qantas / V Aust / United etc or if you are willing to stop over in Auckland - Air NZ, before it would cross my mind to do a long haul flight on AP.
    Hawaiian Air have been advertising specials - infact I just got an email saying $500 return to Hawaii book by tonight - and from Hawaii you might be able to pick up a cheapish LAX return airfare.
     
  6. kazbar

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    thanks but we are already booked and paid. I also dont think i could get a better price for 5 flights and 6 nights at hojos in a kids suite. Anyway, too late now.
     
  7. mareeld86

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    Hi Kazbar,
    I flew Air pacific in jan 2009 and Feb 2010 and they couldnt do enough to help us they were very firendly and everytrhing you asked wasd catered for.
    I found the stop over in fiji for 4 hours wend really fast and you can get INternet access 100 minutes for $10 wifi so it makes the time go a bit quicker if you can log onto the net and have a play.
    As for the inflight entertainment it was working the whole time we flew and they had movied on that werent even out in the cinemas here yet so that was a big plus.
    The food was good for air plane food we had beef stew for lunch and eggs sausages and bacon from breakfast plas a salad roll for lunch/snack.
    Over all I was very happy with them and would fly with them if I had the chance we didnt have one bad experience with them.
    if you have anymore question feel free to PM me and I will be happy to answer them:).
    Have fun lauren
     
  8. kazbar

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    Thank you Lauren :)

    We have always found the Fijian people to be very friendly and great with children so as long as the kids are happy then their parents will be too
     
  9. zaccy

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    Not sure how long your stop over in Fiji is but the Hotel across the road from the airport (Raffles?) has a great pool and you can hire towles so you can all have a refreshing dip - will keep the kids very entertained. Just remember to pack your bathers and sunscreen and a few plastic bags in your hand luggage. There is also a place to eat there.
     
  10. kazbar

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    I dont think that will be necessary but thanks anyway :)

    We are due in to Nadi at 18.55 and due to depart again at 22.00 so it will be less than 3 hours by the time we get sorted at as it will be night time I was hoping to just feed the kids and then get them dressed in their PJs with the hope of sending them to the land of nod when we re-boarded (thats the plan anyway :rotfl:)
     
  11. mareeld86

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    You really dont have time to leave the airport we found that it only take 30 mins to get through security in fiji at the most about 2 if you dont go to the toliet before you go through security just wait till after you get through there are more toilets.
    Good Idea to get the kids into pj's i went to the land of nod after we reboarded i wasnt well though so i think my tablets kicked in lol!!;)
     

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