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"The Lounge" is never off-topic, especially if its your topic.

Which Telco are you using?

RTT_Rules

Woolworths Mobile.

RTT_Rules / kitchgp - Thank you both very much for your replies and info. I am taking it on-board and are slowly getting a better understanding here.

Although I feel I have taken this this t ...

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote]Thank you for your replies and info. An interesting read.

Yes I will be using a local telco's SIM card which comes with a data allowance, so any online payments I need to ma ...

Thank you for your replies and info. An interesting read.

Yes I will be using a local telco's SIM card which comes with a data allowance, so any online payments I need to make or logging into my ba ...

(My apologies if this topic has been discussed here recently, the Railpage 'search' function didn't seem to work or at least didn't find any results for this topic)

I am heading overseas next mont ...

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote][quote]Camera, place in your checked luggage that is secured and if need be wrapped in plastic and it will be fine. Get travel insurance to cover loss if you are that worried.[ ...

[quote=duttonbay][quote][quote][quote]I'm wondering if there is a 'trick' to scoring a car with an in built SatNav - perhaps it comes standard with rental cars from a particular size category? Althoug ...

^ Thank you for your response woodford.

I can relate with all that you said. I too have noticed that since purchasing my SLR, any photos I have taken on the compact camera, really do look quit ...

[quote=DJPeters]On the camera side of things I would be more inclined to take a point and shoot type of camera just so so that the expensive SLR does not get broken or something they are expensive to ...

[quote=Graham4405][quote]I'm wondering if there is a 'trick' to scoring a car with an in built SatNav - perhaps it comes standard with rental cars from a particular size category? Although I assume th ...

duttonbay - Thank you for the insight, good to know. I'll approach this 'offline maps' option with caution then.

[quote=duttonbay][quote]I just use google maps on my iPhone (with a dashboard mount) after buying a local sim or datapack.[/quote]That only works when you have a phone signal. Whether relying on googl ...

RustyRick,Graham4405,arctic - Thank you for your replies and advice.

I will install "Here WeGo" onto my phone and take it along for the trip along with the hands free device/dashboard holder ...

[quote=Valvegear][b]Ads[/b] - thanks for taking the time and trouble to write such a reply. I certainly did not mean offence, and I am pleased that you understand this. I also appreciate your remarks ...

Yes, I see how my wording has caused some concern. In hindsight I should have articulated it better.

I apologise for my comments.

Valvegear/justapassenger - I appreciate where you are comi ...

[quote=GS4 ]Most airlines will only let you hold an iPad or mobile phone size device during take off and landing.

Where on earth (or in the air) do you plan to put this supposedly very large camera w ...

Hello,

I have an upcoming trip where I will be hiring a rental car for the first time overseas.

I would also like to take my SLR camera with me too.

In the past I have only traveled overseas w ...

Posted 31 Jul 2018 23:06 in The Lounge by Ads

Have your travel agent make the bookings for you, theoretically they should be able to get a better deal anyway!
Graham4405
Yes, that is another option too I suppose. Thank you.

Posted 31 Jul 2018 20:41 in The Lounge by Ads

[quote=mikesyd]I suspect that when the support people tried a dummy booking that it was all within their firewall, so such issues would probably not display. I tried it on Edge and Firefox and got the ...

Posted 30 Jul 2018 23:48 in The Lounge by Ads

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justapassenger - Thanks very much for your reply. Your responses confirm my original beliefs, so I will certainly heed your advice.

I made the phone call to Amtrak and was put through to  ...

Posted 30 Jul 2018 17:06 in The Lounge by Ads

Hello,

I am seeking the wisdom and experience from members here who are more learned than me;

I am wanting to book train tickets through Amtrak.com for an upcoming trip to America.

The current  ...

[quote=KRviator]I got my Cert IV via RPL (through CERT) but the questions involve the technical aspects of driving and air brake that you wouldn't expect to know without actually being employed as a d ...

Hello,

As someone who is looking to break into the railway industry as a Trainee Locomotive Driver/2nd Person; earlier in this thread it was suggested that undertaking and completing a safeworking  ...

Posted 05 Jan 2018 17:31 in The Lounge by Ads

Thanks for that Rick.

So in theory having GPS + GLONASS working together should be more efficient than just the GPS sensor alone?

I would only be using the phone's GPS to occasionally tra ...

Posted 05 Jan 2018 12:11 in The Lounge by Ads

[quote=justapassenger][quote]I'm trying to choose between a 2017 model with only [i][b]GPS & A-GPS[/b][/i], or one of the more 'high-end' phones, a 2016 model which comes with a more substantial list ...

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