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I don’t mind going to the region. But there are certain realities I have to accept about trips to this part of
Fact 1: There are very limited flights available
There are 6 (oneworld airlines) flights a day to this region but approximately 70% of those are with the budget airline Jetstar. I choose Jetstar not because they are the best but because they have the most suitable schedules. The other disadvantage though (apart from flying no-frills) is that I miss out on points and status credits.
The flight this time around was made bearable by a colleague who brought some DVDs with her. Instead of just wasting a good hour flying time we got to watch one full episode of Sex and the City.
Fact 2: Our nearest office is more than an hour’s drive
The quickest and most convenient way for me to go to our offices in the Hunter is to fly to the city of
Fact 3: Limited choice of accommodation
You would think being located in a wine region there’ll be plenty of choice of places to stay. There probably are but our choice has been limited to just two (Quality Inn and Mid City). They’re not bad places…if all you want to do is sleep!