TfL Rail + Great Western Railway: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Oxford via Hayes & Harlington and Slough by Train

Heathrow Rail stations are served by Heathrow Express and TfL Rail trains, which are connected to the National Rail system and tickets throughout the UK can be easily booked to and from Heathrow with just a single ticket. As such, I booked myself to Oxford from Heathrow by Rail, using the TfL Rail and Great … Continue reading TfL Rail + Great Western Railway: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Oxford via Hayes & Harlington and Slough by Train

Heathrow Express + TfL Rail: Heathrow Terminal 5 to Heathrow Terminal 4 by Free Train Transfer

I had originally planned to leave for Oxford directly from Heathrow Terminal 5 on my booked connection from Slough with a seat reservation, but as I checked the departure time at the platform, I realised that my train would have come in just after the connection from the TfL Rail service, since it was timetabled … Continue reading Heathrow Express + TfL Rail: Heathrow Terminal 5 to Heathrow Terminal 4 by Free Train Transfer

TfL Rail + Heathrow Express: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Heathrow Terminal 5 by Free Inter-Terminal Train Transfer

To kickstart this trip, I decided to explore the free Inter-Terminal Transfer trains around Heathrow since it was, well, free. This also allows me to get on the Heathrow Express for free, which would otherwise overrun my budget immediately once I buy a regular ticket on it for Paddington. On top of that, I wanted to … Continue reading TfL Rail + Heathrow Express: Heathrow Terminal 4 to Heathrow Terminal 5 by Free Inter-Terminal Train Transfer

Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH4: Kuala Lumpur to London Heathrow Terminal 4 by Airbus A350-900

Coming in from my MH602 flight from Singapore, it's finally time for the highlight flight of this journey - Malaysia Airlines MH4 from Kuala Lumpur to London Heathrow by Malaysia Airlines' flagship Airbus A350-900, an aircraft which I had wanted to try since before its delivery but didn't make it for their short-haul trials because … Continue reading Flight Review – Malaysia Airlines MH4: Kuala Lumpur to London Heathrow Terminal 4 by Airbus A350-900

Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ268: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Indonesia AirAsia QZ268 is the last Indonesia AirAsia flight of the day from Jakarta to Singapore, with a dinner-time flight time, making it very time-effective to get back home from Jakarta. As all AirAsia flights had moved to Terminal 2 of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, I caught the Skytrain there to head for my flight. Terminal … Continue reading Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ268: Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) to Singapore by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ263: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) by Airbus A320-200

I booked this Jakarta trip as a gamble, not knowing the precise date when the MRT Jakarta would actually open, since I wanted to secure a low fare about 2 months before. Thankfully, with the news updates closer to the date, it turns out that my prediction was almost spot on and I made this … Continue reading Flight Review – Indonesia AirAsia QZ263: Singapore to Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta Terminal 2) by Airbus A320-200

Flight Review – AirAsia AK1792: Singapore to Kota Kinabalu by Airbus A320-200

AirAsia flies from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu twice a day, with the evening flight being AirAsia AK1792 departing at 5.35pm, perfect for an early start the next day in KK. The flight time also allows for a quick weekend getaway with just a half day's leave from work. Heading to the FAST Check-in kiosks to … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK1792: Singapore to Kota Kinabalu by Airbus A320-200

WTS Travel Changi Airport City Shuttle: Changi Airport Terminal 4 to Downtown Hotels by Bus

After checking through Grab and taxi fares from the airport, it's certain that the fares aren't going to be reasonable for the morning peak hours from the airport to the city. And with GrabHitch probably not going to work on short notice during the morning peak hours, I opted for the next best alternative - … Continue reading WTS Travel Changi Airport City Shuttle: Changi Airport Terminal 4 to Downtown Hotels by Bus

Flight Review – AirAsia AK701: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by Airbus A320neo – Flight Delayed

After a night on klia2's floor, it was time to head for my flight back to Singapore on AirAsia AK701, the first flight out from KL early in the morning. This flight was part of the reroute via KL from Medan with AirAsia AK395 as my originally-booked Indonesia AirAsia QZ180 was terminated. The overnight stay in … Continue reading Flight Review – AirAsia AK701: Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by Airbus A320neo – Flight Delayed