+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    near Tamworth NSW
    Posts
    1,072
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked
    75
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Travel WWYD???

    I had planned a trip to Singapore this year, but scrapped it for Europe/Lapland santa next year over Christmas. I read someone about lapland and decided to take the kids there to visit Santa before they got to big to "not believe" in santa anymore. I figured it would be more magical them believing still. It would be 4-5 week trip so far I have planned Copenhagen, Finland/lapland, Paris and Turkey.

    Just by chance todayI have came across flights for $1700 reture for all of us in October to Singapore the dates I had originally planned.

    Do I keep saving for lapland in hope I can raise enough or just scrape Europe altogether (won't be able to do both) and go to Singapore? I have all the money we will need for Singapore but had put is aside for Europe. I don't know??? WWYD?

  2. #2
    SuperGranny's Avatar
    SuperGranny is offline Worlds best grandma! Winner 2012 - Most Helpful Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    sunshine coast qld
    Posts
    6,143
    Thanks
    4,543
    Thanked
    2,726
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    for myself I would stretch for the Lapland/ etc. Singapore is a very nice place, but it is quite easy to get there sometime in the future. santas workshop and the other places are really a once in a lifetime trip. marie.

  3. #3
    AdornedWithCats's Avatar
    AdornedWithCats is online now Winner 2013 - Spirit of BubHub Award
    Winner 2014 - Best Username

    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    7,810
    Thanks
    6,772
    Thanked
    3,406
    Reviews
    17
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 12/6/15Funniest Caption400 Posts in a week300 posts in a week
    Quote Originally Posted by SuperGranny View Post
    for myself I would stretch for the Lapland/ etc. Singapore is a very nice place, but it is quite easy to get there sometime in the future. santas workshop and the other places are really a once in a lifetime trip. marie.
    This ^^ is what I was thinking. You can do Singapore down the track as your children won't outgrow that too soon.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    1,854
    Thanks
    996
    Thanked
    554
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I totally agree

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    1,600
    Thanks
    417
    Thanked
    825
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Definitely Europe. Singapore is close enough and very often have cheaper flights. I'd stick with Europe personally.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    4,113
    Thanks
    2,900
    Thanked
    3,329
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Stick with Europe. I found Singapore meh. There's always cheap flights to Singapore.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    196
    Thanks
    173
    Thanked
    296
    Reviews
    0
    Continue scrimping and saving for Lapland. I have been to Rovaniemi (without kids and as an adult) and loved it. They will love Santa's workshop and you can also do reindeer rides and husky rides. You do get outer clothes for the activities but make sure you buy some thermals in sales before you go as you will need that. I also was lucky enough to see the northern lights. I know it is expensive and you feel like you are bleeding money but you won't regret it.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    3,196
    Thanks
    312
    Thanked
    960
    Reviews
    13
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Another vote for Europe

  9. #9
    BH-KatiesMum's Avatar
    BH-KatiesMum is offline Community Manager
    Winner 2008 - The most optimistic poster
    Winner 2014 - Most Helpful Moderator
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Perth WA
    Posts
    22,393
    Thanks
    5,359
    Thanked
    5,806
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator
    200 Posts in a week100 Posts in a week
    europe if you can afford it

    but its REALLY expensive so make sure you save enough


 

Similar Threads

  1. Wwyd?
    By CMF in forum General Chat
    Replies: 96
    Last Post: 14-09-2015, 16:45
  2. Wwyd...d? 😜
    By harvs in forum General Chat
    Replies: 93
    Last Post: 31-10-2014, 21:14
  3. Wwyd?
    By harvs in forum General Chat
    Replies: 44
    Last Post: 09-08-2014, 13:27

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Tambo Teddies
Visit our online store and select your individually handmade natural sheepskin teddy bear. Our soft and loveable bears come in a range of styles and colours. Created in Outback Queensland each bear is unique individual. 100% Australian made!
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Cots on Bubhub
Looking to buy a cot or bassinet? :: Cot safety checklist :: Local or online nursery shops
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!