‘Aitutaki Community Cat Project’

Cats, cats, and more cats... The 'Aitutaki Community Cat Project' is a group of veterinarians, vet techs, nurses, and helpers who have been coming to Aitutaki for the last couple of years to de-sex local and feral cats on the island. To say there was a cat problem was an understatement. But, there was a… Continue reading ‘Aitutaki Community Cat Project’

I’ve been asked

How Do You Get to the Cook Islands?Well, some adventurers do a simple flight (non-stop 7.5 hours) from Los Angeles, USA to Rarotonga, Cook Islands on Air New Zealand. This once a week flight (departing LA on Saturday, departs Raro on Friday) gives those who want a quick get-away the chance to experience Roratonga for… Continue reading I’ve been asked

Ahhh… Air new Zealand an Ooops for you… downgraded to 6/10

Prior to leaving Canada we always check and double check our details, flights, accommodations, car rentals etc. From doing this we are always sure that everything is in order before we leave home base. This time as we were checking our flights we logged in to Air New Zealand and were checking arrival and departure… Continue reading Ahhh… Air new Zealand an Ooops for you… downgraded to 6/10

And the next adventure begins

Our flights from Canada to the Cook Islands were interesting (to say the least), changed three times by Air New Zealand (and they forgot to re-assign our premium seats - but that is another post - check it out), a grueling 45 hours! It would not have been quite that long if we had not… Continue reading And the next adventure begins

Air New Zealand… customer service 10/10

When we booked our tickets to the Cook Islands last year we did not anticipate so many changes. But... and there is always a but! There were changes! Just a few more than expected... date changes, time changes and route changes... we can anticipate that booking well in advance would precipitate the chance of schedule… Continue reading Air New Zealand… customer service 10/10

Ahhh… the InterJet experience… not so good!

UPDATE: Finally gave up trying to deal with Interjet to change the dates of my tickets. It was a bad experience, and one I do not wish to repeat, I lost some money but learned a valuable lesson. The lesson: check every word of the fare rules and if there is 'anything' that does not… Continue reading Ahhh… the InterJet experience… not so good!