A couple of questions, as we fly from Houston to Doha, then 9 hour layover, then into Windhoek, on June 2nd, on Qatar Air. How comfortable were the seat cushions for your bottom? I got a skinny butt, was thinking about a memory foam cushion. Is it worth the $20 it would cost for one and the hassle of carrying it around? Also, we have a window seat on all of our flights, for my daughter to sit. How is the leg room for the window seat? And I'm tall, so I'd be in the middle seat. What was your leg room like?
And we too are thinking about leaving the airport, but were concerned about the length of time it would take to actually get outside and then the time to get back inside. Would it be worth the?
Thanks, really enjoyed your post and pictures.
Having read stories of this, and how TSA locks down matter anywhere outside the US, I did a different trick ive heard guys use. Instead of TSA locks, I simply put 2 different bright colored zip ties through my zippers. That way, my thought was, if someone did pop it and replace it, it would be easy to see. I put small nail clippers in carry on to open when I got to S.A. but when I arrived both neon orange and green zip ties still in place. This was the case on the flight home as well, when I landed both zip ties on bag as well undisturbed. The TSA locks people will break if they want in so rather than spend $$$ on that, if they want in the bag they can cut a zip tie. By using the bright colored ones, I heard it discourages them from opening and resecuring them since you can tell.Any issues with your checked luggage? In regards to someone going through the luggage and taking any items during the long layover? You hear horror stories about items that go missing from your checked luggage, just curious if you encountered any of that, but I assume you would have also mentioned that had it happened to you.