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I am a Christian,married to my very best friend, Mother of three,Grandmother and great grandmother, who is owned by Bobby my Silky Terrier.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

would you believe from this at the Sheraton to this

I was  one of millions of people stranded at Melbourne Airport on Sunday night, what annoyed me most was not the fact that over the air came the announcement Jet star management have now decided we will not be flying! anybody with a brain at all would understand and accept this as a small price to pay considering the poor folks in Chili and the affect on them, it was the fact that Jet star personnel had magically  vanished when we went back to "check in" for help as to where to try for a room or what to do next ALL the other airlines had staff helping passengers to find accommodation etc., being a long weekend all the hotels we knew in Melbourne were fully booked already then with all the people who were stranded on top of that !!! We eventually were helped by a lady who was at the airport shuttle counter so we ended up in a hotel at St Kilda (NEVER AGAIN ) we went from this  to this which folded up when one of us (not me) sat on it. this by the way cost us $245.00 per night talk about taking advantage of  a disaster situation

10 comments:

Kathy said...

Oh dear! Hopefully you can find your way back to Tassie before too long. This hardly looks like a very comfortable place to while away the hours until Jetstar finds you seats back. Good Luck

Allie said...

Oh not fun - not fun at all! I hope you're home by now, girl....

Debs said...

Oh! Bell, so glad my travel has been hassle free so far.

chrisartist said...

Dreadful when advantage is taken isn't it.
Is there any recourse through insurance?
Glad our airlines choose safety over risk though.
Chrisartist

Vickie said...

highway robbery!

Melinda said...

Disgusting profiteering. It's a greedy world we live in.

Roseanne said...

I bet you had a bad back after sleeping on that. It is not right taking advantage of people like that.

Leanne said...

You poor thing Bell, what a horrible bed for you to sleep in. I bet you are glad to be home.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Poor Bell, sounds very unfair...

Pauline said...

oh no bell..what a bloody ripoff..thats awful...i felt like tripping out the airport the other night to see if anyone was stranded..but it was sooooo foggy..ppl are still stranded arent they? wowo..bummer end to the weekend