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Bula! Fiji Airways Vancouver to Nadi Flight Review

Fiji Airways Vancouver to Nadi Flight Review is part of the Bula! Fiji Hub Trip Report. This post is also part of the Melbourne & Bangkok Residencies.


I was exhausted after exploring Vancouver (see Guns & Butter: Vancouver, Canada Travel Guide (Organic Edition)). I looked forward to my 11-hour business class flight aboard Fiji Airways to Nadi

Bula!

Bula was a word I would hear frequently throughout this trip. It means hello or welcome in Fijian, but the sincerity of the word cannot be translated. This warmness of the flight attendants and the Fijian people is authentic. 

Booking 

Recall the work I put into getting the lie-flat seats from Toronto to Vancouver (see Booking Miles & Smiles on Air Canada: Takes Calls, Emails, Luck). That was worth the effort (see Worth It! Lie Flat Toronto to Vancouver on Air Canada). Finding business class for two on Fiji Airways was no small challenge either (see 55K Alaskan to Fiji And My New Melbourne Residence). It too was worth the effort. 

Seats 

Look at these beautiful seats: 

a seat in a plane a row of white chairs in a room with purple lighting a seat in a plane a television on a tableWelcome Drink

Off to paradise, I had the prerequisite glass of champagne. 

 

Amenities Kit

Here is a wild twist on eyeshades. The rest of the amenity kit was basic. 

a group of objects on a table

Sleep

I was so tired that I fell asleep almost immediately after the welcome drink. I didn’t have the strength to ring the call button for the bedding. 

Dinner

I slept for 8 hours and missed dinner. 

Breakfast

I did wake up for breakfast. 

a plate with food on it a croissant on a plate a plate of food on a table

Fiji Water

This was a necessary photo: 

a bottle of water next to a computer

Overall

When I first started points travel, I used to stay awake during the entire flight, overeat, and overdrink. Having done this for so long, the pressure to do that is now gone. I can now rest knowing that the next business class flight is not far away. On Fiji Airways, given the comfortable seat and friendly service, this was easy to do. 

a white airplane on the tarmac
Bula!

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