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How Many Countries Have You Been In In 1 Day?  
User currently offlinerobso2 From Switzerland, joined Jun 2010, 218 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 5175 times:

What is the maximum number of countries you have been in within a single 24h period?
a) From any transportation mechanism
and
b) Solely from flying

Mine is
a) 5
b) 4 (HKG-BKK-FRA-GVA)


733/4/5/6/7/8/9, 319/20/21, 752, 744, 772, 332/3, 343/6, E70/90, AT43, AR85/1, D38, D10, M82
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User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 3809 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 5162 times:

How do you define 1 day? With all the different time zones, you should specify: 24 hour period.

In that case, back when I lived near BSL, I got 3 countries just by going to the airport: Germany (where I lived), then Switzerland to connect from the train to the bus, then BSL on French territory. But unfortunately I never flew to more than 1 foreign country within that day from BSL, so my record is 4.

If I only count overland travel, 6: I've once been in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey in one day. That was one hell of a ride.

Soren   



All the things you probably hate about travelling are warm reminders that I'm home
User currently offlinerobso2 From Switzerland, joined Jun 2010, 218 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5145 times:

Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 1):
How do you define 1 day? With all the different time zones, you should specify: 24 hour period

If you look at my post it says within a single 24h period  
Quoting Birdwatching (Reply 1):
If I only count overland travel, 6:

not bad at all!



733/4/5/6/7/8/9, 319/20/21, 752, 744, 772, 332/3, 343/6, E70/90, AT43, AR85/1, D38, D10, M82
User currently offlineAkiestar From Philippines, joined May 2009, 784 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5143 times:

I think my record is five countries for both categories, since the Philippines is an archipelago and I can only get around by flying. In 24 hours I was able to go from the Philippines to Poland via China, France and Germany, and on the return via Denmark, the Netherlands and China. 

User currently offlinetheobcman From UK - England, joined Nov 2010, 140 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 5130 times:

Quoting robso2 (Thread starter):

I have booked next week as a fun day of flying :

LGW-AGP-BCN-GVA-LGW

Its four airports, three airlines, one day and in the same time zone ish so that's why I mention it in this thread.


User currently offlineflymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7123 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 5111 times:

Flying: 3
MIA-ZRH-FCO
BOS-LHR-BCN
BCN-LHR-MIA

On a bus ride due to the Iceland Volcano Shutdown of 2010: 5
Munich to Barcelona. Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain so 5 countries. 18 hours. But MUC did not open up for another 2 or 3 days I think. Left Munich around 12pm got into Barcelona at 6am. Flying BCN-MUC my flight was one of the last flights into MUC before they shutdown. Glad I got to see Munich great city.



"It was just four of us on the flight deck, trying to do our job" (Captain Al Haynes)
User currently offlineCXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3034 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 5088 times:

I regularly travel OSL-FRA/LHR-SIN/BKK/KUL/DXB-PER, so that's always 4 countries in a 24 hour period (if I have quick connections, otherwise it ends up being over 24 hours)

So 4 countries.

With train, I traveled through Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany in one day, but again, that's 4 countries in one 24 hour period.

-CXfirst



From Norway, live in Australia
User currently offlineandz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8443 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 5063 times:
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Mine is 4 (JNB-LHR-BSL then by road to Freiburg in Germany)

Theoretically it could be 5 as parts of BSL are in France and you can cross the border either taxiing or walking in the terminal.



After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineWestJet747 From Canada, joined Aug 2011, 1830 posts, RR: 10
Reply 8, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 5057 times:

My 24-hour record is 5 flights, 4 countries: CHC-MEL-BWN-BKK-URT using JQ, BI and AK


Flying refined.
User currently offlinebyronicle6 From New Zealand, joined Oct 2011, 396 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5045 times:

Living in New Zealand, and not being able to travel overseas by road or rail my record is 4 countries:

HKT-SIN-KUL-CHC

And done many 3x counties in one day such as

KUL-SIN-BKK
SGN-BKK-AKL
AKL-SIN-NRT
NRT-SIN-AKL
CPH-LHR-LAX
HNL-YVR-LHR
AKL-SIN-HKT
HKT-SIN-AKL

plus probably a few more I can't think of at the moment


User currently offlinehimmat01 From India, joined Dec 2004, 1047 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4997 times:

In my case, its 4 countries in a 24 hour period.

1. DXB - UAE
2. SIN - Singapore
3. BNE - Australia
4. AKL - Auckland



An airplane might disappoint any pilot but it'll never surprise a good one.
User currently offlineplaneguy727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1240 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4989 times:

5 by flying - clocked in just under 24 hours

PHL-YYZ-FRA-VIE-CAI



I want to live in an old and converted 727...
User currently offlineaerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 7166 posts, RR: 13
Reply 12, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 4987 times:

All my overland borders involve just 3, as I like to visit countries if I am not flying.
Italy-Austria-Germany
England-France-Belgium

3 while flying is rather easy to do.
CEB-MNL-HKG-SGN 3
AKL-BNE-LAX 3
LIM-EZE-GIG 3
YVR-SEA-LAX-AKL 3
AKL-LAX-LHR 3 (Only with a quick flying time the whole way (1040 to LAX 1000 to LHR and a 2h transit)

However 4 countries seems to take me further afield.
LHR-ZRH-NBO-DAR 4.
EBB-JNB-ZRH-LHR 4
AKL-LAX-BOG-CCS 4


User currently offlineBabybus From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 4972 times:

A measly 3 by airplane:

JED-LHR-CDG (then continued to NRT) An odd routing but I enjoyed it.

4 by coach:

Prague-Frankfurt-Bruges-Calais


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 24868 posts, RR: 22
Reply 14, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 4890 times:

My record is probably 6 countries in 24 hours (Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Panama, USA and Canada). Sometime in the early 1980s I flew EZE-GIG-CCS-PTY-LAX-YVR after a 4-day business trip from YVR to EZE. Varig all the way EZE-LAX and CP LAX-YVR. The EZE-GIG flight also stopped at CGH (that flight on was one of Varig's two A300s operated during the 1980s.)

The Varig GIG-LAX flight (DC-10) only had one scheduled stop at PTY but they cancelled their GIG-CCS flight that night for some reason so the LAX flight made an extra stop at CCS to accommodate those passengers.

My southbound trip was on a CP Air DC-10 YVR-LIM-SCL-EZE which added two more countries in South America. That was shortly before CP dropped South America service from YVR and made YYZ their only Latin America gateway, as it still is today for AC (except for YVR-MEX).

Quoting andz (Reply 7):
Theoretically it could be 5 as parts of BSL are in France and you can cross the border either taxiing or walking in the terminal.

BSL airport is entirely in France but an agreement permits it to also serve as a Swiss airport with a segregated "customs road" from the Swiss border to the airport. GVA is the same, with the airport entirely in Switzerland (almost on the border) with a customs road to the neighbouring French town of Ferney-Voltaire and a separate "French" section of the terminal building.


User currently offlineAR385 From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 6133 posts, RR: 30
Reply 15, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 4862 times:
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Overland: France-Italy-Switzerland
By flying: MEX-BOG-LIM-EZE-SCL so five

The AR flight was actually MEX-LIM-EZE, but we made a stop in BOG to pick up an Argentine government delegation (leave it to AR to do that). Our final destination was MDZ but LA did not fly to SCL from MEX back then and my father wanted to cross the Andes by bus. So upon arrival on EZE we connected to an SCL bound flight.



MGGS
User currently offlinewarren747sp From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1152 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 4849 times:

LHR-EWR-YVR-TPE-SYD
continuous with long lay over in TPE.
W



747SP
User currently offlineLOWS From Austria, joined Oct 2011, 1113 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 4826 times:

I do Austria-Germany-Austria just on my way to work every morning!

One time I did BRU-FRA-ZRH-VIE (4).


User currently offlineandz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8443 posts, RR: 10
Reply 18, posted (2 years 8 months 1 week 1 hour ago) and read 4813 times:
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Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 14):
BSL airport is entirely in France

Cool then it is 5 countries in 1 day  

I was sure I saw signs indicating parts of the airport in different countries, in fact I seem to remember some concessions taking Euro and some Swiss Francs.



After Monday and Tuesday even the calendar says WTF...
User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 24868 posts, RR: 22
Reply 19, posted (2 years 8 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4744 times:

Quoting andz (Reply 18):
Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 14):
BSL airport is entirely in France

Cool then it is 5 countries in 1 day

I was sure I saw signs indicating parts of the airport in different countries, in fact I seem to remember some concessions taking Euro and some Swiss Francs.

Yes, that's correct. You have your choice of arriving in Switzerland or France, but the airport is still on French territory with the agreement previously mentioned and the segregated fenced road leading to the Swiss border.


User currently offlineQantasA333 From Australia, joined Jan 2007, 538 posts, RR: 4
Reply 20, posted (2 years 8 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 4738 times:

In one 24 hour period it would be Malaysia/Australia and Hong Kong/Australia both on flights. Besides that, not many... especially considering I live in Australia 

User currently offlineaerdingus From Ireland, joined Dec 2006, 2818 posts, RR: 15
Reply 21, posted (2 years 8 months 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 4721 times:

Hmm

(a) 4

Ireland & NI   Car

Ireland & England Flying & boat

Germany & Austria Coach

Hong Kong & Macau Boat

(b) Plane

Hong Kong & Singapore

Ireland & Germany

Ireland & France

Ireland & Canada

Ireland & Spain

Ireland & Italy

Ireland & Crete



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User currently onlinesignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 2996 posts, RR: 8
Reply 22, posted (2 years 8 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 4713 times:

On the ground, 6:
UK
France
Belgium
Netherlands
Germany
Czech Republic

In the air, probably 4:
South Africa
Ethiopia
Lebanon
UK

signol



Flights booked: none :(
User currently offlinefalstaff From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 6075 posts, RR: 29
Reply 23, posted (2 years 8 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4682 times:
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On the ground, three: Germany, Switzerland, and France

Counting air and ground: four USA, Netherlands, Switzerland, and Germany.



My mug slaketh over on Falstaff N503
User currently offlinevirginvsbritish From United States of America, joined Oct 2010, 36 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (2 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4673 times:

My record is 4: YUL-IAD-KEF-CDG  


I want a 787 for Christmas, thank you.
25 irshava : My record is 4 also... not as much as others have it... UDJ - BUD - FRA - JFK[Edited 2011-11-26 12:10:34]
26 jetblue777 : Not so much, mine is three. 1PM - Manila, Philippines --------> 5PM - Seoul, South Korea --------> 9PM - New York, USA
27 tennis69 : Mine is 4 - TLV-AMM-BKK-SGN CAI-DXB-ICN-SZX ATL-AMS-DMM-DOH MSP-NRT-HKG-CAN
28 tapman : Driving mine is 7 Denmark - Germany - Netherlands - Belgium - France - England - Wales Flying is only 3 MAN - CDG - Cameroon
29 bgm : Mine is 4 Georgia - Germany - UK - USA (TBS-MUC-LHR-IAD on LH/LH/UA) Singapore - Bangkok - Cairo - Riyadh (SIN-BKK-CAI-RUH on TG/MS/MS)
30 Post contains images MadameConcorde : I go across 3 countries in one day several times a week- Monaco, France and Italy.
31 FRAIAD : Only three: FRA-VIE-TBS and TBS-VIE-FRA
32 Post contains images airportugal310 : 3 for me... FLR-AMS-EWR, or EWR-CDG-MXP or even perhaps BOS-AMS-FCO If the question were about US States...I could easily top that for a single day...
33 Post contains images MIAspotter : 2 weeks ago returning from Asia I was in 4 countries in a 24 hr period. Left SIN for HKG, then HKG to DOH and DOH to BCN... and yes I was a zombie upo
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