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What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections?

St. Louis, MO is home. It's frustratingly difficult to get to Dili. Our family's first time flying to post through Dallas, Seoul, and Bali took over 70 hours because of a missed connection in Seoul. If everything goes right while you're traveling, it can still take 30 hours or more to get home. You can only get into Dili through Singapore, Bali, and Darwin (Australia). - Sep 26, 2017
St. Louis, Missouri. This presents a challenges. It typically takes around 35 hours plus but with just one delay that can go up substantially, expect an overnight somewhere. Last summer our trip to St. Louis took 48 hours and 72 hours coming back with two overnight layovers. You really have to be patient and with the changes on government travel it can really try your patience. For those government travelers definitely get your Government Travel Card. - May 30, 2017
Home is difficult to define. Traveling to and from Timor-Leste is very difficult. The only readily accessible locations are Bali, Indonesia and Darwin, Australia, which are each within 2 hours. Three times a week there is a flight to Singapore, but most people transit via Bail given the regular flights and lower costs. - Sep 30, 2016
DC - this is probably the most remote location ever from DC. Travel could be 26 to 36 hours depending on routes. Most folks relax in Bali on route! - Nov 21, 2013
Washington DC. About 24 hours flying time. Connections are through Bali, Singapore or Darwin, Australia. There are not daily flights into/out of Dili. - Apr 25, 2013
Washington DC, and it is around 24 hours of flying time. - Mar 12, 2010
Washington DC and it is around 24 hours of flying time. - Mar 12, 2010