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Shanghai during Chinese New Year

Old Jan 10, 19, 10:51 pm
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Shanghai during Chinese New Year

I know that the days leading up to CNY are travel hell, but how is it flying in and out after CNY has begun?
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Old Jan 11, 19, 8:46 am
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Flying is not as bad as other modes of transportation. It gets busy again at the end when people need to return to work.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 8:50 am
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Depends, days 3-5 of the seven day holiday period are actually quite light. Days 1,2 or 6,7 of the seven-straight-day holiday period can be busy.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 12:37 pm
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I found day 1 to be incredibly quiet. Everybody already arrived to where they need to be. New year's eve is the worst.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 4:24 pm
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Thanks all. This makes trip planning a little easier.
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Old Jan 14, 19, 1:14 pm
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Air travel if a little busy is fine.

Train travel is both busy and not that fine. Security is more stringent.
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