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HKG airport delays/closure possible MR opportunity??

Old Aug 13, 19, 8:13 am
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HKG airport delays/closure possible MR opportunity??

I was curious about travel to HKG. The US only has a warning at a level 2 out of 4. The protest have been ongoing and been disruptive to flight schedules, is there a likely possibility that a great fare/MR will become available? How does travel insurance deal with HKG travel that is booked knowing the possibility of delays/cancellation?
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Old Aug 13, 19, 8:19 am
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Originally Posted by cjjones051 View Post
I was curious about travel to HKG. The US only has a warning at a level 2 out of 4. The protest have been ongoing and been disruptive to flight schedules, is there a likely possibility that a great fare/MR will become available? How does travel insurance deal with HKG travel that is booked knowing the possibility of delays/cancellation?
There's this thread in the MR forum including similar questions:

​​​​​​UA - SFO/LAX/IAH - HKG from $359

Also some discussion in post 1115 onward of the CSR travel insurance thread:

CSP & CSR Trip Cancellation/Delay Insurance Issues/Comments

Personally, exploiting civil unrest for MR purposes is not something I'd consider though.
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Old Aug 13, 19, 9:50 am
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I am moving this thread to Mileage Run discussion as it is not specific to Delta, and Delta no longer serves HKG.

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Old Aug 13, 19, 10:22 am
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Originally Posted by Zorak View Post
There's this thread in the MR forum including similar questions:

​​​​​​UA - SFO/LAX/IAH - HKG from $359

Also some discussion in post 1115 onward of the CSR travel insurance thread:

CSP & CSR Trip Cancellation/Delay Insurance Issues/Comments

Personally, exploiting civil unrest for MR purposes is not something I'd consider though.
It's not exploiting the situation, I tend to travel to HK in the latter part of the year to visit friends and was just curious if tickets would be cheaper and how travel insurance would work in the situation.
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Old Aug 13, 19, 12:11 pm
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personally, exploiting civil unrest for MR purposes is not something I'd consider though.
why "exploiting" - i bet every airline would rather fill the planes with 300 fares than empty seats?
its not like ppl take away the inventory from someone in need - if you want to support HK go there, fly CX, spend $ etc..
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Originally Posted by cjjones051 View Post


It's not exploiting the situation, I tend to travel to HK in the latter part of the year to visit friends and was just curious if tickets would be cheaper and how travel insurance would work in the situation.
Yes ticket price would be cheaper base on same supply and decrease demand.
I am not an economist

I see enough holes in travel insurance that what is happening on HK at HKIA will not be covered.
I am not a lawyer.
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Old Aug 13, 19, 5:11 pm
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Originally Posted by ryandc99 View Post
I am moving this thread to Mileage Run discussion as it is not specific to Delta, and Delta no longer serves HKG.

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Sorry about that and thank you, I was thinking Skyteam since I normally fly KE from the States to HKG.
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Old Aug 14, 19, 2:01 am
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not a lawyer but there are usually clauses in most travel insurance terms regarding what happens in the case of civil unrest / riots / war. I'd read the terms of your credit card agreement to check

come to HK, spend money, see what's happening here first hand.
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