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Many countries require a negative test for all...

Many countries require a negative test for all people crossing their border, but have no standardisation about which documentation the negative test is proved with (standardisation is arguably...
Forum: Asia
Dec 27, 20, 12:45 am
Replies: 13
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Posted By bobbytables

Find a visa agent there (e.g. on a local Facebook...

Find a visa agent there (e.g. on a local Facebook expat group) and I'm sure they can put you in touch with someone who can hire you for a no-show job if you cover your salary and a bit extra. Happens...
Oct 27, 20, 8:52 pm
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Views: 5,053
Posted By bobbytables

That article is one of the most poorly written...

That article is one of the most poorly written Iíve seen on FT, and thatís saying something. Say what you will about relevance [1], at least the posts in this thread make sense.

How does an...
Oct 27, 20, 8:14 am
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Posted By bobbytables

I hate to be "that guy", but this is a...

I hate to be "that guy", but this is a complicated situation and you should really contact an immigration lawyer/specialist if you want a good outcome.
Oct 26, 20, 12:31 pm
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Posted By bobbytables

This is deeply concerning and certainly not the...

This is deeply concerning and certainly not the best way to handle the situation. It also appears not to have worked, since the baby remains unidentified.

Those talking about "civilised" countries...
Forum: Thailand
Oct 23, 20, 10:34 pm
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Posted By bobbytables

Not sure if regs differ in different parts of the...

Not sure if regs differ in different parts of the world, or between airlines, but isn't it the case that cabin crew are normally required on commercial operation of passenger airliners even if there...
Forum: Asia
Sep 28, 20, 9:18 am
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By bobbytables

... or may never happen. There are rumblings here...

... or may never happen. There are rumblings here in SEA about reopening some tourism, obviously with many restrictions about where youíre coming from and so on. I think thereís some non-zero chance...
Sep 5, 20, 3:26 am
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Posted By bobbytables

HKG-SGN can probably take some passengers....

HKG-SGN can probably take some passengers. "Experts", "investors", and some other categories (the net is wider than you might think) are allowed to enter Vietnam and have been able to book seats...
Forum: China
Aug 15, 20, 7:11 am
Replies: 403
Views: 48,780
Posted By bobbytables

Most Mainland businesses that I've interacted...

Most Mainland businesses that I've interacted with have had either a company-wide VPN setup, which specific employees have access to, or individual VPNs on employee systems. They sometimes have...
Jul 13, 20, 10:24 pm
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Views: 174,852
Posted By bobbytables

I personally know of two families that have...

I personally know of two families that have returned from US to Germany where either the husband or wife was not a German national. In both cases they were asked to show their marriage certificate at...
Jul 13, 20, 8:54 am
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Posted By bobbytables

Myself, Iíd like the pilots and FAs that commute...

Myself, Iíd like the pilots and FAs that commute to have an even less stressful flying experience than I do. After all; in the unlikely event the .... hits the fan, they could save my life. Iíd...
Jul 13, 20, 8:51 am
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Views: 20,771
Posted By bobbytables

Any reason they couldnít do as CX sometimes do:...

Any reason they couldnít do as CX sometimes do: donít sell First, only Business, but give status pax the First seats with Business service?
Jul 5, 20, 4:28 am
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Views: 174,852
Posted By bobbytables

Which is entirely sensible, given that multiple...

Which is entirely sensible, given that multiple residency is common and in most cases the dual citizen could instantly become resident in the destination EU country simply by deciding that they...
Jul 4, 20, 10:32 pm
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Views: 174,852
Posted By bobbytables

Unfortunately not correct regarding e-visa....

Unfortunately not correct regarding e-visa. Currently all visa waivers, visa-on-arrival and e-visa provisions in Vietnam are suspended. The source of confusion is Vietnamís government ratifying a law...
Jun 8, 20, 11:49 pm
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Views: 174,852
Posted By bobbytables

Hong Kong and Singapore have both re-opened...

Hong Kong and Singapore have both re-opened transit (with some minor limitations) since June 1 and June 2 respectively. Entry still heavily restricted to both.
May 24, 20, 5:53 am
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Posted By bobbytables

plenty of people travel to places for much longer...

plenty of people travel to places for much longer than 14 days. If itís a six-week+ trip, or open-ended, 14 day home quarantine isnít that much of a hardship (to me, anyway).
May 22, 20, 10:36 pm
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Views: 153,545
Posted By bobbytables

In Vietnam, masks are available in almost any...

In Vietnam, masks are available in almost any convenience store, pharmacy, or even roadside stalls. Most people here wear cloth masks. I haven't gone looking for any surgical, N95, etc, so not sure...
May 22, 20, 9:12 pm
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Views: 153,545
Posted By bobbytables

Mask usage here in Vietnam has dropped from 95%+...

Mask usage here in Vietnam has dropped from 95%+ to more like 10%, except when riding scooters (for different reasons than the virus of course), flying, or visiting government buildings.

On a...
May 22, 20, 8:49 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 47,134
Posted By bobbytables

Thereís a direct flight on China Eastern as well...

Thereís a direct flight on China Eastern as well as one-stop options via Guangzhou, LA (multiple daily), Toronto, Tokyo (multiple daily) and Seoul, any of which are perfectly fine transit options to...
May 21, 20, 8:47 pm
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Views: 2,241
Posted By bobbytables

An interesting counterpoint, and a possible...

An interesting counterpoint, and a possible looking-glass into the future of countries a bit further behind the pandemic curve, is Vietnam. Domestic air travel has picked up hugely since the lockdown...
May 16, 20, 8:03 pm
Replies: 1,226
Views: 174,852
Posted By bobbytables

it was becoming more and more ďunmaintainedĒ -...

it was becoming more and more ďunmaintainedĒ - not that it was brilliant to start with, some countries hadnít been updated in over a month despite changes to their rules, and the wording was vague...
May 13, 20, 6:52 am
Replies: 185
Views: 28,802
Posted By bobbytables

I disagree. The approaches of different countries...

I disagree. The approaches of different countries taken afterward will be as varied as the approaches taken during. Iím happy to be in a country right now that takes a holistic view of their economy...
May 13, 20, 6:13 am
Replies: 185
Views: 28,802
Posted By bobbytables

If this is what it will look like in the UK - no...

If this is what it will look like in the UK - no thanks! - business class on my VN domestic flight last week was pretty much normal bar the mask requirement (strictly adhered to for the first half...
May 8, 20, 9:36 am
Replies: 316
Views: 59,765
Posted By bobbytables

SGN-DAD (Saigon - Danang) at the beginning of the...

SGN-DAD (Saigon - Danang) at the beginning of the week, full A321, every seat occupied.

Edit: just saw which forum this is in (I got here from trending threads). Sorry, feel free to delete. Iíll...
Apr 28, 20, 5:15 am
Replies: 37
Views: 11,382
Posted By bobbytables

Can you clarify that last paragraph? Makes no...

Can you clarify that last paragraph? Makes no sense to me.
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