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Posted By cwerdna

FWIW, to follow up with my own experience. After...

FWIW, to follow up with my own experience. After numerous emails back and forth, including a few pings (due to lack of response), more folks getting added to the to line by Air China folks, and the...
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Posted By cwerdna

Did you end up receiving anything? I...

Did you end up receiving anything?

I recently had a baggage delay when I flew from ICN to SIN via PEK all on CA (yes, Air China). My flight was supposed to arrive in SIN at 9:55 pm, but was...
Nov 18, 17, 8:53 pm
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Posted By cwerdna

Sounds far better than the choices I got for a 28...

Sounds far better than the choices I got for a 28 hour delay for SIN to SFO: $100 e-certificate or 5K miles. I took the miles.

Was also a problem w/the plane.

My MileagePlus status with UA is...
Nov 17, 17, 6:43 am
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Posted By cwerdna

That's really good. I had a SIN-SFO flight that...

That's really good. I had a SIN-SFO flight that was canceled due to a brake controller problem and they put us on another flight the next day that left 28 hours after the original.

We were put up...
Forum: Singapore
Nov 13, 17, 9:59 am
Replies: 21
Views: 26,275
Posted By cwerdna

I have a US passport and am not enrolled in those...

I have a US passport and am not enrolled in those programs.

IIRC, the signs directed me to use those automated machines. Just had to scan my passport and my thumbs (fingers?) and I was thru. ...
Forum: Korea
Oct 27, 17, 4:20 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,874
Posted By cwerdna

Along those lines, OP could visit N Seoul Tower...

Along those lines, OP could visit N Seoul Tower (http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/ATR/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264550).
Forum: Korea
Oct 22, 17, 4:17 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,961
Posted By cwerdna

That's true anywhere. If the phone is carrier...

That's true anywhere. If the phone is carrier locked, it can only be used w/SIMs from that carrier. SIMs from other carriers will be rejected.

In the US, when phones were sold subsidized with...
Forum: Japan
Aug 17, 17, 3:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,728
Posted By cwerdna

I've been to Japan 5x and taken used Shinkansen...

I've been to Japan 5x and taken used Shinkansen maybe 3 or 4 of those trips, I've never taken Nozomi trains (Japan Rail Pass is ineligible) but I've never had trouble w/room for my large suitcases at...
Mar 13, 17, 2:29 am
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Posted By cwerdna

Nevermind. No need to answer my question from...

Nevermind. No need to answer my question from Feb 12, 2017. I picked up a SIM from Three in the UK for 20 GPB that included 12 gigs of data and "Feel at Home". Roamed fine in Germany.

My...
Mar 12, 17, 8:50 pm
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Posted By cwerdna

To followup, thanks for suggestion of the 20 GPB...

To followup, thanks for suggestion of the 20 GPB Three SIM w/12 gigs of data and "Feel at Home". It was a great value.

It worked great! I did see the above 20 pound SIM for 30 pounds in a...
Feb 12, 17, 5:44 am
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Views: 111,175
Posted By cwerdna

Nevermind... I called Three and got my questions...

Nevermind... I called Three and got my questions answered. The "Get 3000 texts and 300 minutes plus 12GB data for just 20" sounded good to me.

They told me the the free Three SIMs are readily...
Feb 12, 17, 3:52 am
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Views: 39,535
Posted By cwerdna

I've skimmed...

I've skimmed http://prepaid-data-sim-card.wikia.com/wiki/Germany. I arrive at Munich airport at 3:25 pm on a Saturday from the UK and will be in Germany for a bit over a week.

The first hotel I...
Feb 12, 17, 3:02 am
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Posted By cwerdna

I'm arriving at Heathrow I think in terminal 2...

I'm arriving at Heathrow I think in terminal 2 (flying in via United). I have an iPhone 6 A1549 that I've confirmed is properly unlocked (was carrier locked on AT&T originally due to contract that's...
Forum: Japan
Oct 7, 15, 3:19 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,834
Posted By cwerdna

Yeah, OP would probably best off getting a...

Yeah, OP would probably best off getting a http://www.japanrailpass.net/en/about_jrp.html that's good for the whole country, not just Kyushu. That page mentions which types of Shinkansen it's valid...
Forum: Japan
Oct 6, 15, 11:58 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 10,073
Posted By cwerdna

Interesting... That might explain rumors I'd...

Interesting...

That might explain rumors I'd heard about Verizon iPhones w/SIMs being unlocked in that you could put in SIMs from carrier and that they'd work. Too bad I don't like Android and...
Forum: Japan
Oct 6, 15, 4:17 am
Replies: 55
Views: 10,073
Posted By cwerdna

Have the recommendations changed recently? Prior...

Have the recommendations changed recently? Prior to finding this thread, I found http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g298184-c169907/Tokyo:Japan:Mobile.Hotspots.In.Japan.html.

I have no intention...
Forum: Japan
Oct 6, 15, 4:01 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By cwerdna

Ok, I altered my trip so that I have more time in...

Ok, I altered my trip so that I have more time in Japan. I'm no longer cutting it short by going to Korea anymore. Will be buying a 7-day Japan Rail Pass exchange order soon.

I already used 5000...
Oct 5, 15, 1:03 am
Replies: 9
Views: 4,098
Posted By cwerdna

Has anyone done it recently? Depending on the...

Has anyone done it recently? Depending on the outcome of something (which I won't know until tomorrow morning), I may desperately need my Hilton Hhonors points moved to UA pronto to book one leg of...
Forum: Japan
Oct 4, 15, 2:12 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,768
Posted By cwerdna

Agree completely.

Agree completely.
Oct 2, 15, 12:21 pm
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Posted By cwerdna

Bummer. I haven't been flying much in the past...

Bummer. I haven't been flying much in the past few years esp. not multi-legged flights but sometimes fly Southwest. Southwest doesn't have change fees.
Oct 2, 15, 5:45 am
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Posted By cwerdna

I'm in a similar boat. United sucks! I...

I'm in a similar boat. United sucks!

I called them about this and got bad news.

I have flights
SFO > HND
NRT > ICN
ICN > SFO

I want to extend my stay in Japan. If I try moving NRT >...
Forum: Japan
Oct 2, 15, 1:32 am
Replies: 32
Views: 2,768
Posted By cwerdna

Agreed. Yeah, if one were to go to Kyoto,...

Agreed.

Yeah, if one were to go to Kyoto, you'd probably want to spend at least an entire day or two there and thus stay overnight.

I've gone to Kamakura, Nikko and Hakone (via their typical...
Forum: Japan
Oct 2, 15, 1:00 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By cwerdna

For Nagoya, I was mainly planning to go to one or...

For Nagoya, I was mainly planning to go to one or more of these:
http://museum.jr-central.co.jp/en/
http://www.toyota.co.jp/Museum/english/
http://www.tcmit.org/english/

Ages ago, I'd taken a...
Forum: Japan
Oct 1, 15, 12:22 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By cwerdna

I have been there already and have been to Peace...

I have been there already and have been to Peace Memorial Park and the museum. It was a very depressing experience, but worth the visit.


Ha! I'll keep that in mind.

I was unaware of this. ...
Forum: Japan
Sep 30, 15, 5:07 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By cwerdna

Question fly back to Tokyo from Nagasaki or sightsee via train along the way back?

I arrive at Haneda on October 27th. I'm getting on a plane to Nagasaki on ANA (used 5000 United miles, thanks to another thread) on the 28th. I'm going on a Battleship Island tour (have...
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