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Feb 14, 20, 5:25 pm
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Views: 935
Posted By SFHokie

Just landed at SFO from TPE and had very minimal...

Just landed at SFO from TPE and had very minimal issues entering the USA.

The Global Entry kiosk marked my slip with a big ole X and I had to chat with a CBP officer who asked me if he could scan...
Feb 7, 20, 7:52 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By SFHokie

Thanks for all the replies. I'll be away from...

Thanks for all the replies. I'll be away from mainland China for 20 days at the time my flights depart, so I should be OK but just wanted to check!
I tried calling the airline a few times and have...
Feb 7, 20, 8:37 am
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By SFHokie

It depends on where you reside ... home for me...

It depends on where you reside ... home for me these days is in the P.R. China :-/
Feb 7, 20, 3:01 am
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By SFHokie

BR flights subject to USA travel quarantine?

I noticed that Taiwan was not mentioned in the President's Proclamation...
Jan 23, 20, 6:13 pm
Replies: 602
Views: 99,402
Posted By SFHokie

So ... I flew into PVG late last night (Thursday)...

So ... I flew into PVG late last night (Thursday) and will be flying out of there on Saturday morning. Things I noticed different from the usual customs, immigration, and inspections:

No thermal...
Dec 12, 19, 5:19 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 41,514
Posted By SFHokie

Glad to hear you had a great experience! Love to...

Glad to hear you had a great experience! Love to hear stories like this.
Dec 10, 19, 2:51 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,547
Posted By SFHokie

Not sure why one would speak in Mandarin to the...

Not sure why one would speak in Mandarin to the locals if they want to interact when the local language is Cantonese (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong_Cantonese)...
Dec 6, 19, 7:21 am
Replies: 1,189
Views: 177,496
Posted By SFHokie

I found this gem of a hotel last year almost by...

I found this gem of a hotel last year almost by accident and fell in love immediately! Will be spending a four more days there in late January. A bit sad that evening cocktail hour changed to start...
Dec 4, 19, 9:15 pm
Replies: 65
Views: 8,164
Posted By SFHokie

Pee Pee Ewe!

Pee Pee Ewe!
Nov 27, 19, 8:47 pm
Replies: 957
Views: 198,084
Posted By SFHokie

I've had good luck with the Untied Airlines...

I've had good luck with the Untied Airlines Twitter team in helping with clearing some B fares into available PN space. They were even able to remove a GPU from a segment when PN space was showing...
Nov 25, 19, 1:30 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By SFHokie

Easy method for learning if a property has a lounge?

Unless I'm completely missing the obvious, I've yet to find a way on how to tell on marriott.com or their phone app if a certain property has a club/executive lounge. If there a way to filter search...
Nov 19, 19, 4:47 pm
Replies: 906
Views: 124,984
Posted By SFHokie

You might also be able to access Polaris lounge...

You might also be able to access Polaris lounge at EWR, though it might depend on the agent working the desk. I say this after having taken PVG-SFO-ORD-ROA (with an 11 hour connection at SFO) and...
Nov 18, 19, 10:58 pm
Replies: 957
Views: 198,084
Posted By SFHokie

Or in my case recently, a different phone agent...

Or in my case recently, a different phone agent when PN space was positive.
Nov 14, 19, 5:43 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 25,531
Posted By SFHokie

Don't really care about these offers anyway....

Don't really care about these offers anyway. Taking my travels to other airlines starting next year. First round trip is a combination of CX in business and TG in economy :) Looking at a split...
Nov 13, 19, 9:16 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 25,531
Posted By SFHokie

[h1] Total garbage offer for me! Possibly...

[h1]


Total garbage offer for me! Possibly as I'm living overseas?
Nov 13, 19, 7:22 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 8,304
Posted By SFHokie

That's what a credit card with travel...

That's what a credit card with travel protections, like Chase Sapphire Reserve (https://www.chase.com/card-benefits/sapphirereserve/travel), are for.
Nov 12, 19, 7:24 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 8,304
Posted By SFHokie

Totally! Living abroad I don't make use of my...

Totally! Living abroad I don't make use of my United Club card at all as a 1MM I have (at least for now) *A Gold status which means free lounge access. It's likely by the end of 2020 I'll be living...
Nov 12, 19, 5:47 am
Replies: 47
Views: 8,304
Posted By SFHokie

I've got a biz trip coming up to Seattle and...

I've got a biz trip coming up to Seattle and looks like biz class on Cathay ex-SHA (I live west of Shanghai) roundtrip is < $2400. United wants over $5K for the same dates! EVA and Air Canada are...
Nov 10, 19, 9:33 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 8,304
Posted By SFHokie

That's my approach moving forward; I'm not going...

That's my approach moving forward; I'm not going to chase any status but instead fly the best schedule and price combination that allows me to sit up front. I'd like for that to be on United, but if...
Nov 6, 19, 8:42 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 21,592
Posted By SFHokie

I do something very similar, especially if at an...

I do something very similar, especially if at an airport that has a lounge with decent, free food options.

Even better, find a service member dressed in uniform, and thank them for their service.
Nov 3, 19, 6:03 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,261
Posted By SFHokie

Unless you have one of the grandfathered in cards...

Unless you have one of the grandfathered in cards like the old Presidential CO cards, why bother? Find a CC that gives you points to use on almost any other airline -- or even United if you want.
Oct 23, 19, 4:15 am
Replies: 3,243
Views: 909,919
Posted By SFHokie

It may have been said earlier in the thread, but...

It may have been said earlier in the thread, but one thing I'm happy about regarding these changes is the amount of lead time they gave us to figure out what we want to do for 2020.

There's zero...
Oct 16, 19, 8:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 6,020
Posted By SFHokie

The app still is unable to accurately scan and...

The app still is unable to accurately scan and use a Chinese Resident permit :-( However, I was able to get it to at least scan the document this time; it keeps getting confused with the Resident...
Oct 14, 19, 7:59 pm
Replies: 423
Views: 112,617
Posted By SFHokie

Staying with UA in 2020 for status in 2021,...

Staying with UA in 2020 for status in 2021, though I do not know which status level I'll attain. Being 1MM I'm guaranteed Gold status, so I'd be trying to achieve at least Platinum.

1K is...
Oct 13, 19, 10:16 pm
Replies: 354
Views: 94,331
Posted By SFHokie

I can add the new address no problem, but when I...

I can add the new address no problem, but when I attempt to make it my primary default address it is still asking me to submit two forms of address verification. How did you get around it with zero...
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