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Jan 24, 21, 3:35 pm
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Posted By johnathome

Long time United flyer due to work. Was excited...

Long time United flyer due to work. Was excited last year to be able to put my Amex credit to travel bank but looks like I was too late and didn't check this site. Will need to figure out how to...
Dec 14, 20, 8:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By johnathome

Thanks for the update on Hilton. I'm booking a...

Thanks for the update on Hilton. I'm booking a FHR trip for May 2021 now.

Pre-2020 (since I have not done any fun travel this year) I have not had any problems with Hilton in earning points via...
Aug 31, 20, 7:36 am
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Views: 299,284
Posted By johnathome

Wow, thought Travel Bank was dead but this is...

Wow, thought Travel Bank was dead but this is good news as I have also have some credit left for 2020. I did a quick Google search, seems Chase has rolled out a Travel Bank Visa Card for Chase so...
Dec 31, 19, 9:26 am
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Views: 702,693
Posted By johnathome

Just an update, Amex credit posted today. Ended...

Just an update, Amex credit posted today. Ended up showing correctly that they were day pass purchases.
Dec 27, 19, 12:44 pm
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Views: 972,897
Posted By johnathome

I've used mine up but consider a day pass to the...

I've used mine up but consider a day pass to the United Lounge. You can buy one for $59 on the United app.
Dec 27, 19, 10:10 am
Replies: 1,012
Views: 702,693
Posted By johnathome

I just purchased day passes on the app and they...

I just purchased day passes on the app and they show up as United Elec Ticketing for me. Worried that they are coded as perhaps tickets. Guess I will have to see.
Oct 15, 18, 8:12 pm
Replies: 3,148
Views: 569,676
Posted By johnathome

I just had 2 Marriott stays (Marriott and...

I just had 2 Marriott stays (Marriott and Courtyard) and didn't see the $60 credit. To my surprise, the offer is no longer showing up for my Amex Platinum personal card. Any ideas? Should I shot a...
Forum: China
Jul 16, 18, 10:35 pm
Replies: 403
Views: 47,850
Posted By johnathome

I was in Beijing and Shanghai last month. ...

I was in Beijing and Shanghai last month. ExpressVPN worked well for both my Iphone and Macbook.
Jul 13, 18, 7:22 am
Replies: 88
Views: 21,100
Posted By johnathome

Email from United Mileageplus on July 2nd, miles...

Email from United Mileageplus on July 2nd, miles redeposited that day and my credit card credited a few days later. So it took just around 1 week after contacting them.
Jun 26, 18, 8:41 am
Replies: 88
Views: 21,100
Posted By johnathome

2 weeks and no refund of points or copay

Decided to request refund online via the United site. Been over 2 weeks and nothing, still debit of my 30,000 points and no sign of my $600 copay for my transpacific flight.

Will report back on...
Jun 9, 18, 7:06 am
Replies: 4,497
Views: 404,662
Posted By johnathome

EWR to PEK

Upon check-in, no offer to upset. This morning, 3 hours before flight, Polaris upgrade for Platinum with Q fare is 1319 to J. Pass, rather spend that money on gifts.
Jun 8, 18, 6:46 pm
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Views: 276,012
Posted By johnathome

No Upsell T24

Had to book a last minute flight from EWR to PEK this Saturday, 6/9. At the time, there were plenty of J seats. However also lots of Y seats and looking like I will have no companions next to me....
Forum: China
May 21, 18, 7:00 am
Replies: 31
Views: 8,988
Posted By johnathome

The Chinese banks in the US are totally separate...

The Chinese banks in the US are totally separate from Mainland. Although you can open RMB accounts in the US, they are not linked to Chinese accounts. In the case of ICBC, the branches are a US...
May 20, 18, 4:37 pm
Replies: 189
Views: 113,927
Posted By johnathome

Hey Leftax, any chance you can give an update. ...

Hey Leftax, any chance you can give an update. I'm really in need of a bag for my suit for trips to Asia. This looks promising as a carry on but I'm going to wait for a US version since 90% of my...
Sep 5, 17, 9:02 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 5,968
Posted By johnathome

I just returned from China last week. I routed...

I just returned from China last week. I routed via SFO to PVG so I could fly the UD of the 747. UA also has the dreamliner on this route also. I did not realize Beijing gets the 777-300 as...
Sep 3, 17, 6:43 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 8,584
Posted By johnathome

I just got an email from Amex today about this...

I just got an email from Amex today about this promotion and see that it has been going on since July!

This is a no brainer for me as I've used Avios for intra-Asia flights on CX especially...
Sep 2, 17, 9:06 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 9,529
Posted By johnathome

Love this thread. I've never missed a...

Love this thread.

I've never missed a flight in all my travel due to my lateness but last year I flew down to MCO from EWR while my colleague flew down from LGA on AA. I land and expect her to...
Aug 24, 17, 7:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,403
Posted By johnathome

Not sure this should be in the HK forum but...

Not sure this should be in the HK forum but welcome to Flyertalk. If you are flying AA into ORD, you should be able to check your baggage all the way to HK and AA should be able to issue you...
Aug 22, 17, 9:55 am
Replies: 1,270
Views: 229,013
Posted By johnathome

HK airport will be closed in the morning and...

HK airport will be closed in the morning and accordingly the majority of flights have been cancelled. So HK to EWR, ORD, SFO have all been cancelled for 8/23
Aug 22, 17, 7:21 am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,410
Posted By johnathome

You were lucky. I didn't get a notice that my...

You were lucky. I didn't get a notice that my flight tomorrow (8/23) was cancelled until after I landed into HK. If I got a delay notice before I took off for HK, I would checked more carefully and...
Forum: China
Aug 15, 17, 9:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By johnathome

One other factor is the Communist Party meeting...

One other factor is the Communist Party meeting in Beijing may be around that time? Was just talking to a client about his visit to Beijing in late October and this subject came up. Expect lots of...
Forum: China
Aug 15, 17, 9:27 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 33,931
Posted By johnathome

I guess I had assumed the queue for the taxis...

I guess I had assumed the queue for the taxis would be very long. After a 14 hour flight, I just want to get to my hotel. I had asked if there was a special location as some airports in the US...
Forum: China
Aug 14, 17, 7:56 am
Replies: 59
Views: 33,931
Posted By johnathome

Using Didi for first time

Traveling to PVG this weekend. Loaded the didi english app and was planning to use upon my arrival to get to my hotel and then around SH.

Is there a special area to call for Didi in the airport? ...
Aug 11, 17, 8:56 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 59,733
Posted By johnathome

Flying to PVG next week. Would like to use didi....

Flying to PVG next week. Would like to use didi. Loaded my Amex card and seemed to work. Is there a special area in PVG to pick up didi cars? Like a dedicated car share area I should look for? ...
Jul 26, 17, 7:38 pm
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Views: 130,816
Posted By johnathome

I'm on a SFO to PVG flight UD window next month. ...

I'm on a SFO to PVG flight UD window next month. Looks like my last 747 flight with UA. I decided the extra few hours to fly to SFO instead of a direct from EWR was worth it. I was always excited...
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