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Dec 1, 20, 1:27 am
Replies: 26
Views: 5,960
Posted By kawaii

I saw that CX announced HKG-KHH flights for two...

I saw that CX announced HKG-KHH flights for two saturdays in November but can't find any flights for Dec. I was wondering if anyone could point me at any announcements for HKG-KHH in Dec or...
Oct 16, 20, 8:36 am
Replies: 45
Views: 8,424
Posted By kawaii

Speaking of burning miles, does anyone know why...

Speaking of burning miles, does anyone know why TPE-HKG flights are all waitlisted through most of early Nov? I'm trying to catch a flight back to HK and, with 49K expiring in Dec, I'm hoping to burn...
Feb 7, 20, 8:35 am
Replies: 214
Views: 46,699
Posted By kawaii

On Feb 4, I called BA and was able to book next...

On Feb 4, I called BA and was able to book next day redemption on CX (after calling CX to confirm redemption availability) for Hong Kong to Taiwan, FWIW.
Feb 7, 20, 8:10 am
Replies: 298
Views: 60,221
Posted By kawaii

Any idea how this works given that the marathon...

Any idea how this works given that the marathon is suspended now? The link still works and it is good until Feb 9 2020.

EDIT: nevermind - just realized that registration isn't possible now. anyone...
Forum: Star Alliance
Sep 4, 19, 5:02 am
Replies: 2,299
Views: 422,500
Posted By kawaii

(1) What is your home airport? HKG (2) What...

(1) What is your home airport? HKG
(2) What types of fares do you usually buy ? Y for short hauls and PEY/J for long hauls
(3) How many miles do you usually fly each year? 30-40K
(4) Do you have...
Apr 19, 19, 11:48 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By kawaii

CX521 to HKG got diverted last night when it...

CX521 to HKG got diverted last night when it couldn't land and ended up spending an overnight in KHH. Looks like they finally left KHH today around noon. Crazy day!
Apr 7, 19, 9:08 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By kawaii

KA451 (8-Apr) - return to KHH shortly after takeoff

https://hk.on.cc/hk/bkn/cnt/cnnews/20190408/bkn-20190408083519314-0408_00952_001.html

Sounds like it is suspected that the plane hit a bird and caused engine damage (engine was on fire and had oil...
Apr 5, 19, 2:15 am
Replies: 1,704
Views: 440,950
Posted By kawaii

I was in PEN during Christmas and it was fine. No...

I was in PEN during Christmas and it was fine. No issues with a US issued ABTC. Not sure if it was a seasonal thing but they were strict about how many people you can take through with you at the...
Jan 12, 19, 8:09 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By kawaii

For Iberia-operated but marketed by Vueling...

For Iberia-operated but marketed by Vueling flights, as the operator is a one world airline, does that mean points and FF benefits apply? I thought it was just operator dependant but this seems to...
Jan 5, 19, 3:49 am
Replies: 567
Views: 124,942
Posted By kawaii

query: given this footnote: "Up to 6.4%...

query: given this footnote:

"Up to 6.4% RewardCash rebate is equivalent to up to 16X RewardCash. HSBC Premier MasterCard Credit Card cardholders who have registered for the 'Red Hot Rewards of...
Jan 2, 19, 2:22 am
Replies: 611
Views: 151,020
Posted By kawaii

Given the HKA estimate of about ~2mil HKD in...

Given the HKA estimate of about ~2mil HKD in losses for their mistake fare, even if it is ten times that for CX, it is still only about 20 mil HKD in revenue, so hardly back breaking to honor the...
Jan 2, 19, 2:13 am
Replies: 3,107
Views: 538,180
Posted By kawaii

Wow, congratulations to all those who got in! I...

Wow, congratulations to all those who got in! I legit didn't think that they would honor it but it's a brave new world, I guess.
Dec 27, 18, 6:31 am
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By kawaii

Ah, sorry - yes, in Y. I haven't flown to LHR on...

Ah, sorry - yes, in Y. I haven't flown to LHR on my own dime in a long time, actually, so would be grateful for any enlightenment on their tax scheme? Thanks!
Dec 27, 18, 6:01 am
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By kawaii

Cheapest European transfer cities for CX?

I'm planning to travel to a friend's wedding in Spain later this year and looking at taking some time before and after it in some Europrean cities (I was thinking initially...
Dec 26, 18, 5:28 am
Replies: 51
Views: 69,695
Posted By kawaii

As a data point, it's failed to add both Visa and...

As a data point, it's failed to add both Visa and MC (both US and HK cards) while I'm here in HK. I'll try when I land in MY and see if it is any better but it's pretty frustrating not knowing...
Nov 27, 18, 10:19 pm
Replies: 298
Views: 60,221
Posted By kawaii

I noticed this hasn't been updated in a while....

I noticed this hasn't been updated in a while. Does anyone have any current links as to active sign-up offers? Or are we in a wasteland until 2019?
Nov 26, 18, 3:32 am
Replies: 986
Views: 149,559
Posted By kawaii

I just went back and checked my Citi card going...

I just went back and checked my Citi card going back to July and it seems to be fine (although mine is limited to Supermarkets and Telecoms only in use). My primary card is my US Chase CSR (used...
Sep 26, 18, 3:26 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By kawaii

Anecdotally, no, you won't lose your SFO-HKG...

Anecdotally, no, you won't lose your SFO-HKG points if you don't fly HKG-TPE. Although theoretically possible, unlikely given past experience.

You can ask SFO agent to check your bag SFO-HKG-PVG....
Jul 16, 18, 3:59 am
Replies: 1,704
Views: 440,950
Posted By kawaii

FWIW, I was just through DMK a few weeks back and...

FWIW, I was just through DMK a few weeks back and used my ABTC card. They stamped for 30 days (presumably tourist visa - it looks like H.30? and the expiry was 30 days out).

I think it is...
Jun 6, 18, 8:49 am
Replies: 1,704
Views: 440,950
Posted By kawaii

Sure, as always, YMMV, but anecdotally, I have...

Sure, as always, YMMV, but anecdotally, I have yet to be refused. I would be curious if anyone has a story where they were refused entry and if so, would be curious to learn about that fact pattern.
Jun 6, 18, 4:55 am
Replies: 1,704
Views: 440,950
Posted By kawaii

This isn't an issue with the US-issed ABTC (which...

This isn't an issue with the US-issed ABTC (which is the one I have) so I can't say for the HK-issued ABTC. I've never had an immigration agent give me any problems because I've indicated on the...
Jun 6, 18, 4:53 am
Replies: 1,704
Views: 440,950
Posted By kawaii

I've never had an issue with using it on holiday...

I've never had an issue with using it on holiday traveling with my family - they are usually kind enough to wave me, the wife and the kids all through the expedited line (although, interestingly...
Jun 4, 18, 3:55 am
Replies: 1,704
Views: 440,950
Posted By kawaii

Yes, you show your APEC card to the Special Lane...

Yes, you show your APEC card to the Special Lane guard, who will open it for you to use the lane. It helps if the normal line (as usually is) is overcrowded but if it was late and the normal line was...
May 28, 18, 11:17 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By kawaii

Typically, they'll allow a small stroller (Pockit...

Typically, they'll allow a small stroller (Pockit and Yoyo are the two popular HK cabin-carry strollers) but I'm not sure how much that seat collapses (or if you've had experience whether it will fit...
May 28, 18, 8:02 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 33,937
Posted By kawaii

Oh nice! Any other SE Asia locations with the...

Oh nice! Any other SE Asia locations with the same type of pricing?
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