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Today, 4:04 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By travelinmanS

Very few corporate people “go against the grain”...

Very few corporate people “go against the grain” and those that do usually don’t make it to COO of any company. They’re all the same, these changes are likely due to personality conflicts and the...
Forum: China
Yesterday, 10:49 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

No foreigners allowed to enter China until they...

No foreigners allowed to enter China until they offer further notice. The embassy being closed is a sign that further notice hasn’t been given :p Certain countries are negotiating bilateral travel...
Forum: China
Yesterday, 7:23 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

The current rule is one flight, per airline, per...

The current rule is one flight, per airline, per country, per week. With the stipulation that the route had to have been flown by the airline on March 12th. The last stipulation basically makes it...
May 26, 20, 6:43 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By travelinmanS

No, baggage claim is after immigration.

No, baggage claim is after immigration.
May 25, 20, 6:03 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By travelinmanS

All the doom and gloom about HK fails to realize...

All the doom and gloom about HK fails to realize that it is a necessary outlet for PRC leaders and their families to get money out of China. For this reason the current business system and laws will...
May 25, 20, 5:55 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 13,264
Posted By travelinmanS

I’ve seen a few articles in the Chinese media...

I’ve seen a few articles in the Chinese media that seem to point to the March 12th stipulation going away but the CAAC planning on keeping the “five ones” rule until October. If that happens then UA...
May 25, 20, 6:02 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By travelinmanS

It’s in the interest of both the PRC and the...

It’s in the interest of both the PRC and the western countries to have HK keep its semi autonomous status, especially when it comes to business and banking rules and regulations. You are overly...
May 24, 20, 11:34 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By travelinmanS

Whether you agree with it or not I think the new...

Whether you agree with it or not I think the new rule imposed by China will have the effect of essentially ending the protests by the end of this year. Things will tick along just fine after that in...
May 24, 20, 9:27 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By travelinmanS

I like Conrad Beijing and the Hilton in Tianhe. ...

I like Conrad Beijing and the Hilton in Tianhe. The WA on the bund is nice but I live in shanghai so I’ve never stayed there although people who have seem to love it. My favorite Hilton property in...
May 24, 20, 7:04 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,044
Posted By travelinmanS

FWIW there are some very luxurious properties in...

FWIW there are some very luxurious properties in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shenzhen, etc. Not sure why a “brand downgrade” would be contemplated in HK seeing as how those other cities...
May 23, 20, 4:23 am
Replies: 99
Views: 13,264
Posted By travelinmanS

I have almost certainty that they won’t start up...

I have almost certainty that they won’t start up by July. If UA doesn’t have this certainty they should hire me as an advisor in China :-) Until China announces an opening of the border they are...
Forum: China
May 23, 20, 3:57 am
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

You leave you’re gone as per the current policy. ...

You leave you’re gone as per the current policy. Don’t test it unless you want to go back to your home country for good. I got my RP renewed last week and this is what I was told.
Forum: China
May 22, 20, 8:53 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

Well based upon the above link I was totally...

Well based upon the above link I was totally wrong :p
Forum: China
May 22, 20, 8:26 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

I know you’re more optimistic than I am about...

I know you’re more optimistic than I am about this stuff but I think you’d be handing DL 4000 rambos in exchange for a future travel credit.
Forum: China
May 22, 20, 8:26 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

The chance is none.

The chance is none.
May 22, 20, 9:48 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By travelinmanS

Are you a Chinese citizen? If not it’s gonna be...

Are you a Chinese citizen? If not it’s gonna be pretty tough to get past the no foreigners allowed entry rules. If you’re Chinese then the best bet is to look for a flight from LHR into any big...
May 22, 20, 12:27 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,036
Posted By travelinmanS

I canceled an award flight late Feb that was due...

I canceled an award flight late Feb that was due to depart on March 5th. All I got was the acknowledgment of request to cancel email. Didn’t really think about it after that. I got a refund notice...
May 21, 20, 8:49 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 13,264
Posted By travelinmanS

Pre Covid it was possible to buy a one way...

Pre Covid it was possible to buy a one way PVG-LAX for around $350-$400, sometimes cheaper if one was willing to go on AA. DL sold PE for about $600 one way and UA and AA regularly sold one way in...
May 21, 20, 3:53 am
Replies: 99
Views: 13,264
Posted By travelinmanS

So it’s cool for them to offer flights they know...

So it’s cool for them to offer flights they know they won’t operate, take money for them and then refund the customer with a “credit”? They should wait until the announcement of restrictions being...
May 20, 20, 10:31 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 13,264
Posted By travelinmanS

You don’t think Chinese media might have some...

You don’t think Chinese media might have some idea of when the government will lift the ban? Or do you think some on FT know better.

No way any of these June flights are flying and the OP is...
May 20, 20, 1:07 am
Replies: 861
Views: 252,152
Posted By travelinmanS

This is true. It goes both ways as well. If...

This is true. It goes both ways as well. If AMEX ever hits me with a FR request I’ll cancel all my accounts with them. They won’t care but it’ll make me feel better.
Forum: China
May 18, 20, 5:35 am
Replies: 52
Views: 3,878
Posted By travelinmanS

This depends entirely on the neighborhood...

This depends entirely on the neighborhood committee or the housing unit. You could waltz into my compound and the guard would give you a thumbs up with no questions asked. I feel sorry for those...
Forum: China
May 18, 20, 5:00 am
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

Domestic transit? Sure. International, no...

Domestic transit? Sure. International, no unless you’re a citizen.
May 14, 20, 8:48 am
Replies: 304
Views: 36,791
Posted By travelinmanS

Not much difference between D1 on the 777 and...

Not much difference between D1 on the 777 and A350. Certainly not enough to warrant flying an extra 10 hours, “enjoying” the ICN KE lounges and taking KE’s shoddy biz class on ICN-SYD
Forum: China
May 13, 20, 6:58 pm
Replies: 157
Views: 6,596
Posted By travelinmanS

My visa agent in Shanghai said he heard from his...

My visa agent in Shanghai said he heard from his contacts at the entry/exit to expect a gradual easing of restrictions after June. Of course it’s rumors and innuendo but anything now moving in that...
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