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Dec 30, 19, 1:16 am
Replies: 389
Views: 79,155
Posted By Richard Yu

This sounds ridiculous. Either you should get the...

This sounds ridiculous. Either you should get the upgrade (as Plat / Titanium) or not (because the rooms are blocked for paying customer only). I've run into cases where certain rooms (like special...
Nov 17, 19, 3:01 am
Replies: 32
Views: 9,877
Posted By Richard Yu

This is frankly so stupid of CX to do. Standby at...

This is frankly so stupid of CX to do. Standby at ex PEK was great for business travellers especially with the unpredictable delays there. Literally doesn't cost CX any money to do this, they're just...
Nov 3, 19, 7:03 am
Replies: 133
Views: 66,888
Posted By Richard Yu

as an update, I filled out a written feedback...

as an update, I filled out a written feedback form expressing my earlier thoughts. I hope CX management sees this sentiment and acts on it. to be honest given their premium prices we ought to expect...
Nov 3, 19, 3:48 am
Replies: 24
Views: 5,611
Posted By Richard Yu

I haven't noticed a notable decline in the J...

I haven't noticed a notable decline in the J quality to be honest but I am on the F side. To be honest the quality has deteriorated so much on the F side that I'm just happy to have some decent dim...
Nov 3, 19, 3:40 am
Replies: 133
Views: 66,888
Posted By Richard Yu

Had a terrible & depressing experience at the...

Had a terrible & depressing experience at the Wing today. The menu in the sit-down dining area was terrible (only Asian option was a fake pork dish and a poached chicken), buffet was lacklustre. I...
Forum: oneworld
Oct 31, 19, 1:18 am
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Richard Yu

Thanks! This cleared up my question.

Thanks! This cleared up my question.
Forum: oneworld
Oct 30, 19, 4:42 am
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Richard Yu

MH codeshare with SQ: OW redemptions on SQ in the future?

https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/3035579/singapore-airlines-and-malaysia-airlines-sign-code-share

"Malaysia Airlines, meanwhile, can code-share on flights to Europe and South...
Oct 22, 19, 1:41 am
Replies: 48
Views: 10,419
Posted By Richard Yu

I'd say the CX J lounge in HKG is better than AA...

I'd say the CX J lounge in HKG is better than AA Flagship at JFK. Better food (noodle bar, hot food, including Western options) for sure, as well as shower facilities.

That said, JFK is so far...
Oct 10, 19, 1:25 am
Replies: 304
Views: 68,776
Posted By Richard Yu

Honestly I'd just not risk coming into the city....

Honestly I'd just not risk coming into the city. Even if AEXP doesn't shut down, you might be stuck without MTR / find shops & restaurants closed due to protests depending on which part of town...
Sep 10, 19, 2:10 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,789
Posted By Richard Yu

as a diamond I think I couldn't really have asked...

as a diamond I think I couldn't really have asked for much better service in handling this. maybe they could've cancelled the flight earlier than 3am, but given they had to deal with so many...
Aug 14, 19, 2:01 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,435
Posted By Richard Yu

not a lawyer but there are usually clauses in...

not a lawyer but there are usually clauses in most travel insurance terms regarding what happens in the case of civil unrest / riots / war. I'd read the terms of your credit card agreement to check ...
Jul 18, 19, 1:06 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,808
Posted By Richard Yu

The issue with the CX PEK lounge isn't so much...

The issue with the CX PEK lounge isn't so much the facility itself (it's fine, bathroom could be cleaner tbh) but the "soft" offerings like food & beverage. The food served is pretty bad compared to...
Mar 4, 19, 1:28 am
Replies: 209
Views: 46,115
Posted By Richard Yu

I believe the lounge itself is undergoing...

I believe the lounge itself is undergoing renovations or refurbishment. It was a beautiful space when I stayed there, with sweeping views of Victoria Harbour / perfect place to watch fireworks on...
Feb 11, 19, 1:22 am
Replies: 199
Views: 39,192
Posted By Richard Yu

Marriott City Center is a good alternative to the...

Marriott City Center is a good alternative to the JW Marriott if you don't want to pay for the expensive rates at the JW -- same area of town, but lower redemption rates. The lounge is quite nice for...
Nov 29, 18, 1:39 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By Richard Yu

HKG F lounge has Perrier Jouet, Henriot Rose, and...

HKG F lounge has Perrier Jouet, Henriot Rose, and some lesser-known 2008 vintage. Personally a fan of the Henriot (usually drink their Brut, but their Rose is very good)
Aug 19, 18, 4:38 am
Replies: 3,450
Views: 437,295
Posted By Richard Yu

SPG guys: what can Ambassadors do?

Lifetime Plat w/ Marriott and just got my Ambassador status there after the merger with SPG. New to this whole Ambassador business -- for you SPG-ers out there, what can an Ambassador help me with...
Jun 19, 18, 1:12 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,415
Posted By Richard Yu

Ritz is a great hotel but in a not so great...

Ritz is a great hotel but in a not so great location -- now that there's no more Uber in Bali it's going to be a little hard to get around to the city center (nearer to the W) where most of the fun...
Jan 15, 18, 8:46 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,227
Posted By Richard Yu

RC Tokyo was well worth the points as I got a...

RC Tokyo was well worth the points as I got a fifth night free. It's a property that will run you easily US$1k a night and at an average of 56k points / night (if you do the 5th night free) you're...
Dec 10, 17, 2:58 am
Replies: 77
Views: 34,779
Posted By Richard Yu

I stay here pretty frequently for work (travel to...

I stay here pretty frequently for work (travel to SF 5+ times a year for multiple weeks at a time). I was looking forward to their new renovations which is why I chose this property but I'm pretty...
Nov 12, 17, 4:02 am
Replies: 25
Views: 16,107
Posted By Richard Yu

I've flown in both cabins extensively (travel SFO...

I've flown in both cabins extensively (travel SFO <> HKG quite frequently plus the 350 regional routes in Asia)

I don't disagree with what everyone is mentioning here -- plus, the fact that the...
Nov 9, 17, 3:04 am
Replies: 645
Views: 179,131
Posted By Richard Yu

I got it twice on SIN > HKG and HKG > TPE both on...

I got it twice on SIN > HKG and HKG > TPE both on my birthday. The flight attendants were quite eager to feed me champagne with no objections from me :)

Like the others are saying here you have...
Nov 9, 17, 3:03 am
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Richard Yu

It's probably easier to just renew your...

It's probably easier to just renew your membership early so that your return flight 60 CP falls into next membership year. I've done this before for the same reason

Next year, you can ask them for...
Forum: oneworld
Oct 25, 17, 1:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,463
Posted By Richard Yu

A codeshare with Air China still gets you OW tier...

A codeshare with Air China still gets you OW tier points / mileage. Honestly the difference in hard / soft product on CTU <> HKG isn't so different between Air China and KA -- I've flown the route on...
Jul 12, 17, 5:04 am
Replies: 209
Views: 46,115
Posted By Richard Yu

Should be fine to get a rollaway bed or get a 2...

Should be fine to get a rollaway bed or get a 2 queen redemption (vs 1 king) but note the rooms are rather small compared to Western standards (like everything in HK)
May 30, 17, 1:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By Richard Yu

depending on which flight you could be at either...

depending on which flight you could be at either the C or D gates. unfortunately they are quite far from each other (~15 minute walk maybe?) but the BA / QF lounges are at the C gates while Dnata is...
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