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Jul 10, 20, 8:50 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By baroqen

its under Covid for sure. Travel is next week,...

its under Covid for sure. Travel is next week, but I don’t have a choice. I was wondering if service differs, but also think Business might be inherently more ‘socially distant’.

on the other...
Jul 10, 20, 9:48 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By baroqen

Is it worth the upgrade?

I have a one way flight booked for me by my company on Cathay from HKG to SFO on the A350. The ticket is just economy L but I can pay $929 to upgrade to premium economy.

This seems ridiculously...
Forum: China
Apr 28, 20, 2:31 am
Replies: 52
Views: 5,604
Posted By baroqen

Well... regardless there is a need to have that...

Well... regardless there is a need to have that health code system loaded onto your phone. I do find it interesting that you're not seeing more need for it, I was told that it was quite prevalent in...
Forum: China
Apr 27, 20, 2:13 am
Replies: 52
Views: 5,604
Posted By baroqen

[OMNI comment redacted by mod] Their highly...

[OMNI comment redacted by mod] Their highly developed surveillance state capabilities have actually enabled travel. Every single person is required to have an app that tracks them similarly to the...
Apr 14, 20, 4:15 am
Replies: 67
Views: 12,080
Posted By baroqen

Currently the only "safe" places that I can think...

Currently the only "safe" places that I can think of are:

Antarctica
Macau
Taiwan

Taiwan pretty much isn't letting anyone in, and Macau is nearly as bad. Without the right passports, you...
Mar 9, 20, 12:25 am
Replies: 866
Views: 358,967
Posted By baroqen

Hello all. I'm trying to pre-order my meal for an...

Hello all. I'm trying to pre-order my meal for an award flight booked through United, but the website can't seem to find my flight. I have the "Eva confirmation number" but it doesn't work. Anyone...
Mar 5, 20, 1:08 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 24,782
Posted By baroqen

In the past for me, airport water issue were...

In the past for me, airport water issue were typically related to some sort of construction in the area. If I remember correctly, the Infinity Lounge is a good distance to the BR lounge, and is...
Jan 25, 20, 10:30 am
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By baroqen

No, you're right on target. You can also...

No, you're right on target.

You can also pair the Citi Double Cash with the Citi Thank You Preferred which can redeem points for 1.25 value for travel which gives you an effective 2.5% return...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,978
Posted By baroqen

I'm going to play Devil's Advocate on this one. ...

I'm going to play Devil's Advocate on this one.

Were you under the influence of alcohol?
Were you using very abusive or foul language at any of the employees and continued to do so even after...
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By baroqen

Anyone know anything about the new IC Dameisha?

Looks like the property has rebranded from being a Sheraton to being an IC now. Anyone have any info since the rebrand?

Did they renovate at all, or at the very least get some new beds? From what...
Forum: Travel News
Jan 23, 20, 9:04 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,616
Posted By baroqen

China travel waiver (Corona virus)

Apologies if this is the wrong place, but I wanted to try and get the news out to the community as quickly as possible. I attached this to another thread as well, but I believe it was probably the...
Jan 23, 20, 8:55 am
Replies: 3,378
Views: 849,596
Posted By baroqen

Looks like the travel waiver might have been...

Looks like the travel waiver might have been expanded for all travel to/from China.

I apologize as I can't read this to 100% confirm, but I'm told it states that all airlines are instructed to...
Replies: 1,415
Views: 309,692
Posted By baroqen

I'm not saying it isn't a better deal than...

I'm not saying it isn't a better deal than normal, but I think it's still way too much money to spend on a view unless you plan on spending a lot of time in the room. You're right that you'd be...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By baroqen

Candlewood was definitely above 40k in December....

Candlewood was definitely above 40k in December. I stayed a week at the HI Times Square on cash after being unable to find a use my 40k nights to no avail. You're lucky to even get the option.
Replies: 1,415
Views: 309,692
Posted By baroqen

Normally I would say that sounds crappy, but it's...

Normally I would say that sounds crappy, but it's CNY. I think the main question is... how much time do you plan to stay in the room? Every time I've gone I have been fortunate enough to end up in a...
Jan 22, 20, 1:35 am
Replies: 43
Views: 11,677
Posted By baroqen

Apple card also offers virtual card numbers......

Apple card also offers virtual card numbers... although earning is meh.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,654
Posted By baroqen

I'll admit that while getting 2 beds and a...

I'll admit that while getting 2 beds and a rollaway was easy throughout most of the US, I've found it a bit less common in a lot of places around the world (for standard rooms). I've received or...
Jan 21, 20, 9:55 pm
Replies: 1,283
Views: 377,416
Posted By baroqen

This is a GREAT question, and one that I asked as...

This is a GREAT question, and one that I asked as well. The lounge bills you the same way as usual, and you sign for yourself and the number of guests.... They seem to have nothing to do with who...
Replies: 36
Views: 6,296
Posted By baroqen

Frankly, IHG benefits aren't very exciting....

Frankly, IHG benefits aren't very exciting. However, there is one small trick that may or may not give you some value on your Fiji stay. This is HIGHLY YMMV, but you can sometimes get some benefits...
Forum: Japan
Jan 19, 20, 8:03 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 16,431
Posted By baroqen

Your mafia dialect is showing through.... (just...

Your mafia dialect is showing through.... (just kidding)

But in all seriousness... I frankly love Japan, but the people who talk about discrimination and foreigner/gaijin aversion are more likely...
Replies: 1,217
Views: 359,545
Posted By baroqen

So... I happened to try and check for free night...

So... I happened to try and check for free night availability and although none of the properties showed it available on the summary page of all properties in the city, for some reason a few of them...
Jan 9, 20, 12:59 am
Replies: 1,221
Views: 267,539
Posted By baroqen

As with many of you, it's also a dark day for me....

As with many of you, it's also a dark day for me. Neither of the new benefits have any value for me and I can no longer justify this card come my renewal in August. Looks like I'll be going all in...
Jan 9, 20, 12:06 am
Replies: 373
Views: 75,576
Posted By baroqen

Access. I couldn't get enough value out of a PC...

Access. I couldn't get enough value out of a PC to Access more when I changed, so I went with the free card.
Jan 8, 20, 12:36 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,626
Posted By baroqen

I had issues getting autopay to work for my...

I had issues getting autopay to work for my wife's Chase card from my Chase checking account. Billpay works fine, but I prefer automatic payments.
Jan 8, 20, 12:30 am
Replies: 373
Views: 75,576
Posted By baroqen

What are everyone's thoughts on converting an...

What are everyone's thoughts on converting an AT&T Access to the Sears TYP? Is it possible, and should I do it? I believe the Access is no longer available to PC to, but not sure I should even care....
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