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Yesterday, 6:57 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By travelinmanS

These seem to be the normal fares these days. To...

These seem to be the normal fares these days. To make a 60 min connection in HKG coming from PVG is not something Iíd be looking forward to. Sometimes it seems the taxi/line up time alone at PVG...
Forum: China
Mar 13, 19, 9:39 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By travelinmanS

This is the place to go for people who want the...

This is the place to go for people who want the bund views but not the bund prices. If you want to be feted with sparklers coming out of your champagne bottle delivered by women in bikinis then this...
Mar 12, 19, 5:11 am
Replies: 496
Views: 26,221
Posted By travelinmanS

As someone who lives in China and has flown on...

As someone who lives in China and has flown on Shanghai Airlines 737 MAX more than a few times...I'm quite happy that the CAAC has decided to ban this aircraft. I don't care if it is political or...
Mar 9, 19, 2:33 am
Replies: 303
Views: 21,200
Posted By travelinmanS

I canít register for this promo and keep getting...

I canít register for this promo and keep getting the ďpage is unavailable are you trying to make a reservationĒ message. Itís not that surprising since I was never able to register for the Mega...
Forum: China
Mar 7, 19, 7:25 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By travelinmanS

Only on FT would people be debating the merits of...

Only on FT would people be debating the merits of an airport code.
Mar 7, 19, 6:57 pm
Replies: 51
Views: 3,481
Posted By travelinmanS

Hopefully they could shorten the entire...

Hopefully they could shorten the entire announcement process. They are much too wordy on international flights.
Mar 6, 19, 6:10 pm
Replies: 83
Views: 3,207
Posted By travelinmanS

Nanjing West Road is nice if you like looking at...

Nanjing West Road is nice if you like looking at Cartier, Hermes, Rolex, LV, etc storefronts. NJ East is a dump. 12 at Hengshan isn't tired at all it's quiet but in a great area. Staying in...
Mar 6, 19, 3:39 am
Replies: 83
Views: 3,207
Posted By travelinmanS

Stay at the 12 on Hengshan. It's better than all...

Stay at the 12 on Hengshan. It's better than all those hotels you've mentioned and in a nicer area for tourists for just walking about and taking in the city. It's also right on top of line 1 so...
Mar 4, 19, 9:50 am
Replies: 48
Views: 1,931
Posted By travelinmanS

Thai is like Philippine and Malaysia Airlines....

Thai is like Philippine and Malaysia Airlines. They were good 30 years ago before the LCC boom. Now they have to compete with the LCCs but they still have to give away their seats for free to anyone...
Mar 3, 19, 5:42 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 6,792
Posted By travelinmanS

Decent advice but that means waiting until the...

Decent advice but that means waiting until the airport when many others have already been offered buy ups at online checkin. Anyhow itís a moot point as Iíve gone to buying the cheapest biz outright...
Mar 3, 19, 3:27 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 6,792
Posted By travelinmanS

The nail in the coffin for me was not clearing on...

The nail in the coffin for me was not clearing on a GUM-HNL flight after being number one on the waitlist with 4 seats left. They slowly got sold one by one from 3 hour til departure until 45 mins...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By travelinmanS

You get the best deal on Chinese flights about a...

You get the best deal on Chinese flights about a week out. Thatís when you should book them.
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By travelinmanS

When you check in at the self service machines...

When you check in at the self service machines you can manually input your passport number. Assuming that number matches what youíve given them in the reservation youíll be fine.
Forum: China
Feb 28, 19, 6:34 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By travelinmanS

This airport is massive (you can see it when...

This airport is massive (you can see it when flying into PEK sometimes from the south). I wouldn't be interested in taking a flight to or from there until they open up the rail link to the city. I...
Feb 24, 19, 3:43 pm
Replies: 44
Views: 3,496
Posted By travelinmanS

There is nothing unusual about getting a bus gate...

There is nothing unusual about getting a bus gate on arrival at PEK.
Feb 21, 19, 12:41 am
Replies: 69
Views: 5,577
Posted By travelinmanS

There are lots of questions about how the beach...

There are lots of questions about how the beach at Hapuna compares to Maui/other islands.

IMHO the beach at Hapuna and the beach next door at the Mauna Kea are the two best beaches in Hawaii,...
Feb 18, 19, 4:44 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,732
Posted By travelinmanS

Long ago when I used to fly UA internationally,...

Long ago when I used to fly UA internationally, primarily from SFO to Asia; the GS/FC/1K lines were usually long whilst the economy lines on the other side of the check in island was non-existent. I...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Feb 17, 19, 6:41 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,304
Posted By travelinmanS

The plane looks horrible but it is a pleasure to...

The plane looks horrible but it is a pleasure to climb the stairs and enjoy a long haul flight on the second deck. It's smoother than any other airplane I've flown on and extremely quiet. I seek...
Forum: China
Feb 16, 19, 7:51 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By travelinmanS

Fake News! :-) Youíll still need the...

Fake News! :-)

Youíll still need the departure card, donít worry...theyíll be provided at the exit border crossing.
Feb 5, 19, 8:39 am
Replies: 351
Views: 26,931
Posted By travelinmanS

These kind of promos really make people angry and...

These kind of promos really make people angry and turn them off from Marriott. With the transparency of today's world, doing targeted promotions for things like this is more likely to engender more...
Feb 3, 19, 9:09 pm
Replies: 77
Views: 4,480
Posted By travelinmanS

[/b] I think MU and CI are also quite...

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I think MU and CI are also quite viable, in fact I prefer MU over KE.
Feb 1, 19, 5:06 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 3,761
Posted By travelinmanS

In both Europe and Asia, I think Skyteam offers...

In both Europe and Asia, I think Skyteam offers very impressive partners. KL/AF combo bests the LH group and BA IMHO.

Living in China, I can get anywhere I want on Skyteam and I earn full MQM...
Jan 24, 19, 7:51 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,326
Posted By travelinmanS

My favorite are the ones who don't understand...

My favorite are the ones who don't understand simple English names for famous hotels or places, then when i switch to mandarin, they don't remarkably don't speak mandarin either. HK is more and more...
Jan 22, 19, 10:37 pm
Replies: 582
Views: 35,775
Posted By travelinmanS

Why have my stays stopped crediting?

Beginning with a stay in late December, I've had to write in to get 5 different stays credited now. I've never had to write in before. Today I wrote in and even received a reply that the couldn't...
Jan 22, 19, 6:35 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By travelinmanS

Last time I flew on the 350 from PVG to LAX the...

Last time I flew on the 350 from PVG to LAX the pilot came out before the flight and gave every passenger in D1 a trading card size pic of the A350 with some tech specs on the back. He was raving...
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