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Forum: China
Jan 2, 18, 9:17 am
Replies: 30
Views: 12,989
Posted By mrjay

Can the US issued Union Pay credit card be used...

Can the US issued Union Pay credit card be used to setup Alipay and Wechat wallets?
Forum: Japan
Nov 16, 17, 8:57 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By mrjay

There is a sticky thread on Narita layovers: ...

There is a sticky thread on Narita layovers:
https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/japan/300123-narita-int-l-airport-nrt-layover-hotel-master-thread.html

Here is my post where I noted a few key points...
Forum: China
Oct 29, 17, 10:28 pm
Replies: 294
Views: 57,507
Posted By mrjay

Payment section of My Wallet in the OFO app...

Payment section of My Wallet in the OFO app allows you to enter credit card info.
OFO will take a deposit (IIRC it was 199RMB) which you can later request be refunded.
Forum: Korea
Oct 8, 17, 7:35 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,239
Posted By mrjay

If the weather is nice, these are enjoyable...

If the weather is nice, these are enjoyable outdoor pursuits:
Spend a few hours walking around Bukchon Hanok Village area and explore a palace or two (Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace are both in...
Forum: Korea
Oct 7, 17, 1:00 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 3,150
Posted By mrjay

I can't speak for the Plaza but I recently stayed...

I can't speak for the Plaza but I recently stayed several nights at the Courtyard Namdaemun and would highly recommend it. Everything was quite nice and exceeded my expectations of an Asian Courtyard...
Forum: China
Oct 7, 17, 12:11 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,287
Posted By mrjay

Glad to hear that you enjoyed the Untour and your...

Glad to hear that you enjoyed the Untour and your first experience in China.
FWIW the Peoples' Square metro stop is challenging even on the best days.
Oct 6, 17, 10:28 pm
Replies: 862
Views: 142,167
Posted By mrjay

I was very pleased to get seat 2A for my late...

I was very pleased to get seat 2A for my late August SFO/ICN flight.
As I was taking a couple of pics before takeoff, the folks in row 3 commented that they were taking a quick weekend trip to...
Forum: China
Aug 27, 17, 2:46 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 51,337
Posted By mrjay

You should be ok using an extra copy of your...

You should be ok using an extra copy of your passport photo.
Here's some more explanation: http://visa.ywpw.com/forms/visaphoto.html
Aug 26, 17, 3:33 pm
Replies: 862
Views: 142,167
Posted By mrjay

Except for one HKG/SFO flight when the seat was...

Except for one HKG/SFO flight when the seat was broken, I always loved flying in the upper deck. IIRC the compensation was around $350 for my having to manually jack the seat up and down.

Next...
Forum: China
Aug 25, 17, 12:06 am
Replies: 34
Views: 3,287
Posted By mrjay

Go for it! Shanghai is quite easy for a...

Go for it! Shanghai is quite easy for a westerner.

I don't speak or read the language and have been to Shanghai numerous times. Many places are accustomed to dealing with westerners, many (most?)...
Dec 31, 16, 11:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 2,642
Posted By mrjay

Uber giftcard FAIL. Got an egift from a...

Uber giftcard FAIL.

Got an egift from a friend and I tried to apply the egift code through both the Uber app and on their website. No luck at all. The person who gave it to me tried to apply it to...
Dec 2, 16, 8:22 am
Replies: 2,071
Views: 457,105
Posted By mrjay

SFO/PVG 787-9 The new bedding, slippers, kits...

SFO/PVG 787-9
The new bedding, slippers, kits and bears were on the seats when we boarded. Boarding started 15-20 minutes late which was blamed on working the kinks out of provisioning the aircraft...
Nov 30, 16, 1:47 pm
Replies: 4,534
Views: 74,422
Posted By mrjay

I'll be on #857 SFO/PVG tomorrow, wonder if I get...

I'll be on #857 SFO/PVG tomorrow, wonder if I get to be the second but in that particular seat :cool:
The seating chart looks like what I am familiar with on the old 787-9.

I should have looked...
Forum: Japan
Dec 17, 15, 8:08 pm
Replies: 939
Views: 223,576
Posted By mrjay

The temple and park area looked very open to me,...

The temple and park area looked very open to me, I'm guessing that you will be able to wander about there in the evening or early morning.

As you're walking up from the train station to the...
Forum: Japan
Dec 16, 15, 8:57 pm
Replies: 939
Views: 223,576
Posted By mrjay

I had an 8 hour layover during a recent...

I had an 8 hour layover during a recent SIN/NRT/SFO trip and followed Mike Newman's guide along with some other online info.
Coming from Singapore and going to California, I wasn't dressed for the...
May 5, 14, 6:21 pm
Replies: 163
Views: 22,930
Posted By mrjay

spin, I really like your BOB TP idea ^ $misek...

spin, I really like your BOB TP idea ^ $misek would do well to hire you as his lieutenant. My suggestion to raise revenue, hmmmm... sell the airline?
I've been doing my part for flight weight...
Mar 13, 14, 10:28 pm
Replies: 330
Views: 40,383
Posted By mrjay

Hi Jeff!!! Welcome to FT :D I certainly hope...

Hi Jeff!!! Welcome to FT :D

I certainly hope this was just trolling, otherwise I'm having a hard time wrapping my brain around the thought that a sentient being would spend $30,000 of their own...
Mar 13, 14, 9:14 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By mrjay

Don't hold your breath. UA cares nothing about...

Don't hold your breath. UA cares nothing about those of us who have suddenly quit flying them.

Sorry about your trouble, sounds like a huge PITA but it's a good thing you caught their screw up. ...
Mar 11, 14, 10:08 pm
Replies: 679
Views: 85,143
Posted By mrjay

What's the premium for ripe nanas and do we get a...

What's the premium for ripe nanas and do we get a discount if we purchase with a Chase Mileage Plus Card?
Forum: China
Mar 10, 14, 7:19 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 4,058
Posted By mrjay

Concierge at the hotel hooked me up with a...

Concierge at the hotel hooked me up with a prepaid China Unicom SIM.
Mar 10, 14, 8:37 am
Mar 9, 14, 8:12 pm
Replies: 818
Views: 95,593
Posted By mrjay

What Route: HKG-SFO Original Fare Bucket: W...

What Route: HKG-SFO
Original Fare Bucket: W (had successfully applied GPU for a BF seat)
Price Offered: $1399 upgd to GF
PCU/UFC: UFC
Where it was Offered: OLCI
Accepted: No
Mar 9, 14, 12:56 pm
Replies: 690
Views: 103,422
Posted By mrjay

On UA 198 LAX/PVG, we had a very good crew (at...

On UA 198 LAX/PVG, we had a very good crew (at least in the front cabin).

My 199 experience was the same as yours - surly FA's who hung out in the galley and gossiped. Made me feel at home......
Mar 7, 14, 9:17 pm
Replies: 493
Views: 65,632
Posted By mrjay

If you'll have fun while getting the extra miles...

If you'll have fun while getting the extra miles (like having a blast with a SIN VR), it doesn't cost very much and if you will fly enough next year on UA to make use of the GPU's and extra RPU's,...
Mar 7, 14, 6:50 pm
Replies: 266
Views: 24,841
Posted By mrjay

I'll add another data point since I recently...

I'll add another data point since I recently received the survey link via email. I am 1k who by March last year had over 40k miles and $5k spend on UA.
This year, I've flown one RT on UA.

The...
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