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Nov 22, 19, 11:02 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,655
Posted By mcjava

great news. I find CZ, Shanghai, Xiamen all to...

great news. I find CZ, Shanghai, Xiamen all to be better than MU for Chinese domestic flights. DL Skymile numbers seem to take and stick for the first 3, and seem to take, but then disappear,...
Forum: China
Nov 20, 19, 10:03 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,437
Posted By mcjava

I have travelled through PVG 12 times or so this...

I have travelled through PVG 12 times or so this year. Starting late last year, they really started doing the "everyone x-ray your big bags" a lot.

At first I thought some days they do it, others...
Forum: China
Nov 20, 19, 8:54 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By mcjava

It's been a few years, but in Shenzhen and...

It's been a few years, but in Shenzhen and Dongguan, most ATM's would give only 2000 or 3000. Every once and a while, 5000.

Then I discovered ChinaTrust (China CITIC Bank). 中信银行. A lot...
Nov 12, 19, 1:31 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,789
Posted By mcjava

Very good advice from all above. Check and...

Very good advice from all above. Check and recheck at a check in counter. MU drops the number all the time, even between connections.

Taking a photo of my boarding pass the moment it hits my...
Oct 27, 19, 9:21 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By mcjava

I've booked many Aeroflot Comfort Class flights...

I've booked many Aeroflot Comfort Class flights the last couple years. When you click on the flight you want, it will show you 2 options for economy, and 2 options for Comfort......the first in each...
Oct 27, 19, 6:27 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By mcjava

Comfort Class is Aeroflot's Premium Select. Both...

Comfort Class is Aeroflot's Premium Select. Both flavors of Comfort should get 100% RDM and MQM.
Oct 17, 19, 11:40 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,622
Posted By mcjava

Yep. Carbon paper for 2nd and later coupons, you...

Yep. Carbon paper for 2nd and later coupons, you held on to them for your life, and if any IRROPS or changes, you could FIM (is that right?) to another airline with a little sticker.

E-tickets...
Sep 28, 19, 11:06 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 6,450
Posted By mcjava

I've done multiple long hauls in DL PS the last...

I've done multiple long hauls in DL PS the last few months on PVG-LAX and LAX-PVG on the A350. Not AF, but SU has "comfort" class which is a separate cabin with bigger seats and better service. ...
Aug 31, 19, 12:11 am
Replies: 27
Views: 19,542
Posted By mcjava

Agree with this. I think it is Moscow that even...

Agree with this. I think it is Moscow that even has a smoking lounge upstairs (up the inner elevator to the right of the greeting desk).

I have lounge hopped a few times, not really hassled nor...
Forum: China
Aug 30, 19, 11:17 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 4,471
Posted By mcjava

Wow. I've never had someone in ATL question me...

Wow. I've never had someone in ATL question me about this. For someone who was in INTL for 7 years, I am surprised.

I've done this with my first 10 year China visa now for 3 years, and never...
Aug 30, 19, 10:37 pm
Replies: 343
Views: 77,472
Posted By mcjava

I just did this PVG-LAX on a G fare, shocked that...

I just did this PVG-LAX on a G fare, shocked that the offer was $349 or 34900miles.... took it of course. That was a Wednesday,

The return LAX-PVG 10 days later, a Saturday, started at $2600 or...
Aug 29, 19, 10:10 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 3,373
Posted By mcjava

Sally, the extra $600 is not worth it... the...

Sally, the extra $600 is not worth it... the chances of getting the upgrade are not good.... try to get Comfort+ (I assume there is no Premium Select on the flights you are looking at? they are...
Forum: China
Aug 26, 19, 1:57 am
Replies: 38
Views: 4,471
Posted By mcjava

As CPRich said "Your current, valid passport is...

As CPRich said "Your current, valid passport is your passport, so use that everywhere. Your old passport is not much more than a bunch of pieces of paper acting as a visa holder."

You use current...
Aug 25, 19, 7:29 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By mcjava

How would I check to see if I had a broken fare? ...

How would I check to see if I had a broken fare?

I just used an RUC for the domestic leg of PVG-LAX-ATL, LAX-PVG open jaw ticket.
As a side note, I got an offer of only $349 to upgrade...
Aug 25, 19, 9:33 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,904
Posted By mcjava

I requested at the Skyclub in T2. I was...

I requested at the Skyclub in T2.

I was T3, just arrived D1 (I am PLAT as of today) from Shanghai..... before getting on the bus to T2 Skyclub for a shower, I asked the bus "handler" (?) about...
Aug 9, 19, 5:47 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,906
Posted By mcjava

I don't think we got 500 RDM per 500 mile...

I don't think we got 500 RDM per 500 mile sticker.... maybe 250?? It's so long ago, I can't find any emails about it.
Aug 9, 19, 5:41 am
Replies: 39
Views: 4,906
Posted By mcjava

I totally forgot we could do this..... now I...

I totally forgot we could do this..... now I remember trading a lot of them in for RDM... and I'm at 98 again now, and rarely fly AA except once a year China to US when DL is too expensive, or it...
Forum: China
Aug 8, 19, 7:23 pm
Replies: 326
Views: 36,913
Posted By mcjava

I reach out to customer service often. EXP...

I reach out to customer service often.

EXP suddenly started working perfectly on my laptop yesterday, soon after my post about it not working.... and now this morning, zilch, nada. I find a...
Forum: China
Aug 8, 19, 12:31 am
Replies: 326
Views: 36,913
Posted By mcjava

I've found the best thing is to pay annually...

I've found the best thing is to pay annually (best price), for 2 or 3 services.... they don't always "break" at the same time, sometimes one recovers faster than the other, etc. EXP is not...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By mcjava

This is something I am curious about. Does...

This is something I am curious about. Does anyone have experience?

I recently was in Phnom Penh, nice Delta miles for the PVG-PNH one way MU flight. Then I had to go to the US for business, so...
Forum: China
Jul 31, 19, 10:36 pm
Replies: 132
Views: 27,724
Posted By mcjava

I have a feeling that after checking in, it will...

I have a feeling that after checking in, it will be quite a long walk to security, then security to get to the center point where you then go out one of the arms.... and all your flights will be at...
Forum: China
Jul 31, 19, 2:43 am
Replies: 132
Views: 27,724
Posted By mcjava

I looked at the photo of the layout, and my first...

I looked at the photo of the layout, and my first thought was "wow, another Shenzhen". Long concourses, sticking out, and while this is an artist's rendition, if my rough count of gates is...
Jul 29, 19, 6:37 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,815
Posted By mcjava

I first heard of using a visa in an expired...

I first heard of using a visa in an expired passport in relation to a Taiwanese friend who forgot his old passport when he tried to fly to the US..... had to go home to get the expired passport with...
Forum: Asia
Jul 22, 19, 1:14 am
Replies: 29
Views: 4,517
Posted By mcjava

36 dollars is 36 dollars..... but it is so...

36 dollars is 36 dollars..... but it is so simple, just don't forget to do it.
I'm going again tonight, but landing in Siem Reap (before was Phnom Penh), so will see how bad the wait is for VOA as...
Forum: Asia
Jul 20, 19, 5:01 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,517
Posted By mcjava

I would wait. I've done it twice now this...

I would wait. I've done it twice now this year, and both times, they ignored the date I put on the application for entering Cambodia, and the visa was valid for 90 days from when they issued it...
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