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Oct 15, 18, 7:12 pm
Replies: 2,484
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Posted By johnathome

I just had 2 Marriott stays (Marriott and...

I just had 2 Marriott stays (Marriott and Courtyard) and didn't see the $60 credit. To my surprise, the offer is no longer showing up for my Amex Platinum personal card. Any ideas? Should I shot a...
Forum: China
Jul 16, 18, 9:35 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 10,503
Posted By johnathome

I was in Beijing and Shanghai last month. ...

I was in Beijing and Shanghai last month. ExpressVPN worked well for both my Iphone and Macbook.
Jul 13, 18, 6:22 am
Replies: 84
Views: 14,438
Posted By johnathome

Email from United Mileageplus on July 2nd, miles...

Email from United Mileageplus on July 2nd, miles redeposited that day and my credit card credited a few days later. So it took just around 1 week after contacting them.
Jun 26, 18, 7:41 am
Replies: 84
Views: 14,438
Posted By johnathome

2 weeks and no refund of points or copay

Decided to request refund online via the United site. Been over 2 weeks and nothing, still debit of my 30,000 points and no sign of my $600 copay for my transpacific flight.

Will report back on...
Jun 9, 18, 6:06 am
Replies: 2,061
Views: 299,606
Posted By johnathome

EWR to PEK

Upon check-in, no offer to upset. This morning, 3 hours before flight, Polaris upgrade for Platinum with Q fare is 1319 to J. Pass, rather spend that money on gifts.
Jun 8, 18, 5:46 pm
Replies: 2,888
Views: 192,884
Posted By johnathome

No Upsell T24

Had to book a last minute flight from EWR to PEK this Saturday, 6/9. At the time, there were plenty of J seats. However also lots of Y seats and looking like I will have no companions next to me....
Forum: China
May 21, 18, 6:00 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,262
Posted By johnathome

The Chinese banks in the US are totally separate...

The Chinese banks in the US are totally separate from Mainland. Although you can open RMB accounts in the US, they are not linked to Chinese accounts. In the case of ICBC, the branches are a US...
May 20, 18, 3:37 pm
Replies: 158
Views: 82,592
Posted By johnathome

Hey Leftax, any chance you can give an update. ...

Hey Leftax, any chance you can give an update. I'm really in need of a bag for my suit for trips to Asia. This looks promising as a carry on but I'm going to wait for a US version since 90% of my...
Sep 5, 17, 8:02 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,147
Posted By johnathome

I just returned from China last week. I routed...

I just returned from China last week. I routed via SFO to PVG so I could fly the UD of the 747. UA also has the dreamliner on this route also. I did not realize Beijing gets the 777-300 as...
Sep 3, 17, 5:43 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 7,488
Posted By johnathome

I just got an email from Amex today about this...

I just got an email from Amex today about this promotion and see that it has been going on since July!

This is a no brainer for me as I've used Avios for intra-Asia flights on CX especially...
Sep 2, 17, 8:06 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,044
Posted By johnathome

Love this thread. I've never missed a...

Love this thread.

I've never missed a flight in all my travel due to my lateness but last year I flew down to MCO from EWR while my colleague flew down from LGA on AA. I land and expect her to...
Aug 24, 17, 6:45 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By johnathome

Not sure this should be in the HK forum but...

Not sure this should be in the HK forum but welcome to Flyertalk. If you are flying AA into ORD, you should be able to check your baggage all the way to HK and AA should be able to issue you...
Aug 22, 17, 8:55 am
Replies: 1,270
Views: 178,058
Posted By johnathome

HK airport will be closed in the morning and...

HK airport will be closed in the morning and accordingly the majority of flights have been cancelled. So HK to EWR, ORD, SFO have all been cancelled for 8/23
Aug 22, 17, 6:21 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,312
Posted By johnathome

You were lucky. I didn't get a notice that my...

You were lucky. I didn't get a notice that my flight tomorrow (8/23) was cancelled until after I landed into HK. If I got a delay notice before I took off for HK, I would checked more carefully and...
Forum: China
Aug 15, 17, 8:40 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By johnathome

One other factor is the Communist Party meeting...

One other factor is the Communist Party meeting in Beijing may be around that time? Was just talking to a client about his visit to Beijing in late October and this subject came up. Expect lots of...
Forum: China
Aug 15, 17, 8:27 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 18,707
Posted By johnathome

I guess I had assumed the queue for the taxis...

I guess I had assumed the queue for the taxis would be very long. After a 14 hour flight, I just want to get to my hotel. I had asked if there was a special location as some airports in the US...
Forum: China
Aug 14, 17, 6:56 am
Replies: 59
Views: 18,707
Posted By johnathome

Using Didi for first time

Traveling to PVG this weekend. Loaded the didi english app and was planning to use upon my arrival to get to my hotel and then around SH.

Is there a special area to call for Didi in the airport? ...
Aug 11, 17, 7:56 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 37,950
Posted By johnathome

Flying to PVG next week. Would like to use didi....

Flying to PVG next week. Would like to use didi. Loaded my Amex card and seemed to work. Is there a special area in PVG to pick up didi cars? Like a dedicated car share area I should look for? ...
Jul 26, 17, 6:38 pm
Replies: 791
Views: 106,223
Posted By johnathome

I'm on a SFO to PVG flight UD window next month. ...

I'm on a SFO to PVG flight UD window next month. Looks like my last 747 flight with UA. I decided the extra few hours to fly to SFO instead of a direct from EWR was worth it. I was always excited...
Jul 11, 17, 9:01 pm
Replies: 289
Views: 50,348
Posted By johnathome

I will be in HK in August. Wanted to check it...

I will be in HK in August. Wanted to check it out as I've been to all the US ones. Looks like I will have to hit the CX lounge at this point but any new updates would be appreciated.
Jul 11, 17, 8:49 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,681
Posted By johnathome

May I also add RC Kyoto as my favorite RC in the...

May I also add RC Kyoto as my favorite RC in the world. As for the US, I've enjoyed the Key Biscayne in Florida and the Cancun hotel for the pool, beach and food presentation.
Jul 11, 17, 8:47 pm
Replies: 255
Views: 95,417
Posted By johnathome

Ouch, clubs in Asia are fantastic (Shanghai...

Ouch, clubs in Asia are fantastic (Shanghai Pudong and Portman and Osaka were great). The ones in the US are hit and miss.

I agree you should notify the hotel of the issue. As for Philly, I...
Jul 8, 17, 9:13 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By johnathome

US website has no multi-leg option?

Trying to book a trip to Cali to visit friends next month. Would fly down from NY but return to Miami. On all the other sites, there is an option to book a multi-leg trip but not the US site.
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Jul 2, 17, 6:56 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 31,846
Posted By johnathome

It has been several years since I did CTG but we...

It has been several years since I did CTG but we flew on Avianca and we nearly missed our connection back to NY at Bogota as the line was so long. We ran to our flight as they were boarding when we...
Apr 26, 17, 6:02 pm
Replies: 952
Views: 137,349
Posted By johnathome

Have only been asked once to show my 1K card to...

Have only been asked once to show my 1K card to get a snack box. However, this doesn't work when they don't serve/sell food which I found strange on my EWR-AUS and return flight this week. I...
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