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G16 Cathay Pacific / Dragonair Lounge Review HKG

This is in some ways an odd little lounge. If you’re looking for luxurious design it is not as good as other Cathay lounges. For food and beverage options it is good but again, typically not as good as the Wing or the Bridge, for example. However, it...

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BA British Airways Lounge Review, Newark Airport EWR

This lounge may mostly be of interest to our readers as it is the one used by Cathay Pacific for its flights from Newark to Hong Kong. The lounge is similar to the one at JFK but feels like a slight step up. The JFK lounge feels a...

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HKG – JFK, CX 830, January 2016

Ticketing This was ticketed as the third leg of a Tokyo to New York return ticket which in total booked into V class, costing 95,390 yen (HKD 6,326) and accrued 19,717 Asia Miles. In terms both of price and of the mileage accruing, I find this to be...

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Cathay Pacific Fanfares (Feb 9)

This week’s Cathay Pacific fanfares is so good it is as if the airline is giving all of us a special Chinese New Year present! For close-by destinations, we have Tokyo ( Feb 17-22) at HK$2,682 and Fukuoka (Apr 17-30 ) at HK$2,773. Not particularly cheap but acceptable for...

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HK Express Valentine’s Day Discounts

Everybody is getting ready for Chinese New Year right now, but don’t forget about Valentine’s Day next Sunday! If you are still thinking what gifts to give, Hong Kong Express’s latest discount might just be what you need.  For travels between Feb 16 and Apr 30, it costs as...

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HKG – NRT, Cathay 524, January 2016

Ticketing This was ticketed as the first leg of a Narita to JFK return ticket which in total booked into V class, costing 100,780 yen (HKD 6,698) and accrued 19,717 Asia Miles. There are multiple flights a day between Hong Kong and Tokyo and this is what I...

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2016 Chinese New Year Fairs

Chinese New Year is in the air these couple of weeks and everybody is getting prepped up for the holidays next week. The Lunar New Year is the Christmas and Thanksgiving for Chinese, and we take this very seriously. One of the best things to do to get ready...

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Cathay Pacific Fanfares (Feb 2)

This week’s Cathay Pacific fanfares offer some really good deals to further destinations. Tickets to both Frankfurt ( Apr 13-26) and New York ( Feb 8-14) cost less than HK$5,000 – at HK$4,824 and HK$4,596 respectively. Rome (Feb 8-13 ) costs even cheaper at HK$3,753 only! Meanwhile for the...

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HK Express Monday Sales (Feb 1)

For this week’s Hong Kong express Monday, the airline pushes out its regular “Pay to Go, Return for Free” discount for all routes. For travels between Feb 9 and Dec 15, it costs as cheap as HK$623 to Taichung, HK$953 to Japan and HK$957 to Korea. There is...

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HK Express Surprise Sale for Feb travels!

Hong Kong express suddenly pushed out a super-cheap surprise sale for travels in February! All routes only cost HK$98 per way before tax! That means it costs as cheap as HK$539 to Taichung, HK$571 to Korea and HK$476 to Japan! And there is a further 15-20% off for...