Category: Trip Report

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Doha Airport Business Class Lounge Review

We previously reviewed the lounge Qatar Airways offers its economy passengers with One World status and bemoaned the fact that they don’t really follow the spirit of One World reciprocity. Instead of letting status holders use their own lounge (as Cathay and many others do) they have created...

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Hong Kong to Zhongshan ferry review

The ferry is an easy and convenient way to travel between Hong Kong and Zhongshan. Ports On the Hong Kong end the ferry leaves from China Ferry Terminal. It’s basically a continuation of Harbour City in TST. The TST MTR is about a ten minute walk, or from...

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Lounge Review: VIP Lounge, Chengdu

Chengdu airport has several lounges in its international departure area. This one doesn’t have a distinctive name but it is used by a variety of airlines for business class and first class passengers. It’s not the smaller one used by Cathay Dragon. The lounge is located just across...

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Review: Cathay Pacific First and Business Class Lounge, Tokyo Narita Airport

Japan is famed for service and the route between Tokyo and Hong Kong is competitive with lots of high paying passengers, so it is easy to have high expectations for Cathay’s lounge in Narita. However, I find it to be underwhelming. The lounge is located in terminal two....

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Review: Hong Kong to Bangkok, Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 891

Ticketing Sri Lankan has some excellent ticket prices on this route currently, in both economy and business class. I booked a return ticket through the travel agent Travel Expert for $1,387 all in the week before travel. Sri Lankan had been running a deal through Groupon which is...

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Review: Qantas Lounge, Hong Kong Airport

People often talk about the passing of the golden age of glamorous travel. However, Qantas’ lounge in Hong Kong airport goes a long way to restoring some of that. The lounge is situated above the area beside Gate 15 and can be accessed from the stairs and lift...