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by ycp81
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Shanghai New Year with SQ New A380 Business and Suites
Replies: 4
Views: 7130

Shanghai New Year with SQ New A380 Business and Suites

Following my Xmas Bali trip, it was not too long before I hopped onto another plane for the wintery weather in Shanghai over the New Year holidays. For this trip, I had booked on SQ's new A380s to experience the New Business Class up and the New Suites back. Shanghai is one of the few destinations s...

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by ycp81
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business
Replies: 4
Views: 7305

Re: Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business

Took a Bluebird taxi to the airport and reached the airport slightly less than 2hrs before STD. I counted SQ had 10 check-in counters opened for the flight and all were totally empty. The check-in agent said that most passengers had already checked in. Wow, that is early! https://c2.staticflickr.com...

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by ycp81
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business
Replies: 4
Views: 7305

Re: Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business

Immigration was another matter as it was very crowded and the wait to clear immigration and customs was almost an hour! https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7869/46421199992_6611d7493c_b.jpg With the insane airport taxi prices and the popularity of private hire applications, we used Go-Jek to hail a car to...

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by ycp81
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business
Replies: 4
Views: 7305

Bali Christmas Weekend on SQ Business

Over the Christmas holiday which just passed, I flew to the nearby resort island of Bali for a short getaway. Flights were booked on SQ Business Class for this trip as a Xmas treat. Departure to Bali was from Changi Terminal 2 and check-in was quick at Row 1, where SQ's premium check-in desks are lo...

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by ycp81
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9861

Re: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

Really enjoyed your report, especially after visiting Hokkaido in October. Those AirAsia meals do not look appetising and not too different from similarly named dishes we were served on Malaysian AirAsia/AirAsiaX flights. So disappointing. Interesting how you boarded via stairs on your Jetstar flig...

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by ycp81
Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9861

Re: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

Kansai airport could be seen in the distance from my hotel room. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4915/45247955564_dd4ec8b665_b.jpg Checked out of the hotel before 9am to catch the 9am free shuttle to Kansai airport. It was only a 10min bus ride to Kansai, and 10min to the experience which all Avgeeks ...

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by ycp81
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9861

Re: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

Early the next morning, we took the airport limousine bus to head to the airport. The flight to Kansai is scheduled to depart at 1055am. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4917/45813223472_e1c0e62c1e_b.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4911/44949430635_aeb25252b0_b.jpg New Chitose Airport's domestic term...

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by ycp81
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9861

Re: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

Immigration and baggage reclaim was fast as the earlier TG flight had cleared. We then proceeded to the domestic terminal to catch the train direct to Otaru, where we would stay for a night. The train ride from Chitose to Otaru was slightly more than an hour. Arriving at Otaru and being too early to...

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by ycp81
Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9861

Re: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

40min prior to departure, we headed to the gate, where boarding had already commenced. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1938/45862637901_9a08eb2b2d_b.jpg 02 November 2018 Thai AirAsia X XJ 620 Bangkok Don Mueang (DMK) - Sapporo New Chitose (CTS) A330-300 HS-XTA Premium Flatbed (Business Class) Flight T...

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by ycp81
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9861

Re: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

With almost 5hrs to spare, we did a bit of lounge hopping at Don Mueang, first visiting the Miracle Lounge. Having seen and read rather great reviews of the Miracle Lounges at the main Suvarnabhumi Airport, the one at Don Mueang was nowhere near the quality of the ones at the main airport. Furnishin...

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by ycp81
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)
Replies: 11
Views: 9861

Autumn in Hokkaido and an SQ Suites Experience (FD, XJ, GK and SQ Suites)

Early this month, I revisited Hokkaido for the autumn, making the 4 nights trip over a public holiday. This trip would be flown on a mix of mainly LCCs as well as a finale on my 1st ever flight in SQ Suites. Itinerary would be SIN-DMK-CTS-KIX-SIN. As SQ has upgraded one of the 2x daily flights to KI...

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by ycp81
Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The long and short of the Dreamliner - Scoot and SQ B787s Biz to Bangkok
Replies: 3
Views: 5686

Re: The long and short of the Dreamliner - Scoot and SQ B787s Biz to Bangkok

Headed to Suvarnabhumi for the flight back on SQ. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1953/45408201021_a90e55344c_b.jpg SQ had quite a number of counters for check-in, but with 3 SQ flights departing within a span of 3hrs, this is to be expected. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1939/31532787338_239738903e_b...

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by ycp81
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The long and short of the Dreamliner - Scoot and SQ B787s Biz to Bangkok
Replies: 3
Views: 5686

Re: The long and short of the Dreamliner - Scoot and SQ B787s Biz to Bangkok

Luckily, immigration queues were short and we were on our way via Grab to our hotel in no time. Stayed at AETAS Lumphini on this trip. Rooms are big, modern and clean, though beds are a bit on the harder side but still comfortable for a good sleep. The hotel is also conveniently located just beside ...

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by ycp81
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: The long and short of the Dreamliner - Scoot and SQ B787s Biz to Bangkok
Replies: 3
Views: 5686

The long and short of the Dreamliner - Scoot and SQ B787s Biz to Bangkok

Just a week back, I made a short trip up to Bangkok. This trip was flown on a combination of Scoot B787-8 and Singapore Airlines new B787-10, which are both the shortest and longest aircraft in the Dreamliner family. Both flights would also be flown in the premium cabin of the airlines. The flight u...

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by ycp81
Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Short Taipei Escapade on SQ Business
Replies: 3
Views: 4126

Re: Short Taipei Escapade on SQ Business

Returning back to Taoyuan T2 via the Metro, the SQ check-in counters were very empty, granted it was only about 1.5hrs before departure. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1909/44921841082_08572e994e_b.jpg After security and immigration, we headed to the SQ Taipei Silver Kris Lounge. https://c2.staticfli...

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by ycp81
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Short Taipei Escapade on SQ Business
Replies: 3
Views: 4126

Re: Short Taipei Escapade on SQ Business

Luckily, queues for immigration was short and priority baggage came out early. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1937/31038894948_a6535276e0_b.jpg From the airport, we bought the Airport Metro round-trip and 48hrs metro pass combo tickets, which offers significant savings. The new Airport metro line all...

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by ycp81
Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Short Taipei Escapade on SQ Business
Replies: 3
Views: 4126

Short Taipei Escapade on SQ Business

Just 3 days after I returned from New Zealand, it was time to fly again as I went up to Taipei for a short escapade. Being a morning peak departure, there was a short queue at the Business Class check-in counters at T3, but we were checked in swiftly and boarding passes issued. https://c2.staticflic...

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by ycp81
Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

On the morning of departure back to Singapore, we encountered a rare weather condition as very think fog rolled into Christchurch. Visibility was down to only barely a couple of hundred meters. We arrived at Christchurch Airport safely via the airport shuttle. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1979/4391...

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by ycp81
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

From Christchurch, we took the public bus to the city center. We stayed at the Crowne Plaza Christchurch, which is a rather new hotel built over a previously office building damaged during the devastating quake. I believe the hotel is also one of the tallest, if not the tallest, building in Christch...

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by ycp81
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

After walking back to the hotel to pick up our luggages, we again took the public bus from the bus stop outside our hotel back to Queenstown airport. It was only a 15min bus ride at a very affordable NZ$2 per pax. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1845/44667066422_6b6130285c_b.jpg https://c2.staticflick...

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by ycp81
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

Queenstown airport only has a small terminal with both domestic and international (from Australia) flights, and during the peak seasons, I suspect the terminal may be straining from the additional flights and travellers. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1881/30748655838_8c419c7473_b.jpg From Queenstown...

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by ycp81
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

After 2 nights in Wellington, we again took the airport shuttle back to Wellington airport. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1861/44619685631_4ef1807461_b.jpg What greeted us as we stepped into the check-in hall were SQ's check-in counters for the SQ flight to MEL/SIN. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/187...

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by ycp81
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

Wellington's airport terminal is very bright and modern, and seemed rather new as well. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1877/43660734945_7473f452fe_b.jpg https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1852/42760822140_304c102484_b.jpg Domestic baggage claim. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1858/43851967494_175bc708fa_b....

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by ycp81
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

Took the Yellow Bus back to Auckland Airport domestic terminal. This sector down to Wellington was on Air NZ as well. Check-in and bag-drop was all DIY, and I was pretty impressed with self-check-in system as it was all very easy to use. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1851/42760825700_3691b5c414_b.jp...

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by ycp81
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

Great TR - as always! The service really looks outstanding! The stored B777 of SIA shown in the picture of the first part - isn't it now flying for NZ as B787 replacement?! It was a non-ER aircraft 9V-SQJ which was spotted. Not the NZ-leased B772ER version, which would be spotted in the later part ...

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by ycp81
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

Re: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

Immigration and customs were swift as there were not many arrivals at this time of the evening. After clearing both, we looked for the bus stand for the Yellow Bus to the airport hotels. We would only be staying a night near the airport as we would be catching another flight the next day to Wellingt...

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by ycp81
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)
Replies: 16
Views: 5218

A trip through Middle Earth (AKL, WLG, ZQN, CHC on NZ and SQ)

In mid-August, I took leave from work and went on a break in the wintery southern hemisphere, to Middle Earth, also known as New Zealand. This trip would consist of 5 flight sectors, with 4 economy sectors with Air New Zealand, and the last sector on Singapore Airlines in Business. This review would...

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by ycp81
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A prop and a jet to Kuala Lumpur (Firefly Economy and Malindo Business)
Replies: 4
Views: 1989

Re: A prop and a jet to Kuala Lumpur (Firefly Economy and Malindo Business)

For the flight back to Singapore, I booked on Malindo. Malindo frequently runs very good promotions from Malaysia, and on this instance, my fare on Malindo's Business class was almost equivalent to the economy class fare! After almost an hour's Grab ride to KLIA right in the middle of oil palm plant...

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by ycp81
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A prop and a jet to Kuala Lumpur (Firefly Economy and Malindo Business)
Replies: 4
Views: 1989

Re: A prop and a jet to Kuala Lumpur (Firefly Economy and Malindo Business)

On this trip, I stayed at Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur, right smack in the action in Bukit Bintang. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1824/43364410031_804018e718_b.jpg https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1809/29494658318_def21fd997_b.jpg For brunch the next day, we proceeded to the must-go haunt at ICC Pudu for a h...

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by ycp81
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A prop and a jet to Kuala Lumpur (Firefly Economy and Malindo Business)
Replies: 4
Views: 1989

A prop and a jet to Kuala Lumpur (Firefly Economy and Malindo Business)

Over the weekend, I made a short trip up to neighbouring Kuala Lumpur, flying on a mix of turboprop and jet. The flight up was booked on Firefly, and it would also probably by my last turboprop flight out from Changi as Firefly (and all future turboprop operations) would be shifted to Singapore's Se...

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by ycp81
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip to Saigon with SQ, and my Longest Ever Flight Delay
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

Re: Trip to Saigon with SQ, and my Longest Ever Flight Delay

Before heading back to the airport, I had my last dose of Vietnamese coffee at Trung Nguyen Legend Café. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1823/41165689450_c4b2090b3c_b.jpg Went back to the airport by Grab and reached the airport within 30min. Check-in at the SQ counters was quick as they were rather em...

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by ycp81
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip to Saigon with SQ, and my Longest Ever Flight Delay
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

Re: Trip to Saigon with SQ, and my Longest Ever Flight Delay

Immigration was another matter, with very long queues which took more than 30min of wait to get through. https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1815/42067361995_6741ff091c_b.jpg Took the new and air-conditioned airport bus to the city for a mere 20,000Dong each to the hotel. Stayed at Harmony Saigon Hotel on...

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by ycp81
Sun Jun 24, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Trip to Saigon with SQ, and my Longest Ever Flight Delay
Replies: 8
Views: 5160

Trip to Saigon with SQ, and my Longest Ever Flight Delay

Over the recent Hari Raya Muslim New Year holiday weekend, I went on a short trip to Ho Chi Minh City, with the main purpose of some crockery (for the renowned Minh Long porcelains) and paintings shopping. Surprisingly, airfare on SQ, booked just slightly more than a month ahead for the peak holiday...

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by ycp81
Thu May 10, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Another Bangkok Hop on TG A350/B773
Replies: 4
Views: 4299

Re: Another Bangkok Hop on TG A350/B773

Checking in at the very empty TG counters. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/948/41974946251_ea5efa899a_b.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/829/41075379105_f989ea8d35_b.jpg The large check-in hall and FIDS. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/910/41930252662_949ba0f631_b.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/951/...

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by ycp81
Tue May 08, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Another Bangkok Hop on TG A350/B773
Replies: 4
Views: 4299

Re: Another Bangkok Hop on TG A350/B773

For this report, I would be mainly sharing on the food we had in Bangkok, starting dinner at White Flower Factory at Siam Square One. A cafe offering both western and thai cuisine (go for its thai dishes) and famed coconut and thai tea cakes. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/971/26998967417_0d8938f58b_...

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by ycp81
Sun May 06, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Another Bangkok Hop on TG A350/B773
Replies: 4
Views: 4299

Another Bangkok Hop on TG A350/B773

A quick report of another trip to BKK over the May Day holidays, where I flew on my usual carrier of choice, Thai Airways. I would be flying on both their newest A350 and oldest B773 in the fleet. As expected, due to the holidays, the flight was totally packed with locals going on the short weekend ...

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by ycp81
Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Canton Easter Weekend (SQ Economy to Guangzhou)
Replies: 4
Views: 3759

Re: A Canton Easter Weekend (SQ Economy to Guangzhou)

Left the hotel at about 11am to catch the subway to the airport. It was again approximately 45min subway ride to the airport. The airport terminal check-in area was huge! https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/785/41256399531_c4b054b10b_b.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/867/40360424725_be3534db80_b.jpg htt...

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by ycp81
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Canton Easter Weekend (SQ Economy to Guangzhou)
Replies: 4
Views: 3759

Re: A Canton Easter Weekend (SQ Economy to Guangzhou)

Immigration took quite a while even though there were not many arrivals at the time, and we proceeded via subway from the airport to the hotel. For this trip, we would be staying at Garden Hotel, which was the first hotel in Guangzhou with 5-stars status. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/876/4120946747...

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by ycp81
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: A Canton Easter Weekend (SQ Economy to Guangzhou)
Replies: 4
Views: 3759

A Canton Easter Weekend (SQ Economy to Guangzhou)

Over the Easter weekend holidays, I made a short trip to the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, to explore the bustling and busy city and savour authentic cantonese cuisine. It would also be my first visit to Guangzhou. Did self check-in at one of the many check-in machines at Terminal 3 to print t...

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by ycp81
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok
Replies: 9
Views: 6910

Re: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok

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by ycp81
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok
Replies: 9
Views: 6910

Re: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok

06 February 2018 Thai Airways TG 409 Bangkok (BKK) - Singapore (SIN) A350-900 HS-THC Economy Class Flight Time: 2H08M Back to the same gate, where boarding had just commenced. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4716/39588504594_0c2e63ebe0_b.jpg It was a bus gate, and we were ferried by bus across almost...

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by ycp81
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok
Replies: 9
Views: 6910

Re: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok

Back to the airport by the Airport Train from Phaya Thai. Check in and baggage drop at the TG counters were pretty empty and we were processed immediately. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4664/39588519634_8cbff45f96_b.jpg https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4662/40300197161_0490a01c1e_b.jpg Immigration and ...

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by ycp81
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok
Replies: 9
Views: 6910

Re: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok

Immigration was quick as there were not too many other international arrivals and it was a 30min Airport Train ride direct to Phaya Thai, where my hotel stayed would be. Stayed ay The Sukosol on this trip, which is a very recommended hotel with convenient transport links, big and comfortable rooms, ...

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by ycp81
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok
Replies: 9
Views: 6910

Flying the Royal Orchid A350 to Bangkok

My 2nd trip this year is again another of the frequent hops to Bangkok. TG offers frequent sales on the SIN-BKK route and for a full-service flight, the prices were definitely a steal when the flights were booked less than 3 months prior. Fast forward to the day of departure, headed home after work,...

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by ycp81
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)
Replies: 6
Views: 6139

Re: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)

Took the airport limousine back to Incheon for the flight back to Singapore. Check-in was quick at the SQ counters with barely any queues. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4670/39992125562_f48cf1a81b_b.jpg Through the efficient immigration and security, and we were in the bustling airside. https://c1.s...

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by ycp81
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)
Replies: 6
Views: 6139

Re: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)

We took the Airport Limousine to Myeongdong, which was about an hour's ride. Stayed at Sejong Hotel on this trip. The hotel, though one of the grand old dames in Seoul, was well kept and very comfortable. Rooms were huge and the location was unbeatable. View from the room was towards Namsan hill. ht...

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by ycp81
Mon Jan 29, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)
Replies: 6
Views: 6139

Re: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)

Left the lounge and proceeded to the gate about 30min prior to departure. On the FIDS, there were only a few flight departures at this time of the night. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4696/39234460004_77b332e5d6_b.jpg Our aircraft was still being serviced. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4749/25073225...

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by ycp81
Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)
Replies: 6
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Re: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)

Another look at the A320 from the tarmac before boarding the transfer bus to the terminal. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4632/26019250738_b0c5109476_b.jpg After clearing transfer security at the arrivals and heading up to the departure level, we needed to kill more than 2hrs at Don Muang. Using our ...

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by ycp81
Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)
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Seoul Searching on the LCC and Premium A330 Flatbeds (FD, XJ and SQ JCL)

It is a new year and a year of new destinations to explore. Starting this year of travels was a short trip to Seoul for the cold winter and my virgin ski experience. Flights were on a mix of Thai AirAsia group and SQ, and it would also be my first experience of the AirAsia X Premium Flatbed product ...

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by ycp81
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Mystical Mandalay on Myanmar National Airlines (Y) and SilkAir (J)
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Re: Mystical Mandalay on Myanmar National Airlines (Y) and SilkAir (J)

And now for my final flight of 2017, the continuing RGN-SIN sector on the MDL-RGN-SIN flight. https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4760/25789132858_2642af8b76_b.jpg After disembarkation, a transit cards and a brief security screening was conducted for transit passengers. Seemed like most of the passengers ...

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