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Hong Kong Island:
Things to do:
-Victoria Peak (tram),
-Ngong Ping 360 Glass bottom cable car (big Buddha),
-Downtown area
-Pink dolphin watching
-Ozone  Bar
-Tailors (Jantzen, tai panin admiraltyi cntr)
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Kowloon

Kosher Grocery Stores:
KosherMart On Hong Kong Island in the JCC
Kosher Original in Kowloon

Where to eat:
JCC Sunday night buffet can't be missed.
JCC Pizza - (Not open in the Summer)
Seven Zero - Dairy Resturant in the JCC
JCC Chinese
Shalom grill restaurant reported permanently closed by Mech
Shalom grill kosher market

Places to stay:
Grand Hyatt hotel
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Four Seasons

Kowloon:
Things to do:
-8:00pm Laser show
-Ladies market
-Ave. of stars- pier
-Museums (science, space)
-Diamond hill- nan lian garden/chi Lin nunnery
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Hong Kong Island
-Drinks at Felix (Peninsula Hotel)
-Drinks in the Lobby (Intercontinental Hotel)


Only place to eat:
Mul Hayam Restaurant at Kehilat Zion (Breakfast is now $100 HKD)

Places to stay:
The W Hotel - Great Hotel but far from Synagogues
Grand Stamford Intercontinental Hotel - next to Chabad (for Shabbos),
Intercontinental Hong Kong, Sheraton, Shangri la , Peninsula, Hyatt regency. (All these hotels are in great locations if you would like to be near KZ. You can also walk through the TST subway station to KZ from all these except IC Grand Stamford and Shangri La which is next door) 

Shuls
Kehilat Zion -Location: Unit 105, 1/F Wing On Plaza 62 Mody Road East Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon kzionhk@yahoo.com, or call: (852) 2366 6364 (office) or (852) 2368 0061
Chabad - Location:  67-71 Chatham Road, Oriental Centre 1/F Unit D, Tsim Sha Tsui  Telephone:  (852) 2366 5770  Mobile Tel.: (852) 9674 4450  Email: kowloon@chabadhk.org

Macau: (Ferry from hkg)
-Casinos (las Vegas style hotels),
-Curque like water show
-aj hachet tower (bungi)

-Disney

Lhasa:
Lake, pilgrims , culture

Airline Checkin Counters: Kowloon Station (below the W Hotel) to check your bags in. You then take the MRT straight to the airport (with just a couple of stops). It's super convenient and quick. You don't have to stay at the W to check in at Kowloon station though (and FWIW you can check in at Hong Kong station on HKI, too).


Trip reports:
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1125 on: July 31, 2015, 06:11:54 PM »
I have a flight to HKG via YVR and going off in YVR
what problems may I incur at boarding in JFK ? would they deny me ?
anyone ever did this ?
and would they even refund me the difference in miles ?
should I stay mum about what I am doing ?
Why would you pay for a more expensive flight to Hong Kong and get off in Vancouver?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1126 on: July 31, 2015, 06:14:42 PM »
I have a flight to HKG via YVR and going off in YVR
what problems may I incur at boarding in JFK ? would they deny me ?
anyone ever did this ?
and would they even refund me the difference in miles ?
should I stay mum about what I am doing ?

You just asked this question two posts up. No need to ask it again.

Plus my answer stands.

You don't need a visa for HKG so no.

Will have no issues.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1127 on: July 31, 2015, 06:22:54 PM »
Why would you pay for a more expensive flight to Hong Kong and get off in Vancouver?

only thing available for the wife

anyone know if I would be able to get back the mileage difference.


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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1128 on: July 31, 2015, 06:48:21 PM »
only thing available for the wife

anyone know if I would be able to get back the mileage difference.

If the flight to HKG with the stopover is available it should be available to just YVR as well.

Make sure you have the right flight, not all flights stop in YVR and you can be looking at a nonstop one.

But no, if you start travel and just get off in YVR you won't get back the miles and it would have scanned in to HKG
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1129 on: July 31, 2015, 07:06:25 PM »
CX has lots of marrieg segment flight.
Should be breakable though with AA.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1130 on: July 31, 2015, 07:13:08 PM »
CX has lots of marrieg segment flight.
Should be breakable though with AA.
I ended up cancelling it because was too nervous

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1131 on: July 31, 2015, 07:13:43 PM »
CX has lots of marrieg segment flight.
Should be breakable though with AA.
They didnt want to break up
I Huca'd

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1132 on: August 09, 2015, 01:29:49 PM »
Does anyone know if it is possible for a U.S. Citizen to get a day visa to get into Shenzen ("for business")? (Not the 72 hr transit visa). My uncle, who goes to Shenzen very often for business told me it's possible but I haven't actually heard anybody being successful doing this...

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1133 on: August 09, 2015, 03:20:55 PM »
whats the best way to get from hong kong to the Cotai strip?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1134 on: August 09, 2015, 08:16:42 PM »
whats the best way to get from hong kong to the Cotai strip?
Ferry

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1135 on: August 10, 2015, 02:54:39 PM »
Ferry

turbo jet? do I need a reservation or can i just show up?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1136 on: August 10, 2015, 03:05:15 PM »
turbo jet? do I need a reservation or can i just show up?
Yes. You can just show up.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1137 on: August 10, 2015, 03:12:58 PM »
Yes. You can just show up.

Thank you.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1138 on: August 11, 2015, 12:44:46 AM »
Update: Shalom Grill is closed for good.
Can someone please update the wiki, I'm on tapatalk.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #1139 on: August 11, 2015, 12:57:25 AM »
Update: Shalom Grill is closed for good.
Can someone please update the wiki, I'm on tapatalk.
Well that's disappointing.