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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:
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1752.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1070.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=3634.0
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1548.msg22804#msg22804
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg25855#msg25855
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg25907#msg25907
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg180625#msg180625
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg264863#msg264863
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=2630.msg330403#msg330403
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=1885.msg17999#msg17999
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=25610.msg422555#msg422555
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=30766.0
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #160 on: July 19, 2012, 09:16:19 AM »
FYI, with regards to KSML'S, make sure to confirm with the airline you are flying. Having UA request it for you usually means you are going to be disappointed

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #161 on: July 19, 2012, 09:48:52 AM »
Boy, requesting compensation for the kosher food issue may put UA over the edge.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #162 on: July 19, 2012, 10:26:51 AM »
Boy, requesting compensation for the kosher food issue may put UA over the edge.
What are they going to do about it?! Trip is done!!
Part of the vast right wing conspiracy.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #163 on: July 19, 2012, 10:33:03 AM »
MUC EWR Business
This was on UA metal which was complete garbage compared to the LH planes. Sitting next to me was a nice guy who works for universal who invited me to get me in if I ever come to orlando. No kosher food on this flight the steward claimed they didn't get the request (should I ask for compensation?) .

100%. You may as well get something out of not being able to eat for 8 hours.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #164 on: July 19, 2012, 10:37:58 AM »
Boy, requesting compensation for the kosher food issue may put UA over the edge.
Ya I don't think I'm gonna be calling about this not trying to make trouble.

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #165 on: July 19, 2012, 03:28:12 PM »
Nice Report...hope my Stopover Report helped you out at the least :) .

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #166 on: July 19, 2012, 07:10:05 PM »
So, now that some of us need to start thinking about Hong Kong accomodations, what are the recommendations for location in HK for a stay not over the weekend?
We are in the process of negotiating a special rate for 4 Mile Island guest :P
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #167 on: July 19, 2012, 07:54:02 PM »
We are in the process of negotiating a special rate for 4 Mile Island guest :P
Enjoy :P
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #168 on: July 19, 2012, 08:25:12 PM »
Nice Report...hope my Stopover Report helped you out at the least :) .
It did thanks!

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #169 on: July 19, 2012, 08:40:26 PM »
Enjoy :P
If anybody has non refundable reservations for the first 2 weeks of August please PM
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #170 on: July 19, 2012, 08:51:49 PM »
We are in the process of negotiating a special rate for 4 Mile Island guest :P

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #171 on: July 19, 2012, 08:55:38 PM »
If anybody has non refundable reservations for the first 2 weeks of August please PM
Request intact, even though tix were cancelled.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #172 on: July 20, 2012, 01:16:27 AM »
Just got an email from UA with the bad news :( had reservations for whole family . Guess no such luck! It said the following:
    
 
Update regarding award itinerary
that includes Hong Kong
 
Dear ----------------,
 
You recently requested the ticketing of MileagePlus award travel to, from or through Hong Kong (confirmation -------). Because your account does not have enough miles to complete the purchase, we have canceled the ticket for non-payment and refunded all taxes and fees. The number of miles required for this award was provided during your transaction and is published on the MileagePlus travel award chart on our website.
 
If you have already canceled the ticket, please disregard this email.
 
We appreciate your understanding and look forward to serving you in the future.
 



- I don't even think its written well, as the point the dot would be arguing will be that out bill/receipt stated that amount was OWED and PAID. I believe they will and should be fined.
 I'm not surprised or upset by this, as I guess it was expected, but I DO believe it was their error and in this case they should have to honor it.  And I think the dot will come to that conclusion .

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #173 on: July 20, 2012, 01:29:57 AM »
Welcome to DDF, however this is the wrong thread. Please continue the conversation in this thread The problem with your assumption is that they likely collaborated with the DoT for this statement, but only time will tell.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #174 on: July 20, 2012, 08:21:18 AM »
Welcome to DDF, however this is the wrong thread. Please continue the conversation in this thread The problem with your assumption is that they likely collaborated with the DoT for this statement, but only time will tell.

Thanks :)! I've been lurking here for quite a while lol - just finally decided to get involved in the talk! ;)

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #175 on: July 27, 2012, 10:30:16 AM »
has any one stayed, or does anyone know about hotelICON in kowloon? can one stay there for shabbos or is there a problem with the elevetor? going with wife and 7 month old baby

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #176 on: August 07, 2012, 11:01:43 AM »
arriving at night on thursday and leaving sunday morning so all i have is friday and than thrusday night and ms ( dont mind staying up all night). so basically what can i do at night? my flight being 10 am, can i spend the night in macau and get back in time for my flight?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #177 on: August 07, 2012, 11:21:07 AM »
arriving at night on thursday and leaving sunday morning so all i have is friday and than thrusday night and ms ( dont mind staying up all night). so basically what can i do at night? my flight being 10 am, can i spend the night in macau and get back in time for my flight?
U wont have time with the regular ferry as the service starts at 7am (and the ride is 1 hr) but u can take a cab or a helicopter

or take the turbojet that leaves at 7:30am and arrives at 8:20am...
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #178 on: August 07, 2012, 12:03:45 PM »
U wont have time with the regular ferry as the service starts at 7am (and the ride is 1 hr) but u can take a cab or a helicopter

or take the turbojet that leaves at 7:30am and arrives at 8:20am...
TX. but how dpes the turbojet help me. if the reg ferry leaves at 7 and takes an hr, that would get me in at 8. is that enough time? is there somewhere to leave my luggage?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #179 on: August 07, 2012, 05:17:46 PM »
Is there anywhere to spend a night on a laptop, without sleeping?

Hanging out at a pub is not an option.
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