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READY TO GO FOR GOLD? HERE’S HOW

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IR TRAVEL, FOR THOSE BASED in Hong Kong, is a given. Whether you're seasoned local or a fresh transplant, you’re likely to be doing your fair share. From short-haul trips to lengthy, trans-Atlantic flights, those frequent flyer miles will be racking up. Flight redemptions might sound like the stuff of urban legend, but if you play your points right, you could transform your tier points into a trip on the house.

KrisFlyer Miles AIRLINE: Singapore Airlines CAN BE EARNED/SPENT: Star Alliance partners, select hotels and car rentals HONG KONG TO SINGAPORE = 15,000 KrisFlyer Miles in Economy 27,500 KrisFlyer Miles in Business T R AV E L HACK #3

Asia Miles

Avios

AIRLINE: Cathay Pacific EARNED/SPENT: Oneworld partners, select retailers and credit cards, Airport Express $2 = 1 Asia Mile on food and drink HONG KONG TO LONDON HEATHROW = 60,000 Asia Miles in Economy 120,000 Asia Miles in Business

AIRLINE: British Airways EARNED/SPENT: Oneworld partners, Avis, Marriott Hotels, select credit cards HONG KONG TO LONDON HEATHROW = 19,500 to 30,000 Avios in Economy 75,000 to 90,000 Avios in Business

Delta SkyMiles

Emirates Skywards

AIRLINE: Delta Air Lines EARNED/SPENT: SkyTeam partners HONG KONG TO SEATTLE = 115,000 SkyMiles in Economy 280,000 SkyMiles in Business

AIRLINE: Emirates EARNED/SPENT: Emirates, select hotels, car rentals and credit cards HONG KONG TO LONDON HEATHROW = 75,000 to 130,000 in Economy 150,000 to 207,500 in Business

STAR ALLIANCE Air Canada, Air China, ANA, Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, and Thai Airways ONEWORLD British Airways, Cathay Pacific, American Airlines, Qantas, Qatar, Malaysia Airlines, and Finnair SKYTEAM Air France, Delta, KLM, Korean Air, Vietnam Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, China Southern

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Localiiz Travel Guide 2018  

Stories, round-ups and advice on travelling around the region from Localiiz, your essential guide to Hong Kong

Localiiz Travel Guide 2018  

Stories, round-ups and advice on travelling around the region from Localiiz, your essential guide to Hong Kong