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Spaceballs wrote:
May 30th, 2019 3:00 pm
Those two cities were build on modern slavery. 2019 and women still have no rights.
These are the statements that grown men in 2019 utter. Very sad.
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Just came back from Singapore a few days ago. I thought it was pretty hot but it was quite breezy, when I was there, so it was more tolerable.
My other friends who went there a few weeks before I did said it was really hot and they had to take naps or hide in malls during the day.
I was in Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh before I went to Singapore and it felt much hotter IMO.

However, walking around in the heat/humidity really wore me down. I'd have to go into gift shops pretty often just to get a break from the heat. Guess my body wasn't really adapting well to the heat (might be due to exhaustion and lack of sleep) and I had a hard time cooling down even in places with A/C.

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Also flew with United and AC on my way back.
United flight was packed, it was pretty much completely booked. Flew on "dreamliner" or something like that. It was a newer aircraft and it was comfortable enough. I'm pretty small so can't comment on how spacious the seats were.
I had a 1.5 hr layover in SFO and the check-in gate? was closed by the time I got through security. Luckily my bag is small enough to be taken as a carry-on and I didn't have any liquids. Not sure what would have happened if I had a bottle of wine or something in my bag. Flew with AC, flight was pretty empty. Most people got an entire row to themselves. They didn't offer anything for the flight and most things had to be paid for.
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For those familiar with SFO layover, a family member is going to Taipei from Toronto, AC then United layover about 1.5 hours in SFO, is it enough? Baggage checked to Taipei from Toronto? Any insight is appreciated TIA
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apvm wrote:
Jun 2nd, 2019 9:56 am
For those familiar with SFO layover, a family member is going to Taipei from Toronto, AC then United layover about 1.5 hours in SFO, is it enough? Baggage checked to Taipei from Toronto? Any insight is appreciated TIA
the poster right above you also had a 1.5 hr layover in SFO and the check-in gate was closed getting through security. 1.5hr at US airport is too tight IMO.
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apvm wrote:
Jun 2nd, 2019 9:56 am
For those familiar with SFO layover, a family member is going to Taipei from Toronto, AC then United layover about 1.5 hours in SFO, is it enough? Baggage checked to Taipei from Toronto? Any insight is appreciated TIA
Too tight IMO. I flew from Singapore to SFO and had a 1.5 hour layover and couldn't check my bag as the check-in closed before I got there. AFAIK Check-in gate closes an hour before flight departs, that leaves 30 minutes to get through security and find the check-in gate, so unless there's very few people at security you won't be able to check your bag for second leg of flight.
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trixR4kids wrote:
Jun 2nd, 2019 10:25 am

the poster right above you also had a 1.5 hr layover in SFO and the check-in gate was closed getting through security. 1.5hr at US airport is too tight IMO.
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Jun 2nd, 2019 12:29 pm
Too tight IMO. I flew from Singapore to SFO and had a 1.5 hour layover and couldn't check my bag as the check-in closed before I got there. AFAIK Check-in gate closes an hour before flight departs, that leaves 30 minutes to get through security and find the check-in gate, so unless there's very few people at security you won't be able to check your bag for second leg of flight.
Thanks for the reply, I know incoming (back to Toronto) will be close or not enough for 1.5 hours (baggage will be checked to SFO instead of Toronto) but I was told outgoing is different story since my understanding is baggage will be checked to destination and not SFO. So my question is when you left for Singapore from Toronto and layover in SFO, did you have to pick up your checked luggage and was it checked to Singapore? and how long was the layover? Thanks.
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apvm wrote:
Jun 2nd, 2019 2:09 pm
Thanks for the reply, I know incoming (back to Toronto) will be close or not enough for 1.5 hours (baggage will be checked to SFO instead of Toronto) but I was told outgoing is different story since my understanding is baggage will be checked to destination and not SFO. So my question is when you left for Singapore from Toronto and layover in SFO, did you have to pick up your checked luggage and was it checked to Singapore? and how long was the layover? Thanks.
I didn't check luggage on my way there so I can't comment on that and my layover into asia was through Chicago.
However, I thought it was the same procedure no matter what. If you have a layover in the US you have to collect your bags and then go through security again.
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I didn't check luggage on my way there so I can't comment on that and my layover into asia was through Chicago.
However, I thought it was the same procedure no matter what. If you have a layover in the US you have to collect your bags and then go through security again.
No problem and thanks anyway. Since family member's ticket is purchased through UA and issued as one ticket, I think UA will take care of matters if anything goes wrong.
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if the layover in SFO is on the way over it should not be an issue as you are doing all of the US customs/security check in toronto so no big deal when you get to a US airport just head over to your new gate, on the way back over it will be a different story as you will prob have to go through US customs and security in SFO and recheck your luggage
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Spaceballs wrote:
May 30th, 2019 3:00 pm
Those two cities were build on modern slavery. 2019 and women still have no rights.
Hmmm weird, as a female expat who grew up in Abu Dhabi, I recall having plenty of rights....
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Spaceballs wrote:
May 30th, 2019 3:00 pm
Those two cities were build on modern slavery. 2019 and women still have no rights.
Singapore is also built basically on slavery as well. All of the laborious work is done by Indians that are imported in for the sole purpose of working for almost no money and then sent back home once the work is done. There is no minimum wage in Singapore and the imported workers have very little rights. Gender equality is not comparable to those others your pointed out.

Edit: Here is an article to back this up: https://edition.cnn.com/2018/02/24/asia ... index.html

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