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Travelling during Chinese New Year

  • altmtl

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    Chinese New Year - Jan. 23rd, 2012 - Year of the Dragon
    Just a reminder, for those of you traveling during this time you may want to consider where you'll be... you may want to arrive earlier in order to secure transport or a room as it's a major holiday...
    Public Holidays For Lunar New Year 2012
    Here are public holidays for chinese new year 2012 around the world:
    Indonesia : Monday, 23 January 2012 (1 day)
    Malaysia : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Tuesday, 24 January 2012 * (2 days)
    Singapore : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Tuesday, 24 January 2012 (2 days)
    Hong Kong : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Wednesday, 25 January 2012 (3 days)
    Macau : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Wednesday, 25 January 2012 (3 days)
    China : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Wednesday, 25 January 2012 (3 days)
    South Korea : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Wednesday, 25 January 2012 (3 days)
    Vietnam : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Thursday, 26 January 2012 (4 days)^
    Taiwan : Monday, 23 January 2012 – Thursday, 26 January 2012 (4 days)^
    In Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia and Japan, Chinese New Year 2012 is a major festival, however is not a public holiday.
    source: http://sgholiday.com/calendar/chinese-new-year-2012/

    #1 Posted: 23/11/2011 - 07:25

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  • nerja

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    As I might go to Hong Kong begining of Februay I wonder if there is still some Chinese New Year celebration during this month.

    #2 Posted: 23/11/2011 - 21:09

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    I traveled twice during Chinese New Year and it was so pretty tiring because the flight was so delayed. I guess next time I will not schedule my flight on that occasion.

    #3 Posted: 9/8/2012 - 03:27

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    My plans changed radically, I'll be spending CNY in Bangkok

    #4 Posted: 22/1/2013 - 12:04

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