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Travelling during Chinese New Year

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Posted by altmtl on 23/11/2011 at 07:25

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/

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Posted by nerja on 23/11/2011 at 21:09

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

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Posted by jacinthemilton on 9/8/2012 at 03:27

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.

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Posted by altmtl on 22/1/2013 at 12:04

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

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