Flight to Hong Kong Booked!

by FI Fighter on March 20, 2016

in Hong Kong, Travel Updates, Updates

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Let the countdown begin! I just finished filing my taxes for 2015, and booked my flight out to Asia… Oh boy, things are starting to feel a bit surreal now…

Really, I don’t have a lot of time remaining to get things squared away before I depart for the “Next Chapter” of my life…

Tentatively speaking, I am heading out on Wednesday, June 8:

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As much as I love Tokyo and Japan, we are going to get the party started in Hong Kong… Right now, it’s still premature for me to say how long I’ll be staying out there for… All I know is that I’ve never been to Hong Kong before, so it’s safe to stay that I’m pretty stoked about this upcoming trip!

What could cause my plans to change?

Well, I’m hoping Big Brother is gonna tag along with me, but seeing as how he’s still employed at the moment, hmm… that might present a challenge.

As I’m typing this, he’s en route back to the states from Shanghai… He sent me this pic earlier this morning, so as I can clearly see, he’s traveling quite nicely (as always!):

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When it comes to traveling, it’s always more fun when you’re rollin’ with a travel hacking guru who knows all the ins and outs of the system to help you save $$$.

 

C’mon bro, I know you love SE Asia!

 

Let’s do this right!

{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

1 ANo Gravatar March 20, 2016 at 5:02 pm

Nice timing! I take it you booked it before the AA Deval?

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2 FI FighterNo Gravatar March 20, 2016 at 5:14 pm

A,

You know it!

Cheers!

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3 TawcanNo Gravatar March 20, 2016 at 7:46 pm

Exciting time! Travelling in style is awesome!

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4 FI FighterNo Gravatar March 21, 2016 at 9:42 am

Tawcan,

Yup! Looking forward to it!

Cheers!

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5 Elle @ New Graduate FinanceNo Gravatar March 20, 2016 at 9:06 pm

Can’t wait to see what happens in this next step of your adventure!

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6 FI FighterNo Gravatar March 21, 2016 at 9:42 am

Elle,

Thanks, I’m curious myself to see what happens next 🙂

Best wishes!

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7 FIrerNo Gravatar March 21, 2016 at 7:25 am

Why HK? Isn’t it even more expensive than the BA? Curious..

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8 FI FighterNo Gravatar March 21, 2016 at 9:44 am

FIrer,

Great point there… In my case, I have an aunt that lives out in Hong Kong. Yup, HK is expensive, so I probably won’t stay for too long. Maybe 3 months? Although I might use it as my hub, or home base in Asia where I drop off my bags and stuff.

Long-term, definitely, I need to go somewhere much cheaper! 🙂

Take care!

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9 No Nonsense LandlordNo Gravatar March 21, 2016 at 7:19 pm

Just a one-way ticket for now? Great job. No guts, no glory!

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10 FI FighterNo Gravatar March 22, 2016 at 10:13 am

Eric,

That’s right! One way ticket…

Cheers!

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11 ChenNo Gravatar March 22, 2016 at 12:47 am

I am in HK starting June 1st. Would be great to grab coffee if you have time.

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12 FI FighterNo Gravatar March 22, 2016 at 10:15 am

Chen,

That would be awesome! For sure, I will have time 😉

I’ll keep you updated via blog updates. I hope I won’t have to change flights, but I can’t say definitively right now that I’ll be in HK on June 8.

Take care!

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13 ChenNo Gravatar March 23, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Awesome, you had helped me with advice on finding turnkey properties about a year ago. I’m an active travel hacking aficionado and a digital nomad with my own business so I’m sure we will have a few things to chat about 🙂

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14 FI FighterNo Gravatar March 24, 2016 at 11:27 am

Chen,

I’m sure we will! Can’t wait!

Take care!

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