Snakes on Airplanes for Chinese New Year? 新年快乐 To All!

Cathay Pacific Airways is offering this limited-edition stuffed toy snake free in celebration of the Year of the Snake for Chinese New Year this year. Why is this snake sticking his tongue out? Photograph courtesy of Cathay Pacific Airways.


To celebrate the Year of the Snake, Cathay Pacific Airways is offering a free limited edition stuffed toy snake through February 28, 2013 when you book your flight reservation at the official Internet web site of Cathay Pacific Airways — but this offer is only good if you have a valid postal mailing address in the United States.
There is a limit of one stuffed toy snake per flight reservation booking, and redemption must be made within one month of the date of booking. This offer is subject to availability, and quantities are limited. Other terms and conditions apply.
Meanwhile, FlyerTalk member uk1 asks for advice on spending the Chinese New Year in Singapore in 2014; while FlyerTalk member SKYravefever asks about leaving Singapore during the Chinese New Year for a “mileage run.” FlyerTalk member PeoDeMIA — who is based in the United States but is in Singapore right now — wants to know where in Asia to go for Chinese New Year outside of Hong Kong and the remainder of China.
For those of you who celebrate, Happy Chinese New Year! 年节 — or 红包, whichever is correct…
新年快乐
恭喜发财
新年如意
I do not know any of the dialects of the Chinese language — but at least this 鬼佬 is trying…

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