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Swiss Economy Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH) B777 – the ‘Poor Man’s Business Class’ strikes again

Swiss Economy Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH) B777 – the ‘Poor Man’s Business Class’ strikes again

Just a few months ago I was able to review Swiss Business Class from Zurich to San Francisco and thought it was a decent product (with a good number of flaws). However, I consider the Swiss airline ‘Premium’ brand in Economy and was looking forward to my flight. San Francisco International Terminal is connected to […]

Posted on March 2, 2020 by in Airline Reviews, Priority Pass Lounges, Travel Deals, Travel Insurance

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Hilton temporarily closes 150 hotels in China due to coronavirus

Hilton temporarily closes 150 hotels in China due to coronavirus

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. Hilton joins Best Western, Hyatt, Marriott, IHG, and Wyndham in closing down certain branches in China. With the Wuhan coronavirus, outbreak airlines also took steps to improve the safety of the passengers and their employees. Several airlines canceled […]

Posted on February 14, 2020 by in Hilton Honors, Hilton Hotels, Travel Deals, Travel Insurance

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Emirates President Sir Tim Clark to retire

Emirates President Sir Tim Clark to retire

Emirates Airline President Tim Clark will retire in June 2020, after 35-years at the airline, the company revealed Tuesday in an internal memo. Dubai International Airport has been the world’s busiest for international passengers since 2014 when it took the spot from London’s Heathrow airport. Emirates is also the biggest buyer of Airbus A380, the […]

Posted on December 24, 2019 by in Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Travel Deals, Travel Insurance

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Starlux – Taiwan’s newest airline prepares to take flight

Starlux – Taiwan’s newest airline prepares to take flight

Taiwan’s starlux Airlines has unveiled its new uniform and cabin designs. The event was titled “JX Style” and was held to officially introduce the new styles and features that the luxury airline intends to launch in 2020. What is Starlux airlines? Starlux Airlines is an airline startup that has been under development for a few […]

Posted on October 7, 2019 by in Airline Reviews, Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel Insurance

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After 178 years in the business, Thomas Cook closes its doors

After 178 years in the business, Thomas Cook closes its doors

Thomas Cook has collapsed in the middle of huge financial problems, stranding thousands. Unfortunately for hundreds of thousands of travelers, the company announced it has ceased operations. Based out of Manchester Airport and London’s Gatwick Airport, Thomas Cook offered service to 82 destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. It was both a charter […]

Posted on September 23, 2019 by in Travel Deals, Travel Insurance, Travel News

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Primera Air goes belly up, Air Nuigini goes belly under, Marriott is drunk on Africa and surprising airline stopover packages

Primera Air goes belly up, Air Nuigini goes belly under, Marriott is drunk on Africa and surprising airline stopover packages

– Primera Air clearly was a bit late to the party of the transatlantic discounters and had the weakest branding – it’s unfortunate but the company ceased all operations overnight If you have an upcoming flight – call your credit card issuer and file a travel insurance claim (it is almost always included). The consider […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Marriott Hotels, Travel Insurance

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How to get a cheap liability car insurance only for your rental car – enter non-owner car insurance

How to get a cheap liability car insurance only for your rental car – enter non-owner car insurance

You know the problem – most major credit cards provide excellent collision damage waiver when renting a car. The coverage applies whenever you rent a vehicle and you decline the insurance at the counter. It also applies to car sharing rentals such as Getaround or Zipcar. If you have an existing auto insurance policy (for […]

Posted on May 26, 2016 by in Travel Insurance

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