Emirates adds Bali – Auckland services (fifth freedom) and Qatar’s European affiliate ready for showtime?

– Emirates is adding a fifth freedom route from Denpasar to Auckland Emirates today (19FEB18) announced new service launch in June 2018, as the airline plans 1 daily Dubai – Denpasar – Auckland route. This route will be operated by 3-class Boeing 777-300ER, from 14JUN18. – Qatar Airways’ European affiliate Meridiana is getting a fresh […] Read on →

Lifemiles launches subscription based miles purchases, Singapore Airlines in heaven over financial results, 100,000 AMEX Personal Platinum card offer reappears

– Lifemiles has launched a recurring miles purchase plan that earn up to 112,000 miles These monthly plans are amazingly popular in South America – especially Brazil. Think of it this way – you are ‘saving’ a monthly spend away for your dream holiday. I feel that make sense for a lot of people looking […] Read on →

Mexico City Marriott Reforma Review

The Mexico City Marriott Reforma Hotel is located right in the poshest area of Mexico City at Paseo de la Reforma, across from the US embassy. The large office building has the Marriott lobby quite hidden and unless you are specifically looking for it, you may walk by and not ever be aware of it. […] Read on →

Updated in 2018 : Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion Review (formerly Radisson Mexico City Flamingos)

Radisson Mexico City Flamingos Review The Courtyard by Marriott Mexico City Revolucion is located a bit outside the trendy Mexico City neighborhoods of Roma and Condesa – it sits on their southwestern flank along the busy Avenida Revolucion. While the immediate neighborhood isn’t dangerous it is certainly a step down from safety level of Roma, Polanco and Condesa in terms of […] Read on →

Lots of 5k miles deals on Alaska & Virgin (one-way), Seaborne Airlines and AAdvantage, Alaska restricts redemptions on Cathay and Japan Airlines, Norwegian takes over the world (again!) and launches Buenos Aires

– Alaska Airlines has put on flash sale that is worth your time These deals generally work just one-way. Select your city first. There are a good number of 5k miles deals from Dallas, Oakland or Seattle. – did you know you can use Seaborne Airlines as part of an AAdvantage award (as well as […] Read on →

Singapore Airlines Krisflyer award availability, 2,500 Miles& More per Hilton stay, new Lufthansa livery

– Singapore Airlines Krisflyer has fiddled with award availability for their own Krisflyer program Several routes show good (but not every day) availability in First and Business Class. If you have miles there (or in Ultimate Rewards, ThankYou Points, American Express you should take a look – your route may just be available). – Hilton […] Read on →