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American Airlines Updates and Elite Status Extension

American Airlines Updates and Elite Status Extension

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. Many frequent flyer programs are extending qualification for their elite statuses and more. American Airlines Updates and Elite Status Extension With many […]

Posted on April 14, 2020 by in AAdvantage, American Airlines, Frequent Flyer Programs, Travel Deals, Travel News

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What you need to know about the Amex offers program

What you need to know about the Amex offers program

Almost every American Express card includes a benefit called Amex Offers. These offers give you huge discounts or bonus Membership Rewards points when you use your American Express card for purchases at certain retailers, restaurants, or services.   What is the Amex offers program? Amex Offers are deals that are linked to your American Express […]

Posted on August 31, 2019 by in American Express, American Express Membership Rewards, Credit Card Deals, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Air India Domestic Economy Review A319 New Delhi (DEL) to Agra (AGR) and American Express Centurion Lounge New Delhi

Air India Domestic Economy Review A319 New Delhi (DEL) to Agra (AGR) and American Express Centurion Lounge New Delhi

Air India gets a lot of flak for its sub-par long-haul economy and business class products. I wanted to try their domestic service for my trip to Agra. Air India runs an ‘Express’ from New Delhi to Varanasi, Agra, Khajuraho and back to New Delhi every other day. The new Terminal 3 in New Delhi […]

Posted on September 11, 2018 by in Air India, Airline Reviews

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Jet Airways Economy Review New Delhi (DEL) to Kathmandu (KTM) (and return) B737, ITC Lounge Review DEL, Executive Lounge Review KTM

Jet Airways Economy Review New Delhi (DEL) to Kathmandu (KTM) (and return) B737, ITC Lounge Review DEL, Executive Lounge Review KTM

The day before my outbound travel to Kathmandu, Jet Airways had just announced the possible shutdown of the airline if employees did not start taking concessions. However, operations seemingly weren’t affected (as far as I could tell). Jet Airways operates from New Delhi’s Terminal 3, which is a new world of Indian aviation and looks more […]

Posted on September 2, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Priority Pass Lounges

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Cathay Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) and New Delhi (DEL) B773 and A330, Centurion Lounge SFO/Cathay Pacific Lounge SFO/Centurion Lounge Hong Kong Reviews

Cathay Business Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Hong Kong (HKG) and New Delhi (DEL) B773 and A330, Centurion Lounge SFO/Cathay Pacific Lounge SFO/Centurion Lounge Hong Kong Reviews

I had just flown over the Pacific a few days before this trip and was looking forward to enjoying one of my favorite business class products (especially for sleeping) again. Unfortunately, the inbound flight from Hong Kong had to make an emergency medical stop in Taipei on the way to San Francisco and that would […]

Posted on August 27, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews

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Cathay Pacific Economy Review Cebu (CEB) to Hong Kong (HKG) A330, Plaza Premium Lounge Cebu Review and Cathay Pacific Economy Review Hong Kong (HKG) to San Francisco (SFO) A359

Cathay Pacific Economy Review Cebu (CEB) to Hong Kong (HKG) A330, Plaza Premium Lounge Cebu Review and Cathay Pacific Economy Review Hong Kong (HKG) to San Francisco (SFO) A359

Cathay Pacific has been my go-to airline to get to Asia for a long time. I love the Cathay Pacific Business Class mini-suites (more so than Cathay Pacific First Class) and the airline goes to almost anywhere I want. Cathay Pacific Economy Class Cebu (CEB) to Hong Kong (HKG) on the A330, including the Plaza […]

Posted on August 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews

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United Polaris Lounge San Francisco Review

United Polaris Lounge San Francisco Review

United has been busy behind the scenes for almost two years in renovating its huge United Club that’s just after security at the San Francisco International Terminal. Polaris branding came along in the meantime and the re-opening had been delayed for quite some time. It finally happened about a week ago and Oscar Munoz officially […]

Posted on May 11, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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AMEX Centurion Lounge Miami Review

AMEX Centurion Lounge Miami Review

The American Express Centurion Lounge in Miami is located near Gate D12. Miami Airport is very spread out and it is easy to underestimate distances. We walked through the D Gate security and it was still a solid 20-minute walk; if in doubt, take the Skytrain. The American Express Centurion Lounges are very good at […]

Posted on April 29, 2018 by in American Airlines

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United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

For my first United Basic Economy flight, I chose the San Francisco to Salt Lake City route. United operates the route with Embraer and Bombardier aircraft to connect their Denver and San Francisco hubs (with stops in Aspen). Booking United Basic Economy I booked my tickets via Orbitz, which simply mentioned the cabin item restriction […]

Posted on January 19, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The 16 Things I Learned about the Canary Islands (Gran Canaria and Tenerife)

The Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic, just 75 miles off the coast of Southern Morocco, north of the Cape Verde islands. The Canaries consists of seven islands – Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Both Tenerife and Gran Canaria have major urban centers (Santa Cruz and Las Palmas) […]

Posted on January 17, 2018 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Air France Business Class Review (NEW Cabin) Paris (CDG) to Dubai (DXB) 777-300 ER and Air France Business Class Lounge Review

Air France Business Class Review (NEW Cabin) Paris (CDG) to Dubai (DXB) 777-300 ER and Air France Business Class Lounge Review

Ever since Air France introduced its new business class product, I have wanted to try it and with this Air France Business Class flight from Paris to Dubai, I got the chance. Air France Business Class seats are the newer generation of the seats we all love from Cathay Pacific Business Class. It’s very private, […]

Posted on October 22, 2017 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse San Francisco (SFO) Review

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse San Francisco (SFO) Review

Virgin Atlantic has long been present with its own lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). It was time for me to try out the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse, to see how the food, lounge location and the staff are shaping up. The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse is before security at SFO – just above the security […]

Posted on October 20, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

What is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount? Starwood Hotels & Resorts offers airline associates discounted rates for personal leisure travel at participating properties all over the world. The eligible airlines include: Air France Alitalia American Airlines British Airways Delta Emirates Etihad Iberia KLM Lufthansa Qatar Airways Saudi Arabian Airlines United Airlines If you are […]

Posted on September 30, 2017 by in Travel Deals

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Does a credit card Collision Damage Waiver insurance apply for peer to peer car-sharing like Getaround and Turo

Does a credit card Collision Damage Waiver insurance apply for peer to peer car-sharing like Getaround and Turo

Getaround (my Review of the service) has recently changed its insurance policy. Instead of the full coverage for liability (damage you do to others) and a collision damage – this is the insurance policy. Liability Coverage Renters are covered in our insurance policy up to the liability limits carried by the vehicle owner or with […]

Posted on September 19, 2017 by in Avis, Chase Sapphire Reserve, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Getaround

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Aeromexico Business Class Review Los Angeles (LAX) to Mexico (MEX) and Mexico (MEX) to Los Angeles (LAX) 737

Aeromexico Business Class Review Los Angeles (LAX) to Mexico (MEX) and Mexico (MEX) to Los Angeles (LAX) 737

Aeromexico used their new 787 to and from Los Angeles for a while but this was a fleeting phenomenon (only before I booked unfortunately). Instead, the airline uses two separate 737s right now. At LAX, Delta just changed to the same terminal as Aeromexico, so the Air Canada lounge will likely become a Delta Sky Club. […]

Posted on May 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Priority Pass Lounges

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