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$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

$580 Business Class US – Asia, improved Qatar availability for redemptions, will Blackstone rescue JetAirways?, Air India’s spare art troubles, Chase drops Korean Air Skypass (or is it the other way round)?

– surprisingly there are still reports about people able to book the amazing $580 US – Asia (we informed subscribers a few minutes after it became bookable) Business Class Round Trip that Hong Kong Airlines published yesterday Does that mean it will be honored? We shall see… – apparently Qatar Airways has opened up more […]

Posted on August 16, 2018 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

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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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My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai – Understand Think of Chiang Mai as one huge ‘Khao San Road’ backpacker destination that has gone upscale in many parts and has gotten seriously trendy in China and South Korea. Chiang Mai is a rather small town that has some ‘big city’ vibes and ticks all […]

Posted on July 30, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Singapore Airlines launches Krispay, Aimia under attack, American’s falling profits bring back free carry-ons in basic Economy, Air Asia sees no limit to growth

Singapore Airlines launches Krispay, Aimia under attack, American’s falling profits bring back free carry-ons in basic Economy, Air Asia sees no limit to growth

– Singapore Airlines Krisflyer has launched Krispay and new app that allows you to spend Krisflyer miles at a selected number of merchants (so far mostly in Singapore). I quite like the idea to have miles available to spend on food (not just flights and hotels) brings this loyalty currency much closer to the goal […]

Posted on July 27, 2018 by in Singapore Airlines, Travel Deals

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65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

65,000 Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority card, Oman Air’s cool new lounges, Uganda and Nigeria to get new airlines?, Air Asia loves A330neos, Garuda 50% off award sales, Vietjet just ordered 100 planes

– the new Rapid Rewards Priority Card from Chase comes with a 65,000 sign up bonus (after a massive $16,00 spend) and $149 annual fee but also $75 in credit towards any Southwest purchase – Cathay Pacific Business Class award space is now back to normal and their newly launched route to Seattle (with an […]

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in AirAsia

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Japan Airlines Regional Business Class Review Tokyo (HND) to Bangkok (BKK), 777 SKY SUITES Herringbone (Zodiac Layout) and Sakura Lounge Tokyo Review

Japan Airlines Regional Business Class Review Tokyo (HND) to Bangkok (BKK), 777 SKY SUITES Herringbone (Zodiac Layout) and Sakura Lounge Tokyo Review

After my more than satisfying flight from San Francisco, I was looking forward to spending another six hours on Japan Airlines Business Class to Bangkok. Check in at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport was crowded at around 8AM but the business class line was short. However, it took the check-in agent a good 20 minutes to get […]

Posted on July 18, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Japan Airlines

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Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

Marriott and Starwood post new award chart, LEVEL has a new hub in Vienna, Air Asia’s trouble with computers, Chase launches new Hyatt card

– Marriott and Starwood are out with the new award chart for their combined program (yet to be unnamed) effective August 2018 The long story short – the team has typically rounded up or down most properties. There aren’t any shocking good or bad values suddenly. The best redemption seem to be the formerly unaffordable […]

Posted on June 29, 2018 by in AirAsia, Hyatt

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Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

Air France Flying Blue First Class bookable (and more changes to awards), under $2,000 Business Class to Asia, 20,000 American Express Membership Rewards points for $1,000 in flights

– Air France/KLM Flying Blue has changed their award booking prices (there was no award chart before either) – biggest surprise Air France First Class seems now bookable by any Flying Blue member (elite status was required before) Airports with low fuel surcharges such as Hong Kong and Sao Paulo come out at 320,000 miles […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Air France

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Spotify $9.99 for three months, this is the season for award chart changes, South African Airways struggling to keep services up

Spotify $9.99 for three months, this is the season for award chart changes, South African Airways struggling to keep services up

– Spotify is back with their ‘summer offer’ perfect for lots of offline listening until late August and offers a three month subscription for $9.99 for any cancelled account before April 15th 2018 – the month of May seems to be the time to tinker with award charts (before everyone is off for summer holidays) […]

Posted on May 29, 2018 by in South African Airways, Travel Deals

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