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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia is launching a new visa regime for 49 countries. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years relaxed strict social codes. They stopped segregating men and women in public places and requiring women to wear all-covering black robes or abayas. How to apply Visas will be available online, with […]

Posted on October 1, 2019 by in Cheap Visas, Travel News

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My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane – Understand Brisbane is a city of two million on Australia’s east coast. Brisbane is just an hour inland from the sun-kissed Gold Coast that has tons of beaches (as you’d expect in Australia). Brisbane has a beautiful location along the Brisbane River and the city council seems […]

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Qantas to codeshare with Air New Zealand, 2,500 Hyatt points in an easy promotion, Norwegian drops Oakland, British Airways to pay you back Avios

Qantas to codeshare with Air New Zealand, 2,500 Hyatt points in an easy promotion, Norwegian drops Oakland, British Airways to pay you back Avios

– bad news for passengers in Australia/ New Zealand the (former) rivals Air New Zealand and Qantas will set up a codeshare agreement (read revenue share) Airfares and airport taxes are already sky high in the region – something that will only get worse. – one of Norwegian’s first routes to the US was Stockholm […]

Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Qantas, Travel Deals

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Air New Zealand Business Class / Economy Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane (BNE) 777-200

Air New Zealand Business Class / Economy Class Review Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane (BNE) 777-200

After my great experience with Air New Zealand Business Class from San Francisco to Auckland, I was excited to be onboard the same product (but different airplane) again for my flight to Brisbane. Immigration and Security at the International Terminal in Auckland looked intimidating with long lines but they moved quickly and it took less […]

Posted on May 28, 2018 by in Air New Zealand, Airline Reviews

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World’s best Business Class deal is back, Kayak to search for compensation for delayed flights, why are Australian airports so expensive?

World’s best Business Class deal is back, Kayak to search for compensation for delayed flights, why are Australian airports so expensive?

– South East Asia’ best Business Class Deal (if not one of the best in the world!) is back – just $131 Round Trip for Malaysia Airlines from Bali to Kuala Lumpur The fare includes all taxes and fees (both Bali and Kuala Lumpur have departure taxes). Malaysia Airlines operates an A330 widebody once a […]

Posted on May 25, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

Great Air New Zealand deals to New Zealand & beyond, Asiana’s second daily flight to Los Angeles is an A350

– I’m currently in Queenstown, New Zealand taking advantage of the Business Class award space that has opened up on Air New Zealand for ANY partner (Star Alliance or others). Air New Zealand does not have fuel surcharges so miles from a program that charges them are ‘more valuable’ for booking the airline. I used […]

Posted on May 13, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Miles and More extends online booking interface yet again, great Oman Air Business Class sale, great fares to Singapore, Manila, Jakarta and Beijing

Miles and More extends online booking interface yet again, great Oman Air Business Class sale, great fares to Singapore, Manila, Jakarta and Beijing

– Lufthansa Miles & More has now integrated most Star Alliance partners into their online flight booking tool The new interface has been done with German precision and is very fast (though only allows a six day view). Also you will need to have status or at least 7,000 miles in your account to access […]

Posted on December 9, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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