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Airlines are struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic

Airlines are struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic

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. Unfortunately, many airlines are struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic with Virgin Australia being forced to file for voluntary administration. Virgin […]

Posted on April 21, 2020 by in Frequent Flyer Programs, Travel Deals, 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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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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Can Carlson Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

Can Carlson Travel Agent Rates really save you money on your hotel booking?

  What are Carlson Travel Agent Rates? Like other major hotel brands and travel providers, Carlson is known for offering preferred lower rates to travel professionals, either for the agents to use for personal stays or so they can book on behalf of clients. The Carlson Look To Book site does more than just offer a discount, however. […]

Posted on November 21, 2016 by in Club Carlson / Radisson, Travel Agent Rate

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Can AccorHotels Corporate Rates really save you money on your booking?

Can AccorHotels Corporate Rates really save you money on your booking?

  What are AccorHotels Corporate Rates? Corporate travelers can often benefit from cheaper stays with select hotel brands and this includes AccorHotels. Corporate discounts work by negotiating a discount – if a company has a large footprint in the area of the hotel the discount is likely bigger. The reverse is also true. If you travel […]

Posted on September 14, 2016 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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Royal Brunei Airlines Review

Royal Brunei Airlines Review

During my trip to Borneo I really wanted to see Brunei as well. The best option I could find was to take the early morning flight from Kota Kinabalu and continue after a nine hour layover to Singapore. Time for a Royal Brunei Airlines Review. I had just done a few of those layover trips […]

Posted on September 5, 2015 by in Airline Reviews

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Interview with Johnny Ward from onestep4ward.com

Interview with Johnny Ward from onestep4ward.com

I'm really happy to have Johnny Ward as our most recent interviewee. Johnny has made his way through 107 countries and shares his stories at onestep4ward.com. How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? I started it in 2009 when I was in Australia on a working holiday visa. […]

Posted on January 31, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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Interview with Jonny Blair at dontstopliving.net

Interview with Jonny Blair at dontstopliving.net

Today's interview features Jonny Blair who runs dontstopliving.net since 2007 and boy he certainly hasn't stopped living! How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? It was July 2007 and I had just quit a high profile PR job in London, England. I got my backpack ready to go […]

Posted on January 11, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

I've previously outlined certain circumstances where using 20,000 or less United Mileage Plus miles could be better than booking with cash. I'll recap again here: – Booking Costly Last Minute Travel – Booking Not So Last Minute Travel but Travel Still Costly – That Mileage Run You Booked Several Months Back but Took a Bump […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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