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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday. They are launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to invest in a sector it hopes will contribute 10 percent of gross domestic product by 2030. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years […]

Posted on September 27, 2019 by in Aegean Airlines, Aeromexico, Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines Economy Review Blantyre to Lilongwe, Malawi and on to Lusaka, Zambia

Malawian Airlines is the product of the bankrupt Air Malawi and the investment of Ethiopian Airlines into a national airline. Malawi is not exactly a huge country, so the fleet size of the airline is just two planes so far. Ethiopian loaned the airline a Bombardier Q400 and a somewhat aging 737-700. Malawian Airlines serves […]

Posted on February 3, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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A guide to the Southwest cancellation policy (plus flights from $59 with the new sale)

A guide to the Southwest cancellation policy (plus flights from $59 with the new sale)

What’s the Southwest cancellation policy? Strangely enough, you can actually cancel a ‘nonrefundable’ Southwest Airlines flight within 24 hours of booking without penalty, which is very useful if you don’t want to lose a seat but still want to compare prices elsewhere once it’s secured. You’re refunded back to your original form of payment or you can […]

Posted on January 4, 2017 by in Cheap flights, Southwest Rapid Rewards

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Air Astana Review

Air Astana Review

Flying in Central Asia is almost impossible without Air Astana. The company operates two hubs in Kazakhstan in Astana and Almaty. The airline’s management is headed by Peter Foster (formerly of Cathay Pacific and Royal Brunei Airlines). As I outlined in my last Air Astana review last year, the company is surprisingly modern and punctual. […]

Posted on September 26, 2016 by in Airline Reviews

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What to expect in Luanda, Angola

What to expect in Luanda, Angola

Angola is a big country with a relatively small population of 12 million in South-West Africa. It is one of the biggest oil producers and has plenty of minerals it carves out from its rich soil. After being a sleepy Portuguese colony until 1975 it fought a bloody civil war and has found riches in […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite Things to do in Kuala Lumpur (Updated in 2018)

My Favorite Things to do in Kuala Lumpur (Updated in 2018)

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur – Understand Kuala Lumpur is a contemporary metropolis that is following the path Singapore has cut out for itself. KL has many areas that make it feel like a hyper-modern Asian city with gleaming skyscrapers and Singapore-style cleanliness, but it still features lots of historic elements. This city is more diverse […]

Posted on September 6, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Earn 1,000 bonus miles for flights from LaGuardia airport with American Eagle

Earn 1,000 bonus miles for flights from LaGuardia airport with American Eagle

Direct link Type of promotion: Airlines, earn more miles Airlines: American Eagle / American Airlines Promotion Code: LGA1K What are the benefits : Earn 1,000 bonus miles every time you fly a round-trip on participating flights from New York LaGuardia airport. Offer available from April 1, 2014, through June 30, 2014! Available destinations: Charlottesville Albemarle, […]

Posted on March 20, 2014 by in AAdvantage

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50% less miles for Alitalia award flights

50% less miles for Alitalia award flights

Alitalia offers 50% discount with its new promotion Easy50. To participate you need to request your Easy50 Award Tickets in Economy class before 31 March and to travel until 15 April 2014. Here are some flights available with Easy50: Rome – Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo can be had for 40,000 miles […]

Posted on March 17, 2014 by in Alitalia

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