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Saudia Economy Review Riyadh (RUH) to Addis Ababa (ADD) and Wellcome Lounge Riyadh Review

Saudia Economy Review Riyadh (RUH) to Addis Ababa (ADD) and Wellcome Lounge Riyadh Review

After deplaning from my prior Saudia flight from Kochi, I followed the rather flimsy signs towards transit. An overly sleepy single attendant manned the security checkpoint and mentioned that he expected just four (!) other transit passengers within the hour. Not a busy day then! Riyadh Airport has two terminals that are interconnected behind security with […]

Posted on December 29, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

Saudia Economy Review Kochi (COK) to Riyadh (RUH) A330 and Earth Lounge Kochi Review

For reasons I don’t fully understand, Saudia files very low fares from several South Indian cities to Addis Abeba (despite minimal competition). Saudia fares usually work one-way for half price and so I booked Kochi (COK) to Addis Abeba (ADD) for under $100 in economy for the 3,000-mile journey connecting via Riyadh (RUH). When booking […]

Posted on December 24, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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All the secrets of the Orbitz Best Rate Guarantee Claim (BRG) for hotels

All the secrets of the Orbitz Best Rate Guarantee Claim (BRG) for hotels

The Orbitz Best Rate Guarantee (BRG) has been going through a number of changes for the last few years (triggered in part by the Expedia takeover). It is now the most accessible Best Rate Guarantee program for hotels ahead of Expedia which was my favorite before. Expedia has made it harder to get approved and […]

Posted on September 22, 2017 by in Best Rate Guarantee, Orbitz Coupons & Deals, Travel Agent Rate

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Alitalia Chapter 11, Air Asia 2016 results, Tony Fernandes’ vision for aviation, Southwest 10% off, cheap places for digital nomads, travel warnings for Gondar, time travel possible and Nigeria’s ailing airlines

Alitalia Chapter 11, Air Asia 2016 results, Tony Fernandes’ vision for aviation, Southwest 10% off, cheap places for digital nomads, travel warnings for Gondar, time travel possible and Nigeria’s ailing airlines

– Alitalia has now entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy There is still a chance the airline will survive but it’s not good. If you have Alitalia MilleMiglia points (like me) in your account balance – I would start find a redemption soon. – Air Asia had a solid 2016 and reports good numbers in their core […]

Posted on May 2, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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The 15 Things I Learned about Cambodia this week

The 15 Things I Learned about Cambodia this week

This was my second visit to Cambodia and after a wonderful first visit to Siem Reap, I wasn’t impressed with the country this time. Cambodia isn’t like Thailand Thailand is the world’s largest playground and has some of the highest share of return visitors. Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh is just an hour’s flying from Bangkok, […]

Posted on November 11, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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