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airberlin topbonus earning and redeeming miles is back (well kind of)

airberlin topbonus earning and redeeming miles is back (well kind of)

Our best guess here at Mighty Travels was that TopBonus would end up as a part of Etihad Guest after the bankruptcy since Etihad was already the majority holder of the program and loyalty programs are usually a dependable money maker. The loyalty program of Air Berlin shut down during the bankruptcy but this message […]

Posted on September 20, 2017 by in Best use of airberlin topbonus miles, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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My Favorite Flights and Award Redemptions for 2017

My Favorite Flights and Award Redemptions for 2017

The year of 2017 is already two months old, but the following list is brand new and hopefully inspiring! You can also look back to My Favorite Awards of 2016 – many of which I did redeem miles for last year. Aeroplan Awards to Europe using Turkish Airlines or Swiss in Business Class Turkish Airlines Business […]

Posted on February 28, 2017 by in Travel Deals

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Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

After taking Etihad Business Class San Francisco flights twice recently, I was curious to how the Etihad First Class version from Abu Dhabi would play out. After our visit to the Etihad First Class Lounge we were looking forward to some sleep. However, in between the lounge and the plane is the dreaded pre-clearance to clear US […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) Review

Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH) Review

After my somewhat disappointing visit to the Qatar Al Safwa First Class Lounge, I was ready to take on the Etihad First Class Lounge that same evening. Etihad is run by a huge number of British expatriates and there is a lot of British understatement here. For starters, the lounge entrance is hidden along all […]

Posted on November 28, 2016 by in Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews

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OMG – crazy deals from Egypt now – Qatar Business to Jakarta $702 RT, $1,300 Los Angeles RT – Economy deals under $350

OMG – crazy deals from Egypt now – Qatar Business to Jakarta $702 RT, $1,300 Los Angeles RT – Economy deals under $350

Currency fluctuations are a nomads bread and butter. The value of currency fluctuates a lot over the years and they determine a country’s competitiveness. There are a few ‘managed currencies’ left and one of those was the Egyptian Pound. Earlier today the government made the decision to ‘float’ the pound and allow the market to […]

Posted on November 3, 2016 by in Cheap flights, Currency Arbitrage, Very low fares (Super Sales & Formerly called Mistake Fares)

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Avis offers for frequent flyers and a bonus status match

Avis offers for frequent flyers and a bonus status match

What’s the current Avis offers? We searched high and low for existing bonus Avis offers that benefit frequent flyers and found more than expected, as well as a new elite status match. From Air Canada to Qatar, you can earn extra miles or points with your next car hire (and often a discount on your rental cost) […]

Posted on October 28, 2016 by in Aeroplan, Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Avis / Hertz Car Rentals, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Qatar Airways

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Etihad Business Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) – New Delhi (DEL) – 777 Jet Airways operated by Etihad

Etihad Business Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) – New Delhi (DEL) – 777 Jet Airways operated by Etihad

This was was my second Etihad flight that day – we had just come off the flight from Dublin. Since the flight from Dublin had been 45 minutes late we made our way quickly through the airport (security was so lax it took just seconds thankfully and arrived at boarding time at the gate. It […]

Posted on September 2, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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