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International Destinations Reopening to Tourists

International Destinations Reopening to Tourists

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations, and countries were forced to introduce travel restrictions. With the pandemic slowing down around the world, many countries have started to ease border restrictions and reopen for international tourists. Europe European Union and Schengen countries […]

Posted on June 26, 2020 by in Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News

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United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

For my first United Basic Economy flight, I chose the San Francisco to Salt Lake City route. United operates the route with Embraer and Bombardier aircraft to connect their Denver and San Francisco hubs (with stops in Aspen). Booking United Basic Economy I booked my tickets via Orbitz, which simply mentioned the cabin item restriction […]

Posted on January 19, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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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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Air France Business Class Review (NEW Cabin) Paris (CDG) to Dubai (DXB) 777-300 ER and Air France Business Class Lounge Review

Air France Business Class Review (NEW Cabin) Paris (CDG) to Dubai (DXB) 777-300 ER and Air France Business Class Lounge Review

Ever since Air France introduced its new business class product, I have wanted to try it and with this Air France Business Class flight from Paris to Dubai, I got the chance. Air France Business Class seats are the newer generation of the seats we all love from Cathay Pacific Business Class. It’s very private, […]

Posted on October 22, 2017 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

Is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount worth having?

What is the Starwood Hotels airline employee discount? Starwood Hotels & Resorts offers airline associates discounted rates for personal leisure travel at participating properties all over the world. The eligible airlines include: Air France Alitalia American Airlines British Airways Delta Emirates Etihad Iberia KLM Lufthansa Qatar Airways Saudi Arabian Airlines United Airlines If you are […]

Posted on September 30, 2017 by in Travel Deals

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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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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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Which countries are safe to visit along the ‘Horn of Africa’? (Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland, Eritrea and Djibouti)

Which countries are safe to visit along the ‘Horn of Africa’? (Ethiopia, Somalia, Somaliland, Eritrea and Djibouti)

  The Horn of Africa is where Eastern Africa meets the Saudi Arabian peninsula and is one of the most unruly regions in the world. But since we are adventurous travelers, let’s take a look at our options in the area. Somalia The bad news first – Somalia poses an extreme danger to tourists. The safest […]

Posted on April 25, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LAX Review

Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LAX Review

MightyTravels reader Megan recently went to the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge LAX and sent us pictures and her review: The Air Canada Maple Leaf lounge at LAX is open to Air Canada business class passengers, Priority Pass members and Star Alliance Gold card holders. The lounge is located in Terminal 2, which is the […]

Posted on August 10, 2015 by in Travel Deals

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Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class Review – Bangkok (BKK) to Hong Kong (HKG)

Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class Review – Bangkok (BKK) to Hong Kong (HKG)

Trip Index (what we have published so far): Air France Economy Class Review Paris (CDG) to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK), Asia – AF 166 Eat fabulous Bangkok street food at Soi 36 (near BTS Thong Lo) and Victory Monument Sample original Thai food at Somtam Nua, Bangkok near Siam Square – Bangkok’s best papaya salad? Bangkok’s […]

Posted on April 14, 2015 by in Airline Reviews, Cathay Pacific Reviews

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Bangkok Review – a wonderful thing to do in Bangkok

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Bangkok Review – a wonderful thing to do in Bangkok

Please note: the information in this post is now outdated but have a read of our updated Bangkok Things to do Guide here.   Trip Index (what we have published so far): Air France Economy Class Review Paris (CDG) to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK), Asia – AF 166 Eat fabulous Bangkok street food at Soi 36 […]

Posted on April 12, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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10 reasons to visit Bangkok’s stunning rooftop bars Vertigo and Moon Bar at Banyan Tree

10 reasons to visit Bangkok’s stunning rooftop bars Vertigo and Moon Bar at Banyan Tree

Please note: the information in this post is now outdated but have a read of our updated Bangkok Things to do Guide here.   Trip Index (what we have published so far): Air France Economy Class Review Paris (CDG) to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK), Asia – AF 166 Eat fabulous Bangkok street food at Soi 36 […]

Posted on April 11, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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