Istanbul Archives | Page 2 of 18 | Mighty Travels Blog Posts

New inflight electronics ban, $30 off every flight, 20% off Hyatt stays, changes to the Alaska Companion Pass, Condor is Alaska Airlines newest partner

New inflight electronics ban, $30 off every flight, 20% off Hyatt stays, changes to the Alaska Companion Pass, Condor is Alaska Airlines newest partner

– Bloomberg has the scoop on the new electronics ban for flights from Middle Eastern countries to the US A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca […]

Posted on March 21, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

Read more

Cheap business class flights inc CAI to MNL for an amazing $518 RT, ARN to MEL $2,303 RT, IST to JFK $972 RT

Cheap business class flights inc CAI to MNL for an amazing $518 RT, ARN to MEL $2,303 RT, IST to JFK $972 RT

Right now, you can fly from Cairo (CAI) to Manila (MNL) on select dates early 2018 for only GBP 419.30 (US $518) with Kuwait Airways Business Class – that’s an incredible 4.5 CPM! Our Mighty Fares post was showing great Turkish Airlines fares for this route earlier today, but you can now book with Kuwait Airways for […]

Posted on March 20, 2017 by in Cheap flights

Read more

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

Read more

Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye Review

Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye Review

I have been to Istanbul, including the Taksim area, a number of times. For my latest trip, I selected the Crowne Plaza Istanbul – Harbiye. The hotel is located about a 15-minute walk from Taksim Square in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Harbiye. Harbiye is a bit of the new ‘Moda’ here, which has become seriously […]

Posted on March 18, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, IHG Rewards Club

Read more

Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Lufthansa Business Class Review A380 San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

Originally I was booked in Turkish Airlines’ direct flight from San Francisco to Istanbul but the airline decided to cancel my flight two weeks before departure and re-book me into a flight a day later which would have made my onward connection impossible. So I called United and they re-booked me after some back and […]

Posted on March 17, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Lufthansa Miles and More, Turkish Airlines Review

Read more

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 Award Booking

Read more

IHG Accelerate Q1 released, St Helena still without flights, free Club Carlson points, redeem Alaska Airlines on JAL, $1,600 Business Class to Jakarta

IHG Accelerate Q1 released, St Helena still without flights, free Club Carlson points, redeem Alaska Airlines on JAL, $1,600 Business Class to Jakarta

– IHG Rewards has released their Q1 2017 Accelerate promotion – as usual it is a different promotion for each account holder This is what I got: This translates into 8,000 bonus points per night – this is excellent value f you travel in Indonesia or China (which have cheap and decent Holiday Inn Express […]

Posted on December 9, 2016 by in Cheap flights

Read more