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AirBnB takes you for a drive in Japan, RwandaAir’s closing in on US service, Wizzair close to base in Tel Aviv, whaaat Sheraton’s will get a ‘Coffee Bar Bar’

AirBnB takes you for a drive in Japan, RwandaAir’s closing in on US service, Wizzair close to base in Tel Aviv, whaaat Sheraton’s will get a ‘Coffee Bar Bar’

– self policing works – well at least in the case of AirBnB Japan has a new law that comes into effect and requires hosts to register and be licensed. Fair enough. But AirBnB just dropped 80% of their rentals in the country and cancelled all the reservations with it. If you have a trip […]

Posted on June 7, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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IHG destroys Best Rate Guarantee, SPG’s great new status challenge, Norwegian overflight rights, Kenya Airways schedules New York flights

IHG destroys Best Rate Guarantee, SPG’s great new status challenge, Norwegian overflight rights, Kenya Airways schedules New York flights

– IHG has been changing the Best Rate Guarantee and instead of a free night you can now earn 5x the points When you book directly with us, we promise you’ll always get the lowest price online. If you find a better price somewhere else, we’ll match it and give you five times the IHG® […]

Posted on January 10, 2018 by in Norwegian, Travel Deals

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Award Booking Adventures – Unable to Book Japan Airlines with Alaska miles and Kenya Airways with Delta SkyMiles and Cathay’s new rules

Award Booking Adventures – Unable to Book Japan Airlines with Alaska miles and Kenya Airways with Delta SkyMiles and Cathay’s new rules

This week I undertook several award booking adventures… Unable to book Japan Airlines (JAL) with Alaska miles First, I set out to book Japan Airlines using my Alaska miles. It all seems easy enough and Japan Airlines shows up in the award booking search on the Alaska Airlines website. Alaska can book into U and D class […]

Posted on October 7, 2017 by in AAdvantage, Cathay Pacific Reviews, Travel Deals

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Garuda Business Class Review and Denpasar (DPS) to Tokyo (NRT) using 777W and Garuda Business Class Lounge Denpasar Airport

Garuda Business Class Review and Denpasar (DPS)  to Tokyo (NRT) using 777W and Garuda Business Class Lounge Denpasar Airport

Bali Airport has recently seen an upgrade and the duty free area now raises the heart rate of anyone from China. So it was that night – immigration and security were quick but passing through the duty free area took longer than immigration and security. The Garuda Business Class Lounge at Denpasar Airport is a […]

Posted on September 8, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Emirates – the end of a success story?, Air Canada drops Aeroplan, an ANA 787 in trouble, 30% off Starwood/ Marriott in Africa, Delta’s changes at LAX and it’s fleet, Ryanair to go big in Frankfurt & More

Emirates – the end of a success story?, Air Canada drops Aeroplan, an ANA 787 in trouble, 30% off Starwood/ Marriott in Africa, Delta’s changes at LAX and it’s fleet, Ryanair to go big in Frankfurt & More

– Emirates profits tumble for 2016 as the airline struggles with a fall in demand and it’s growing lack of competitiveness Emirates has failed to rejuvenate it’s aging fleet and has a much too higher cost factor (per mile) than the new generation f competitors in the gulf and other LCCs. I would not bet […]

Posted on May 12, 2017 by in Cheap flights

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First peek into the LAX Private Suite, the world’s coolest private jet, Azur Air to launch, Qatar Airways to improve stopover package, world’s most exotic co-working spaces

First peek into the LAX Private Suite, the world’s coolest private jet, Azur Air to launch, Qatar Airways to improve stopover package, world’s most exotic co-working spaces

– Travel+Leisure has the first pictures (though they look like renderings) for the L.A. Private Suite service According to The Private Suite, clients will only have to take 70 steps from the time they get out of their car until the time they board their plane. For the rest of us, that number is about […]

Posted on May 4, 2017 by in Qatar Airways, Travel Deals

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US Bank Altitude lifting off, improved Alaska card offer, Bangkok flight in turbulence, Delta catches fires, Kenya coming to the US & more!

US Bank Altitude lifting off, improved Alaska card offer,  Bangkok flight in turbulence, Delta catches fires, Kenya coming to the US & more!

– the new U.S. Bank Altitude card is now live and you can apply right here. The card is supposedly only open to existing U.S. bank customers but the public application link looks exactly the same as when you go through the U.S. Bank customer service interface. There is no mention of this requirement on […]

Posted on May 1, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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