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South African Voyager has a new JourneyBlitz promotion, Hyatt expands in Africa

South African Voyager has a new JourneyBlitz promotion, Hyatt expands in Africa

– South African Airways Voyager is back with another JourneyBlitz promotion These promotions have VERY competitive mileage requirements for flights operated by South African Airways (not any of the subsidiaries). The caveat are the fuel surcharges that are typically high with South African (about $200-$500 per direction). However some routes have minimal/ low fuel surcharges […]

Posted on October 1, 2018 by in Hyatt, South African Airways

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Ethiopian to get another West African hub, Doubletree Nairobi opens, Turkish to add Comoros

Ethiopian to get another West African hub, Doubletree Nairobi opens, Turkish to add Comoros

– Ethiopian Airlines is cornering the West African aviation market and has added Guinea as a domestic and international hub The airline has its main hub in Addis Abeba but added West African hubs in the last 12 months on Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and expanded service form it’s Lome hub (Togo). Which country will be […]

Posted on February 7, 2018 by in Award Booking, Turkish Airlines Review

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Would you pay $233 for a loyalty program membership?, 14% off Expedia just today, new Point Breaks list tweaks, Africa has an open skies agreement now!

Would you pay $233 for a loyalty program membership?, 14% off Expedia just today, new Point Breaks list tweaks, Africa has an open skies agreement now!

– I went over to Fiji Airways Tabua Club yesterday and register for a loyalty account Loyalty program membership is typically free but some airline (liek Qantas) charge a small fee (usually waived if you have a coupon code). However Tabua Club charges FJD 499 (roughly US$233) for the privilege to be a member! That’s […]

Posted on January 26, 2018 by in Hotel Reviews

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Our favorite airfares for December 14th in Business and Economy incl. Nairobi, San Francisco, Singapore, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh

Our favorite airfares for December 14th in Business and Economy incl. Nairobi, San Francisco, Singapore, New York, Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh

– good fares from Houston to Nairobi Round Trip $671 with Qatar Airways – good fares from Dublin to San Francisco $361 Round Trip (bags are extra!) – Ottawa to Singapore can be had for $661 Round Trip with ANA and United – a very decent price! – Saudia is back with their excellent fares […]

Posted on December 14, 2017 by in Hotel Reviews, TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Our favorite fares for today, LEVEL adds Paris routes, Qantas opens LHR lounge, Orbitz 15% off, AAVacations $100 off any package

Our favorite fares for today, LEVEL adds Paris routes, Qantas opens LHR lounge, Orbitz 15% off, AAVacations $100 off any package

– China Eastern has fantastic fares starting from $296 Round Trip from their North American gateways to Clark (near Manila), Philippines We found this price from LAX/SFO/YVR/JFK/ORD/YYZ for limited dates. – not much behind is China Southern with fares as low as $390 from New York to Kuala Lumpur or Los Angeles to Singapore for […]

Posted on November 28, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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Somon Air coming to the US?, Alitalia launches Nairobi and Johannesburg, AMEX Centurion lounge in London, Hyatt double points, Skyteam lounge Vancouver

Somon Air coming to the US?, Alitalia launches Nairobi and Johannesburg, AMEX Centurion lounge in London, Hyatt double points, Skyteam lounge Vancouver

– crazy – tiny Somon Air, which is headquartered in sleepy Dushanbe, Tajikistan has just ordered a 787 (yes just one) and is planning flights to the US! – Italians are the master of the game of waiting it out! We all thought Alitalia will not see the light of 2018 – but the airline […]

Posted on November 16, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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