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Coronavirus and Updated Airline Travel Policies

Coronavirus and Updated Airline Travel Policies

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. With the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak countries all over the world are taking precautions in order to minimize the risk. Just a few weeks later the World Health Organization declared a pandemic. Following the news, many airlines were forced […]

Posted on March 24, 2020 by in Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Alaska Airlines, Alitalia, American Airlines, Avianca, British Airways (BA), Delta Airlines, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest, Hawaiian Airlines, Iberia, Jetblue TrueBlue, Lufthansa Miles and More, Norwegian, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Travel Deals, Travel News, United Airlines

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Swiss Economy Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH) B777 – the ‘Poor Man’s Business Class’ strikes again

Swiss Economy Class Review San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH) B777 – the ‘Poor Man’s Business Class’ strikes again

Just a few months ago I was able to review Swiss Business Class from Zurich to San Francisco and thought it was a decent product (with a good number of flaws). However, I consider the Swiss airline ‘Premium’ brand in Economy and was looking forward to my flight. San Francisco International Terminal is connected to […]

Posted on March 2, 2020 by in Airline Reviews, Priority Pass Lounges, Travel Deals, Travel Insurance

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Swiss Business Class Review Zurich (ZRH) to San Francisco (SFO) 777 – August 2019 including Swiss Business Class Lounge Zurich (ZRH) Review

Swiss Business Class Review Zurich (ZRH) to San Francisco (SFO) 777 – August 2019 including Swiss Business Class Lounge Zurich (ZRH) Review

This was just my second time on Swiss long-haul Business Class and I was excited about my flight. I had had two connections that day in the Austrian Business Class before my flight – so I was tired before I even got to Zurich. I was hoping the excitement would keep me awake. Terminal D […]

Posted on September 6, 2019 by in Airline Reviews, Travel Deals

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Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

Five more airlines joined the TSA PreCheck program!

The Transportation Security Administration has added five new airlines to the PreCheck expedited screening program. PreCheck passengers flying with Austrian Airlines, Swoop, Philippine Airline, VivaAerobus, and Interjet will now be able to move through the airport without removing their shoes or taking out their laptops. What is the PreCheck program? The TSA’s PreCheck program allows […]

Posted on August 17, 2019 by in Immigration & Airport Security

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1,000 bonus Accor points for Fairmont, Raffles or Swissôtel bookings, 45,000 Wyndham points with Barclay card, 5,000 extra AAdvantage miles

1,000 bonus Accor points for Fairmont, Raffles or Swissôtel bookings, 45,000 Wyndham points with Barclay card, 5,000 extra AAdvantage miles

– Accor recently purchases Fairmont, Raffles or Swissôtel (somewhat under the radar) and is now offering 1,000 bonus points on ANY booking at these brands 1,000 Accor points are worth about $12 – so I wouldn’t get too excited. – Wyndham and Barclays are sending out emails to loyalty members for the 45,000 Barclays Wyndham […]

Posted on July 3, 2018 by in AAdvantage

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My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane

My Favorite 15 Things to do Brisbane – Understand Brisbane is a city of two million on Australia’s east coast. Brisbane is just an hour inland from the sun-kissed Gold Coast that has tons of beaches (as you’d expect in Australia). Brisbane has a beautiful location along the Brisbane River and the city council seems […]

Posted on June 5, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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Accor buys Moevenpick, South African’s endgame?, Etihad takes on Emirates, Alaska goes single engine, IHG has a new Pointbreaks list

Accor buys Moevenpick, South African’s endgame?, Etihad takes on Emirates, Alaska goes single engine, IHG has a new Pointbreaks list

– Accor is buying up the orginally Swiss Moevenpick chain of hotels for $585 million, the company boasts 16,000 employees and has landmark properties in the Middle East and South East Asia – it is entirely possible that 2018 will be the year of the demise of South African Airways and Alitalia, South African for […]

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in Hotel Deals, Hotel Reviews

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Another Etihad investment to go under?, Aloft Palm Dubai to open, Grand Hyatt Manila to open, are you leaving Apple too?

Another Etihad investment to go under?, Aloft Palm Dubai to open, Grand Hyatt Manila to open, are you leaving Apple too?

– Etihad’s equity investments are likely the airline industry’s worst in decades – Air Seychelles has given up on long-haul operations As of April 24, Air Seychelles will suspend all flights to Paris, the French capital and Antananarivo, Madagascar. The national carrier faces more international competition. British Airways is expected to start operating to Seychelles […]

Posted on January 23, 2018 by in Hyatt

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