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Thai Airways Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Thai Airways Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. Unfortunately, many airlines are struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic. Virgin Australia was the first large airline to fall under the […]

Posted on May 29, 2020 by in Frequent Flyer Programs, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Airfare Deal – from Dallas to Chiang Mai, Thailand $965 on Air China and American Airlines

Airfare Deal – from Dallas to Chiang Mai, Thailand $965 on Air China and American Airlines

Direct link for airfare Dallas to Chiang Mai, Thailand $965, get $9.65 in Orbucks Departure from: Dallas (DFW) Destination: Chiang Mai (CNX) Stops: Vancouver, Beijing Airline(s): American Airlines, Air China Sample dates: May 6 – May 19 Total miles flown: 18,839 miles Fare class: S, G Cost per mile flown (as lower the better): 5.1 […]

Posted on March 20, 2014 by in AAdvantage

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Review: Holiday Inn Bangkok, Sukhumvit

Review: Holiday Inn Bangkok, Sukhumvit

Book the Holiday Inn Bangkok, Sukhumvit here. I decided to spend one night since I needed one more 'Saturday stay' for my Big Win promotion. The building is part of a new development facing Sukhumvit Road and Soi 22. The overall impression when I arrived was fantastic – I really liked the grey polished look. […]

Posted on February 23, 2014 by in Hotel Reviews

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Review: JW Marriott Bangkok Sukhumvit

Review: JW Marriott Bangkok Sukhumvit

Book the JW Marriott Bangkok Sukhumvit here. I booked my stay as part of the MegaBonus promotion. While Bangkok hotels are usually a steal the Marriott hotels often price themselves 50% above comparable non-chain hotels. For whatever reasons many properties run a 50% 12h Flash sale every other day on Expedia.com but not Marriott.com. Filing […]

Posted on February 21, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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Interview with Johnny Ward from onestep4ward.com

Interview with Johnny Ward from onestep4ward.com

I'm really happy to have Johnny Ward as our most recent interviewee. Johnny has made his way through 107 countries and shares his stories at onestep4ward.com. How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? I started it in 2009 when I was in Australia on a working holiday visa. […]

Posted on January 31, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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Interview with Jonny Blair at dontstopliving.net

Interview with Jonny Blair at dontstopliving.net

Today's interview features Jonny Blair who runs dontstopliving.net since 2007 and boy he certainly hasn't stopped living! How, why and when did you get started to blog your thoughts on travel? It was July 2007 and I had just quit a high profile PR job in London, England. I got my backpack ready to go […]

Posted on January 11, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

I've previously outlined certain circumstances where using 20,000 or less United Mileage Plus miles could be better than booking with cash. I'll recap again here: – Booking Costly Last Minute Travel – Booking Not So Last Minute Travel but Travel Still Costly – That Mileage Run You Booked Several Months Back but Took a Bump […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur Review

Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur Review

Introduction (Rate, Brand) The Doubletree by Hilton Kuala Lumpur is a new gem in the Hilton award chart. It requires 10,000 points or 4,000 points and 106 MYR ($35.50) a night. Kuala Lumpur is a very competitive hotel market where even the Ritz Carlton often has packages for under $150. But I'm a Hilton Diamond […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in Hilton Honors

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Conrad Koh Samui Hotel Review

Conrad Koh Samui Hotel Review

The Conrad Koh Samui was one of THE default choices to redeem your Hilton Honors rewards points before the recent Hilton Honors devaluation. Rates on hilton.com hover around $850 – $1,200 for the property depending on the season. I'm not sure if enough people pay these rates or if they sell for less through tour […]

Posted on May 10, 2013 by in Hilton Honors

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Westin Phuket Siray Bay Resort & Spa Review

Westin Phuket Siray Bay Resort & Spa Review

This review is part of the 'Siam adventure' trip report – see below for the trip report index. We drove ourselves from Krabi to Phuket with a rental car. Lots of our fellow travelers seemed quite respectful of the road conditions and driving hazards but I found driving very civil in Southern Thailand. Granted there […]

Posted on January 15, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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