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Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

Etihad First Class Review Abu Dhabi (AUH) to San Francisco (SFO) EY183 777-200

After taking Etihad Business Class San Francisco flights twice recently, I was curious to how the Etihad First Class version from Abu Dhabi would play out. After our visit to the Etihad First Class Lounge we were looking forward to some sleep. However, in between the lounge and the plane is the dreaded pre-clearance to clear US […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 by in Airline Reviews, Emirates Reviews & Skywards, Etihad Reviews & Etihad Guest

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Sheraton Vancouver Airport Review

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Review

Book the Sheraton Vancouver Airport here. The Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel is located about 15 minutes drive from the airport with the complimentary airport shuttle. The shuttle (and in fact parts of the building) are shared with a casino, the Marriott Vancouver Airport and the Hilton. It's actually in Richmond and the last stop of […]

Posted on October 5, 2014 by in Hotel Reviews

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Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre (Broadway) Review

Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre (Broadway) Review

Book the Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre here. I spent last week in Vancouver and stayed at the Holiday Inn Vancouver at Broadway for two days. Vancouver in September is an expensive hotel market and most hotels in the downtown area charge $200+ for regular rooms. Broadway is 4 stops from downtown via the SkyTrain line (which […]

Posted on September 30, 2014 by in Hotel Reviews

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Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Vancouver

Review: Plaza Premium Lounge Vancouver

Virgin Atlantic just started flights from Vancouver last year. It's a bit of an odd route since there isn't much of a network provided by Virgin Atlantic affiliates. Since I had no boarding pass for Virgin yet and I arrived a while before my flight the check-in area wasn't open. The airport staff weren't sure […]

Posted on June 10, 2014 by in Cheap flights

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Review: Alaska Board Room San Francisco Airport (SFO)

Review: Alaska Board Room San Francisco Airport (SFO)

Since I was connecting to my Virgin Atlantic business class flight in Vancouver, I made my way from San Francisco via Seattle on Alaska Airlines. Alaska flies out of the oldest terminal at the airport. However, it is closing for renovation on June 25th 2014. The existing Alaska Board Room will be demolished on that […]

Posted on June 9, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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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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Airfare Deal – from Vancouver to Frankfurt $816

Airfare Deal – from Vancouver to Frankfurt $816

Direct link for airfare Vancouver to Frankfurt $816, get $8.16 in Orbucks Departure from: Vancouver (YVR) Destination: Frankfurt (FRA) Stops: No Airline(s): Condor Sample dates: Jun 16 – Jun 21 Total miles flown: 10,014 miles Fare class: E Cost per mile flown (as lower the better): 8.1 Visa required: No Direct link for airfare Vancouver […]

Posted on March 13, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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Westin Hotel Wall Center Vancouver Airport Review

Westin Hotel Wall Center Vancouver Airport Review

Book the Westin Hotel Wall Center Vancouver Airport here. I booked this hotel as a quick overnight last week. Starwood has a large presence in Vancouver. The Westin Wall Center is just 2 years old and close to the airport so I went for a Cash&Points rate (Category 5). I called ahead to find out […]

Posted on May 29, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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