Virgin Australia Business Class LAX to Sydney flight review

By: Michael Recently we had the opportunity to fly Virgin Australia Business class on their 777-300 from Los Angeles to Melbourne during our westbound flights around the world. I was very impressed with the experience, and enjoyed the flight very …

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Pushing back – Improper airline compensation

When you feel that an airline or hotel chain is giving you an improper amount of compensation, it’s ok to say no and ask them to do better

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Review – Singapore Airlines First Class Hong Kong to San Francisco

Returning from our latest trip to Hong Kong we had the pleasure of flying Singapore Airlines first class on their 777 aircraft. We had flown Singapore Airlines’ A380 suites on our trip to Japan last year, and while the 777 …

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Asiana A380 First Class New York to Seoul – Review

Last month we flew Asiana’s A-380 first class suites from New York’s JFK to Seoul’s Incheon airport on our way to Hong Kong. I had heard great things about Asiana’s food and service quality and I thought it was a …

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Flights open to Cuba on American Airlines!

American Airlines has officially opened their schedule for direct service to Cuba.  They have been flying these routes for some time but tickets were sold through charters. Removing the charters from the process and with other airlines competing for the …

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Korean Air first class Kosmo Suites ICN-DFW – Review

On the return from our first trip to Asia we flew Korean Air’s 777-200 Kosmo Suites from Incheon International Airport in South Korea to Dallas. We flew this leg as a continuation of our free stopover in South Korea from …

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Singapore Airlines Suites review- LAX-NRT

If you’ve never slept on a double bed in the sky, add it to your bucket list. Earlier this month we had the pleasure of flying Singapore Airlines’ Suites class from Los Angeles to Tokyo for our first ever trip …

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Barclays really stepped it up and gave me 20,000 miles!

A couple of weeks ago we wrote about a promotion where you can earn 5,000 to 10,000 U.S. Airways miles per each successful referral of your U.S. Airways MasterCard to friends and family (up to 50,000 miles). The problem is …

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5,000 referral bonus for U.S. Airways 50,000 miles MasterCard!

As if the offer couldn’t get any better, yesterday I received an email prompting me to refer friends to the U.S. Airways MasterCard and receive 5,000 bonus miles for each successful referral. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, this …

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My Mileage Run Report

This past weekend I embarked on what I can only describe as a ridiculously brutal, 8,700-mile, 7-segment, 38-hour nonstop mileage run. I decided to do this run because I was (randomly?) targeted by American Airlines for a Platinum challenge. Along …

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