Perhaps an ordinary person would not have attempted to go to work on a day when she has a 5:45 pm international flight, but I’m always looking to conserve my annual leave time (after all, there’s always another trip on the horizon). So, I lugged my packed carry-on bag to work with me, and left … Read More
This is a tale of two lounges: the two Japan Airlines Sakura Lounges at Narita Airport, Tokyo. They are like night and day.
We had a busy day ahead of us beginning with an early morning flight from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Tokyo, Japan (SGN to NRT). We took a taxi from the Park Hyatt to the airport (we had good experiences with Mai Linh – the green taxis – and recommend them). It was early, … Read More
I was the dumb sucker who got stuck paying $54 for two ingrates to go into a lousy club
Priority Pass Lounge Awards for 2016.
Won’t Run and I had three flights home from Mykonos, Greece, beginning with 2 Germanwings flights, from Mykonos to Cologne, Germany and then from Cologne to London Heathrow. We expected that we would have a few hours to relax at Heathrow before the longer flight home, and perhaps even to lounge-hop a bit, but, due … Read More
For my return flight from London to New York, I was again flying British Airways Business Class. I was given a Fast Track ticket, which meant I could proceed through a special line, but when I entered I was sent back to the BA lines so my passport could be validated. This took a few … Read More
The failure to have a printed menu combined with exorbitant pricing results in shock when the bill arrives at this airport lounge.
I recently visited London (see, London Trip Overview). I flew on British Airways business class. I purchased the ticket as part of the AARP/30,000 Avios special from a few months ago, so it only cost about $550 out-of-pocket. There was a special airport security line at JFK for BA Business and First Class passengers. The line was … Read More
I just completed a fabulous trip to London! I’ve been there before, but not in many years, so, in some ways, it felt like I was visiting for the first time. This trip was theoretically in the making for many years, as I always wanted to run in the London Marathon. So did my friend … Read More