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.
There have been a number of Uber promotions recently. I have used a few of these in the past few weeks and am sharing my experiences here. 1. NYC – Free UBERPOOL Rides AND Free Uniqlo Heattech!! This was an UberPool promotion – where you could take a free UberPool ride in NYC during work hours … Read More
Great Promotion from UBER and AMERICAN EXPRESS – 2 Free Rides originating at select airports.
Approximately two years ago, I wrote about transportation from New York City to LaGuardia Airport. There was the M60 Bus from upper Manhattan, and the then new Q70 bus (see blog post: The M60 SBS and Q70 Buses from LGA to NYC). As I wrote: The Q70 bus is a limited bus that essentially makes only … Read More
Yes, I’m crazy, but not as crazy as others. I did an out-and-back trip to Hong Kong from New York on American Airlines over Labor Day Weekend. How much did it cost? In total, including airfare, the weekend cost $302 plus 38,922 Citibank Thank You points plus 15,000 Hyatt Gold Passport points. It all began with … Read More
File this under Flight Delay Compensation, or rather Flight Delay – No Compensation. Quick Synopsis: After a long delay in boarding due to an “alleged” missing crew, we boarded the flight from Cologne, Germany to London Heathrow. We then sat on the plane for what seemed like an eternity. Below, they had taken all of … Read More
In the first installment on our trip to Spain and Greece, we review flight IB 6252 from New York to Madrid, and our transport into Madrid from the Airport. Let the vacation begin!
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