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
Flight review and a giveaway of United’s Team USA Collectors’ Edition Amenity Kit
Per FareCompare and Airfare Spot you can now book non-stop flights from various US cities to various cities in Cuba for under $300 rt! Personally, I find this news exciting – I definitely want to visit Cuba! I’m sure that there will be further facts and developments in the near future. Some questions that come to … 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