Note: I recently traveled to South Africa on the “Etihad Mistake Fare.” I began this memoir post 2 days into my travels. ~~~~~ I promised myself I would try to write daily and perhaps post a sort of daily journal entry on my blog, but fatigue gets in the way. After 2 days and nights … Read More
If you fly Spirit Airlines (note: I do not), a reader just told me about a new end-of-summer sale for up to 99% off. Here’s what the email says: End Of Summer Blowout! Today Only! It’s the last day of summer according to “science.” But Spirit (and we’re assuming you too) isn’t ready for summer … Read More
British Airways has announced a new promotion, that should appeal not only to British Airway transatlantic frequent flyers, but also to American, Iberia and Finnair flyers. You must register for this promotion. Here are the basics: In celebration of five years of offering transatlantic travel with our airline partners, we’re offering you bonus Avios on … Read More
I am going on a trip to South Africa shortly. I am flying on Etihad Airlines (with the first leg from JFK-CDG on American Airlines). The whole shebang cost under $400! (not counting the amounts I paid for additional flights to Capetown) I have received emails from Etihad inviting me to submit bids to upgrade … Read More
A lot of people with no plans of traveling to Scranton received a notification from Orbitz today informing them that their flight to AVP was delayed 45 minutes. I wrote about it here. An hour later the apology came: While it looks like this promo was already in the works, it is still worth … Read More
For those who collect and use Airberlin miles, Airberlin just announced a summer award redemption offer, where most awards (and there are more than 400 routes covered), are discounted by 50%. The cheapest is only 1,500 miles. All bookings must be made by June 23, 2015. I just recently flew on Airberlin from Dusseldorf to … Read More
Once again, the Flight Deal has come through with an amazing deal, and I booked flights for $369 per person. The flights are on LAN airlines, in August: 4 nights Iguazu Falls, Brazil, and 3 nights Lima, Peru on the way back. Of course, I have no idea where to stay or what … Read More
HELP!! I am contemplating using the 25% Thank You Point bonus on transfers to Etihad miles to upgrade an upcoming flight, but am torn on whether it’s worth it.
This is a relatively new website designed to find cheap combination airfares, between two or more carriers, to a given destination.
When I flew on the Emirates A380 aircraft from JFK-DXB last month, I filmed the safety video with my iPhone. I was going to post it here, but I found a much better version on Youtube, so I’ll spare you the buzz and crying babies, and post the one from Youtube! As I wrote here, … Read More