I recently flew round-trip from New York, JFK to Delhi, India on Emirates Airlines (see, I Sat in Coach on an Emirates A380 Flight and it Didn’t Suck!). I credited the trip to Alaska Airlines, and received over 26,000 Alaska Air miles. Let me explain. 1. Emirates is a partner of Alaska Airlines Emirates … Read More
I flew JFK-DXB (Dubai) in coach on Emirates, and the experience was positive!
Day 5 (Around the World in 8 Days), Monday, January 12th: Prague, CZ to Amsterdam, NL I spent three nights at the Radisson Blue Alcron Hotel in Prague. Monday morning, I made coffee using the Nespresso machine in my room. The hotel bill was less than $100, since the first two nights were on Club … Read More
I recently got the Citibank Prestige Card. Although it is expensive, the $450 fee (or $350 fee for Citigold customers) is offset by a $250 annual Air Travel Credit. $250 Air Travel Credit Purchases made by the Primary cardmember and Authorized Users on the Card Account are eligible for this statement credit. Please allow 1-2 … Read More
I’m always obsessed with planning my next trip, and it is always a pleasure to find promotions that I actually qualify for! Not one promotion, but two! I hit gold! 1. AlaskaAir Earn up to Triple Miles and Save with Emirates Earn Triple Miles when you fly Emirates in First Class, or Double Miles when … Read More
A few months ago, I booked a trip to India on what became known as the Emirates Mistake Fare. JFK to Delhi for $226 is not shabby! I knew I would be paying more for travel vaccinations then the flight, which is pretty mind-boggling if you ask me. It seemed inevitable that I would be … Read More
I saw this post on Flyertalk, by Hans Golden, and loved it. With his permission, and my gratitude, I am republishing it here. Enjoy! Ahhhh….the emotional phases of a legitimate* mistake fare. 1. Discovery – mistake fare is posted on FT. Novices frantically check how much vacation time they have and if the dates of … Read More