The frequent flier world has been abuzz recently with the announcement of another 100,000 British Airways points sign-up bonus credit card. Many people, including myself, decided to pick this card up. This card requires $20K of spend in order to get the full 100,000 point bonus. One of the less reported on perks is the "travel together ticket" (essentially a companion pass for a single award ticket) after $30K of spend. Normally, I wouldn't say this is even close to worth it, but if I'm ...
Work has brought me to Las Vegas this week, and my fiancé and I decided to make a fun weekend out of it. We came to Vegas on Friday. I'm currently staying at the Westin Casuarina (she has since departed), but on Friday night we stayed at the Golden Nugget on Fremont Street in Downtown Las Vegas. "Why on earth would we stay there?" you might ask..
Well, a few years back, The Golden Nugget installed a shark tank, and they put it right smack ...
Our October honeymoon begins in Mauritius, and we were really hoping to be able to book at the brand new St. Regis Mauritius. Thankfully, now we can! The St. Regis Mauritius has had its fair share of delays. The opening has been pushed back multiple times, but it looks like this time it's for real, as the booking system is already open.
There are a bunch of great properties to redeem points at on the island of Mauritius. In Starwood land, ...
South Park is back with its 16th season, and I couldn't be happier. I've been watching since Season 1, and it's actually the only TV show I watch regularly (although I do love Modern Family as well). Episode 1 of this season took a particularly hard stab at the TSA, and it was absolutely HILARIOUS. I won't give too much away. I'll just say that the episode is definitely NOT good for kids, as if you expected otherwise.... and TSA = Toilet Safety ...
Flights from San Francisco to Mauritius
Lodging in Mauritius
Flights from Mauritius to Luxor
Flights to Cairo to the Maldives
Flights from the Maldives back to San Francisco
I think the "ultimate free honeymoon" is something that many young business travelers aspire to attain. Maybe they're consultants or maybe they work in sales, but either way, they spend a lot of time in airplanes ...
Really, United? A cheap little paper cup for my hot nuts?
I hope this was a simple error in stocking the flight, rather than a foreshadowing of more of Jeff Smisek's changes that he "thinks we'll like."