CSA Czech Airlines Madrid - Prague Business Class

After a lovely week of exploring and partying in Madrid and Barcelona, my trip with my brother across Europe continued. Using a 100,000-mile Delta Business Class award (thanks to being able to book phantom award space on KLM via a long sell) ticket, we were able to stop over in Spain and continue to ...

Air France Reveals Newly Designed Economy & Premium Economy Cabins

Earlier this year I wrote that Air France would be renovating their entire long-haul fleet and introduce their Best and Beyond initiative . At that time very little about the new cabin was revealed, but AF had promised that the new economy and premium economy cabin would be announced in September ...
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Delta Announces a Premium Economy Cabin

Delta Airline currently only offers two classes of service: Business class (or domestic first) and economy class. In addition, on most aircraft, Delta also has a section of the economy class cabin they refer to as economy comfort. Economy comfort by definition is the same as the economy class cabin ...
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Iberia Business Class Lounge Madrid

Before a lovely flight on CSA Czech Airlines to Prague from Madrid, my brother and I stopped in the Iberia lounge in Terminal 4 at Madrid-Barajas Airport. The lounge is located just a few steps past security and welcomes OneWorld business class customers, OneWorld Emerald & Sapphire fliers along ...
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AC Palacio Del Retiro Marriott Autograph Collection, Madrid

Luxurious, upscale, independent boutique hotels define the Autograph Collection by Marriott. They are independent hotels located around the world, which promise to offer individuals a unique, customized experience. The historical AC Palacio Del Retiro lives up to the Autograph Collection demands, ...

KLM Business Class AMS-MAD

I have written about intra-Europe business class in the past, and like I said last time, business class for European flight is truly not worth it and is hardly business class. From what I have seen thus far from my experience, business class in Europe is actually Tommy Class, meaning the middle seat ...

KLM Crown Lounge Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

After a wonderful flight on KLM from Los Angeles on the beautiful 747, my brother and I had a couple of hours to waste at the Amsterdam Airport. After quickly exploring the plethora of shops, outdoor terraces, replicate airplanes on the roofs, green spaces, and the casino (there’s so much to ...

Delta’s Not So Smart Travel Pack

Have you ever wanted to know what it was like to be a Delta Medallion Member? If so, Delta is now selling “Smart Travel Packs” which basically offers the majority of the Silver Medallion benefits for $199! The Smart Pack is for sale and is available to all Skymiles member and gives you ...

American Express Membership Reward 40% Bonus on Transfers to Virgin America

For two weeks only, American Express is offering a 40% bonus for all membership reward point transfers to Virgin America. Normally points transfer at an abysmal ratio of 2:1, but from September 16 -30, points will transfer at a 2:1.4 ratio or to make it easier, 200 membership reward points will ...

Travel on Halloween & Save 31% on Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines is giving travelers who travel on Halloween the opportunity to take 31% off their cheapest fares (aka "wanna get away" fares). The entire Southwest Airlines & AirTran route map is on sale, excluding international travel. The good news is, travel to/from Puerto Rico is included ...

Delta Phantom Award Tickets ARE BOOKABLE

I have been planning a graduation trip for my brother to Europe for months. The trip has been booked since April, but given the opportunity I was hoping to fly business class instead of economy. Despite this, finding transatlantic award space on Delta or their partners is nearly impossible. For ...
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KLM Business Class LAX - AMS

 Transatlantic award space on Delta is extremely difficult to find at the low-level threshold of only 50,000 miles each way in business class. It’s even harder to find on Delta’s partner, as very few seats are actually made available by Air France, KLM, Alitalia, etc. Yet, somehow ...
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Now Available: Track MQDs on Delta.com

Delta has updated Delta.com to show each person their Medallion Qualification Dollars when logged into their skymiles account. Although MQD requirements will not be required for status until the start of the 2015 program year, this enhancement to the skymile page allows users to track their MQD to ...
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Alaska Airline MileagePlan Discount Awards

Do you want to get away for less fewer miles than usual this fall? if so, check out Alaska Air Mileage Plan discount fall awards with one-way domestic awards starting at only 7,500 miles and trips down to the sunny beaches of Mexico for only 12,500 each way! Normal awards costs are 12,500 miles each ...

Air France Lounge at LAX

The Air France Lounge at LAX is located in Terminal 2 where Air France’s non A380 flights depart, along with all KLM, Alitalia, and Aeromexico flights. The lounge is in the same location as the old NWA lounge and after Air France took it over after the NWA/Delta merger, all Air France did was ...
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Griffin Gate Marriott, Lexington KY

The Griffin Gate Marriott offers a full service hotel within a stone throw of Lexington Horse Park, Downtown Lexington, the University of Kentucky, and Keneeland Horse Track, making it a great jumping point for exploring thoroughbred & bourbon country. The large 7-story hotel offers all ...

An Early Upgrade on Alaska

Traveling on Alaska as a Delta Elite has been great since the NWA merger with Delta. Premerger only NWA Elite Gold & Platinum passengers received upgrades on Alaska, but after the merger was completed and some technical issues were worked out, Delta and Alaska reached an agreement to upgrade ...

The Club at Blue Grass Airport

The Lexington, Kentucky Blue Grass airport surprisingly has a small airport lounge. Although it is independently owned and operated, it allows airline club members of US Airways, American, United, and Delta to visit the club free of charge. In addition, the club allows American Express Platinum card ...