Review: Conrad Koh Samui

Conrad Koh Samui was our first stop on the three-week tour. We took a quick hour long flight from Bangkok on Bangkok Airways. I used two of my free night certificates from Citi Hilton Reserve Card and booked two more nights using the Hilton Points to make it a 4-night stay. I had arranged for […]

Review: Cathay Pacific Business Class YVR – HKG

So, I finally got the time to blog about my family winter trip to South East Asia. We visited Koh Samui, Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Colombo, Maldives and Dubai. I booked three business class award seats from SFO – HKG on Cathay Pacific and had plans to add my baby girl as a lap infant but […]

Review – Hyatt Regency Jacksonville

Last week I finished a 2 night stay at Hyatt Regency Riverfront – Jacksonville. I booked a week in advance on Government rate which was $83 per night. As I am new to the Hyatt brand, I wanted to try Hyatt Regency and work on my 2016 Diamond qualification. I checked in a bit early […]

Air China First Class Review

It’s been extremely busy two months. I wanted to write the Air China First Class review right after the trip but the work got better of me. Finally, I got some time to put together some trip reports. My family and I did a little trip to South East Asia over the winter break. I […]

Trip Reports

A new trip report will be coming soon. I just recently completed a family trip to Conrad Bali, Double Tree Kuala Lumpur, and Hilton Pattaya. We utilized miles on Air China First Class, Thai Business, Malaysia Business and CX Business. Stay Tuned.

An Analogy of Delta RTW Award

Recently we had a request for a Round The World (RTW) request for two people in Business Class using Delta Miles. As we all know, Delta will discontinue RTW awards beginning January 1st, 2015. In my opinion it’s not as great as AA RTW award which I miss but still a good deal if you […]

Club Carlson – Aeroplan Promotion

So there is a promotion going on that will earn you 7500 Aeroplan miles on two paid stays on any Radisson property by Dec 15th, 2014. It’s not an earth shattering promotion but if you have upcoming stays, then it’s a good way to earn Aeroplan miles. Here are the details. Do not forget to […]

Award Availability

Lately we have been getting an increased number of award requests for travels to Asia and Australia. Some pointers for the folks which will help us both understand the requests better. Flexibility, flexibility, flexibility. I cannot stress that enough. The more flexible you are the better the chances to get the desired seats and cabin […]

American Airlines/British Airways Promotion

American Airlines & British Airways are running similar promotions to earn up to 125,000 miles/points on European flights. Here are the details. There is one big difference between the BA and AA offers. Tickets which are already purchased on AA will qualify for this promo when travelled on between September 23 through Jan 10. But […]

American Airlines New Checked Bag Policy

Apparently, AA thinks that they are moving in the right direction but my conclusion is far from it. They are slowly drifting towards a new direction; to make passengers lives miserable. As per Traveling Better, “Effective October 1, 2014, AA will no longer through check bags when the passenger presents separate tickets at the ticket […]