Premium Economy Deal: $1,055 Round Trip US to Asia on Singapore Airlines
Feb10

Premium Economy Deal: $1,055 Round Trip US to Asia on Singapore Airlines

If you’re planning on visiting Asia, Singapore should be near the top of your list. It’s an incredible city, from its high-end cocktail bars to the ever popular hawker stalls, there’s truly something for everyone. Not only is it a great city, but it’s also a great jumping point for numerous destinations across southeast Asia. The only challenge is getting there from the US. Flights between the US and Singapore...

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A Bizarre Experience on American Airlines
Feb09

A Bizarre Experience on American Airlines

Passenger shaming has become a hot topic on social media these days. For those unfamiliar with the term, passenger shaming is when someone snaps a photo or a video of someone doing something outlandish on a plane. We’ve seen countless things go viral in recent years from silly to just plain gross. Things like the emotional support mini horse, a passenger using their feet to change the in-flight entertainment, and the woman who...

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Maximizing Alaska Airlines 10K Point Promotion
Feb05

Maximizing Alaska Airlines 10K Point Promotion

British Airways First Class If you haven’t heard yet, Alaska Airlines is offering a fantastic promotion. Starting March 1st, the airline is promising a minimum of 10,000 miles on any flight between North America and a non-North American destination. However, what makes this promotion different is that it’s solely focused on partner flights. That’s right – Alaska is encouraging you to fly other airlines. The...

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What It’s Like Using Biometric Boarding
Feb04

What It’s Like Using Biometric Boarding

Depending on when you grew up, you probably pictured the future as flying cars, holograms, and teleportation. Unfortunately, most of those things still haven’t come to pass. However, that doesn’t mean that crazy technology doesn’t exist. A few weeks ago, I had my first experience with biometric boarding. I can safely say, the future is here and its a strange, scary place. The Process On an evening flight from Detroit...

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US Raises China to Level 4 Travel Advisory: Do Not Travel
Jan31

US Raises China to Level 4 Travel Advisory: Do Not Travel

The US State Department has moved China to a Level 4 travel advisory. Level 4 is the highest travel advisory the State Department issues. For context, this is the same level advisory that’s given to North Korea, Syria, and Venezuela. Let that sink in for a minute. What the State Department is Saying Along with the increase in advisory level, the State Department issued a statement: Do not travel to China due to the novel...

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The Shortcut to Free Admirals Club Access
Jan27

The Shortcut to Free Admirals Club Access

We all know the dreaded airport experience. You know, the one where your Uber gets you there late, you get herded through TSA security lines, and you get stuck behind the person that forgets to empty out their liquids. Even once you’re through security, you’re stuck in an overcrowded terminal and can’t find anywhere to sit by the gate. Thankfully, premium travel rewards cards have helped make this process much...

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What I’ve Learned About Travel Blogging the Past Year
Jan22

What I’ve Learned About Travel Blogging the Past Year

Hey everyone – I’m Steve. For those of you that haven’t noticed, there’s been another strange voice here at No Mas Coach for the past year. That’s not to say that any of us are completely “normal”. There’s just been a third weird guy that joined the party. Well, today officially marks my one year anniversary at No Mas Coach. It’s pretty crazy how fast time flies by. It felt like...

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Qatar Airways Qsuite Sale
Jan20

Qatar Airways Qsuite Sale

Over the weekend, we shared some great deals on the Big Three Middle Eastern airlines. The only problem was, you had to start in Manila. Well, today we’re here to help fix that problem. We’ve rounded up some of the best Qatar Airways deals from around the world. Needless to say, there are some real steals in here. The Dates From the US, the best deals generally start early in the summer and continue on through the end of...

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ME3 Business Class Deals: Asia to Europe from $1,400
Jan17

ME3 Business Class Deals: Asia to Europe from $1,400

When you think of the the Big Three Middle Eastern airlines (Emirates, Qatar, and Etihad), you probably think of blingy, over-the-top experiences. To be honest, you wouldn’t be entirely wrong either. It’s part of what makes them so much fun. While business class deals on Qatar aren’t that rare, Emirates are usually harder to come by. When an Emirates deal pops up, people run. Well, put on your running shoes,...

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Hyatt’s Best Rate Guarantee: Stud or Dud?
Jan07

Hyatt’s Best Rate Guarantee: Stud or Dud?

When it comes to hotel best rate guarantees, I’m usually pretty skeptical. Hotels always seem to find some loophole or make it prohibitively difficult to avoid honoring it. In the end, they’re usually nothing more than a good marketing tool. Typically, I’ve avoided using guarantees for those reasons. If the price is close, I’ll book through the hotel’s site. This still allows me to enjoy elite benefits...

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