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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Admirals Club Flagship Lounge Chicago, Review
Feb08

Admirals Club Flagship Lounge Chicago, Review

The Admiral’s Club in Chicago’s O’Hare airport encompasses two levels with the middle level being the coveted flagship lounge. On a recent trip through Chicago on an Iberia Business Class ticket, we were granted entry to this exclusive retreat. American has differing level of Admiral’s club in their program, with the top being the Flagship lounges. Only found in hub cities, Flagship lounges offer a much more...

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Hyatt House New York City, Hotel Review
Feb07

Hyatt House New York City, Hotel Review

Tiny rooms are standard in most NYC hotels, so finding an affordable option that has space to relax, a kitchen, and a free breakfast is like finding a unicorn. Enter, the Hyatt House NYC. Located at the intersection of 28th and 6th, it lies just a few short blocks from both the Empire State building and Penn Station. The room is huge. Well, huge in New York standards. Upon entering, the bed is right in front of you with a nice comfy...

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BREAKING: All New York Residents now Banned from Global Entry, Nexus. TSA Precheck Not yet Affected
Feb05

BREAKING: All New York Residents now Banned from Global Entry, Nexus. TSA Precheck Not yet Affected

In a sweeping order, the acting head of the DHS has eliminated applications of Global Entry and other Trusted Travel Programs for all New York Residents.

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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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Did your Uber account get cancelled? Check your email for discounts
Feb03

Did your Uber account get cancelled? Check your email for discounts

Earlier than week many of you may have tried to use your account only to find that your entire was suspended.  For no reason other than what can best be described as a computer glitch, Uber cancelled tens of thousands of accounts, mostly accounts that were loaded with gift cards or Uber cash.    Considering the amount of cards that were sold over the past few months at a discount via many retailers, the...

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Is Flying First Class all it’s Cracked Up To Be?
Feb01

Is Flying First Class all it’s Cracked Up To Be?

We get a lot of sideways looks in our daily lives when we tell people that we only travel in first class. People like to assume that it is because we’re made of money or the blog gives us tens of thousands of dollars a month in income (hint, it doesn’t). Ben and I made a pact back in 2013 that we would do everything possible to fly in first or business class on every single flight that we take, and at the MINIMUM fly in...

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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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Hyatt Herald Square NYC Hotel, a Hotel Review
Jan30

Hyatt Herald Square NYC Hotel, a Hotel Review

Hyatt offers a wide range of options for hotels in the NYC area, with options ranging from the over the top Park Hyatt to the family friendly Hyatt House with full kitchens. The Hyatt Herald Square offers a centralized location with an epic rooftop bar (and free views of the Empire State Building). While the rooms are a little bit on the small side, they offer the perfect mix of amenities in a great part of town. The Hotel  The...

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