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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Delta One 757 Domestic Service, a Flight Review
Jan26

Delta One 757 Domestic Service, a Flight Review

On select Boeing 757 transcontinental routes, Delta offers their full flat-bed Delta One service. Recently I was able to snag a great deal on a flight from New York’s JFK to Seattle and had the chance to experience all aspects of this awesome flight. From the lounge to the food options to the seat, the entire experience wildly exceeded my expectations. Check-In Experience This flight was operated out of JFK’s Terminal 4...

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How NOT to Fly on Etihad’s A380 (A Cautionary Tale)
Jan25

How NOT to Fly on Etihad’s A380 (A Cautionary Tale)

Just because you have the miles in your account doesn’t mean that you should always redeem them for a flight. Here’s a cautionary tale about how not to use your miles, and a better way to do it!

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Emirates First Class Dubai to Los Angeles A380 Review
Jan18

Emirates First Class Dubai to Los Angeles A380 Review

Emirates First Class is, without a doubt, one of the most luxurious ways to get from point A to point B on the planet today. From the $1000 cognac, the caviar, wine cellar to the onboard showers, gold plated coffee pots and attention to detail, Emirates First Class is what all over first class products aspire to be. Our $46,000 vacation to the Maldives for only $1,818 Part 1 – Introduction and Planning Part 2 – Flights to London and...

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Emirates First Class Boeing 777 Male to Dubai Review
Dec17

Emirates First Class Boeing 777 Male to Dubai Review

Emirates provides an amazing first class experience, even on the short 4 hour flight between Dubai and the Maldives. This Boeing 777 got us there and back in style!

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Maldives Airport Hotel Transfer Seaplane Ride – Review
Jul16

Maldives Airport Hotel Transfer Seaplane Ride – Review

The only way to get to the resort (unless you want a multi hour choppy speedboat ride) is to fly. You’ve got to take a Trans Maldivian airplane ride. Here’s what to expect you take your transfer with a seaplane in the Maldives! Our $46,000 vacation to the Maldives for only $1,818 Part 1 – Introduction and Planning Part 2 – Flights to London and Hamilton Part 3 – Refined Luxury London’s St Pancras Renaissance Hotel Part 4a – The...

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Maldives Luxury Vacation Part 4D – Review A340 Etihad Abu Dhabi to Male
May26

Maldives Luxury Vacation Part 4D – Review A340 Etihad Abu Dhabi to Male

There are plenty of ways to get to the Maldives, but Etihad’s A340 makes the trip that much more comfortable with excellent catering and champagne, comfortable seats, and a truly first class experience.

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Part 4B – Review Etihad First Class Apartment, London to Abu Dhabi
Apr12

Part 4B – Review Etihad First Class Apartment, London to Abu Dhabi

The Etihad Apartment is available on Etihad’s A380 products, and this flight from London to Abu Dhabi was one of the best! read our complete review here.

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Pass or Fail? Norwegian’s Premium Class Review, Seattle-London
Mar08

Pass or Fail? Norwegian’s Premium Class Review, Seattle-London

Norwegian markets a “premium class” product but in reality, is it really premium? We’re here to give it the tried and true pass/fail test!

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Condor Business Class Review, Frankfurt to Calgary
Oct14

Condor Business Class Review, Frankfurt to Calgary

Condor offers a fairly reliable business class service to and from Europe with some of the lowest fares around. They play an interesting role as both low cost carrier AND premium product. Recently we found an amazing first class deal from Europe to the United States but we didn’t know how we were going to get back FROM Europe to the US. We found a deal on Condor from Frankfurt to Calgary (with connection on Alaska to Seattle) for only...

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