First Class Recap: Sit By Yourself on Flights, Best Time To Books Flights, Up to 40% off Hawaii flights

Welcome to the First Class Recap. We’ve scoured some of the highlights from the travel world for you and compiled them here. These are some of the more interesting things going on in the world of travel, miles, points, luxury travel, and news! Here’s articles from Monday, July 3rd, that you might have missed, but are worth a read!

When should I book my Flight?

Since this is a travel blog, I guess now is as good of a time as any to address the million dollar question everyone has: when is the best time to buy a ticket? We’ve all heard different theories – “don’t buy on a Friday!” or “buy your ticket 47 days in advance” (just kidding, I just made up a ridiculous number.) Now the moment that everyone has been waiting for: the proof is in the pudding and there has been research done based on a billion flights on the actual best day to buy tickets, or so cntraveler writes about.

god save points cash back post

From God Save the Points

No Neighbors on Flights!

Etihad Airways has solved the problem, ladies and gentleman. And what problem exactly, may you ask. The problem of having a random stranger fall asleep next to you and use you as their personal pillow. Or how about having a sleepless toddler babbling in your personal space as you quietly remind yourself that this is why you don’t want children. Yes – that problem. Etihad Airways has come up with the solution of bidding on up to three empty seats in the flight, according to Mashable.

Give to Get

There is no catch 22 with this recent post from GodSaveThePoints. It’s clear and straight to the point – when you travel, you should be getting something back. If it sounds too good to be true, it shouldn’t be. The post goes into detail on explaining how to get cash back on traveling.


Hawaii and up to 40% off

I’d find it very hard to believe if Hawaii wasn’t on almost everyone’s top destinations. And if it’s not on your list, it’s probably because it’s too expensive to get to Hawaii. After all, it wouldn’t be island paradise if it were so easily accessible. PointsWithACrew definitely understands the concern of how expensive it is getting to Hawaii alone, so the latest post is about ways to get up to 40% on booking to Hawaii.

From Points with a Crew

Free Meal At Brisbane Airport

We all know how eating at airports can be extremely pricey. Water alone can sometimes be up to $5. Now imagine trying to be a whole meal. Well, with Priority Pass, you can now enjoy a meal for free at the Brisbane Airport. OneMileAtATime goes into detail about the perks of having Priority Pass and eating at the Brisbane Airport.

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Author: Kat Le

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