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3 Extravagant Flights You’ll Never Be Able to Afford…Unless You Have Miles

This article really highlights the value of miles, even with the current devaluations. I love how the author assumes that most of his readers will never in their lifetimes be able to afford first class flights on Cathay, Emirates, and Singapore, though all are obtainable with miles and points and our community does it every…

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oneworld Sweeps Awards for Best Airline Alliance

The 2013 travel award season is about to come to a close and it seems that oneworld has had a clean sweep in the “best alliance” category. The latest award comes from Premier Traveler magazine, crowning oneworld “Best Airline Alliance” in the magazine’s Best of 2013 readers’ survey. The awards are based on the results of a survey…

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10 Tips for Every Frequent Traveler from Cathay Pacific – Maintain Zen & Harmony

Cathay Pacific provides 10 tips to help frequent fliers travel with “zen and harmony” courtesy of Allison Ayer, Feng Shui consultant.  With permission, here’s how to “enjoy a restful, harmonious and healthy” travel experience: It wasn’t hard to maintain zen when flying in Cathay first class – Cathay Pacific First Class Trip Report – My…

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Free Points – AA, AS, DL, UA, US, Club Carlson, SPG, and La Quinta

Every little bit counts, especially if you are trying to keep a frequent traveler account active. Here are some smaller offers for US/UA/AA/AS and SPG as well as a 1K offer from Club Carlson and a 300 point offer from La Quinta. Club Carlson – 1,000 miles for liking their Facebook page and becoming a…

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Cathay Pacific First Class Trip Report – My Favorite FC Trip Ever? HKG-YVR-JFK

I loved my Cathay Pacific first class flights from Hong Kong to JFK via Vancouver and they may even be my favorite first class trips of all time (still deciding).  This is the final review from my Bali / Kuala Lumpur trip and includes the flights from HKG-YVR and YVR-JFK. United Airlines Business Class  Updated…

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Trip Report – Cathay Pacific Private Day-Break Room & First Lounges – Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific’s premier first class lounge at The Pier has six private Day-Break rooms as well as The Haven premium dining area. This review is part twelve of my Bali / Kuala Lumpur trip report and includes a review of The Pier & The Wing lounges as well as my flight from Kuala Lumpur to…

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Headquarters Sneak Peek – Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific, JetBlue, Virgin-Atlantic, and Air New Zealand

CNN Go had a recent article taking readers inside the headquarters of Cathay Pacific, Virgin-Atlantic, JetBlue, Lufthansa, and Air New Zealand. While the article is pretty sparse on pictures and actual details, it does provide a few interesting tidbits. The Cathay Pacific City in Hong Kong boasts a hotel, health club, museum, flight training center,…

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Long-Haul Awards with British Airways Avios Points …are there any good options?

In response to my post last week, Why the British Airways Card Offer Still Makes Sense,  I’ve received several emails asking for recommendations on uses of Avios points for long-haul flights, unfortunately there aren’t many of value!  Again, I’d take a look back at that post for short and medium haul options that present a…

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