Room Review — Park Hyatt Saigon ‘Park Executive Suite’

There are hotels that truly provide an oasis from the hustle and bustle of cities. After landing, and then wading through another few hours of entry processing, not to mention the crazy motorbike traffic from the airport into Saigon, I caught my first glimpse of the Park Hyatt Saigon. From that first impression something about…

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Having Trouble Choosing Delta Comfort+ Seats?

Many Delta Air Lines frequent flyers have had to navigate some complicated changes that make it more difficult to upgrade into Delta Comfort+ extra legroom seats. Longtime Delta Medallion elites are used to getting complimentary access to the extra legroom seating at the front of the main cabin, but Delta starting implementing changes to its…

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Don’t Miss Out on Amex Bonus Points and Discounts By Forgetting ‘Offers’

A lot of American Express cardholders tend to overlook one of the most reliable benefits of the card: automatic discounts and bonus points on purchases. American Express offers can actually provide great value, but many forget to activate them on the websites. Amex Offers are pre-qualified offers that are attached to American Express credit cards.…

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Terrific Bonus on Alaska Airlines Miles Expires Tomorrow

Cathay Pacific Business Class on A350. Photo courtesy of Cathay Pacific.

Need to top off your Alaska Airlines mileage account in order to “Whisk yourself away on a dream vacay”? Alaska’s marketing may sound hokey, but hey, the alliteration is good, and this bonus is one of the few that makes buying miles a worthwhile proposition. Alaska’s Mileage Plan has indeed provided me with the start…

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Don’t Get Caught With Hummus In Your Carry-On

Hummus is not allowed through airport security checkpoints in the United States.

Do you travel with only carry-on luggage? If you do, I congratulate you. I’m not, but I’m heading in that direction. That means learning about the pitfalls of packing lessor-known forbidden items in my carry-on bag. The images of TSA-confiscated carry-on items normally look something like this: But there is a much longer list of…

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