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How Dublin, Ireland Won Me Over As a Top Destination

Dublin Ireland sightseeing guide

Let’s leave the Guinness behind for a minute, because whether you visit Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, or any day of the year, there are wonderful sites, restaurants, coffee shops, day trips, and hotel options in Dublin. After spending nine days in Dublin, I’ve come to appreciate it as one of the world’s great cities.…

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Aer Lingus and Amex: A New Points Partnership (That’s All)

American Express Membership Rewards members have a new airline to transfer points to: Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus. Aer Lingus AerClub becomes the 17th airline frequent flyer program to which American Express cardholders can transfer their valuable points. Like its partner, British Airways, Aer Lingus is accepting points instantly at a one-to-one ratio. Unfortunately, award…

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Guide: Star Alliance Business Class Cabins, Routes and Fleets to Europe

SWISS Business Class Boeing 777-300ER

Star Alliance Business Class Cabins to Europe I’ll cover United-operated flights in a separate post, so this list only includes Star Alliance partners (plus Aer Lingus) with flights from Mainland US and Canada to Europe. This guide includes fleet, cabin and route information for the following airlines: ✅ Aer Lingus [EI] ✅ Air Canada [AC] ✅ Austrian Airlines…

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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Sweet Spots

The Cathay Pacific Asia Miles mileage redemption program has traditionally taken a back seat in frequent flier circles to the likes of American AAdvantage and British Airways Executive Club. Given all of the negative changes made to the AA and BA programs over the past several years, Asia Miles may be worth a second look…

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Aer Lingus New AerClub Transfers to BA & Iberia, Officially Joining Oneworld Once Again

The loyalty program for Aer Lingus will be re-branded in June to AerClub and points will become part of the Avios program like British Airways and Iberia (you will be able to transfer between programs as you can with BA / Iberia…see picture below). Last May when the IAG acquisition was announced, the press release…

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Flight Attendant Sues Over Extreme Turbulence & Co-Pilot’s Landing Skills…then withdraws case

An Aer Lingus flight attendant was in court two weeks ago suing the airline, claiming the co-pilot was not adequately supervised during landing. She says that passengers were screaming and that the landing was so violent that the overhead compartments opened up with duty free spilling onto the passengers as she thought the plane was about…

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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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