Trip Reports – Oceania

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Trip Report & Review – Delta ONE Sydney (SYD) – LAX (BusinessElite)

Prior to this flight, I had last flown a Delta B777-200LR round trip from Atlanta to Johannesburg a few years back…with regards to the hard product, not much if anything has changed. BusinessElite is now Delta ONE and service, food, and amenities are better, but these planes are definitely in need of some love and…

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Trip Report – American Express Lounge Sydney …vs the SkyTeam Lounge Next Door

American Express opened its Sydney lounge in late December 2014. The lounge is located at the T1 international terminal next to Gate 24 and the SkyTeam lounge. This is part four of an eight part trip report from my recent trip to Sydney: Virgin Australia Business LAX to Sydney Sheraton on the Park Sydney SkyTeam Lounge Sydney…

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Trip Report & Review – SkyTeam Lounge Sydney (SYD)

SkyTeam opened its Sydney Airport lounge in January 2015. The lounge is available to Elite Plus, First and Business Class passengers flying on any of the seven SkyTeam airlines serving the airport (China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, Korean Air and Vietnam Airlines). This is part three of an eight part trip…

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Trip Report – Sydney’s Sheraton on the Park – Another Awesome Sheraton

The “updated” Sheraton brand keeps upping their game with each one of my last four stays and this one was no exception. Clean, modern, comfortable rooms with amazing service, I really think I’ve liked all of my last Sheraton stays more so than my most recent Westin stays (disclosure they have all been new or…

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Trip Report – My Own Row in Virgin Australia Business Class, Better than New Config – LAX to Sydney

This was a Delta “low level” partner redemption using 80,000 SkyMiles – see DL Schedule Change Allows for Awesome Australia Award Flights (Non-Stop JFK-LAX-SYD both ways). I just about missed this flight thanks to my Delta connection from JFK (see Delta Assist Saves the Day In-Flight, Books Me Business on LAX-SYD Flight), but just made…

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