Author: Palo

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Singapore Airlines First Class: SFO-HKG-SIN B777-300ER

I was very fortunate to find Singapore Airlines First Class availability during the time I needed to travel and I couldn’t wait to fly! Using my Chase Ultimate Reward points, I transferred 118,000 points to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer. The one-way ticket from SFO to Bali via SIN was 118,000 miles...

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How to handle IRROPS due to Weather & Mechanical delays

The winter months are coming here in the US! Over the past 12 months, I’ve had a handful of issues due to irregular operations (IRROPS) while flying around the world. They are never fun, but you have to start thinking quickly as to what your options might be and beat...

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Live Airport Security Wait Times

Long security lines can often cause a headache for travelers, but TripIt Pro has a solution. They introduced real-time wait times for select airports earlier this year. I was able to test it on a trip from Denver (DEN) and it was very accurate. I knew what to expect even...

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United Polaris Lounge SFO

I was on my way to Singapore from San Francisco while flying Singapore First Class so I decided to stop into the new United Polaris Lounge @ SFO. Access to United’s Polaris lounges are restricted to business and first class passengers flying United Polaris or business or first class on Star Alliance partners....

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Priority Pass Restaurants

Are airport lounges becoming too crowded or is the food quality poor? Try a new Priority Pass restaurant! Priority Pass membership is included with AMEX Platinum and Chase Sapphire Reserve which most frequent travelers are carrying these days. I was able to try Timberline Steaks & Grill @ DEN a...

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British Airways Business Class: DME-LHR B787-9

On my way home from the World Cup in Russia, I was lucky to find award availability on British Airways in Business about 2 months prior to the flight. It’s the only flight from Moscow to London operated by a wide-body plane with lie flat beds. Most European flights in...

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iWiFiTravel MiFi (Hotspot) Rental for International Trips

XCom Global closed their doors earlier this year unexpectedly, but we are now in luck. Some former employees decided to bring it back to life under a new company, iWiFiTravel. I’ve reviewed and used XCom Global on many trips which has proven to be very valuable. Still today, using a...

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United Polaris Lounge ORD

This post now marks over 200 posts on Palo Will Travel. I’m amazed there is so much content to cover in the Travel industry. It’s constantly changing so it’s a game to keep up with the latest developments. I hope this blog has provided value to you as a traveler!...

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Lufthansa Porsche First Class Excitement @ FRA

Lufthansa offers their First Class guests in Frankfurt and Munich, the opportunity to rent a Porsche during their layover. The Lufthansa Porsche First Class Excitement program is a must do if you have or purposely create a long layover. For €99, you get a 3 hour rental in a Porsche 911...

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JetSuiteX Semi-Private: BUR-SJC E135

JetSuiteX offers semi-private flights with flights within California and to Nevada. Flying private can be cheap and this was an option I had on my list to try. They offer flights starting at just $79 each way. I was booking 3 weeks prior to my flight and the other flights...