Monthly Archive: June 2018

St. Regis Moscow 0

Starwood & Marriott Merger Update June 2018

As mentioned back in 2016, the programs weren’t going to merge until 2018. Marriott has announced that on August 18th, 2018, the Starwood and Marriott programs will merge into a single program. All of your SPG points will convert to Marriott points at a 1:3 ratio. Just this week, Marriott...

Transcontinental Flagship Business 0

American Airlines Business Class: SFO-JFK A321T

To start my journey to South America, we took American’s Flagship Transcontinental Business Class to JFK on their A321T. It was my first time trying their Premium service to JFK from SFO so I was excited to compare it to American’s International Business Class that I’ve flown countless times to...

LATAM 787 0

LATAM Airlines Strike April 2018

The last time there was an impact to my travel plans due to an airline crew strike was back in 2013 when Croatia Airlines went on strike. LATAM Airlines crew decided to go on strike due to pay disputes which in turn impacted my travel to Patagonia last month. It...