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Indonesian Airlines Reviewed: Citilink & Garuda Indonesia

Citilink DPS-SUB A320 Economy Class: Checking in for my Citilink flight from Bali to Surabaya was very easy and I was able to check one bag up to 20kg for free. After clearing security I was at my boarding gate. The gate lead to a bus to take us out...

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THAI Air Business Class: NRT-BKK-DPS

After a short layover in NRT (Tokyo) from my ANA flight, I was ready to board Thai Air’s A380 to Bangkok. I finally got to try it out after Thai Air did an equipment swap on me 2 years ago. For my seat, I selected a window seat (15A) which had the...

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ANA Business Class: SJC-NRT NH171

I was lucky to finally have my 2nd international flight out of SJC (San Jose International) which meant for a much more relaxed environment and smaller airport. My first international flight from SJC was to Paris (CDG) on AA back in 2001. They no longer offer that route. ANA started serving...

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Virgin America Silver Status Recap for 2015

Virgin America is still my preferred US domestic airline. During 2015, I was upgraded from Main Cabin to Main Cabin Select on 8 out of 19 of my flights which translates to a 42% upgrade rate. This seems very high for a mid-tier status whereas other airlines would most likely...

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Happy New Year! 2015 Review

Happy New Year! 2015 was another busy year with over 70,000 miles of flying around the world. Here is a quick overview of my 2015 experiences… Hotel Stays (21): US Grant San Diego, California W San Diego, California Sheraton Sunnyvale, California Lafayette Park Hotel, California Sheraton New Orleans, Louisiana Aloft New Orleans, Louisiana...

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Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse SFO

During the holidays, I was flying Virgin America during the time that Virgin Atlantic operates it’s flights to London. The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse is only open during the flight times which creates very limited hours for being able to use it. Virgin America allows all Elevate members, Main Cabin Select...

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Singapore Airlines Economy Class A380 & B777 Reviewed

On a recent trip, I was booked into Economy class with preferred seats ($100 upgrade each way) on Singapore Airlines. They still rank in the top 5 best airlines for Economy class. Their excellent hospitality and quality product set them apart from the others. LAX-NRT-SIN SQ11 Economy Class (Preferred Seat)...

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50% off Virgin America 1st Class

Book using promo code DELACREME by December 10 to fly between December 18, 2015 and January 1, 2016 at Excellent deal for holiday travel! I just booked a 1st Class Ticket for cheaper than Economy.

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Holiday Giveaways! Southwest & LoungeBuddy

For Subscribers Only Be the first subscriber to leave a comment below on how you’ll use the prize and WIN! Round 1 on Monday, December 7th starting @ 9AM PST (2 Winners): 2 Southwest Airlines Drink coupons Each coupon is valid for 1 free beer or cocktail. They expire December 31, 2015. If you...