Tagged: Japan

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Pro Tool: Seats.aero for Airline Award Availability

As award availability has become harder and harder to find, there is an app to present the data you need without creating 100+ searches with each airline. A former Robinhood Security Engineer, started Seats.aero as a side project. I’ve been using it since March 2023 and have found value in...

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New Sprint International Data Plans as of April 2017

Sprint’s previous update in November 2016 resulted in very slow 2G speeds in countries which previously offered 3G speeds. It has changed yet again in this evolving land of competition amongst US carriers. Sprint now offers high speed (3G or LTE) data packages on a daily/weekly basis with unlimited data usage...

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Sprint Global Roaming in Australia, Hong Kong & Indonesia

I’ve put Sprint’s Global Roaming plan to use over the past year. The most shocking result is that all data services have operated at 3G speeds rather than the advertised 2G speeds which is a huge advantage over T-Mobile. At this point in time, Sprint is the only carrier in...

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ANA First Class: NRT-SFO NH8

Return flight of NH7… NRT-SFO NH8: I arrived to NRT via the Narita Express train. Upon entering the check-in area, I was confused as to where the First Class check-in area was located. I soon located it to be at Aisle Z which was behind Aisle A. The ANA Suite...

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Pasmo Card in Japan

I’ve traveled to Japan a few times now and on my last trip I was able to test out one new method to pay for transportation, the Pasmo card. The Pasmo card is a reloadable RFID card similar to a credit card which allows you to pass through the subway...

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ANA First Class: SFO-NRT NH7

As I had a bunch of ANA miles expiring at the end of this year, I decided to make a trip to Japan. For 113,000 miles & $457.50 in taxes/fees, I was on my way. Normally it’s 110,000 miles roundtrip but I had made a change to my reservation which cost...

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Sprint International Value Roaming Plan Reviewed

On the heels of Sprint offering Wi-Fi Calling on iPhones, they released an international roaming plan similar to T-Mobile on April 14th. The cost, $0. You’ll recieve unlimited data and text messaging plus voice calls will run only $0.20 per minute with the International Value Roaming plan. Sprint does state...