There was plenty of time to wash up with time to spare. The shower had hot water instantly and the pressure was great. This was no gimmick, it was truly enjoyable to have a great shower after a good night’s rest. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of landing and being totally refreshed and ready to go. … [Read more...] about Maldives Trip Notes Part 1: Flying Emirates Shower Class To Dubai
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While on other airlines the flight attendants will often refuse or be quite hesitant to heat up your own personal food on Singapore I had heard that was not that case and was counting on that. Indeed our flight attendant was overjoyed that we had our own food and was only too happy to heat up the food we brought from Carlos & Gabby’s. She even proactively offered to put the leftover food in the refrigerator for the remainder of the flight. That turned out to be great as we ate the same food on the airplane on the way home! On Cathay the flight attendants will very likely not be willing to heat up or refrigerate your food for you. Don’t get me wrong, Cathay service is very good, but they just have so many rules and regulations and they seem completely unwilling to bend any of them, even to accommodate a pregnant woman or a baby. The Singapore service is just something really special, it felt very warm and natural as opposed to the more robotic … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: Singapore A380 Suites And 46 Hours In Paris
A round-trip from JFK to Milan in Shower Class will set you back from 135K Emirates miles+$1,136 in fuel surcharges. Alternate booking options include 360K Alaska miles+$80 or 135K JAL miles+$1,136. A round-trip from JFK to Dubai in Shower Class will set you back from 217.5K miles+$1,723 in fuel surcharges. Alternate booking options include 300K Alaska miles+$81 or 165K JAL miles+$1,723. Will you transfer Capital One points to Emirates? … [Read more...] about Transfer Capital One Points To Emirates And Get A 100% Transfer Bonus
The flight left Seoul at 10:20am on Monday and got to JFK at 10am earlier that day, so I got to check time travel off my bucket list, even if it was on an A380 and not a DeLorean. As there was nightfall on the plane I did daven shacharis for a 2nd time on Monday and wound up putting on tefilin 7 times that week. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: 2 Nights In Singapore And Back Home On A Korean A380
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Regular admission is about $35, but we paid an extra $15 to go up before sunset, so that we would be able to view the city during the day and at night. That ticket allows access to levels 124+125. If you want to go to level 148 it will set you back $95 off-peak or $136 for sunset. … [Read more...] about Maldives Trip Notes Part 2: Dubai and Abu Dhabi