-Service at the Park Hyatt Buenos Aires was somewhat inconsistent. We were not addressed by name as consistently as we were at international Park Hyatt locations. The vast majority of the employees at the hotel were awesome and very friendly. English is spoken by all very well. However there are a handful of employees that made for some unpleasantness that I have never experienced at an international Park Hyatt before. The hotel gives free complimentary bottles of water and they specifically told us to just call for more when we needed it. However when they delivered our amenity (a few oranges) we asked for more water and the employee proceeded to open our fridge and exclaim that we already had water. When we asked for a late checkout we were told to check back later when a supervisor would be around. When I did come back the employee I was referred to (a supervisor?) started telling me how they “already gave us a triple … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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We also needed to go earlier in the season, before boats made their way past the Antarctic circle. Traveling south of the circle would mean that there would be no sunset, which would create serious questions about when to observe Shabbos. There are many opinions about that, including keeping Shabbos according to Jerusalem time, keeping Shabbos for 24 hours starting from 6pm, keeping Shabbos for 24 hours starting from midnight, keeping Shabbos according to the time in your home, keeping Shabbos according to the time of the nearest point that does have a sunset, keeping Shabbos according to your last departure point, keeping Shabbos for an entire year every 7 years, etc. We wanted to avoid that thorny question if possible. … [Read more...] about Antarctica Trip Notes Part 1: Buenos Aires+Planning And Positioning For The Adventure Of A Lifetime
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5 round-trip awards on JetBlue from Cleveland to Fort Lauderdale: 58,500 JetBlue points. 5 “even more space” round-trip upgrades on JetBlue from Cleveland to Fort Lauderdale: 5,800 JetBlue points. 1 one-way saver award on United from Cleveland to Boston: 10,000 United miles. 1 one-way award on JetBlue from Boston to Cleveland: 8,600 JetBlue points. 1 Marriott Category 9, 5 Night Travel Package: 345,000 Marriott points. 1 Marriott Tier 4-5, 7 Night Travel Package: 540,000 Marriott points. OK, so technically I haven’t used these yet, but I’m still bitter over how Marriott handled these. September: … [Read more...] about Here’s How I Burned 3,023,450 Miles In 2018, How Did You Stack Up?
I have to give a big shout-out here to Bryan Gryka, the executive chef at Milt’s. I messaged him from the plane asking if he might be able to make an order for me so that it would be ready when I landed and he pulled through with an excellent balsamic bbq sous-vide ribeye steak sandwich: … [Read more...] about Trip Notes Rome: Veni, Vidi, Vici In 48 Hours; United Polaris First Class And Polaris Lounge Review
-DO book a lap child at the time of booking for international travel. BA is very generous in only charging 10% of the Avios instead of 10% of the full fare ticket. with Rafi to Buenos Aires in first class in 2012, American wanted $1,000 just to bring him on as a lap child. BA charged just 15,000 Avios. Just be sure to book the domestic portion separate from the international portion so that you don’t pay 10% for the domestic legs where the child shouldn’t need to pay anything. … [Read more...] about 22 Things To Keep In Mind When Using Avios