Bookable on Priceline. Tickets purchased from Priceline today are refundable until 11:29pm EST tomorrow. Please see this post for directions on how to cancel these tickets. Also bookable on Orbitz or Expedia. Tickets purchased from Orbitz or Expedia today are refundable until 11:59pm PST tomorrow. Use a card like Sapphire Preferred or Sapphire Reserve to earn 2 or 3 Chase points per dollar spent and get free travel/medical insurance, trip/luggage delay protection, and more! DansDeals will receive compensation if you are approved for a credit card via a link in this post. You can fly from Chicago to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, and possibly other cities with this deal. … [Read more...] about HOT! Fly Business Class From Chicago To Australia For Just $1,500 Or 81K “Hybrid Points” Round-Trip, Plus Earn 38K Flight Miles!
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El Al always prefers to get the plane back to Israel on Shabbos so that it can operate the return flight from Israel after Shabbos. That’s why they don’t let passengers off the plane even after lengthy delays on the tarmac as they would rather divert to Athens and then ferry the plane back empty to Israel on Shabbos so that they don’t need to cancel the Saturday night flight from Tel Aviv. … [Read more...] about El Al Is Testing Out Sale Fares That Are Only Valid For Friday Flights
The drive up Haleakala did get unnerving at a few points as I drove up the hairpin turns through dense fog. At one point I actually turned my car around when it seemed like the fog would surely block the sunset. But I pushed through it in the end and made it to the summit. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: The Final United 747 Flight And 2 Days In Maui
The flight was late to leave the gate as the bus taking the El Al crew to JFK was stuck in traffic. He faults El Al for not leaving sufficient time to get their crew to the airport before the flight. At 11:40pm the plane was still sitting in line for takeoff. At this point the religious passengers realized there was no way for the plane to make it to Israel before Shabbos, so several stood up and demanded to return to the terminal. The pilot announced that they would return to the terminal to let passengers off if everyone would sit down. After everyone sat down the pilot proceeded to take off rather than return to the terminal. He has several other complaints about El Al, but the pilot’s blatant lie is shocking and is telling about how El Al deals with religious passengers. … [Read more...] about The Captain Of El Al’s Flight #002 Lied To And Tricked His Own Passengers; It’s Time To Realize The Risks Of Taking These Flights
The day before the flight, Mimi and I were talking about what our backup plan would be if American cancelled our return flight. That would be a real mess considering that we weren’t traveling with any checked baggage and that I don’t eat or drink outside of a Sukkah. Just to be safe, I booked an alternate return flight for the 5 of us using 50K United miles from Newark to Cleveland. … [Read more...] about AAmerican’s Horrendous New Irregular Operations Policy And AAnother Trip In Vain To NYC For My Grandfather’s 90th
A JFK-Tel Aviv flight is bookable for 83,884 points. Plus you’ll get back a rebate of 29,359 points with the Business Platinum Card or 20,971 points with the Business Gold Card, dropping the total points needed to as low as 54,525. That includes all taxes and you can still earn miles for flying! … [Read more...] about Delta: Fly Nonstop From JFK To Tel Aviv From $848 Or 54.5K Hybrid Points Round-Trip!