But speaking of that, we passed by a toy store where everyone was playing with these awesome Squap Paddles that were a lot of fun. Before buying a set for Rafi though I looked on Amazon, and sure enough they were available for less than at the mall. And Prime shipping sure beats shlepping a toy home from Dubai! … [Read more...] about Maldives Trip Notes Part 2: Dubai and Abu Dhabi
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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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[AJK: Frankly, it was harder to secure a shower than I thought it would be. Perhaps it’s just me, but I expected that passengers flying First should have priority over those flying Business, but apparently it’s first come, first serve, regardless of class. That said, being assertive worked and I was finally given shower room. Mid-shampoo, when I heard final boarding call for our ANA flight back to New York, I jumped out of the shower and high-tailed it to the gate, which fortunately was only a couple minutes away.] … [Read more...] about United Island Hopper Trip Notes Part 4: Tokyo, Japan And Back Home In ANA First Class
For now you can use Alaska miles to fly on Cathay Pacific from JFK to Hong Kong for just 100K miles in business class or 140K miles in first class with no fuel surcharges, though availability isn’t as good as it is with Asia Miles. You can transfer points from Starwood or Marriott to Alaska. … [Read more...] about JAL And Cathay Pacific Are Devaluing Their Award Charts