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Your Ultimate Guide to Million Miler Status with United

It happened! My sweet husband is officially a “Million Miler” with United Airlines. He crossed over the million mile mark on our recent flight from Auckland, New Zealand (AKL), to San Francisco, USA. and I could not be more proud of him. What is that and what does it mean for us? Read on! What… Continue reading Your Ultimate Guide to Million Miler Status with United

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United Polaris Review: AKL-SFO

You may have heard about United Polaris, the new, combined United Business and First Classes. Their soft product (new dining experiences, fancy bedding, PJ’s, and other perks) has been rolling out over the last two years, but they have been perfecting those experiences and are in the process of rolling out their new equipment and… Continue reading United Polaris Review: AKL-SFO

airlines · New Zealand North · Uncategorized

Air New Zealand Business Class SFO-AKL

Some problems really do come with a silver lining. For us, realizing we missed our connecting flight in San Francisco on our way to New Zealand by mere minutes was basically heart-breaking–even moreso because at that point, we had already been up for 22+ hours, and now we had to fix this problem. After exhausting… Continue reading Air New Zealand Business Class SFO-AKL

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Emirates Economy Class Review

You’ve probably seen Jennifer Aniston raving about Emirates Airlines, and with good reason! They did not get to be one of the top rated airlines so many years in a row for nothing. But most of what I’ve seen online about Emirates is about their Business and First classes. Since Steve and I recently had… Continue reading Emirates Economy Class Review

airlines · Qatar · Uncategorized

Qatar Airways Business Class

I am so excited to share this experience with you! I’ve heard over and over again that the Middle Eastern airlines are the best in the world, and I have finally experienced the excitement for myself. Not only was it less expensive to fly Qatar Airways from D.C. to Doha, Qatar, than it would have… Continue reading Qatar Airways Business Class

airlines · Chile · Uncategorized

Flying Avianca Business Class

If you’ve been following along on the blog or social media in the last few weeks, you know that my sweet husband and I had to do a little bit of scrambling to get home from Santiago, Chile, on our way back from our big trip to Easter Island! Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Texas,… Continue reading Flying Avianca Business Class

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United Domestic First Class

This Travel Tip Tuesday is all about the art of flying well. It’s what every frequent flyer hopes for. It’s the reason you bother with airline loyalty. It’s a Complimentary Upgrade! The best unexpected upgrade was definitely on a 14 hour international flight from Bangkok to Vienna, but a domestic upgrade (less than 6 hours… Continue reading United Domestic First Class

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United Polaris Business Class

It’s Faraway Friday, and you’re about to be let into a very exciting experience: a first flight with United’s new Polaris flight experience! My husband and I used a free upgrade on our recent trip to Guam, and it was quite a comfortable experience! As you can see, there is a pile of amenities for… Continue reading United Polaris Business Class

airlines · Saving and Money · Uncategorized

Benefits of Airline Loyalty

Are you loyal to a specific airline or airline alliance? Is it always best to go with the cheapest ticket on the cheapest flight? I think it depends, but here are some reasons airline loyalty may be worth looking into! Everyone’s travel needs are different, but these are some of my husband’s and my favorite… Continue reading Benefits of Airline Loyalty