So you want to travel on the cheap. Don’t we all! It’s no secret that airline’s are shrinking seats and increasing fares, but for the truly cheap and adventurous, the major U.S.-based airlines have started offering “basic” fares. I was actually really excited when I heard this for the first time. I thought, “Great! More… Continue reading Flying United’s Basic Economy
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
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
Exciting news! There’s a new lounge at SFO, and it’s one of the most exclusive spots in town. New United Polaris Lounges are popping up all over the United States, with one now available in San Francisco, and my husband Steve and I were fortunate enough to pass through on our layovers to and from… Continue reading SFO United Polaris Lounge
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
Originally published 5 February 2014. This is the most romantic thing anyone has ever done for me! While I was sorry to leave Val, and I was so thankful for her and her Steve’s hospitality, I was looking forward to getting home to see my Steve when he picked me up at the airport in… Continue reading The Flight for True Love
I’m about to confess something to you that I just hate to admit. The couple of days before a trip of any length–two days to two weeks–are so stressful! This time was no different. A series of stressful events are coming up that we have no control over, and to top it off, Steve was… Continue reading A Day of Delight at Dulles!