airlines · Saving and Money · Uncategorized

Flying United’s Basic Economy

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

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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

Airline Food · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat in Polaris: Houston to Sydney and Back Again

Meal time! One of the highlights of my husband’s and my 1K status with United is the Business Class upgrades. They are harder and harder to secure lately, so our upgrading days may be coming to a close sooner rather than later, but that’s all the more reason to enjoy them while we can! And… Continue reading What to Eat in Polaris: Houston to Sydney and Back Again

Airline Food · Chile · Uncategorized · World Foods

What to Eat on the Plane: Avianca Business Class

If you read yesterday’s post, you got the low-down on our unexpected journey (in Business Class!) on Avianca Airlines to get home from Chile. Today, I’m giving you the details on the food! It’s What I Ate Wednesday after all! Flight 1: SCL-LIM (Santiago to Lima) Breakfast Our flight was scheduled for 7:15 am and… Continue reading What to Eat on the Plane: 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