Hotels in London: Always a Struggle

Ever since the massive Club Carlson devaluation, I’ve been struggling with booking hotels in London. Club Carlson has over 20 hotels in London and they are all conveniently located throughout the city – so there literally is a Club Carlson hotel next to every major London landmark. In 2015 when I visited London, I booked the Plaza on the River and The May Fair, two… Read More

Best Miles & More Feature: Senator Companion Award

I love Miles & More. Yes, they charge fuel surcharges on nearly every single airline and yes most of the award flights booked through them are a bit overpriced.. but… I love Miles & More. Perhaps my favourite feature (besides being able to redeem miles for Lufthansa and SWISS First Class when I want) is the Miles & More Senator Companion Award. The Senator Companion… Read More

Booked: Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa

My stay at the Park Hyatt Maldives is now officially booked! I will travel to the Maldives in December of this year with a few people and we have officially booked our trip! I asked you guys how many nights I should stay at the Park Hyatt Maldives and I got a mixed number of responses, including those mentioning that if I love the beach (which… Read More

Status Matching to Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Platinum Medallion

I’m now officially a Delta Air Lines SkyMiles Platinum Medallion member! I just got the joyful email from Delta saying that my request for a Status Challenge was approved and I can now take advantage of all Platinum Medallion benefits as I complete my challenge. I received complimentary Platinum Medallion status from Delta for the next few months or so based on my Star Alliance Gold Status…. Read More

Weekend at the Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

Hola! This past weekend I took my mum on a “weekend getaway” to Puerto Vallarta and we stayed at the Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta, which is an all inclusive hotel/resort. So I’m a bit of an idiot and forgot that she signed up for the Chase Hyatt credit card about a year ago and totally forgot that her two free nights were set to expire.. and I… Read More

AMEX Platinum Card Changes: Metal Design, 5x Points on Hotels, $200 Uber Credit

American Express has just announced some major changes to one of the best travel cards in the industry, the AMEX Platinum Card. The Platinum Card is widely regarded as one of the best travel cards out there due to the numerous benefits, which include worldwide airport lounge access, a $200 USD airline incidental-fee credit, 5x points-per-dollar spent on airfare, $100 USD fee credit for Global… Read More

How Long Should I Stay at the Park Hyatt Maldives?

My two free nights from the Chase Hyatt credit card are set to expire in a few days and I’m having a really hard time redeeming them. It isn’t that I don’t know where I will redeem them (Park Hyatt Maldives), but rather for how long should I add additional nights using Hyatt points at the hotel.. because two nights at the Park Hyatt Maldives is obviously… Read More

My Latest SSSS Experience…

My latest SSSS experience was… actually totally fine and rather normal. I’ve had an interesting last week, I decided to fly to Cancun on Tuesday night to meet up with some people there and booked Seattle to Los Angeles to Cancun with Delta for under $200, one-way. I was also upgraded to First Class on the Seattle to Los Angeles flight thanks to my Alaska… Read More

Book Etihad A380 First Class For 35k Starpoints!

The Etihad A380 First Class Apartment is arguably the world’s best First Class. End of story. I mean when you have a separate seat and a bed.. inside of an apartment on an airplane, mixed with delicious food, amazing service, and a SHOWER… luxury travel doesn’t get much better. I was lucky to have flown Etihad’s A380 First Class Apartment from Sydney to Abu Dhabi… Read More

It Costs HOW Much to Renounce U.S. Citizenship?!

Due to the results of the recent election in the United States (and the actions of the new president tyrant as of the past two weeks), many are looking to move abroad (something I recommend) and start new lives outside of America. Many of those who hold dual citizenships (an American one and another one) are now looking to exclusively renounce U.S. citizenship and permanently move elsewhere…. Read More