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Fare wars! Middle East and India to the US in Business Class starting from $1,740USD

The best deals to the US from India, Kuwait and several Middle East countries! Lots of airlines are battling for passengers on these routes, resulting in competitive prices.

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8000 free Membership Rewards points for Netherlands residents — American Express Gold

American Express Gold card

So having lived off a debit card in the Netherlands (shock horror!!) I’ve finally managed to get an American Express Gold charge card. You get 8000 Membership Rewards points upon sign-up without spending a single penny. (Yes this is far less than other countries, but at least it’s completely free)  

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Trip report: Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class Taipei to Hong Kong

I had been a little too ambitious with my pre-flight lounge visit and ended up with only 3 minutes to get to my gate. As it turned out the gate agents had delayed boarding slightly, so whilst I was the last of the business class passengers to board, nearly all the economy passengers hadn’t started…

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Trip report: Cathay Pacific Lounge Taipei

I absolutely loathe early-morning flights, and I absolutely loathe airports that are miles away from the city they predominantly serve. Welcome to Taiwan Taoyuan Airport (TPE), about 30km west of Taipei City Centre. Of course I’m whinging and there’s nothing too bad about that distance, and the metro line extension to the airport due to…

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Trip report: Introduction — Long and winding route home

Introduction — Long and winding route home Cathay Pacific Lounge Taipei Cathay Pacific Regional Business Class Taipei to Hong Kong Cathay Pacific’s The Wing Lounge, Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Regional Class Hong Kong to Singapore Etihad Pearl Business Class Singapore to Abu Dhabi Etihad Pearl Business Class lounge Abu Dhabi Etihad ‘Regional’ Business Class Abu…

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A couple of decent Tier Points routes on Cathay Pacific

British Airways Executive Club (BAEC) has an unusual tier level qualifying system in that distance actually has a minor role in deciding your status. Instead they look at a combination of 1) how many premium cabin tickets you have paid, 2) how many segments you have flown and 3) if those segments were short/long haul.…

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