A French Connection: Air France Business Class YVR-CDG

Having stayed within the U.S., my first international trip in 3 years was actually to England. For my trip, I booked a flight plan that included business class from YVR on Air France's 777-200. While many of the airline's planes are in an outdated 2-2-2 configuration, my plane had a nice 1-2-1 configuration allowing each … Continue reading A French Connection: Air France Business Class YVR-CDG

Beginners Guide: Chase Ultimate Rewards

Miles and Points are a valuable tool for free travel. While points and miles are great for free travel, their value lies premium class redemption which would cost 4-5 thousand dollars round trip. With the help of points and miles, you are able to experience true luxury, without the exorbitant cost. In this segment, I … Continue reading Beginners Guide: Chase Ultimate Rewards

2019 Throwback: United Polaris Business Class SFO – HKG

Hong Kong is one of the cities I have frequently visited since I was young as I have family still living in the area. In 2019, I decided to take my mother and surprise my niece for her birthday. Rather than opting for economy, I decided to treat my mother to business class on United's … Continue reading 2019 Throwback: United Polaris Business Class SFO – HKG

Premium Transcon: United 787 Dreamliner SFO – EWR

Centurion Lounge: On my way to Milwaukee with my brother we visited the Centurion Lounge available to American Express card holders. The lounge was located a fair distance from our gate, but was still in the same terminal. After entering the lounge, the area is divided into three general areas. The kitchen side has a … Continue reading Premium Transcon: United 787 Dreamliner SFO – EWR

China Airlines Business Class: TPE(Taiwan) to Bali(DPS)

Needing to make a quick trip to Bali last minute, I was able to book a premium economy/business ticket through American Express' International Airline program. Business class on China Airlines was for the Taiwan(TPE) to Bali(DPS) leg on an Airbus A330-300. Having never flown this configuration, airline, or plane, I was excited for what was … Continue reading China Airlines Business Class: TPE(Taiwan) to Bali(DPS)