Happy Traveling Last week Jen and I decided to go to the island of Oahu for a quick getaway. While I went to Hawaii last fall, Jen hadn't been to Hawaii since summer 2019, when we sat in the older United Business Class cabin where seats were in a 2-4-2 format. This time around, for … Continue reading Aloha: Jen and Calvin take Hawaii Trip Recap (Flight +Hotel)
Shifting Airline Loyalty
Why I'm Shifting from United and airline elite status in 2020. United First Class Cabin SFO-HNL Based out of San Francisco, the majority of my travel over the past 10 plus years have been on United Airlines. With their recent change last year, attaining elite status just got tougher. While I was never crazy about … Continue reading Shifting Airline Loyalty
The Inside Scoop: Airline Elite Status: Is it Worth it?
What is Elite Status? The three major U.S. carriers (United, American, Delta) all have a comprehensive membership program that rewards frequent flyers with elite status. Elite statuses are found in several different tiers and all come with varying benefits. It is more than just a title. Since most leisure travelers only make several trips a … Continue reading The Inside Scoop: Airline Elite Status: Is it Worth it?
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
First Class to Paradise: SFO to HNL(Oahu) on United’s 777-200
Comfortable seats and great service. Seats in row 4 were wonderful and are my preferred seats for this configuration. This flight works great for couples or families traveling together. Pros: Comfortable lie flat seats Great Mai Tai Solid Service Cons: Sub-par and unresponsive IFE Serviceable Food Seat 4k and 4L are my favorite on this … Continue reading First Class to Paradise: SFO to HNL(Oahu) on United’s 777-200