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My American Express Platinum Amex Offer Mistake(s)

American Express Offers, more commonly referred to Amex Offers are a great way to save money or earn extra Membership Rewards points. These offers are essentially coupons that you add to your American Express card. When you make a qualifying purchase the coupon is automatically applied to your purchase. In most cases these offers are…
Review: Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Class Lounge Doha Airport

During my Qatar Airways business class mileage run one of the things I looked most forward to was visiting the exclusive Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Class lounge. The lounge is only available to those traveling in Business Class with Qatar Airways or a OneWorld partner. Sadly, OneWorld elite members don’t have access to the lounge…
Hotel Review: Oryx Rotana Doha

Somewhere near the middle of my insane Qatar Airways mileage run I found myself back in Doha, Qatar for the second time in as many days. This time however, I had a long layover of approximately 20 hours which meant that I could get out of the airport, stretch my legs, and explore Doha. Qatar Airways…
American Airlines AAdvantage Executive Platinum Welcome Kit

Each year after you earn an AAdvantage elite status American Airlines sends you a welcome kit. The kit generally contains some information about the AAdvantage program, a ‘signed’ thank you note from the president of AAdvantage, a brief overview of your new benefits, and most importantly, an updated AAdvantage membership card. Each welcome kit is…
Why I Finally Applied For The AAdvantage Aviator Red Card

Well, over the weekend I strangely decided to apply for the AAdvantage Aviator Red card from Barclaycard. This is interesting because before this past week I hadn’t paid this card much attention. I didn’t really see the point of carrying it. Then, I started to look closely at my spending habits and realized there may…
Review: Qatar Airways A350-900 Business Class New York JFK To Doha

Qatar Airways operates twice daily flights from New York’s JFK airport to the airline’s hub in Doha Qatar. The flights depart approximately 12 hours apart from one another. The first leaving at 9:45am and the second leaving at 9:05pm. Currently, the airlines operates the new Airbus A350-900 on the morning route and the somewhat dated…
Review: British Airways Galleries Lounge New York JFK

After spending the night in New York during my Qatar Airways Mileage Run I woke up early and took the subway back to JFK airport for my next Qatar Airways flight back to Doha. Once at JFK and through security I found myself in the duty-free area within JFK’s Terminal 7. As I had about an…
My American Airlines AAdvantage Platinum Pro Welcome Kit Arrived

In 2016 American Airlines announced several major changes to the AAdvantage program. The major changes included going revenue based for 2017 and beyond and introducing a new elite status. The new elite status, Platinum Pro, helped fill the gap between AAdvantage Gold and Executive Platinum status. In years prior many AAdvantage members would simply stop…
How To Earn American Airlines AAdvantage EQD Quickly

As we approach the end of the year a lot of people are starting to scramble to earn AAdvantage elite status. Many are trying to take a few last-minute trips in order to reach the next highest level. A few of us have probably flown many more miles than we expected, but are finding that…
Review: Qatar Airways A350 Business Class Doha To New York JFK

After a short layover in Doha on my way from Vietnam back to the US it was time to board Qatar Airways’ Airbus A350-900 for the 14 hour flight from Doha to New York (JFK). I specifically chose this flight so that I could fly Qatar Airways’ newest aircraft opposed to taking the Boeing 777…