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Review: Cathay Pacific A330 Economy Class Ho Chi Minh To Hong Kong

The midpoint of my Around The World In A Weekend adventure was back in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam. I arrived back in Vietnam after a series of Qatar Airways business class flights. The first flight of my trip was on the Qatar Airways Boeing 777 from Chicago to Doha. Next, I spent nearly 10 hours in the…
Lounge Review: The Rose Business Class Lounge Ho Chi Minh Airport

The mid-point for my Around The World In A Weekend Trip was back in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam. I made it to Vietnam after yet another incredible Qatar Airways A330 Business Class flight. I had just a few hour layover before my Cathay Pacific Economy Class flight to Hong Kong and I didn’t feel like leaving the…
Booked: Cathay Pacific Premium Economy Chicago To Hong Kong

While most people spend Black Friday running around department stores trying to score a killer deal on a new TV, I spend the day searching airline websites for flight deals. This year’s black Friday sales were a bit disappointing, but one fare in particular stood out. Specifically, Cathay Pacific’s 60% off sale. On Black Friday…
Introduction: Around The World In A Weekend

To end my insane Qatar Airways mileage run I’ve decided to break this trip report into two sections. I broke this trip into two trip reports because they really were two different trips. My first trip was 7 days in which I traveled from the US to Vietnam twice. It was an amazing trip mostly in…
Exciting American Airlines 2018 Mileage Run Opportunity

Sadly there isn’t much time left to attain American Airlines AAdvantage status in 2017. If you haven’t already qualified or aren’t close it may be time to give up. I say this because it might be better to save your money this year and use those funds to get a head start of 2018 status. The…
American Airlines Mileage Running Is NOT Dead!

Forgive me if this turns into a bit of a ramble, but I’ve recently come to the realization that earning American Airlines Elite Status by Mileage Running is not dead, it is just different now that AA has implemented a revenue requirement to the AAdvantage program. Pre-2017 Mileage Running Prior to American Airlines implementing a revenue…