The Private Suite Lax – 50

My Impressions Of The United* Private Suite At LAX

The Private Suite LAX, which Ben reviewed in November 2017, is a fascinating concept. A private terminal operated by security specialists Gavin de Becker and Associates, the Private Suite allows you to skip LAX altogether by accessing the facility via…

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Filed Under: Airport Lounge Reviews, Trip Reports
Burbank Airport

Delta To Launch Service Between Atlanta And Burbank

Most Angelenos will concede that LAX, the area's flagship airport, leaves a lot to be desired. While there are plans underway to modernize the airport before the 2028 Summer Olympics and create light rail transit links to points throughout the city,…

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A Sneak Peek At Salt Lake’s New Airport

As a Californian and a loyal Delta Medallion, I'm currently gritting my teeth through a reconstruction of Delta's terminals 2 and 3 that leaves travelers on the short end of the stick until at least 2023. In the meantime, the New York Times has an interesting…

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London Marriott Park Lane Bedroom

Review: London Marriott Park Lane

Yesterday I posted my review of the Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill, a very solid property that substantially exceeds almost every Hyatt Regency standard. As I mentioned in that review, I wanted to try out two chain-standard properties that I'd…

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Review: Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

I was recently in London for two non-consecutive nights as a bookend to a trip to Scotland, and saw this as a perfect opportunity to try two chain-standard hotels that seemed like they could be a cut above the rest. Both Ben and Tiffany have both expressed…

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Delta

What You Need To Know About Delta’s Big LAX Move

As you probably know by now, Delta is about to undergo a massive change at Los Angeles International Airport which will affect not only legions of Delta flyers but also flyers on Air Canada, Virgin America, JetBlue, Allegiant, Spirit, and Hawaiian. Starting…

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Delta One London – 3

CONFIRMED: Delta Improves Diamond Medallion Choice Benefits

Last week Ben wrote about a rumored addition to Delta's Diamond Medallion benefits. Per Rene's Points, it was suggested that for the 2018 SkyMiles program Delta would take away the automatic SkyClub membership it bestowed upon its top-tier Diamond Medallions,…

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Review: New United Club LAX

While most readers know me as the lone (consistently) pro-Delta voice on the blog, I recently flew United Airlines out of Los Angeles. (In truth, I've long since requalified for Diamond Medallion, Delta doesn't offer a nonstop from Los Angeles to Washington…

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First Look: Delta’s Gorgeous New SkyClub At SeaTac Airport

Delta's $21 million new SkyClub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport opens tothe public today between Concourses A & B, and at 21,000 square feet, not only is it enormous, but it's a stunner. This club supplements and largely supplements Delta's existing…

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Delta’s New LAX-DCA Route Will Have Lie-Flat Seats

I somehow missed this news on Friday (I mean, to be fair, I think we all missed every bit of news that was not Donald Trump and his love of Tic-Tacs and unwanted sexual advances on Friday), but Delta has made another game-changing move in its battle…

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Skyroam

Is This The Best Option For International Data?

There's no doubt that staying connected while traveling abroad has gotten exponentially easier in the last few years. While options for local SIM cards and rentable My-Fi devices have expanded, U.S.-based cellular carriers have started offering competitive…

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Filed Under: Advice, Travel Technology
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Review: St. Regis Houston

I recently had a last minute work trip to Houston, which is perhaps the only sort of trip one takes to Houston in the summer, as it's not a popular leisure destination in August given the typical summer climate there. Nonetheless, hotel rates varied…

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