In the past week, I’ve been to Hong Kong and back, and am presently in Las Vegas, after a quick hop up to Seattle. That brings the mileage count to over 45,000 flown miles since August 28th.
I am exhausted, and really looking forward to a somewhat quieter week to catch up on trip reports before heading to Chicago for FTU Advanced.
American’s business class hard product on the 777-300ER is just spectacular, from the seat to the entertainment to the Wi-Fi. This was my first time flying this product on an ultra-long haul, and while I’ll have a full trip report soon, I thought it would be good to share my initial thoughts.
When I tip a room attendant (and it’s something I try to do when I travel), I truly think of that as discretionary and not as being strictly necessary. And maybe that’s something I’m wrong about. The reason I feel like that is because there should be zero variability in how that service is executed, as a clean room is the absolute core of hospitality.
So Marriott’s new tip envelopes are something I find pretty distasteful. What do you think?
I am asked every day how many miles it takes to get from A to B, or how many miles are needed for business class.
So I thought it might be helpful to put together a general overview of what each of the main programs charge for premium cabin award travel to a given region. Hopefully this helps as you’re plotting out your mileage travel goals.
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This week I should be a bit closer to “home,” so am looking forward to the opportunity to catch up on some trip reports. Hope everyone has a great week as well!