Stopovers are no longer allowed on intra-South America awards effective immediately
This has been confirmed to me by multiple agents at Alaska and the rule is being strictly enforced, despite not being advertised on the Alaska website:
I don't think there's any doubting that this is the best hotel in Barcelona but the value proposition is a little hard to justify, particularly when rooms at the newly refurbished Intercontinental are 1/3 of the price or less.
Overall it is hard to deny that Amanpuri is the best resort in Phuket. This is manifestly clear. However the leap in price between Amanpuri and its very close peers means that the resort will continue to work to prove itself....a fact for which I am deeply thankful.
A once in a lifetime opportunity to lock in remarkably low hotel rates all the way until August of next year (2023)!
Since we offer fully flexible bookings across all of our Japanese partner hotels, there is zero risk and zero cost to you, when you speculatively book hotels in Japan for the coming 12 months.
Intro The Maldives is perhaps the country which is most synonymous with luxury travel. There are a huge number of hotels that charge north of $2,000 per night, so the addition of another into their midst would usually not be cause for a huge deal of fanfare. However when Patina […]
When I saw an airfare from Tunisia to Vietnam flying a combination of Air France and China Southern (both for the first time!), with the possibility of an extended stopover in Paris for £650 per person, round trip - I booked instantly. No questions asked.
I was extremely pleasantly surprised by the China Southern International Sky Pearl VIP lounge.My expectation was one of brusque or standoffish service, subpar food, no amenities and a lack of viable seating options.Instead I got to eat amazingly fresh and delicious Chinese food, participated in a tea ceremony and was able to charge my devices whilst sitting very comfortably in one of ten or more viable seating areas. The staff cleared plates and wiped tables at a prodigious rate and did so with a smile...
This was a superb flight and the defining feature for me was the service. This was better than I could ever have hoped for in short haul business.
The PA that talked us through the flight details, the prioritisation of business class passengers, the slipper service, instant clearing of wrappers and empty trays, proactive drinks top ups and the genuine warmth when the FA noticed Kamara's reading light wasn't turned on - all hallmarks of great service.