Intro Amman is a city with a decent number of upscale and luxury hotel options….many of which are agglomerated, Vegas style, around a single intersection. The Four Seasons is the original inhabitant of this hotel neighbourhood. The Four Seasons property has for a long time been considered the grande dame […]
Lizard Island offers a very unique experience to adventurous travellers who also enjoy a touch of luxury. The location, a private island on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef, is basically unbeatable with no direct competitors of any kind.
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:
The Radisson Blu OSL is about as convenient as it gets without being physically inside the terminal. In fact, the Sofitel LHR is considerably further from its terminal, despite being technically inside it.
The OSL lounge can't be accessed via Priority Pass and I think this helps to keep the numbers down. The catering is decent, there are numerous seating options and the staff are also friendly and proactive in clearing glasses and restocking items.
There is a definite sense here when flying in intra-European business class, I'm being asked to tell the Emperor how lovely his clothes are. If we all play along we can pretend this is ok. Honestly though it isn't. If you are flying long haul and end up in a short haul Business Class cabin, that's fine. However, if you are looking to splash out in order to try Business Class one time, short haul will leave you deeply underwhelmed.