The best benefits of any resort in the Maldives? Right now, the Waldorf Astoria Maldives is offering incredible benefits on stays of 4 nights or longer on their Live Unforgettable rate: 25% (or more) off total room rate (dependant on length of stay) Complimentary round-trip transfers (with a value of […]
After a couple of months of reading the Trip Reports forum on FlyerTalk.com, I slowly became aware that an itinerary involving multiple flights in international First Class, was no longer a lottery winning dream. This could actually be done. Not only that but with judicious routing and planning it could be done cheaply and awesomely, maximising all the little extras that make each airline unique.
There is definitely a line of thinking in our hobby which states that any change to a loyalty program = the sky is falling. USDM was a crazy experience. I will miss hours spent listening to the hold music, the adrenaline rush when a crazy routing gets ticketed or even the crushing blow of having the rates desk kill a dream route after the final award seat in a 10 leg itinerary opens up.