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10 Travel Tips to Plan Your Trip

Posted By acouple4theroad on Travel

http://www.acouplefortheroad.com - In terms of preparedness, your fifth international trip is going to look a lot different from your first, and your fifteenth will look wildly different from your fifth. It was no different for us. The first time Tracy and I left the country we had a great time, but we made a lot of mistakes. […]

What to Do When Hyatt Doesn’t Post Your Diamond Amenity Point Bonus

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - Hyatt Diamonds currently receive a choice between a welcome food and beverage amenity, or a points bonus when checking-in, a benefit that will soon go away with the new World of Hyatt program. Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties earn 500 bonus points, and all other properties, including, but not limited to, Hyatt Regency’s, Grand ... [Continue reading]The post What to Do When Hyatt Doesn’t Post Your Diamond Amenity Point Bonus appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Should you take the London Underground from Heathrow to Central London?

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - I’ve written before on the several options you have to choose from to get you from London Heathrow Airport to central “downtown” London. I’ve actually never taken the Underground (the subway, for all you non-London folk) from the airport to the center of the city, so on my most recent trip, I decided to try it ... [Continue reading]The post Should you take the London Underground from Heathrow to Central London? appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

What is fair compensation if the hotel shuttle from the airport doesn’t show up?

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - I recently stayed at the Sheraton Pentagon City, for an early departure from Reagan the next morning. I arrived at the airport at around 10:25p, and was at the designated bus stop for hotel shuttles at 10:30. The Sheraton Pentagon City phone line advises that their shuttles pick up on the :45 and:15 of every ... [Continue reading]The post What is fair compensation if the hotel shuttle from the airport doesn’t show up? appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Review: American Eagle Dallas to Santa Barbara, CRJ-900 First Class

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - American has a fairly new flight from Dallas to Santa Barbara, which was announced last Spring for first departure in June, 2016. The flight is operated on a CRJ-900, with First Class, Main Cabin Extra and Main Cabin seating. Here’s the flight times: Dallas to Santa Barbara, departing at 9:25a, arriving at 11:05a Santa Barbara ... [Continue reading]The post Review: American Eagle Dallas to Santa Barbara, CRJ-900 First Class appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

You Can Now Use 2 Devices on Inflight Wifi with GoGo

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - While I know many have frustrations with GoGo, primarily flying American, it’s onboard wifi provider for the domestic US. I know there’s a colloquial term of “SlowGo,” and I certainly can side with that frustration, especially on my Dallas to Santa Barbara flight the other day, where there was a good half portion of the ... [Continue reading]The post You Can Now Use 2 Devices on Inflight Wifi with GoGo appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

8 Pictures of American Airlines 777-200 Business Class Daytime Flight New York to London in

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - American operates a daily daytime flight from New York JFK to London Heathrow. The flight departs at 10:15am, and arrives at 10:10pm, same day. I’ve talked a lot about these daytime flights, including why I thin they’re the best option to Europe. Since I’m an American Executive Platinum member, I accessed the American Flagship lounge ... [Continue reading]The post 8 Pictures of American Airlines 777-200 Business Class Daytime Flight New York to London in appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

How a Bad Hotel Stay Earned Me 60,000 Points

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - This past weekend, I jetted off to London with some friends for a little insanity. I mean, really. Who flies to London for a weekend? Yep, that’s me. Okay, enough of that. On to the story. So, I of course needed a hotel for the weekend, and London being the place that it is, there ... [Continue reading]The post How a Bad Hotel Stay Earned Me 60,000 Points appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

How to Search for American Airlines Upgrade Space Using ExpertFlyer

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - I’ve long talked about the benefits of ExpertFlyer. It’s my “back door” into all of the information that makes you a savvy flyer, including, most importantly, better able to react to a flight delay or cancellation. American is my go-to carrier, and I’m going to walk you through how to search for upgrade space. If you ... [Continue reading]The post How to Search for American Airlines Upgrade Space Using ExpertFlyer appeared first on The Forward Cabin.