After spending a month in Japan, it was time to go back to life in Los Angeles. I knew I had to get back, but I didn’t book a flight in advance. This left me in a predicament. I had to find a way to […]
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I needed to fly out from Okinawa to Nagasaki and was planning on using United miles. United has a deal for intra-Japan flights at a flat rate of 5k miles and $0. Although, if you book within 21 days, you’d be hit with a $75 […]
While in Okinawa, I quickly put together a rough idea for a cross-Japan train trip using the JR rail. First, I’d need to acquire a JR Pass so the trip could be more affordable. Next, I had to get from Okinawa to Nagasaki and concluded […]
Booking last minute flights can be expensive. Using frequent flyer miles can save you a significant amount of money since award flights have a flat rate price. With miles, the cost is the same if you book 10 months in advance or 10 hours in […]
Flying from LA to Tokyo again in ANA economy (All Nippon Air). I’d fly with them over AA or United any day since the overall experience is pretty good.
The best value with avios is short distanced flights. For only 4500 avios and $2.56 USD, I flew from Tokyo to Sapporo and back.
United Airlines screwed me on time and miles. But let’s start the story from the beginning. On a Thursday evening at 6pm, I decided to join my friends on a trip to Asia. By 7pm I had my tickets booked. At 9pm I was packed. […]
It’s very difficult to find premium award space with Qantas. That seems strange considering how empty the business class cabin was on this flight. I lucked out and found availability for two seats in Business class 12/23/16 from Los Angeles to Sydney on Qantas. Those […]