Priority Pass: Get access to airport lounges with many different credit cards. These credit cards will typically have an annual free, but some will have no annual fee for the first year. Having access to a lounge before a flight makes the stress of travel much more relaxing.
After booking my flight from [Okinawa to Nagasaki using frequent flyer miles], I was ready to take my 90-minute direct flight. If you’re leaving Okinawa, get to the airport early! The airport is small and doesn’t have many gates so the lines are long and slow.
If you’re planning on taking public transportation in Okinawa, be prepared to not have your IC cards from Tokyo work. Okinawa has its own system and limited lines.
When the Van Nuys LAX FlyAway handed me the wrong luggage when I was running late for an international flight, the first thing I did was run as fast as I can to catch the bus that just left while trying to call them on the phone.
On an impulsive decision to leave Tokyo for Taipei, I accidentally ended up on the Hello Kitty Plane.
You can take public transit into Tokyo from Haneda airport for around 800JPY with a few transfers. But in my experience, transiting through Tokyo with luggage is an unnecessary world of anxiety. For 1230JPY, you can get on the Tokyo Haneda Airport Limousine Bus and go directly to most destinations within Tokyo.
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. By 10pm I was at the airport.
I arrived in LHR’s Terminal 5 from my LAX flight at 16:00. My connecting flight was out of Terminal 3 and departing at 19:35. This would leave me with ample lounge time…or so I thought.
The OneWorld Business Class Lounge at LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal