Wow Air Flight LAX-KEF: A Good/Bad Deal

Wow Air Flight LAX-KEF: A Good/Bad Deal

Wow! This flight was budget. I got a one-way ticket from Los Angeles to Dublin (with a 19 hour layover in Iceland) for $330.  That price included seat selection (7A window sea), priority boarding and a carry-on bag. Experiencing Wow Air I have points for...
ANA Business Class: A Relaxing Ride From NRT To LAX

ANA Business Class: A Relaxing Ride From NRT To LAX

I had miles expiring with Singapore Air that I had to burn on this flight. I absolutely didn’t want to waste these miles on this flight though.  Mostly because it’s about 10 hours because of the tailwinds from Tokyo to Los Angeles.  The other way around is...
Traveling on the Hello Kitty Plane: Tokyo to Taipei

Traveling on the Hello Kitty Plane: Tokyo to Taipei

On an impulsive decision to leave Tokyo for Taipei, I accidentally ended up on the Hello Kitty Plane. Booking the flight Flight Deets: HND -> TSA (Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan to Songshan Airport, Taipei, Taiwan) Flight: EVA Air 191 Departs: 12:40pm Arrives: 3:05pm...
Award Booking Strategies: Los Angeles to Tokyo in ANA Economy

Award Booking Strategies: Los Angeles to Tokyo in ANA Economy

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. Another last minute flight to Tokyo to climb Mt. Fuji.  Due to work, I was scheduled to depart Friday but...
Award Flight Booking Strategies: Tokyo to Sapporo on JAL

Award Flight Booking Strategies: Tokyo to Sapporo on JAL

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. Booking I booked a flight from Tokyo to Sapporo for the next day using Avios for a total price of 4500 Avios + $2.56 USD.  I didn’t...