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Review – KLM Crown Lounge – IAH

After and uneventful flight from Fort Myers (RSW) to Houston (IAH) I headed over to Terminal D to check out the KLM Crown Lounge.

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Review – United 737-800 BusinessFirst – RSW-IAH

My trip started off with a 6 AM flight out of Fort Myers (RSW) on a United 737-800. RSW is a pretty small airport and as such, there was no line to check-in or for security. I was actually somewhat excited to fly United as it has been 10 or so years since I last flew with them and I was interested to see what changes Oscar Munoz and co. have brought in. I quickly found out the answer was “not many.”

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One day I'll get sick of these views from an #airplanewindow. But until that day comes, I'm going to keep enjoying the ride. #avgeek #aviationgeek #aviationnerd #nomad #wanderlust #blueskies #clouds #40000ft #abovetheclouds #world

When Are The Extra Miles For Business Class To Europe Worth It?

One question that seemed to get raised pretty regularly is when is it worth it to spend the extra miles on a business class redemption to Europe? In my opinion, this is a question that is strongly dependent on your home airport, the operating airline and the aircraft operated on the route. So let’s take a closer look at when it may make sense to spend the extra miles for a business class redemption to Europe.

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Lisboa by night. #Lisbon #Lisboa #Portugal #Hills #NightLights #Monuments #Dusk #nomad #wanderlust #lifewelltravelled

Introduction – Europe On A Whim

This was a unique trip for me in that it was not only a trip that I took on a whim, but as it turned out, a trip that I needed to take. Not to mention this was the first trip that I was booking flights and hotels abroad literally hours before checking in – which was a first for me.

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How To Avoid The United $75 Close In Booking Fee

As you may or may not know, United Airlines charges a “close in booking fee” of $75 for award bookings made 21 days or less before departure. Luckily, there is a quick and easy way to get around this fee!

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