Over the weekend, my younger brother was returning to college located in Milwaukee. Flying out of SFO, we seldom experience weather delays, and weather related cancellations are a rarity. Well, last weekend, freezing temperatures and an ice storm led to Southwest cancelling my brother's flight. As a result, my family and I scrambled to re-book … Continue reading Trip Insurance: When Does it Matter?
Centurion Lounge: On my way to Milwaukee with my brother we visited the Centurion Lounge available to American Express card holders. The lounge was located a fair distance from our gate, but was still in the same terminal. After entering the lounge, the area is divided into three general areas. The kitchen side has a … Continue reading Premium Transcon: United 787 Dreamliner SFO – EWR
After spending a great week in Hawaii, it was time to head back to San Francisco for work and the start of another quarter of grad school. Although I'm usually a Star Alliance flyer, Jen and I have heard rave reviews on Hawaiian Airlines so we decided to try it out. Booking/Planning Hawaiian Airlines runs … Continue reading Hawaiian Airlines Economy Extra Comfort: HNL(Oahu) to SFO
Comfortable seats and great service. Seats in row 4 were wonderful and are my preferred seats for this configuration. This flight works great for couples or families traveling together. Pros: Comfortable lie flat seats Great Mai Tai Solid Service Cons: Sub-par and unresponsive IFE Serviceable Food Seat 4k and 4L are my favorite on this … Continue reading First Class to Paradise: SFO to HNL(Oahu) on United’s 777-200
Needing to make a quick trip to Bali, I was able to find a ticket from SFO to Bali that included business class on China Airlines for the Taiwan to Bali(DPS) leg on an Airbus A330-300. Having never flown this configuration, airline, or plane, I was excited for what was in store. Booking While trying … Continue reading China Airlines Business Class: TPE(Taiwan) to Bali(DPS)