Tagged: Star Alliance

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Buying and Using Avianca Life Miles to Redeem Flights from Asia

We previously explained that buying frequent flyer miles can be a cheap way of booking premium cabin flights. In this article we will look at the frequent flyer scheme of Avianca, the Colombian flag carrier which has been flying for almost a century. Despite not being well known...

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Thai Royal Orchid Lounge at HKG Review

The Thai Airways lounge at Hong Kong Airport is small but functional. It’s located near Gate 70, easiest way to is to take the shuttle train then make a short walk and go up the escalator. Not too much to say, the pictures pretty much explain everything. The...

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Hong Kong to Sapporo/Hokkaido/Niseko, finding award flights

I know a lot of Hong Kong people like to go skiing. Most of the time people think of going to Hokkaido Japan, or more specifically Niseko. The closest major airport is Sapporo Chitose CTS. But cost is usually a huge factor deterring skiers from going. I suggest saving up your...

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Award Redemption using UA MileagePlus

I wanted to mention about the valuable award redemption opportunities in Asia for UA MileagePlus members. Oddly, Hong Kong (South Asia) is in a separate region from mainland China (North Asia) according to UA for redemption purposes. North Asia: China, South Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan,...

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United Airlines Miles 40% Off

My first travel related post will be for UAL members…not too many in HK, but they do fly here from SFO and ORD, and now EWR after the CO merger.   Courtesy of the points guy, UAL is selling miles 40% off today, good until 12:59pm April 26th,...