I just came back from a trip of a lifetime to South Africa and it all started with snagging a buy 1 take 1 business class ticket on Cathay Pacific. Read my trip report.
My family spends the Christmas holidays in Hong Kong every year away from the traffic madness. I’ll be featuring my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong as well as some new discoveries.
Ever since Philippine Airlines changed management there have been several changes like the newly renovated lounge in the Naia terminal 2, the improved airline food and the change to the Plaza Premium Lounge in Hong Kong.
When I went to the airport last August for my flight to Hong Kong I was shocked to find Philippine Airlines’ newly renovated lounge. I must say I’m very impressed.
Last June I went to New Zealand to see some hobbits. I left less than 24 hours after I arrived from Singapore. It was a good thing I had the foresight to pack my luggage for NZ before I left for Singapore.
We arrived in Doha for a 3 hour layover before continuing on to Madrid. I liked this break to give us time to stretch our legs and take a break from airplane seats not that we had anything to complain about Qatar Airways’ roomy seat. I thought 3 hours was a lot of time butContinue reading “Qatar Airways Business Class Lounge @ Doha International Airport”
Since very few airlines go to Madrid from Manila direct we chose the best airline with the cheapest business class seats and that’s Qatar Airways. The entire flight including a stop over a Doha took about 23 hours that’s why business class was the only way to go. Our journey started in the lounge atContinue reading “Qatar Airways Business Class (Manila to Doha to Madrid)”
I flew economy to Taipei but because of the Mabuhay Miles Prestige Card that Allied Band Mastercard gave me I was able to access the China Airlines lounge in Taipei’s Taoyuan airport. When I first landed in Taipei at the old, unrenovated airport terminal it reminded me of our old and dated NAIA 1 terminal.Continue reading “China Airlines Lounge at Taipei Taoyuan Airport”
A few months ago I went to Cebu with three of my college friends. Only one of us didn’t have a Mabuhay Elite card given by Allied Bank/PNB Mabuhay Miles credit card. That’s why even though we had economy class tickets we were able to go in the PAL’s lounge at the airport. It wasContinue reading “Philippine Airlines Domestic Lounge at Naia Terminal 2”
In Hong Kong Philippine Airlines shares the CNAC VIP Lounge with several airlines. I took an economy flight to Hong Kong last August and I was surprised to get an invitation to use the lounge in Hong Kong thanks to my new Mabuhay Miles Elite card which I got for free from Allied Bank’s World MasterCard. IContinue reading “Philippine Airlines Lounge in Hong Kong”