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by Hilary Stockton on 2/11/2016
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4/5/2014
  This Tin Lung Heen Hong Kong Dim Sum Review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Cathay Pacific First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous...
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4/4/2014
  Swiss Business Class is available from the U.S. to Europe for about $1500 roundtrip this summer from select cities that are not United hubs. Usually SWISS Business Class for these routes runs at least twice that. I don't expect...
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4/3/2014
  This Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Club Room Review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Cathay Pacific First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts,...
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4/2/2014
  The Four Seasons Maui at Wailea is the most popular Four Seasons I book for TravelSort Clients, especially for honeymoons, anniversary celebrations and couples' escapes, but also for family vacations. Why? Several reasons: Maui's largest 5-star hotel rooms and...
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4/1/2014
This Singapore Suites A380 review from Singapore to Hong Kong is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Cathay Pacific First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous...
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3/31/2014
  Can two Citi Executive AAdvantage cards earn you 200,000 AAdvantage miles? TravelSort reader Jean writes "I saw Nenad's comment that he was able to get two Citi Executive AAdvantage cards back when the bonus was 60,000 miles each. Will...
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3/30/2014
  Do Virtuoso and Preferred Partner reservations earn hotel points and elite status? Nearly every week a new or existing TravelSort client asks me if they will earn loyalty points and nights or stay credits toward hotel elite status with...
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3/29/2014
This Cathay Pacific First Class review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Cathay Pacific First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see: Virgin...
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3/28/2014
  Happy Photo Friday! Here are a few "Where in the World" photos to preview upcoming reviews that will be part of my current Southeast Asia trip report featuring Singapore Suites, the Singapore Airlines Private Room and luxury resorts and dining....
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3/27/2014
This Singapore Airlines Private Room lounge review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse JFK...
Square_amex_business_platinum-40k_bonus_now_or_hope_for_targeted_100k_to_150k_bonus
3/26/2014
  AMEX Business Platinum: apply for the 40K bonus now or hope for a targeted 150K signup bonus later? A TravelSort reader tweets "Do you think I should wait to get the [American Express] Platinum or should I get it...
Square_singapore_suites_a380_review-frankfurt-singapore-raspberry_tiramisu
3/25/2014
  This Singapore Suites JFK to Frankfurt review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse...
Square_when_can_you_get_a_credit_card_signup_bonus_again
3/24/2014
  When can you get a credit card signup bonus again? TravelSort reader Dave writes "I'm just getting started with travel rewards credit cards, and my question is: when can I get a credit card signup bonus again? Is it...
Square_lufthansa_senator_lounge_frankfurt_review-reception
3/23/2014
  This Lufthansa Senator Lounge Frankfurt Review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse JFK Singapore...
Square_jet_lag_pill_in_development_and_tips_to_avoid_jet_lag
3/22/2014
A jet lag pill is in development by Pfizer, based on new research that has identified an enzyme, casein kinase 1epsilon, that controls part of the circadian rhythm. As the article (forwarded to me by TravelSort client Chad) notes, in...
Square_singapore_suites_review_jfk-fra-bed-turndown_service
3/21/2014
  This Singapore Suites JFK to Frankfurt review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the first post, please see Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse...
Square_virgin_atlantic_clubhouse_jfk_terminal_4-singapore_suites_lounge-pool_table_billiards
3/20/2014
The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at JFK (Terminal 4) is the lounge that Singapore Suites passengers may use prior to their flight. I got to JFK only shortly before my Singapore Suites flight as I wasn't traveling with my family and...
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3/19/2014
  The Barclaycard Arrival Travel Community (officially Barclaycard Travel Community) enables you to link your Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard to it to earn "miles" (better thought of as points) to redeem for travel. Barclaycard launched the travel community last year, but...
Square_iberia_business_class_a340-600_review-seats
3/18/2014
  This Iberia Business Class A340-600 Review is part of a trip report including Iberia New Business Class, plus reviews of luxury hotels and dining in Marrakech, Morocco. For the prior posts, please see: British Airways Galleries Lounge at JFK Terminal 7 Review...
Square_flight_cancellation_or_delay-tips_for_what_to_do
3/17/2014
    Has a flight cancellation or delay ever spoiled a trip for you? What should you do to avoid cancelled or delayed flights, have a backup plan, and deal with them if they occur?   A TravelSort reader writes:...
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