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by Hilary Stockton on 5/2/2016
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5/26/2014
  Andong refers to a horse pulled cart that is used by both locals and visitors in Borobudur and more generally in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. On our first day at Amanjiwo we met another family with three young kids, and they...
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5/25/2014
Which airlines allow 24 hour cancellation without penalty? I'm regularly emailed about American Airlines, for example, charging for a cancellation within 24 hours of booking, but that's because it offers a 24 hour hold instead. Department of Transportation (DOT) rules...
Square_brooklyn_roasting_company_review
5/25/2014
This Brooklyn Roasting Company Review is one of our many NYC Restaurant Reviews. Visiting New York? See all of our posts tagged NYC. Forget Starbucks. If you're craving a seriously great coffee or espresso drink, with much better pastries than you'll get at...
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5/24/2014
  Four Seasons has some fantastic summer 2014 offers that include all Four Seasons Preferred Partner benefits. Four Seasons Preferred Partner, which can only be booked through a FSPP luxury travel advisor, is the best way to book a Four...
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5/23/2014
  A Borobudur sunrise tour is a must while staying at nearby Amanjiwo. Actually, scratch the "tour" aspect--we didn't have a guide for our visit, as we simply wanted to savor the experience in silence. To learn more about Borobudur's...
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5/22/2014
  What are the best ways to use Singapore KrisFlyer miles? As Singapore KrisFlyer is a new Chase Ultimate Rewards Points transfer partner, I thought it would be helpful to TravelSort clients and readers to post on the top Singapore...
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5/21/2014
  Singapore KrisFlyer is a new Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partner, which is great news if you hold Ultimate Rewards cards, such as the Sapphire Preferred, Ink Bold or Ink Plus. Previously, only AMEX Membership Rewards points and Starwood Preferred...
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5/21/2014
  This Amanjiwo Restaurant Review covers our food and dining experiences at Amanjiwo in Central Java, near Borobudur. Future posts will cover a sunrise visit to Borobudur and other Amanjiwo cultural experiences. The posts are part of a trip report...
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5/20/2014
  Is the new Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® being sent to existing cardholders? A TravelSort reader tweeted me "RE: Arrival+ WEMC turns out BC [Barclaycard] are converting existing paid customers to World Standard MC which is not good as new [applicants] get...
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5/19/2014
  How can you keep Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) points from expiring? TravelSort reader Anna writes: "I have about 40K SPG points that are about to expire in July, what can I do to keep my account active if I...
Square_amanjiwo_review-borobudur-java
5/18/2014
  This Amanjiwo review in Borobudur, Java is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see:...
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5/17/2014
Which travel rewards credit card is best to be able to redeem towards free travel on any airline? A TravelSort reader writes: "I'm completely new [to miles and points], but I decided to get more information and decide on a reward...
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5/16/2014
  Can kids fly in a different cabin than parents on a flight? A TravelSort reader writes "It's hard to find 4 business class award seats for my wife, two kids and me for travel to Europe. But we've found...
Square_one_ninety_singapore_review-fresh_juices
5/15/2014
This One Ninety Singapore at the Four Seasons Singapore review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous...
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5/14/2014
  The Barclaycard Arrival Card has been rebranded the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard. All well and good, but what are the top new benefits? First, a recap of the existing benefits that are staying, and why this is...
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5/14/2014
  Which airlines offer a complimentary hotel stay for an overnight or long connection? A TravelSort reader commented on Facebook "Do you know...if we are eligible for a [complimentary] hotel overnight stay via SWISS as the connecting flight is 13...
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5/13/2014
  Is a stopover allowed on a one way award ticket? TravelSort reader Matt writes "Which frequent flyer programs allow a stopover on a one way award ticket? I rarely book round trip awards for my partner and me, since...
Square_gardens_by_the_bay_review-supertrees_and_ocbc_skyway_
5/12/2014
This Singapore Gardens by the Bay review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see:...
Square_best_first_class_airline_amenity_kits-asiana_first_class_amenity_kit_with_bulgari_white_tea_products
5/11/2014
  Which airlines offer the best first class amenity kits? The answer is probably even more subjective than the best first class airline pajamas, which I previously posted on. Here's what I would want in the ideal first class amenity...
Square_four_seasons_singapore_review-adult_quiet_pool
5/10/2014
This Four Seasons Singapore hotel review is part of a trip report including Singapore Suites, Cathay Pacific First Class, Emirates First Class, Asiana First Class and luxury resorts and dining in Southeast Asia. For the previous posts, please see: Virgin...
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