Review of Cebu Pacific’s GetGo rewards program!

Cebu Pacific has their own rewards program, called GetGo. Over the last two years since its launch, they have made a number of changes, making it a more robust program with a growing number of partners, earning and redemption options. Find out what you can get from this progrma in my detailed review of Cebu Pacific’s GetGo rewards program! … Continue reading

Cebu Pacific Air eliminates change fees for 24h after purchase!

Cebu Pacific Airlines has eliminated the change fees for tickets within 24 hours of purchase. If you book a flight and notice an issue within 24h of buying the ticket, you can rebook your flight, changing the dates or times of your flight as well as the flight sequence. You still have to pay any difference in fare between your … Continue reading

airberlin declares bankruptcy – what happens to thousands of passengers now?

After years of financial losses, recent restructuring and talk with part-owner Etihad, Lufthansa, the German government and other stakeholders to mount a rescue or at least an orderly transition, the attempts have failed. Etihad (somewhat surprisingly) pulled the plug and declined to provide further financing, resulting in airberlin declaring bankruptcy because they can’t see a viable path forward. The German government … Continue reading

Chaos at Barcelona Airport due to Strikes – be prepared for long lines!

It seems like at least once a year there are news from Europe about strikes crippling air transportation on the old continent – Air France, Alitalia and Lufthansa all had their share of problems, causing flight cancellations and delays, inconveniencing travelers. This year, the (private) security workers at Barcelona’s International Airport have been staging work-stoppages to improve their negotiating position … Continue reading

Scoot Air to fly to USA by June 2018

Scoot Air, the long-haul low-cost carrier owned by Singapore Airlines (SQ), just completed their merger with the short-haul LCC TigerAir, also owned by SQ. To celebrate the occasion, they announced 5 new routes, including flights to Honolulu, Hawaii! They will also start serving Harbin, Kuantan, Palembang and Kuching! … Continue reading

AirAsia ASEAN Pass: Top 10 Tips to make the most out of it!

The AirAsia ASEAN Pass made my ASEAN Explorer Trip possible – I only paid $360 for 11 flights of 6,541 miles around South East Asia! In more than 20 years of traveling and 4 Million miles of flying, these were the cheapest flights I’ve done! But there are some pitfalls with the ASEAN pass, like availability, fees and conditions. So, Check my AirAsia Asean Pass … Continue reading

Old Seat, great food, low prices: Turkish Airlines Business Class (long-haul) Review

Are you looking for an affordable alternative to traveling more comfortably? Turkish Airlines Business Class might be the answer: Turkish Airlines is serving more countries than any other airline and offers business class tickets between the US or Europe and Asia for little more than other airline’s Premium Economy! Find out what you can expect from Turkish Airlines long-haul business … Continue reading