Airlines

Singapore Airlines Flight Review

It has been a long time since I’ve flown with Singapore Airlines.  Have you seen their luxurious First Class Suites? They look unbelievable, pretty much a whole room to yourself!  Unfortunately I wasn’t reviewing the front of the plane but the back instead.  Twice.  The first flight was the 3.5 hr journey from Hong Kong to Singapore.

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Review of Thai Airways: Hong Kong to Phuket

For our Christmas trip to Phuket, I chose to fly with Thai Airways as it was half the price of Cathay Pacific.  Thai Airways is part of the Star Alliance, which includes Singapore and United Airlines.  Thai’s Royal Orchid Plus Program is open to any person 2 years of age or older.  Whilst I am a Royal Orchid Plus member, my daughters are enrolled in KrisFlyer (belonging to Singapore Airlines) as we fly Virgin a lot and they don’t meet the minimum age requirement for the Flying Club.

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Is Cathay Premium Economy Worth It?

Is it worth the extra to splurge to Premium Economy on a longhaul flight?  Of course prices and quality vary between airline but on Cathay Pacific, a Premium Economy fare can amount to double the Economy price.  Therefore the decision really depends on the length of your upcoming journey and how much cash you’re willing to splash.  

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Cathay Pacific Business Class Review: Hong Kong to Chicago

Champers ✔   Flat Bed  ✔   Delicious garlic bread ✔   Linen tablecloth ✔   No need for valium ✔

Let me tell you, longhaul Cathay Pacific Business class is awesome.

Now regular readers will know that I am 99% found at the very back of the plane.  Which is absolutely fine but once a year we splurge all our hard-earned airmiles and upgrade from Premium Economy to Business Class.

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Is Premium Economy Worth The Extra Cash?

Is Premium Economy worth the cash?  The eternal dilemma faced by those pondering longhaul travel. I recently used airmiles to upgrade a round trip economy flight to Premium on Cathay Pacific.  This is a long, boring flight (12 hours), made particularly more arduous by the fact my return was a day flight.  I can’t complain too much though as I was without the kids.  

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