Cathay Pacific

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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Cathay Pacific: Economy vs. Premium Economy

One of life’s big travel questions – is it worth paying the extra for Premium Economy?  Some airlines such as Air New Zealand and Turkish really do offer a premium product with nicer food, comfy chair and other frills.  On other airlines, the difference can be minimal and it’s really a question of expense.

CX Premium Economy HKG-LAX

As I’m based in Hong Kong, I often find myself flying my ‘home’ airline of Cathay Pacific.  

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Cathay Business Class With A 5 Mth Old – LHR to HKG

At a mere five months of age, lucky Marley got to experience the joy of turning left.  Her clever parents banked up all their Asia Miles and splurged on business class flights to their old home of Hong Kong.  Here they share their very first longhaul flight review and tips on flying with a baby!

CX852, departing London Heathrow 12.30pm (hour delayed), arrives 6:55am + 1

How did you book the flight?

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