Singapore Airlines The Private Room

Singapore Airlines has a nice network of their KrisFlyer lounges around the world like the one I visited in Sydney.  When departing from Singapore flying in Singapore Airlines First Class or Suites Class, you have access to exclusive Singapore Airlines The Private Room located in Terminal 3. The luxury experience starts at check in.  There is… Read More »

Grand Hyatt Singapore Review

Grand Hyatt Singapore After spending New Years Eve at the InterContinental, it was time to move to the Grand Hyatt Singapore.  A Category 5 property, I booked my stay on Points + Cash.  I wanted to use a Diamond Suite Upgrade but it was not available. Location: The Grand Hyatt Singapore is located just off of the shopping area… Read More »

W Lakeshore Chicago Billing Issues

The W Lakeshore Chicago recently had a great sale on rooms starting at $67 per night.  I read reviews and it sounded like a decent hotel; not the best but not bad.  I decided I would book two weekends in February, one for my birthday and one for Presidents Day.  The rooms were a bit more… Read More »

InterContinental Singapore

My first night in Singapore turned out to be New Years Eve.  I already had two nights reserved at the Grand Hyatt but had some IHG points I wanted to use up.  The InterContinental Singapore had award nights available.  It is located a few blocks from Marina Bay where the fireworks are displayed, so decided to book… Read More »

10,000 Alaska Miles Mystery SOLVED!

Much conversation over the past 24 hours has focused on a mysterious 10,000 Alaska Mileage Plan mile bonus showing up in members accounts. Well, here is what I was able to learn directly from a staff member at Alaska: We understand that many Mileage Plan members have questions about a surprise 10,000 mile gift that… Read More »

Singapore Airlines A380 Suite Class SYD-SIN

Singapore Airlines A380 Suite Class SYD-SIN I booked my Singapore Airlines A380 Suite Class SYD-SIN back in April by first transferring Membership Rewards (Amex) points to Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer program.  The 7 hour and 20 minute flight from Sydney to Singapore (with an additional Suite Class flight SIN-HKG) cost 63,750 points plus fees of about $300.… Read More »