Category Archives: flights

JetBlue Mint LAX-FLL

JetBlue Mint I received a ton of JetBlue points through their points match promotion last summer (in addition to signing up for one of their credit cards).  I wanted to try out the JetBlue Mint product (their premium class product).  With an upcoming stay in Puerto Rico, I decided to get creative with my routing so… Read More »

Seattle to Europe for Under $300

At the time of this post, there are some great fares from the US to Europe.  Some of these dates are even over the high summer months of travel.  The best part (for me) is that some of the fares are valid departing Seattle.  Seattle (and elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest) rarely has deals to… Read More »

Virgin America Mileage Run

Virgin America Mileage Run Up until recently, Virgin America allowed for VERY creative routing for travel between Portland, OR (PDX) and Los Angeles (LAX).  Depending on the dates, you could fly from PDX-LAX with stops in San Francisco, Florida, New York, Boston, and/or DC for under $100.  Virgin America has changed the routing ability; it… Read More »

Qantas 747-400 Business Class YVR-SYD

Qantas 747-400 Business Class YVR-SYD Qantas doesn’t fly out of Seattle, so my options to fly to Sydney from the west coast were out of San Francisco, Los Angles, or Vancouver.  I was unable to find premium award seats with Alaska miles out of LAX or SFO, but there was Business Class available for Christmas… Read More »