Qantas Business Lounge Auckland

Qantas Business Lounge Auckland

Qantas Business Lounge Auckland After my 24 hours in Auckland, I arrived at AKL with plenty of time to spare.  There are a few lounges at the Auckland International Terminal located past security (map).  Lounges include Emirates, Air New Zealand, Qantas and the Emperor Lounge (the one lounge accessible with Priority Pass).  As a oneworld … Read more

Single City: 24 hours in Auckland

24 Hours in Auckland

24 Hours in Auckland I have a trip planned to Australia for Christmas that will actually give me time to see the region.  My visit to New Zealand gave me only 24 hours in Auckland.  Here is how I spent the time and what sites I took in during my 24 hours in Auckland. Entrance Visa: US … Read more

Hilton Auckland Review

Hilton Auckland

Hilton Auckland Review Due to an extremely discounted ticket, I recently spent 24 hours in Auckland, New Zealand.  It was my first visit to Oceania and only third visit to the Southern Hemisphere.  There are no Hyatt properties in New Zealand although a Park Hyatt is under construction.  There is one Hilton and it is … Read more

American Airlines 787 Main Cabin Extra LAX-AKL

American Airlines 787-8 Main Cabin Extra LAX-AKL

American Airlines 787 Main Cabin Extra LAX-AKL After my terrible experience last weekend in American Airlines Business class, I wasn’t looking forward to my American Airlines 787 Main Cabin Extra LAX-AKL flight.  At 12+ hours each way, AA 82 and 83 are long flights to be in Economy (even if it is “Main Cabin Extra”). I purchased this … Read more