My Thoughts on Travel and COVID19

My Thoughts on Travel and COVID19 Over the past week, my thoughts on travel during this season of COVID19 have evolved.  These are just a few of my musings. Retaining Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Status 10 days ago Alaska announced a promotion that offered 50% bonus Elite Qualifying Miles for … Read more

How to Win Travel Contests

How to Win Travel Contests Over the years I have won some really great contests.  Amongst my friends it has become a joke: “How are you so lucky?”  Upon reflection, I am fairly confident that I do not possess some supernatural power.  Instead, I have some strategies that increase my … Read more

SkyTeam Lounge (YVR)

SkyTeam Lounge YVR Before my Icelandair flight, I had a five hour layover in Vancouver.  The international departure area has two lounges accessible with Priority Pass — the Plaza Premium Lounge and the SkyTeam Lounge.  As I had already visited the Plaza Premium Lounge on a previous trip, I decided … Read more