Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Etihad and their business class promotional round trip fares between Tokyo (NRT), Japan and Paris (CDG), France.
Many travelers have struggled to book connecting rooms online, having to resort to calling the hotel to confirm them, and often found that they were not available at the end when checking in.
Hilton has now introduced a booking option that allows you to confirm Connecting Rooms when making the reservation online without any manual processes or having to contact the hotel.
Summer, Sand & Ankle Bracelets: Phuket Readies For Opening With Even More Restrictions Including Facial Detection
The ongoing comedy of reopening for vaccinated tourists in the Phuket Sandbox has reached another level of absurdity as visitors now have to wear an affixed tracking device during their stay and are being tracked by a facial recognition system.
In addition to three local Covid-19 tests Tourist will have their precise locations tracked via the global positioning system (GPS) feature on an English version of Mor Chana App, as well as a location-tracking wristband and a facial detection system designed by China.
Marriott Bonvoy Gold members have been eligible for complimentary room upgrades, excluding suites, and Platinum and higher for select suites available at the time of checking in for the duration of their stay.
Marriott Bonvoy has today changed the rules of upgrading Gold and Platinum and higher tier members, and you could infer that these changes are for the worse.
Finnair yesterday announced that it would further decouple services even from business class Light fares that would no longer include any ground priority services, baggage allowance, or even lounge access.
Passengers can purchase Classic fare that comes with usual business class benefits, although Oneworld Sapphire and Emerald members are eligible for most of them even if buying the cheapest option.
Air Canada has launched an excellent promotion for up to 20,000 bonus Aeroplan miles for a stay in Vancouver between June 21 – December 15, 2021.
The bonus miles are in addition to what is usually earned for these stays. You must book between June 10 – July 7
European Union Ambassadors on Wednesday have decided to add six countries to the Safe List from which non-essential travel to the bloc, at least theoretically, would be allowed, according to Reuters and AFP.
However, each member state can decide who to let in, and there could be prearrival Covid-19 testing requirement, proof of vaccination and/or quarantine.
IHG affiliated Kimpton Hotels in the United States have launched an Advance Saver Rate for stays through December 31, 2021.
The discount is 5% to 20%, and IHG Rewards members save even more. You must book a minimum of 7 days before arrival, and a one-night non-refundable deposit is taken on day seven before checking in.
THAI has moved closer towards reorganization of some form as the Central Bankruptcy Court in Bangkok has just approved Thai Airways Debt Rehabilitation Plan as agreed to and proposed by the creditors.
There has been no general haircut on debt and THAI can’t look to the government for additional money or even loan guarantees as the State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) chief recently said.
Accor and Visa reached a deal before the pandemic began in February 2020 to launch co-branded credit cards first in France and later in other European countries.
The launch was delayed, and then Accor and BNP Paribas announced that these cards would be available for consumers in France this February (read more here), which is now long gone as well.
United Airlines has launched a new Flash Sale to buy MileagePlus miles at a 100% bonus until June 19, 2021.
United Airlines has promotions monthly for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year, including any possible bonuses up to 175K).
Marriott Bonvoy has released its latest Escapes available for stays in the United States, Canada, Caribbean, and Latin America through July 15, 2021. You must book by Sunday.
Members can save 25%, and the non-member discount is capped at 20%. The offer is valid seven days a week at resorts and weekends (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights) at urban hotels.