I flew a lot in 2015…
Enough to earn a ton of miles and upgrades, hit the American Airlines top tier Executive Platinum status, and “learn” a bit more about how airlines price fares.
Even though I’ll sometimes fly first or business class, I’m still very much a travel hacker at heart and it warms me when I find an incredible deal.
On my last mileage run, I got stuck for the night in Hong Kong. It wasn’t too bad, the always excellent staff at Cathay Pacific whisked me through customs and into a mid-tier business-ey hotel.
By that time it was too late to do anything fun, but the free flowing lounge champagne actually made me quite tired and I slept for four hours before trying to get to Ho Chi Minh City again.
The only thing I seem to remember from the night were the number of signs pointing me towards the ferries for Macau…Continue Reading