Flight Review: British Airways B767 Business Class Nice To London Heathrow

Flight Review: British Airways B767 Business Class Nice To London Heathrow

In this trip report, I review British Airways B767 in Business Class, Nice to London Heathrow. Usually, when we fly between Nice and London, be it on the Gatwick or the Heathrow route, we fly in British Airways Business Class on the A231 which I have reviewed. Sometimes, British Airways also flies a larger, ageing, … Continue reading Flight Review: British Airways B767 Business Class Nice To London Heathrow

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How This Cruising Chef Saves £2500 A Year When He Travels

How This Cruising Chef Saves £2500 A Year When He Travels

Adam is executive chef on-board an exclusive yacht, he delights his guests with the finest dining experiences while cruising through some of the world’s most beautiful islands. We wanted to share his story about how Revolut saves him over £200 each month (see how to apply at the bottom of the page). Adam, tell us … Continue reading How This Cruising Chef Saves £2500 A Year When He Travels

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Is It Wrong To Want To Shower At 40,000 Feet?

Is It Wrong To Want To Shower At 40,000 Feet?

The picture above (& in our scroller), show the First Class shower suite on the Emirates A380. Showering 40,000 feet is surely the ultimate in luxury? There are two bathrooms to choose from on this plane, both with showers and both with heated floors! They are located at the front of the upper deck, within … Continue reading Is It Wrong To Want To Shower At 40,000 Feet?

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Hot Tip: American Express 3,000 Free Point Bonus Still Available

Hot Tip: American Express 3,000 Free Point Bonus Still Available

In case you missed it; whether you are based in the UK or the US, when you apply for an American Express Gold Card, do NOT apply for a supplementary Gold Card holder during the application process. Amex emailed me (2 months after I received my card), offering me an additional 3,000 Amex Rewards for … Continue reading Hot Tip: American Express 3,000 Free Point Bonus Still Available

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Why American Airlines Domestic On British Airways Avios Is A Brilliant Deal

Why American Airlines Domestic On British Airways Avios Is A Brilliant Deal

Did you know that you can now book American Airlines Domestic Routes on British Airways.com on Avios air miles (The British Airways air mile currency). The great thing about booking these routes on Avios is the lack of noteworthy fees. Travel transatlantic or around Europe and the fees are much higher. How To Collect FREE … Continue reading Why American Airlines Domestic On British Airways Avios Is A Brilliant Deal

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An Elegant Night In A Country Manor Worth £400 For £86.. Rather Good!

An Elegant Night In A Country Manor Worth £400 For £86.. Rather Good!

Summer has come to England, so why not enjoy it at Chicheley Hall, a stunning Grade I listed mansion, regarded as one of the finest examples of early 18th Century architecture. The current hall dates back to the 1700’s and is truly impressive and has unsurprisingly been used to film parts of Pride and Prejudice, … Continue reading An Elegant Night In A Country Manor Worth £400 For £86.. Rather Good!

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5 Reasons To Ditch The Long-Haul Flights

5 Reasons To Ditch The Long-Haul Flights

There is romance and excitement in flying long-haul. Who doesn’t like the thought of being a million miles from home and escaping from day-to-day- drudgery of life? But long journeys, unfamiliar food and changing time zones are stressful to humans, be it our psyche or our physical health. To stay healthy, your body will thank … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Ditch The Long-Haul Flights

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Are You Being Spied On In Your Hotel Room? (& How To Check)

Are You Being Spied On In Your Hotel Room? (& How To Check)

Your hotel room may look innocent enough, but how do you know that you are not being spied on? View From The Wing is one of my favourite travel bloggers and he has published a cracker of a post about what to look for, to find out if you are being spied on. I couldn’t … Continue reading Are You Being Spied On In Your Hotel Room? (& How To Check)

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Free Flight Upgrade? All You Need Is A letter!

Free Flight Upgrade? All You Need Is A letter!

Isn’t that the dream? Being bumped up to Business Class for free? Well, a super-sweet letter might just be your answer! Earlier this year, nine-year-old Jasper Francis wrote a letter to Jetstar airlines asking if he could fly Business Class (as reported by Business Insider). The letter melted the hearts of the airline’s staff so … Continue reading Free Flight Upgrade? All You Need Is A letter!

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Nasty Secret You Didn’t Know About Using ATMs Abroad

Nasty Secret You Didn't Know About Using ATMs Abroad

You may have noticed that whenever you use your card abroad, most POS machines and ATMs can automatically pick up the country where your card has been issued (e.g. UK). Once it has figured out that your card is ‘foreign’, the machine assumes that you don’t hold the currency and will offer you a seemingly … Continue reading Nasty Secret You Didn’t Know About Using ATMs Abroad

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