SPG Lifetime Gold, Still Worth Chasing Lifetime Platinum?

SPG Gold For Life

Chasing SPG Lifetime Platinum I love Starwood hotels and after 8 years of Platinum, I finally hit Gold for life this year. While that’s nice, what I’m really looking to get is Platinum for life which still requires another 211 nights and 2 years of Platinum status. The 211 more nights is still a few years…

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Caught Speeding in Switzerland, Cameras Give Speeding Tickets Automatically

caught speeding in switzerland - ticket

Caught Speeding in Switzerland I was warned. I thought I was being careful, but I got caught speeding in Switzerland. Did you ever get a speeding ticket in Switzerland? This is my first speeding ticket in Europe and it was for going 13kmh over the limit (~8 miles per hour). They allow a “tolerance” of…

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Cathay Pacific First Class Experience – CX846 (HKG-JFK) Flight Review

Cathay Pacific First Class Experience - CX486 (HKG-JFK)

Guest post by Jon Cathay Pacific First Class (HKG-JFK) I was lucky enough to snag the last Cathay Pacific First Class flight from HKG-JFK (flight CX846) for a whopping 110,000 AA Miles just a few days before departure. My friends and I were furiously refreshing over the last few days beforehand trying to book this.…

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GIVEAWAY: TWO United Club Lounge Passes (Worth $59 each)

Win 2 United Club Lounge Passes

GIVEAWAY: Two United Club Lounge Passes I’m giving away two United Club Lounge passes (value $59 each, or maybe less given all the drama lately?). I won’t be able to use them since a United Club membership is included with my JP Morgan Reserve card – great news for you! They expire 6/30/17 so please make…

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