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The Westjet Elevation Lounge is Westjet Airlines first entry into the business lounge space. As an outlier airline not in any one international airline alliance such as Star Alliance, One World or Skyteam, Westjet has often forged its own path. The Westjet Elevation Lounge continues on that path with a better than expected lounge space, paired with excellent food and beverage offerings. Review: The Westjet Elevation Lounge, Calgary Domestic “B” Concourse, Calgary… Read More

Plaza Premium has a strong foot print in Canada, serving many of the Canadian airports in its larger centres. One of the lounges that they operate is the quirky Plaza Premium Lounge in the Vancouver Domestic Terminal “C”. It’s unique as a small miniature lounge that seats approximately 25 people in an open air terminal concept. If you enjoyed this post, please follow us here or on social media through Facebook, Twitter… Read More

American Express started opening airline travel lounges, inviting its members a place to relax before a flight. American Express has done an outstanding job with their lounges that are located in high traffic airports around North America and the world. While the lounges are often busy places, they make up for these shortfalls in better food and beverage. Our visit to the American Express Centurion Lounge in San Francisco was outstanding with… Read More

American Express started opening airline travel lounges, inviting its members a place to relax before a flight. This is a crowded and expensive place to operate in, given the cost of airport rents, labour and food and beverage. American Express has done an outstanding job with their lounges that are located in high traffic airports around North America and the world. While the lounges are often busy places, they make up for… Read More

Plaza Premium has a strong foot print in Canada, serving many of the Canadian airports in its larger centres. As one of the newest lounges in it’s network, I set out to review the Plaza Premium Lounge Domestic departures in Terminal “B” at Vancouver International Airport. I was expecting an average location but I was actually quietly impressed by what this place had to offer. Review: Plaza Premium Lounge, Domestic Departures, Terminal… Read More

As Vancouver residents, we spend a lot of our free time up in the Whistler area. We enjoy the space, the recreation and the relaxed lifestyle when it comes to hanging out in the valley. During a Whistler weekend during Cornucopia, we happened across the specials at Il Caminetto as advertised in the town newspaper The Pique. With a fantastic four course Prix Fixe at $39 CAD, we were set with a… Read More

Read more from this trip: Introduction: Iceland, Spain and Morocco via Iceland Air Saga Class & British Airways First Class Plaza Premium Lounge: Transborder Vancouver Alaska Airlines: Vancouver – Seattle American Express Centurion Lounge, Seattle Tacoma, USA Icelandair Saga Class: Seattle – Keflavik Hotel 101, A Member of Design Hotels, Reykjavik, Iceland City Visit: Reykjavik, Iceland – Part I City Visit: Reykjavik, Iceland – Part II The Blue Lagoon, Iceland The Golden… Read More

Read more from this trip: Introduction: Iceland, Spain and Morocco via Iceland Air Saga Class & British Airways First Class Plaza Premium Lounge: Transborder Vancouver Alaska Airlines: Vancouver – Seattle American Express Centurion Lounge, Seattle Tacoma, USA Icelandair Saga Class: Seattle – Keflavik Hotel 101, A Member of Design Hotels, Reykjavik, Iceland City Visit: Reykjavik, Iceland – Part I City Visit: Reykjavik, Iceland – Part II The Blue Lagoon, Iceland The Golden… Read More

Read More from this Trip Introduction: Christmas Markets in Germany via British Airways and Lufthansa First Class SkyTeam International Lounge, Vancouver International Airport Cathay Pacific Lounge, Vancouver International Airport British Airways Galleries Lounge, Vancouver International Airport British Airways First Class: Vancouver – London Heathrow Terminal 3 British Airways Concorde Room: London Heathrow Terminal 5 British Airways Club Europe: London Heathrow Terminal 5 – Munich Le Meridien Munich, Munich, Germany Christmas Markets in… Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne with The Great Ocean Road, exploring The Yarra Valley and the beaches of The Gold Coast via Qantas First Class. This trip was booked using Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this… Read More