World Traveller 73


Our return flights on Japan Airlines were ticketed courtesy of AAdvantage Miles at 50,000 miles for business class one way. These miles started off life as Canadian RBC Visa Avion Credit Card points and were later converted to AAdvantage points. Truth be told, I had a whole stack sitting there left over from a joint account with the previous administration that had been sitting idle for about 10 years while I was… Read More

After a fantastic 2 week holiday in the heat of South East Asia, it was sadly time to head home. After a 4:45 AM wake up, we headed to the Singapore Changi Airport. There were plenty of Uber cars available coming from the Orchard Road district area at 5:45 AM. Jerry collected us in a nice black Mercedes E Class for our 18 minute ride up the PIE expressway to the Changi… Read More

KLM World Business Class is a carrier that has alluded us for quite a number of years. When we saw that they offered a fifth freedom flight between Bali and Singapore at a discounted price, we jumped all over it. Instead of travelling on a low cost carrier in a narrow body aircraft, we got a wide body plane that had full service. Please read on to see how we fared… Review:… Read More

There are many ways to get to the Maldives. Typically, from our home in North America, the typical routes are through the Middle East on Turkish, Emirates or Etihad. Thanks to some available award availability, we were lucky to get some award space on Singapore Airlines departing from Singapore Changi International Airport on their Airbus 330-3 business class product. While it wasn’t the most up to date business class offering, it was… Read More

Today’s Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to Male had us visiting the Singapore Changi Airport and the Singapore Airlines Silver Kris Lounge in Changi Terminal Two. Singapore Airlines operates a tiered lounge structure, with today’s flight affording us access to the best business class lounge that Singapore Airlines had to offer in Terminal Two. We found a reasonable facility that was comfortable in environment, and plentiful on champagne. Review: Singapore Airlines SilverKris… Read More

In order to depart Vietnam, we were fortunate enough to find some reward availability on Singapore Airlines Business Class. Singapore Airlines award availability is tough to come by and I’ve generally found the greatest success is on regional flights of less than four hours within Asia. Singapore Airlines typically uses their Airbus 330-3 product for these flights. As a result, this review showcases our experience on our short flight between Ho Chi… Read More

Trip Introduction: The Twilight of Burma, a Visit to Myanmar Travel Planning: I had been traveling to Singapore from the West Coast of Canada (Vancouver) ever since my first trip as 6 year old. My grandparents had retired there from Malaysia and my mom, who had been an expat since she was 20, made sure I got to know them. I got to travel to SE Asia quite a bit through the… Read More