• Review: Delta One A330 JFK-ZRH

    This is the kick-off of a short series of posts on my trip across the pond. I can’t say enough about this trip — and I can’t take much credit either. My mom did a lot of planning of our trip, hotels, etc., but of course I decided to book business class to make my way over. So hope you enjoy! Review: Delta One A330 JFK-ZRH My experiences through Europe: France My experiences through Europe: Switzerland My experiences through Europe: Renting a car and flying “domestic” Review: Air Canada Business Class 787 MXP-YYZ I want to preface this review with some background knowledge about myself — for those that may…

  • Delta One vs. Air Canada 787 Business Class

    I recently got back from not only an amazing trip in Europe with my family, but also my first opportunity to try international business class! I’ve spoken a little about the booking process, where I needed to be and when, and what made me decide to fly what I did. But in this post I wanted to briefly put the two products head to head. While these aren’t products that are typically put up head to head, why the hell not. Interested to hear the responses, as I’m hoping that to maybe bring this in as a recurring installment. Let’s first review: Delta One – Airbus A330-200, JFK-ZRH Booked through…

  • Is Virgin Atlantic Upper Class worth 85,000 SkyMiles

    I recently wrote about planning a trip to Europe, in which I outlined a sort of trick I’ve found in booking award tickets. While I mentioned in that article that I was focused on using my Chase Ultimate Rewards points, I have also considered using Delta miles for one leg as I have quite a bit of SkyMiles built up from business travel. I want to try and fly Business Class (crazy enough, I haven’t yet), but I didn’t really expect there to be any reasonable award redemptions out there. After some further research, I learned that you could redeem as little as 70,000 SkyMiles from the east coast to Europe…