News Update $685 Uber Ride for Baseball Players & Not Cool SLS Vegas?
This post is News Update $685 Uber Ride for Baseball Players & Not Cool SLS Vegas? It covers travel stories I’ve been reading this week.
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Mariners minor leaguers take Uber from Phoenix to Albuquerque – These players got hit with an $685 UBER ride when American Airlines left them hanging.
SLS Las Vegas: Not LA Cool – I think it is good that there is another Starwood option on the strip. But I guess this location doesn’t live up to its LA image.
Bonjour, Joon. What the heck are you doing here?? – Here is another new low-cost airline. This time owned by Air France. I wonder if they will all use the parking stands instead of gates with jetways at Paris CDG Airport?
Borrowing Hyatt top tier status: Experimenting with two approaches – This is a success story about sharing Hyatt status with a buddy. In this case to get it to work for two rooms as well as using the Citi Prestige Fourth Night Free benefit. Have you ever done this before?
Presto change-o *poof* – I’ve created award space – This is a silly read about getting some award space created. Do you have a story like this one? I know a lot of hotels like to play games with point availability.
Big Changes Coming to the Hyatt Best Rate Guarantee Policy – The changes seem like a downgrade on the BRG policy; although it is already difficult to get a claim accepted so I am not sure if this changes much since the claims are hard to get approved.
American’s New “Flagship Bridge” Dining Area At JFK – This is a new addition at the Admiral’s Club/Flagship Lounge JFK. It looks like a nice addition and sounds like the cheeseburger is pretty good.
Review: British Airways First Lounge Heathrow T5 – Here is the review of the day. This time from London Heathrow in the BA terminal 5.