The AA new First Class lounge has a contemporary feel but the food offerings have been reduced.
Category Archives for New York.
Do you believe a hotel when they say there’s no upgrade for you as they are sold out?
An early morning, Black Friday, visit to the Flagship Lounge at JFK found it empty!
Can a crew make or break a flight? Sometimes, but on this trip from JFK to LAX, the real problem was the weather. A 100 minute delay on the ground at JFK didn’t help the crews disposition.
Not a cheap place to visit but if you pick the right day, the One World Observatory can afford spectacular views of New York and New Jersey.
Trying a new hotel is always a experience, even when you know it’s with a chain that you trust. I was delighted to find that the Hyatt Herald Square is go good that I might just become a regular guest.
Running a free shuttle to and from JFK makes this property typical of those at JFK. That it is slightly better than average is an indication of how poor the other options are here. A review of the Executive Club at the Hilton is included.
In recent months it has become harder and harder to use the 4 Suite Upgrades given to Diamond Gold Passport members annually. Last year I used one for a stay in this membership year. (You are allowed to do that as long as you make the reservation before 28 February in the year the upgrade…
Many years ago it was possible to book a helicopter flight from JFK to downtown Manhattan as part of a TWA ticket. I did this 6 minute journey twice before the service was withdrawn. My time in helicopters is limited; the trips mentioned, a sightseeing in Kauai and Monte Carlo to Nice are my only…
I was browsing hotel options in New York around Easter and came across this ‘bargain’. As a Diamond Member of Hilton’s HHonors programme I get guaranteed room availability. But this offer clearly comes at a price – $6,000. Just for one room you understand, not the whole hotel. Thankfully there are plenty of other choices…