One common attribute to all the countries in Middle-East is that they have large national carriers – Emirates, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, Oman Air etc. This makes searching for flight deals (especially non-stop) challenging. Here is a summary of some great flight deals … [Read more...] about [Deal Alert] Great flight deals in February in and out of the Middle-East
The only thing I love more than collecting miles and points is a white Christmas. We have been travelling for Christmas every year since 2012. However, it is also a time when flight fares and hotel rates skyrocket! Usually, a luxury trip is out of bounds for me. But the following … [Read more...] about [Trip Review] Luxury Trip to Swiss Alps at Economy Prices!
The Offer Standard Chartered – one of the leading international banks in UAE – is offering an iPhone XR upon spending a certain amount in about 6 months. Here is a link to the offer: https://www.sc.com/ae/promotions/apple-iphone/ This doesn’t appear to be the targeted … [Read more...] about [UAE Deal Alert] Win a free iPhone XR upon minimum spend with Standard Chartered Credit Cards
If you have traveled enough within Europe, you would likely have a love-hate relationship with Ryanair. Sure, the fares are incredible, but every time I am in one of those planes, I wonder when they would start charging for using lavatories :) Last year, around the same time, … [Read more...] about [DEAL Alert] Incredible fares out of Amman, Jordan through Ryanair!
Airlines the world over are notorious for idiosyncratic pricing – something that baffles me a lot. Vagary No. 1 – More kilometers = Less Price Dubai airport is the undisputed king of hub-and-spoke model. In 2018, passenger traffic in Dubai was ~90 million. A sizable number was … [Read more...] about The vagaries of Middle-Eastern Airlines!