This was originally the last remaining piece in the puzzle to qualify for SAS Eurobonus Gold for the first time, made possible by a recent work trip to Las Vegas. Award auction upgrade Originally booked in SAS Plus for around 6000 NOK (a little more than 750 USD), I utilized SAS’ upgrade auction system to … Continue reading Review: SAS Business – Stockholm – Hong Kong (Airbus A330-300)
Every once in a while, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) runs a promo for their staff and their friends, with some very decent prices in both their Go (economy) and Plus (premium economy) cabins. I got access through a Facebook friend, and decided on Washington DC as the destination for a fall getaway. The trip in Go … Continue reading Review: SAS Go (Economy) – Copenhagen – Washington DC (Airbus A330)
As I wrote in my review of the SAS Plus (premium economy) experience between Oslo and Miami, lounge is included wherever SAS has their own lounge, otherwise not. Miami is one such place, but my friend's Eurobonus Diamond status secured me access to the Star Alliance lounge at MIA anyway. We arrived at the airport … Continue reading Lounge review: Avianca VIP Lounge, Miami International Airport (MIA)
As I wrote the other day, I flew from Oslo to Miami in SAS Plus (Premium Economy), and so had access to the SAS Lounge at OSL prior to departure. My travel companions were Eurobonus Gold and Diamond, however, so I could pass through to the Gold lounge by accompanying them. Star Alliance Gold members are … Continue reading Lounge review: SAS Gold Lounge, Oslo Airport (OSL)
Yesterday I had tickets with SAS to Miami in their premium economy «Plus» class (review will follow soon). I was supposed to travel with a friend, but a few days prior to departure, he received the following email: A lovely gesture from the airline, as my friend is Eurobonus Diamond and spends a LOT of time onboard SAS … Continue reading Airlines and their complimentary upgrade policy
All of the popular points and miles blogs advice you to do one very important thing before you set up your «points strategy»: Define what your travel goal is. So here it is: I wanna go to Australia at some points, and I wanna fly first class. I've always wanted to visit Australia, and on a … Continue reading What is my ultimate travel goal?