Monthly Archives: December 2015

And that is a wrap

24 hours 2 Boeing 737s 1 Embraer E175 1 Bombardier CRJ900 5500 miles 4 Delta SkyClubs 14000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles 12 tier points 1 thing on my mind…. Sleeping in my own bed Thanks for playing along folks

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DL1729 DTW-SFO 02A

  I have a feeling this button will be well worn by the end of the flight.  Thanks Delta. You’ve made mileage running quite fun. 

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DL3629 DFW-DTW 03A

Canadian Barbie is taking us almost home to the frozen tundra that is Detroit. 

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Dead dinosaurs don’t come much cheaper

  

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Mattress running for precious metals

Here is a hotel that I won’t be staying in :    Here is a pair of room keys I will not be using :  However I will be enjoying the two stay credits that I’ll get for not actually … Continue reading

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Escape from DFW

This trip had a second purpose other than the gratuitous acquisition of miles and that was to devour delicious barbecue in the great state of Texas.  Yelp determined that the interestingly titled Meat U Anywhere was the best rated within … Continue reading

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Faster than a speeding bullet

Have you ever wondered what kind of speeds you actually get from GoGo in-flight WiFi?  Me too. As with all speed tests, I’d take this with a pinch of salt – Hotels, ISPs, and public WiFi providers are all known … Continue reading

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Sleeping at Airports

It occurred to me, as I lay attempting to find a comfortable position on Delta’s Skyclub not-at-all-comfortable chair so that I may catch even a few precious moments of sleep, that I’ve spent far too much of my travelling life … Continue reading

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DL5697 MSP-DFW 02A

Airline rules say that morning drinking is perfectly acceptable.  I do think there’s a rule that says you shouldn’t be allowed to fly this far in a Barbie Jet.  We slept like babies then dined like kings in the MSP … Continue reading

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Minneapolis nice. 

Remind me again why I’m doing this? The first seats on DLs 739s are not comfortable but I closed my eyes before take off and woke up to find the fasten seatbelt signs already illuminated. Other than that there’s nothing … Continue reading

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