Overcrowding At American Express Centurion Lounges

2018-05-30T10:01:04+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Airport Lounges, American Express, International, News, USA|

Overcrowding At American Express Centurion Lounges Introduction American Express is a leader in premium travel reward cards in Canada, with a range of products essential to any travel hacker's wallet. American Express Membership Reward cards regularly top my list of the best credit cards in Canada, and feature some impressive welcome bonuses throughout the year. Right now American Express is [...]

Review: Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge San Francisco

2018-04-12T16:10:01+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Airport Lounges, Trip Reports, USA|

Introduction My United Airlines flight from Vancouver arrived in San Francisco shortly after 8am, giving me a whopping 7 hours or so to take in all the Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge San Francisco had to offer. Unfortunately (or fortunately), the lounge doesn't open until the afternoon, and I still needed to get my boarding pass, which meant I would need [...]

Review: Star Alliance First Class Lounge Los Angeles Airport

2018-02-20T12:18:29+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Airport Lounges, Trip Reports, USA|

Star Alliance First Class Lounge Los Angeles Airport Introduction Airport lounges in North America can be a but underwhelming, with many of them lacking the service and amenities found internationally. There are some exceptions though, such as the Qantas First Class Lounge at LAX, and the Cathay Pacific Lounge in Vancouver. This was my first time flying in first class [...]

American Express Centurion Lounge Seattle Airport Review

2018-01-10T13:42:30+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Airport Lounges, Trip Reports, USA|

American Express Centurion Lounge Seattle Airport Brad and I decided to fly to Las Vegas from Seattle because paid fares were much cheaper, and we had a companion pass to use from our MBNA Alaska Airlines Mastercard (one of my current top credit card picks for Canadians). We checked out of the Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport Hotel around 6am and [...]