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Review & Photos of The United Club PHL Lounge

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For my first flight on United Airlines from Philadelphia, I would be in Terminal D.  Having no status with United or Star Alliance, I was happy to pull out my free lounge pass (paper pass will change to digital in 2018), a benefit of my Chase United Mileage Plus Explorer Visa card.  Each year, I […]

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The Alaska Airlines Lounge in Seattle Review

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Flying home from Seattle over the years, my only option was the direct USAirways (now American Airlines) flight, however, this visit, my travel agent suggested Alaska Airlines.  Alaska Airlines started flying direct between Seattle and Philly, in June 2012, and brought some welcome competition to the segment.  Despite that, I hadn’t had an opportunity to […]

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My first Singapore Airlines business class flight – Seoul (ICN) to Singapore (SIN)

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My Star Alliance award ticket to Australia was concocted in my insane attempt to try as many different airlines as I could along the way.  Having heard great reviews of Singapore Airlines over the years – larger seat, great crew, nice lounges – I was convinced that I had to add a flight or two […]

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Singapore SilverKris lounge in Changi, a relaxing visit with a tea time trolley

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One of the perks of flying international business class (even if award ticket) is access to the airline’s lounge, but not all lounges are created equal.  I would visit a few on the Australia award trip (USAirways PHL lounge, Asiana using KLM Chicago, Singapore SilverKris, Thai Melbourne, Thai Bangkok and finally Star Alliance Paris CDG). […]