Different Airlines – Same Routes – To Chicago with American Airlines and British Airways Or “Oh Sandy. You came and you gave without thinking….” Index: Cheap Flight? In the autumn? Which planet are you on? (The Introduction) To London, BA Galleries First, American Airlines FlAAgship Lounge– (THIS SECTION) AA99 – London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare … [Read more...]
Different Airlines – Same Routes – To Chicago with American Airlines and British Airways
Different Airlines – Same Routes – To Chicago with American Airlines and British Airways Or “Oh Sandy. You came and you gave without thinking....” Index: Cheap Flight? In the autumn? Which planet are you on? (The Introduction) – (THIS SECTION) To London, BA Galleries First, American Airlines FlAAgship Lounge AA99 – London Heathrow to Chicago O’Hare … [Read more...]
What’s in…. the Hyatt Platinum Pack?
I'm sure a lot of us took advantage of the MilePoint Premium upgrade - if for one thing: Hyatt Platinum status. Whilst I notch up a good number a nights in Hyatt properties over a year, I tend to either 1) Miss the number of nights and 2) Miss the night stay credit (no thanks to the Hyatt O'Hare sadly who seem to mess up my nights and stay postings every time recently) So … [Read more...]
TRIP REPORT – Narrow Minds and Narrow Bodies – To Denver with United, Aer Lingus and FlyBe
Narrow Minds and Narrow Bodies - To Denver with the New United, Aer Lingus and FlyBe - BHX-DUB, DUB-EWR-LAX-DEN, DEN-SFO-EWR-BFS, BHD-BHX Or NOT ANOTHER BLEEDING BOEING 757!!! Hello dear readers. And welcome to my end-of-year trip. Why? For miles of course and to maintain status - so I don’t have to fly in January in a mad panic. Newbies! Welcome to the madness that … [Read more...]
TRIP REPORT – A Smooch of Chicago and a Kiss of DC – with United – LHR-ORD-IAD-LHR
A Smooch of Chicago and a Kiss of DC - LHR-ORD-IAD-LHR with United Yes, it’s October. That means it’s time to decamp back to my favourite city to visit in the world - Chicago. And yes, that means I write lots about the usual things. So yes, settle dow for a mix of the the usual ramblings, iPhones in Sickbags, paint falling off planes, and general geeking. And if you thought … [Read more...]
First pictures are on the way up….
Greeting from the bar at the Hyatt. As I'm still hacking away my cough from hell, I'm a really pleasant person to know at the moment. So instead, the first pics from the trip report are starting to appear. How do they all fit together? What do they mean? Do we really care? http://www.photoblog.com/kevincm/2009/10/21/ - … [Read more...]
I haven't had time to do one of these recently, but as I've not got a lot of post about at the moment (other than the upcoming wonder that is a Chicago Trip), lets do some freebies! Free $20 for staying in a Hyatt Place or Summerfield Suites. Did you upgrade to Platium or Diamond when Hyatt did their last promotion? If so, this is a little cash generator for and night … [Read more...]
Hyatt Status Promotion.
Hyatt hotels - lovely as they are - are very overpriced except when on conference rates or when you've got them via alternative means. However, Hyatt are trying to ween us in with a Status Match (which has been going on since July) where you can do the following: Enroll online - get upgraded to Platinum for 120 days (4 months) 5 stays/nights to keep Platinum until Feb … [Read more...]
Welcome to GhettoIFE.com! I'm your host - Kevin - and I'll be here to guide you through the maze of modern travel, and hopefully add some insightful comment and humour. With GhettoIFE getting on for 2 years old, I've had a bit of a design refresh, and tidied up, so for older viewers who make it here - yes, it's the same content will all the usual sarcasm as always. As … [Read more...]
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