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#redcarpettrip: ANA Suite Lounge, Satellite Terminal 4

Singapore Airlines uses the ANA Lounges during a brief stopover at Tokyo Narita while flying SQ12 to Los Angeles. We used the ANA Suite Lounge, which is exclusive to First Class passengers, on our brief halt at this airport.

Inside is a review of the amenities and services of this lounge, and how a top notch product leaves so much to be desired.

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#redcarpettrip: SQ 12, Singapore – Tokyo Narita, Singapore Airlines, Suites Class

On the #redcarpettrip, we were travelling Mumbai to Los Angeles on the first leg of the trip. We chose to fly Singapore Airlines to the west coast, in their Suites F product.

This is a review of the trip between Singapore and Tokyo Narita. SQ was the first carrier to start flying an A380 from India, and if you fly in their F class product, you are in for a suite surprise!

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#redcarpettrip: Singapore Airlines Private Room

Singapore Airlines operates the exclusive The Private Room for its own First Class and Suites Class passengers who originate or are transiting Singapore Changi Airport.

While transiting Singapore onwards to Los Angeles, we had an opportunity to spend some time at this very exclusive lounge. Drop in for my review of this lounge.

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#redcarpettrip: SQ 423, Mumbai – Singapore, Singapore Airlines, Suites Class

On the #redcarpettrip, we were travelling Mumbai to Los Angeles on the first leg of the trip. We chose to fly Singapore Airlines to the west coast, in their Suites F product.

This is a review of the first leg of the trip between Mumbai and Singapore. SQ was the first carrier to start flying an A380 from India, and if you fly in their F class product, you are in for a suite surprise!

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#redcarpettrip: Introduction and Trip Index

Our honeymoon trip was a year in the planning, and had some amazing experiences included, largely due to the power of miles and points and status. We went to Los Angeles, Bora Bora, Las Vegas, Washington D.C. and New York, and flew some of the most coveted products such as Singapore Airlines Suites Class and Etihad Apartments on our way in and out.

This post is intended to be a sort of an index of the entire trip report which will be published over the days. In all earnestness, if I could do it, you can do it too!

Watch out inside for all the details of this #redcarpettrip

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#redcarpettrip: We are back to base!

Shipra and myself just got back from a megatrip over 22 days, where we flew Singapore Airlines Suites Class, the Etihad Apartments, went to Los Angeles, Bora Bora, Las Vegas, Dallas, Washington D.C. and New York and had some amazing experiences.

This is a recap of the trip in pictures, while we get set to post an elaborate trip report for you, along with all the details!

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Ia Orana: Hello from Bora Bora Islands!

Hello from the wonderful islands of Bora Bora! Shipra and I were looking forward to spending some time away from our respective workplaces, so we have been planning a trip largely on miles and points and status privileges over the course of the year. 
Here’s what we have been up to so far!

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SriLankan creates a dump Serendiva Lounge for oneworld elites!

SriLankan Airlines has created a separate lounge for their own and oneworld elite members, which is reviewed in this post. It turns out, it is the country cousin of the Serendib Lounge, which has better facilities, location and everything good about it from the looks of it.

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Hotel Review: Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel

My go to hotel, while I am in Kuwait, is the Sheraton Kuwait Hotel. The Sheraton Kuwait, is a Starwood hotel, a Luxury Collection property which is somehow a splatter of almost all the Starwood brands out there. I’ll come to that in a moment. However, it is a hotel which has been very nice to me over my 5-6 stays with them over the years, in spite of the fact that I am only a SPG Gold member.

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Flight Review: AI191 Mumbai–Newark, Air India, First Class

A friend and regular reader of the blog, Parag Mehta, recently took a First Class flight on Air India recently to travel between Mumbai and Newark, and I requested him for a Guest Post for the blog, since long haul Air India is not on my radar in the coming days. He came back flying Etihad First Class, booked on 9W miles, but try getting two trip reports from a busy investment professional You can read my review of EY F here. Over to you, Parag! I was planning a trip to New York for the longest time, and when the time came I looked at my pile of miles, and decided to try Air India and Etihad for the…

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