A One Photo Review of TAM Business Class Toronto-New York

Brazilian airline and OneWorld member TAM operates service between Sao Paulo and Toronto with a stop in NY. This flight has seen fares as low as $80 one-way in business for the NY-Toronto leg. It is bookable with British Airways Avios for 9,000 + tax. We flew it back to New York this afternoon. Our…

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Canada’s Delta Hotels Slowly Joining Marriott Rewards

Marriott has released an update on integration of Canada’s Delta Hotels into Marriott Rewards. From June 18, Marriott Rewards members have been able to receive hotel benefits at Delta. These include full breakfast and lounge access for Marriott Gold and Platinum. See the benefits chart. Earning and redeeming, however, will not begin until February 2016.…

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Hertz Introducing Avis-Style 75-Mile ‘Express Fuel’ Fee

Avis/Budget have a gotcha fee called EZFuelTM that charges a flat $13.99 fee upon return for cars driven less than 75 miles, unless the renter proactively shows a refueling receipt. Yes, they trademarked a way to gouge customers. I have never heard this disclosed upon rental or return. This is US-specific and not all locations.…

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KLM Pop Up Shop in NY: Beer to AF’s Champagne

Air France hit New York last summer with a glam French Experience. The Air France Expo, which made several worldwide stops, was a lavish affair. From champagne and Laduree macaroon happy hours to glitzy exhibits showcasing Air France’s history and flight products, it was superb. There were even French animal rights protestors brought in for…

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