Coming soon on my Facebook Page and on this website — my next adventure.
Around the world. Premium class (mostly). 22 days. $258 paid for airline fares and hotels.
Chicago- Hong Kong – Dubai – Abu Dhabi – London – Dublin – Dallas
Tallahassee to Chicago:
Delta Airlines, economy class, 12,500 Delta miles and $5.60 taxes
Hyatt Centric the Loop. 3 free nights. 2 are free anniversary award nights for using the Hyatt Visa credit card. 3rd night is 15,000 Hyatt points.
Chicago to Hong Kong:
Cathay Pacific First Class, 70,000 Alaska Airlines miles and $73.70 taxes and fees (this amount also includes the onward ticket to Dubai)
In Hong Kong:
Intercontinental Hong Kong. 3 nights. 2 free nights based on IHG points. 3rd night paid with cash and points at $70.00
Hong Kong to Dubai:
Cathay Pacific Business Class (included in the cost of the previous ticket)
Park Inn by Radisson at Emirates Mall. 5 free nights using Club Carlson points
Abu Dhabi to London:
Etihad First Class (featuring its amazing A380 First Class “Apartment”), 40,000 American Airlines miles and $21.80 in taxes.
Radisson Blue Edwardian Grafton Hotel. 4 free nights using Club Carlson points.
London to Dublin:
British Airways First Class, 9000 Avios (BA) points and $40.00 fees.
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. 4 free nights using Club Carlson points.
Dublin to Dallas:
American Airlines Business class via Chicago, 50,000 AA miles plus $46.70 in taxes and fees (which also covers the final leg back to Tallahassee
In Dallas. Visiting family.
Dallas to Tallahassee:
American Airlines coach class (no premium class on the regional jet). Cost included in the previous ticket.