The First Class Travel Guide

Using Points and Miles to travel the world in style


First Class Flights

Lufthansa First Class Flight Review
In late December, I managed to fly back to the US on a Lufthansa first class flight from Frankfurt, Germany[...]
American Airlines First Class Review
I recently flew first class on American Airlines from Philadelphia to Cabo San Lucas in Mexico.  I used most of[...]
Emirates Airline A380 First Class Flight Review
Flying Emirates first class is a once in a lifetime experience.  I recently had an opportunity to fly Emirates first[...]
Etihad Apartment First Class Flight Review
I previously discussed the specifics about how to book an award ticket for Etihad’s First Apartments.  I wish the hardest[...]

First Class Lounges

Lufthansa First Class Terminal Review
Lufthansa offers one of the more unique first class experiences with its First Class Terminal at the Frankfurt airport.  The[...]
Emirates First Class Lounge Dubai Review
I visited the Emirates first class lounge in Dubai in late November.  Access to the lounge was included as part[...]
Etihad Chauffeur Service Review
In July, I had the opportunity to use Etihad's Chauffeur service. Etihad's Chauffeur service provides business and first class customers[...]
Etihad First Class Lounge Abu Dhabi Review
I visited the Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in late June.  I arrived[...]

Business Class Flights

Emirates A380 Business Class Review
Flying on Emirates is always an amazing experience.  Last year I had an opportunity to fly in Emirates first class. [...]
Singapore Airlines Business Class Review A380
Flying home from Frankfurt marked the final leg of an around the world trip funded almost entirely with airline points. [...]
Singapore Airlines A330 Business Class Review Sydney to Singapore
After leaving Sydney Australia, the next stop on my trip was Singapore.  On this leg, I switched airlines from Etihad[...]
Etihad Business Class Review, Dusseldorf to Abu Dhabi
In mid June, I had the opportunity to book a flight on Etihad in business class from Dusseldorf, Germany to[...]

How to Maximize Points and Miles with Loyalty Programs

Navigating The World of Hyatt Loyalty Program in 2017
Prior to 2017, the Hyatt loyalty program was known as the Hyatt Gold Passport program.  Starting in 2017, Hyatt renamed[...]
IHG Rewards Club Overview
The IHG Rewards club is a loyalty program for the following hotel brands: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Kimpton Hualuxe Holiday[...]
SPG Platinum Shortcuts for Marriott Rewards Members
The recent closing of Marriott's acquisition of Starwood opens up a few shortcuts to obtaining Starwood Platinum status not previously[...]
Marriott Platinum Challenge
Marriott's Rewards program is one of the most well known and popular rewards programs in the world.  Marriott's brand awareness[...]

Recent Articles

Citi Prestige vs Amex Platinum: Which is Best for Travelers?
I really enjoy flying business class and first class international flights.  Unless you really get unlucky, nearly all of the[...]
Lufthansa Welcome Lounge Frankfurt Review
After Landing in Frankfurt, I headed towards immigration and baggage claim.  I picked up my luggage and started looking for[...]
Singapore Airlines First Class Lounge Hong Kong Review
I landed in Hong Kong from a Thai Airways first class flight.  I had a short layover in Hong Kong[...]
Thai Airways First Class Lounge Bangkok Review
I had an opportunity to fly Thai Airways on a trip from Bangkok to Hong Kong.  Thai Airways offers a[...]