Travel Contests: Week of April 9, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win one of 52 trips to Australia Win a 7-day trip to your dream destination for two from Switchfly (Twitter contest; Johnny is a judge!) Win a luxurious summer trip for two to Hawaii from InsideHook and others Win […]

Sneak Peek: SilkAir’s New Boeing 737

SilkAir’s new Boeing 737-800

Last week I flew to Seattle compliments of Singapore Airlines so I could witness a momentous occasion for both Boeing and Singapore Airlines’ regional carrier SilkAir. In 2012, SilkAir made an important decision to go from an all Airbus fleet to a Boeing fleet. SilkAir currently flies more than 350 weekly flights to 45 destinations […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Take Advantage of Long Layovers

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Take Advantage of Long Layovers If you have more than a few hours of layover time in a city, don’t spend them milling around the airport or buying overpriced Duty Free goods. Instead, find out if there is anything close by that will let you get a flavor of the area. Some airports (like Singapore’s Changi and Amsterdam’s […]

Singapore Airlines Ending World’s Longest Flight

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According to the AP’s Scott Mayerowitz, Singapore Airlines is ending their nonstop flights from the U.S. (LAX & EWR) to Singapore. They have been the world’s longest nonstop flights. The Singapore to Newark route had a distance of 9,520 miles and flight time took 18 hours and 20 minutes. The Los Angeles to Singapore route […]

Video of the Week: Now You Can Park Your Car in the Living Room

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Do you love your car so much you wish you could park it in your living room? Don’t laugh – I know plenty of people who wish they could. A building in Singapore has made it a reality – could it be the future? Check out this video of the owner of a Lamborghini Aventador […]

Travel News: Week of July 30th, 2012

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Top Travel News Delta Air Lines to shut down Comair regional unit Global airlines gross $22.6 billion in ancillary revenues Airport customs agent pleads guilty to groping women Singapore Airlines to move A380 out of JFK for winter, switch to SFO-HKG-SIN Skydiver jumps from 96,000 feet An 11-year-old who flew from Manchester to Rome without […]

Singapore Airlines 11-Day Fare Sale to Europe and Beyond

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Singapore Airlines is celebrating their 20 years of service on the New York-Singapore route with a decent fare sale. Flights from New York to Frankfurt, Singapore and five Southeast Asian destinations start at $799. They are all aboard the A380, the world’s largest and most spacious commercial aircraft. Fares include round-trip, Economy Class travel, as well […]

Travel Contests: Week of June 18th, 2012

Win a trip for two to South America

This week’s featured travel contests: Featured: Featured: Win a trip for two to South America Win a Trip to Thailand American Airlines Half-A-Million Mile Sweepstakes Spa Finder’s win a trip to Miami Win a Pair of Business Class Tickets to Any Singapore Airlines Destination Win a trip for 2 to Australia and New Zealand Win […]