New NEXUS Machines Require Your NEXUS Card

Toronto Airport

If you travel to and from Canada often, then I highly recommend getting NEXUS. It’s basically the same thing as Global Entry except only for Canada. It also includes Global Entry and TSA PreCheck and only costs $50 for five years. The downside is that you need to have your face-to-face appointment in Canada or […]

Toronto to Paris to Nice on Air France

Seat 20C

Flight AF351 Natalie and I just flew from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Paris’ Charles De Gaulle International Airport (CDG). We took Air France’s flight 351, which is scheduled to depart YYZ at 6:40pm and arrive at CDG at 8am the following day. We flew coach and I found a great economy seat, other […]

Seoul to Bali on Korean Air and Honeymoon Cake

Chillin' in biz class

Trip: ICN-DPS Airline: Korean Air Aircraft: A330-300 Scheduled Departure Time: 6:05pm Push Back from Gate: 6:03pm Actual Departure Time: 6:20pm Actual Arrival Time: 11:55pm Announced Flight time: 6:35 Miles: 3,280 Seat: 8G Honeymoon flight number two! In case you missed it, our first segment was 24 hours earlier when we flew from Toronto to Seoul. […]

New York to Toronto on WestJet

WestJet

Trip:  LGA-YYZ Airline:  WestJet Aircraft:  737-600 Scheduled Departure Time:  12pm Push Back from Gate:  12:05pm Actual Departure Time:  12:50pm Actual Arrival Time: 1:59pm Announced Flight time: 1:02 Miles: 335 Seat:  12C Cost:  $211.30 SPG AMEX Paid U.S. Open to Toronto I was in New York attending the U.S. Open as one of SPG American Express’ […]

Venice to Toronto (via London) on British Airways

BA planes at LHR

After our incredible Adriatic Seabourn cruise and side trips to Prata di Pordenone, Italy and Piran, Slovenia it was time to fly back to North America. Boo… I know!  But at least we flew from Venice to Toronto (via London) on British Airways and we were upgraded to their Club Europe and Euro Traveller cabins (one step above […]

Toronto to Orlando on Air Canada

Almost there

I was hired to do a satellite media tour and the organizers were kind enough to fly me first class. You’ve got to love having a paid first class ticket; you don’t have to wait around hoping your upgrade will go through, or buy an overpriced bottle of water to stay hydrated and of course, […]