It isn’t often we see cheap prices to New Zealand come down the pike. There aren’t a lot of airlines that fly to and from New Zealand. That helps keep prices high. Right now there are $700 round-trip fares available. That’s easily a few hundred dollars cheaper than I normally see. Keri at Heels First Travel has the details. Essentially, you’ll be able to find these fares for travel through June of next year to Auckland. Keep in mind that the warm season in New Zealand is effectively the opposite […]
The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
American Airlines has announced a whole bunch of new nonstop destinations from LAX. For folks who live West of DFW, this means a lot more ways to get to certain desirable places. Ski bums and explorers will find good things here.
The couple of rare times I’ve flown into Portland, Oregon it’s been because I was driving elsewhere. I’ve never actually spend any time in Portland until a couple of weeks ago. I asked the folks on Milepoint for tips on food and Voodoo Doughnuts was very quickly recommended to me. A local Portland coffee chain, Stumptown Coffee was right down the road. So, when my colleague and I had a few extra hours in the morning, we headed over to experience both. We were at Voodoo slightly before 9. It […]