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733,844 Miles & Points + $4,000= 5 Weeks in the Pacific for Family of 4

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Polynesian Air DHC-6 300 Twin Otter

The Michael W Travels family is currently on a 5 week trip around the Pacific.

I usually like to write up a detailed trip report to show all of the costs involved but for this┬átrip it’s just too much info. ┬áTo simplify things, I’ll just share all of the miles and points used to help book our epic trip as well as an approximate amount of cash spent. Continue reading 733,844 Miles & Points + $4,000= 5 Weeks in the Pacific for Family of 4

The Most Expensive Luggage Storage Ever

For our Summer 2017 trip, the Michael W Travels family will be spending 5 weeks traveling around the Pacific. (Find out How A Call to Fiji Air Saved Me $645.94.)

We used American Airlines miles to book the international flights to and from the U.S. but they were in/ out of California.

Our first international flight was at 11:30 PM from LAX so Kim and I figured we could catch an early flight and spend part of a day wandering around Los Angeles. Continue reading The Most Expensive Luggage Storage Ever

How A Call To Fiji Airways Saved Me $645.94

Fiji Airways
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I’ve been really busy planning our 2017 Summer Trip. We’ll be heading to the Pacific for around 5 weeks!

The first order of business was getting a flight from the U.S. to the region. American Airlines miles came in handy for that, costing 80,000 miles per person + tax ($71.66). When I asked about adding Theo to the itinerary as a lap baby, I was beyond surprised by the price I was told. Continue reading How A Call To Fiji Airways Saved Me $645.94