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233,500 points + $1,742.38 + 2 IHG Free Nights= Trip for 3 to Mid-East Gulf States

MIddle East Gulf
image: Google Maps

Back on Christmas Day 2014 I booked a flight to Abu Dhabi during what I’d consider the best flight connection ever.

Kim, Lucas and I recently got back from our trip to the Middle East Gulf States and I wanted to share the details about how we planned the trip along with the costs involved including miles, points and cash (well credit cards…).

Itinerary Planning:

I booked our flight to Abu Dhabi from New York’s JFK for a little over two weeks including travel time. Continue reading 233,500 points + $1,742.38 + 2 IHG Free Nights= Trip for 3 to Mid-East Gulf States

In the UAE, Falcons Get Passports

UAE Falcons
image: By HISHAM BINSUWAIF from Sharjah, UAE (Falconry Day)

In a little over a week, Kim, Lucas and I will be heading off on probably our biggest trip of the year.

On Christmas Day, I had what could be considered the best flight connection ever. During a stop in Atlanta (on the way to Jamaica) I booked tickets to Abu Dhabi from NYC for $232.53 each.

During our trip, we’ll be visiting Abu Dhabi, other Emirates and a few other countries in the region. It’s going to be really hot but we’re still looking forward to our trip! Continue reading In the UAE, Falcons Get Passports

Visiting the UAE? Be Mindful of What You Text

UAE Law
image: Twitter

On Christmas Day, I booked a flight at an incredible price to Abu Dhabi for this summer.

The¬†flight was booked while we stopped in Atlanta on the way to Jamaica for our winter trip. I’d consider this one of our best flight connections ever!

The Abu Dhabi deal I am talking about was a pretty popular mistake booking. Just an FYI- If you’re flying Etihad to Abu Dhabi, you can get a free ride to two of the other Emirates for free!

With our upcoming trip coming up in the not so distant future, I was glad that I received a tweet from my friend Kathy who writes Will Run For Miles with some very important info… Continue reading Visiting the UAE? Be Mindful of What You Text