Thursday, October 22, 2020

Wizz Air TLV-WAW Flight Review: Great Excuse for a Lousy Review

I've never been so happy to board a discount carrier as I was when I flew Wizz Air from Tel Aviv to Warsaw.

Guns & Butter: Tel Aviv Travel Guide

Welcome to Tel Aviv or perhaps I should say Welcome to Tel Aviv unless your parents are of Middle East descent.

“You Leave Only with Passport!” Detained in Tel Aviv Again

I will start my post by showing you a photo of what I arrived with in Warsaw. You'll notice that these are not my carry on bags. So what happened?

Wizz Air Terminal 1 Tel Aviv: Scammed at The Bus Station

I took the discount carrier, Wizz Air, a Hungarian airiline, from Tel Aviv to Warsaw in order to save a few dollars.

InterContinental David Tel Aviv: Worth Burning the Cert

After two night at the Hotel Indigo, I switched to the InterContinental to burn my stay certificate. The hotel goes for $500 a night during peak season, a price that is only reasonable when quantifying the value of the redemption. 

TPOL’s Guide to A Night in Tel Aviv: Breakfast Included

Drinks are expensive in Tel Aviv. Drinking before going out is advisable. Also note that shops stop selling alcohol after 11PM. 

Banana Beach Tel Aviv: Come for the Drinks, Stay for the Watermelon

I often get criticized about how I travel. Usually it's from people who have not read TPOL's Travel Philosophy, a worthwhile read before piping in with negative comments. One criticism that keeps me from sleeping all day, a favorite pastime, is that partying all night in a foreign city is not an excuse to get after it during the day.

Hotel Indigo Tel Aviv: Just for Business

Welcome to the Hotel Indigo Tel Aviv, a cautionary tale that booking the best points value doesn't necessarily mean you're booking the right hotel.

You’re From New York? I Won’t Charge You for the Taxi

Yesterday, I wrote about using the Gett App to get around Tel Aviv. While the app works well most of the time, it does have its drawbacks. If it's late at night or if it's the weekend, the app will show no driver available.

Gett Taxi: How to ‘Get’ Around Tel Aviv

After my delay clearing immigration, I went to the ATM to withdraw shekels for the taxi. Unfortunately, there was an issue with my Schwab account in which the overdraft from my investment account to my checking account was blocked.
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