Thursday, July 9, 2020

Air Tahiti Island Hopper Review: Cheaper Than Maldives

It cost $500/pax to take the Maldives Seaplane from the airport to the Conrad Rangali Island. That's a steep price for a thirty minute flight but it was quite the experience.

Free Breakfast?! The InterContinental Bora Bora Says No

‎Do you know who I am! It almost slipped out when I checked into the InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana and was told in no uncertain terms that there would be no upgrade, no...

No AC in Tahiti!

I've been scolded for giving my play-by-play for changing my AA award ticket on the way back from Tahiti. I have to tread lightly so as to not sound like I am complaining once again....

IC Le Moana Bora Bora: Pointless Stay

Prepare your angry comments, TPOL is about to complain. This hotel sucks. There I said it. It was pointless to stay here for two reasons: First, I didn't use any points; I redeemed my annual Chase IHG free night here.

TPOL in Tahiti: Now What

‎What do I do now? There are no more visa issues. There aren't any more arguments to be made about business class upgrades. All I see is a bungalow and water. Welcome to a paradise...

TPOL Paid for Breakfast! And…

After the beef jerky got old, after my limbs went numb, I realized I was in need of sustenance so I caved and splurged for the $20 breakfast buffet. Curiously, the price went up to...

AKL-PPT Upgrade FAIL

So I'm in coach from AKL to PPT. I tried everything upon arriving in AKL to have my voluntary downgrade to economy changed to business. I tried two times at the Air New Zealand...

Sneaky Carry-On to Bora Bora

Plastic bags aren't carry-ons. ‎ "Please take some of the stuff out of your back pack and put it in your checked luggage." Air Tahiti has a strict AirAsia style rule when it comes to luggage:...

TPOL in Transit to Moorea

‎TPOL is high up in a plane en route to Moorea. My quick assessment of Bora Bora is a function of the sun. If the sun is out, then the views are spectacular, the...

TPOL Tahiti: Real Talk

From Tahiti to Bora Bora to Moorea, TPOL has made his way around French Polynesia. With nothing but French television and CNN International to entertain me (or $10 for a DVD rental), I decided...
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