Thursday, July 19, 2018

Dar es Salaam Airport: To Hotel Or Park Bench?

Dar es Salaam Airport is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. Keep your Priority Pass card in your wallet. You do not need a VIP card to enjoy the outside lounge...

What’s Your Time Worth? A $600 Delta Voucher?

Flying from Montana to NYC is an arduous journey. The day begins at 3AM with a two hour drive to the airport. From there, Delta ships me to either SLC or MSP. Today, it...

Getting to Centurion LAS: The Long, Long Journey

Are you a poor peasant who flew Allegiant to LAS? Do you want to hit the Centurion Lounge before a night and early morning out on the Strip? Here are the directions (in pictures)...

Off to Newark to See Freddie

TPOL is a gambling man. I often double down on 12 when the dealer is showing a face card. Yesterday I missed my flight to JFK and was presented with a few options: 1)...

Missed My Flight to NYC: The Freddies Strikes Again

I can recall only two instances where I have missed a flight. Both of them involved having too much fun the night before. The first was when I was supposed to go from PHX-LAS...

Window or Window: Side Does Matter 

Some of us have no airline status, so the best that we can hope for is a windor or aisle seat, depending on our preferences.  I'm not an aisle guy which is why I finally...

Boarding Announcement Paranoia

​Nothing gives me more anxiety than the thought of missing my flight. I hate being late to the gate and have mild panic attacks when I think about arriving at the gate to find...

Unclaim Bags to Go to Lounge?

As I sit in this turrible flight to Las Vegas on Allegiant Airlines, I find myself longing for the Amex Centurion Lounge LAS. The issue is that I was forced to check...
renting a car in iceland

Renting a Car in Iceland: What to Expect

Renting a Car in Iceland is part of the Whose Land? Iceland Trip Report which covers the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland Reykjavik, Iceland Here is the Picture Preview. There are two things that TPOL especially is terrible at:...

Traveling While Arab? Pack Your Sense of Humor

As a former professor of Anti-Terrorism law, I am an expert on the subject and should really be on CNN giving my two dinars worth on defeating extremism. My experience flying as an Arab (Iraqi...
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