Sunday, January 17, 2021

The Tahiti Diet: Making the Bungalow Selfie Count

The countdown is on to my much-anticipated trip around most of the world which covers Dubai, Shanghai, Tahiti, New Zealand, and Tokyo. As such, I am putting in the time at the gym and fine-tuning my diet so...

Should I Pay for an Overwater Bungalow?

Should I pay for an overwater bungalow? The short answer to this rhetorical question is yes but that would not make for a great post. The question is more one of principle. On the one hand...

Do You Believe in Miracles? Emirates Showers, Dreamliner Suites, Tahiti Triumph!

If you are not impressed by this award booking than you must be flying private jets. Not only are the flights absurd but the destinations covered are once in a lifetime for the second, third,...

Emirates Shower Class Booked en Route to Tahiti

What's better than flying Emirates Shower Class? Flying Emirates Shower class for a second time. Yesterday I wrote that Etihad had no last-minute award space. Today, I'm here to boast that I have just...

Finalized! 5 Nights at Hilton Moorea for 280k Points

In the end it all came together. 8 nights in Tahiti for $103 + the incidentals like $1,000,000 for a burger. My first choice was to stay at the Hilton Bora Bora but good...

Maximized! IHG Rewards Free Night in Tahiti

It's annoying when I read about the best uses of free night awards only to find there is no availability. For example, not that I have any genuine interest in staying at the Conrad...

Shanghai+NZ+Tahiti+Bangkok in Business RT= 60,000 United Miles!

How do you use your points to plan a trip to Tahiti? Undoubtedly, it is one of the most challenging rewards to pull off even if your time availability is that of Santa Clause in...

Constructing Tahiti: The IHG Rewards Bora Bora Trick

How do you get to Tahiti? That's a question for another day. Unlike my planning for most award bookings, I'm going to start by securing the hotels then moving onto flights. If difficult is the word used...

Is 7 Nights in Tahiti Too Long?

Chalk this post up to one of those irritable click-bait reads where an undeserving points churner asks a question only to garner attention. Now that I have your attention, let me discuss the real reason...

Tahiti Technical Difficulties

We spend all our time as points enthusiasts on Excel, AwardWallet, and our own personal calendars plotting trips and picking dates while making sure our points don't expire and we don't get hit with...
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