TravelCharlie

Over the years, I have slowly learned the in’s and out’s of the travel industry from my day job as a marketing manager which requires me to travel frequently. With all of my day job travel, I’ve reached Delta Diamond Medallion, United Gold and Marriott Platinum Elite status. After several inquiries from my friends and family asking me for travel help. I decided I wanted to share my knowledge and techniques to more people. My intent is to share my knowledge and experiences to empower readers to explore the world as cheaply as possible. You don’t have to be wealthy to enjoy a lavish travel experience. With a strong passion of East and South East Asia culture and history, my voice will be in deals and unique experiences in that region.

Top 10 flights of 2018 in Business and First Class

2018 is wrapping up and it’s been a crazy year for me. I have flown the most business and first class products this year than ever before. Here is the list of my Top 10 flights of 2018. 10.  JAL 787 Business A delayed meal service due to turbulence to angle beds, JAL Business soft and hard product wasn’t all that great on a 787-8. Luckily, JAL Airlines will switch their 787-8 to a 787-9 featuring their Apex Suites in March 2019. I’m excited to re-visit this route once the changes are made.   9. Air China A330 Business...

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Two Inaugural flights at LAX this week

LAX Inaugural flights Two airlines celebrated their inaugural flights at LAX this week.  The first being China Southern and the second being Ethiopian Airlines.   China Southern   China Southern expanded their service to Asia on December 18, 2018, by adding a non-stop flight to Shenyang (SHE). China Southern currently offers LAX to Guangzhou (CAN) route and their flight to Shenyang will make traveling to China even faster. Their new flight to Shenyang will operate three weekly flights (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) on an A330. Departure from Los Angeles 12:40; Arrival at Shenyang 05:10 + 1 day Departure from Shenyang 01:20; Arrival...

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