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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so

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This week marked the end of the Top Travel Hacking tool March Mayhem event

The final game matched #1 seed Award Wallet vs. #2 seed Autoslash

Who ended up the champion and winner of the “prestigious” award of Top Travel Hacking tool?


Cathay Pacific actualy has FIVE different business class lounges in the Hong Kong airport

Because I love you guys, at my recent stop in Hong Kong, I visited all of them except The Pier (which was closed)

So which business class lounge in Hong Kong airport is the best?


After our first class flight from Chicago to Tokyo on Japan Airlines, we took a business class flight Japan Airlines Business Class – Tokyo to Hong Kong

After a disappointing flight on JAL business class, we flew from Hong Kong to Singapore on Cathay Pacific business class

Here is our Cathay Pacific Business class flight review


SPG has a history of fairly lucrative online games and promotions.  Right now there is a targeted promotion called SPG Member Exclusive

Some people aren’t targeted at all, some got 7500 points after stays, but I got one good for 2 FREE NIGHTS

And I’m having trouble resisting the lure of the “free” night… 


So this week I had one of those nice “round number” birthdays.

I thought it was a good time to look back and reflect on 40 years of traveling.



One of the most contentious discussions about flying on planes deals with children, and especially crying or otherwise being disruptive

This week’s topic is similar – should children be allowed to sit in business or first class?

Personally, I think there’s no way a ban could or ever should work, but I sympathize with people in business class “trapped” with a screaming child.


Yes, I know the title is a little click-baity

But it’s not my fault!

And actually, there were a few of the 10 “shocking” secrets of flight attendants that I did not know – especially the one regarding why flight attendants hate Diet Coke


Other news of the week



If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Which airport code letter is harder to get? QRO? VPS? WAW? XNA? ZRH?

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