Is the United MCO Red Carpet Lounge Family-Friendly?

Though more modest than many of its counterparts, the United  MCO  Red Carpet lounge offered a quiet and family friendly comfortable place to relax before our flight home to LAX. Last February I decided to try out the United MileagePlus® Club card by Chase. As part of its long list of perks it also gives its… Read More

Airline Safety Tips to Practice with Kids

Southwest Airlines’ emergency landing is a poignant reminder of what passengers need to know about airline safety. An aircraft en route to Dallas from New York landed in Philadephia after the explosion of one of its engines.Preliminary reports indicate the crew acted professionally and avoided a more significant scale disaster. Sadly a woman onboard did die from… Read More

Alaska Airlines Exceeds Expectations Despite a 2 Hour Delay

  Last month I had to fly to San Jose for a family affair.After researching several options I booked an Alaska Airlines flight from Burbank Hollywood airport to San Jose California. Despite a two delay, I have to say the airline still managed to exceed my expectations. Booking process I debated whether I should fly… Read More

Top Eight Reasons to Avoid Flying Through LAX

    Over the years Los Angeles International airport has been described by visitors in many ways none too flattering.As a travel blogger I pass through the airport at least once a month since it is my hometown airport but in all honesty, I cringe every time.There are so many things that are wrong with… Read More

How we liked San Francisco International Airport Centurion Lounge

  As an American Express Platinum Member, visiting one of the Centurion Lounges has been on my bucket list for some time. Last week I finally got a chance to try out the San Francisco International airport’s Centurion Lounge. Oddly enough, I managed to pass it twice times in the past year but never went… Read More

The Good, Bad and Ugly Sides to the United Dragging Incident

This past week, we were all reminded how stressful flying has become in the past few years. If invasive TSA checks and minimal leg space weren’t enough of a deterrent, this week’s story about a passenger forcibly dragged out of a United plane may change some people’s perspectives. Clearly, there will be multiple investigations and lawsuits… Read More

Airline offers to ‘bump you off ‘a flight? Grab it!

Nowadays it’s becoming more commonplace for airlines to overbook. These companies then try to persuade some travelers to take a different flight due to filled seats.  Throughout our years of travel, we’ve been approached many times to volunteer to be ‘bumped off’ but never agreed to it.   We typically book specific seats far ahead… Read More

How the Electronic Ban will affect Traveling with Autism

Much as been said in the past few days about the new reveal electronic ban that the UK and US have put into effect. Since its reveal on  March 20th, 2017, many have spoken for and mostly against the new regulations. It even has a trending Twitter hashtag at #electronicban! For the few people who… Read More

Nine Ways to Accommodate Kids with Autism while Flying

Airline travel is a stressful experience for any family. For a family with children with autism, however, there are many aspects to airports that are not autism-friendly by default. To help mitigate problems, parents need to be proactive in both contacting the airline and preparing themselves. Here are our nine tips for accommodating children with… Read More

Flying LATAM Airlines with Autism

    LATAM is an airline that mainly flies to and from South America, so we hadn’t flown with them until we decided to visit Peru. One of the main reasons we chose LATAM was that I had British Airways miles that could be used to cover four tickets round trip from Los Angeles to… Read More

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