Turkish Airlines will start flying between Istanbul and Vancouver in mid-2020, which opens up a new opportunity for those in Western Canada to redeem Aeroplan miles to Europe.
Cathay Pacific will be ending its popular Vancouver–New York JFK fifth-freedom route next spring, spelling the end of direct First Class flights to Canada.
Over the next month or so, I’ll be in Boston and New York before heading to Japan, China, and Cambodia and then coming back to Vancouver. Here’s the full thought process behind the trip.
I stayed at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and was treated to their beautiful one-bedroom suite. Despite minor shortcomings, the hotel left me very impressed, making it my new go-to hotel choice in Vancouver.
The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre treated me to a two-night stay on the weekend of my Vancouver event. My stay was mostly enjoyable, although the elite breakfast benefit could be improved.
Three days, eight flights, and countless sleepless hours later, I finally returned home from my “Canadian hopper” adventure. Here are my immediate impressions from the trip.
After hosting the Prince of Travel meetup in Vancouver this weekend, I’ll be taking a rather interesting route home in order to visit some new parts of Canada!
I’m hosting the inaugural Vancouver Miles & Points Meetup on Saturday, November 3. Come join myself and your fellow points enthusiasts for a night of food, drinks, and lively discussion!