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Traveling the world like the majority I bring you travel tips and stories. All stories are first posted at www.upgrd.com
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Tiger Airways Employees Steal Items From Checked Luggage

Tiger Airways Employee's Steal Items From Checked Luggage

As an experienced traveler, if there is one thing I know, it’s to never leave anything of value in my check bag. Check bags are for clothing and toiletries only and maybe a bottle or two of alcohol from Duty free,…


Posted on September 17, 2012 at 10:30am

American Airlines Lost, Then Recovered My Upgrade!

For the first time ever today I decided to give American Airlines a chance. I have never flown AA and have been OVERLY loyal to Delta. I have always flown Delta and their partners and have had status with Old Northwest Airlines and Delta for the last 6 years (Since I was 19) and fly on average of 75,000 miles+ a year. However a good friend of mind is AA Executive Platinum and ensured me I would enjoy AA if I flew business class and was Executive Platinum. So I took his word…


Posted on April 25, 2012 at 12:33pm — 4 Comments

Passenger Strips Naked at PDX to protest TSA

That's right! We've heard it all and we're all sick of the Nude-o-scope body scanners. However yesterday a passenger decided to reveal the FULL Monty for the TSA and surprisingly, since it wasn't a overly revealing computer image, the TSA didn't approve and instead the gentleman was …


Posted on April 19, 2012 at 8:53am

Trip Report: Delta JFK-LAX in the New "Economy Comfort"

The new Delta Economy Comfort isn’t anything that great! Sure it’s a few more inches of leg room but other than that it is absolutely nothing to write home about. Other Airlines have had “plus” style seating for years. This includes Jet Blue, United, Virgin America, and a number of international airlines. Some airlines only have these plus seats in the bulkhead or exit rows, whereas other airlines like Jetblue and United reserve several rows in the first rows of economy for these “plus”…


Posted on April 13, 2012 at 9:19am — 2 Comments

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