Notable Travel Deals

Some of the best travel deals I’ve ever gotten


June 2019: Nepal

1 Ticket OW: Cathay Pacific Business Class: Osaka Kansai (KIX) - Kathmandu (KTM) via HKG. 20,000 BA Avios + $256.

Estimated Cash Cost: $1500

Hyatt Regency Kathmandu: 5,000 Hyatt Points (Hotel closed due to labor dispute, rebooked at Yak and Yeti for free and refunded points.)

Estimated Cash Cost: $140

1 Ticket OW: Kathmandu (KTM) - Chicago O’Hare (ORD). Business Class. $1253. Originally booked on American Airlines KTM-HKG-DFW-ORD. Due to a DFW-ORD leg cancellation, rebuked on Cathay Pacific business class KTM-HKG-ORD.

Estimated Cash Cost (CX): ~$6000


May 2019: Tokyo, Japan

4 Tickets OW. Japan Airlines Economy (JL) Chicago O’Hare (ORD)- Tokyo Narita (NRT): 35000 AA Miles per ticket.

Estimated Cost: $6500


March 2019: Shanghai, China

2 Tickets RT: Air Canada Economy: St. Louis (STL) - Shanghai Pudong (PVG) via Toronto (YYZ). $450 per ticket.


January 2019: Bali, Indonesia

3 Tickets RT: Hong Kong Airlines Business Class: San Francisco (SFO) - Denpasar (DPS) via Hong Kong (HKG). $650 per ticket.

Estimated Regular Cost: $4000

1 Ticket RT: United Airlines Economy Positioning Flight: ORD-SFO. 25,000 United Miles.

Estimated Cost: $450