Experience the Serengeti from a totally new perspective at Grumeti River Camp. Exhilarating hot air ballooning safaris have recently been launched, offering a life-changing opportunity to experience the sheer enormity of the Serengeti and its magnificent wildlife from 1,000 feet above.
Category: Air Travel
Travelling by air isn’t always easy for photographers these days – not with the new airline baggage restrictions. A company called CaseCruzer has tried to address their plight and come up with the Photo StudioCruzer 1510 – a really tough, airline-legal carry-on case. The case’s modular interior gives photographers flexibility for storing and transporting equipment […]
If you’re a regular flyer with Czech Airlines (and I mean regular… we’re talking 100,000 miles per calendar year here!), then you could be eligible for their new Platinum status With this you get 100% Elite mileage bonuses, upgrades for two within 24 hours of departure, excess baggage allowance, and extra goodies such as free […]
From tomorrow, a range of Champneys spa products will be available in Silverjet‘s Silver Lounges and onboard their aircraft. The onboard bathrooms will feature Champneys Skin Comforting Hand Wash and Skin Comforting Hand and Body Lotion, whilst the terminal shower areas will be stocked with Watermint Showergel. In addition to this, each customer will receive […]
Very Sivilised Sale fares are now available from business class only airline Silverjet for travel up to 5th January 2009. The sale ends 31st January 2008, so book now to take advantage of £879 return fares to New York and Dubai. The sale is unique as flights are changeable for a small fee.
Marvel at this short clip of a ‘sky writing’ advertisement for EOS Airlines. Perhaps someone reading this would be kind enough to post a comment telling us how this is done!
When flying Icelandair to one of their European destinations such as London, Paris or Copenhagen, stopover in Iceland for up to seven nights at no additional airfare. For more information, see http://www.icelandair.com/icestop/ - go for Saga Class if you want to fly in style and comfort, have more leg room and the usual perks.
If you’ve not heard it already, MAXjet declared itself bankrupt on Christmas Eve, leaving passengers scrambling to find alternative ways to make trips they thought they’d already safely booked. If you are one of these people, take note of the statement from their website which currently reads: IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM MAXJET Information below regarding those […]
The full list of winners of the World Travel Awards which I mentioned in an earlier post have now been published on their site. The worldwide winners (as opposed to those winners for specific continents, regions or categories) are as follows: World’s Leading Airline – British Airways World’s Leading Airline – Alliance Oneworld […]
Elite Traveler Magazine has announced the launch of its second publication: Eos Class Magazine on behalf of Eos Airlines. With only 48 guests on board each flight, Eos has elevated the experience of international travel to a new level. Each of its 757s is outfitted with 48 personal suites that provide each guest 21 square […]
From abcNews: Linda Landers and her husband, Jim, wanted to see the world but didn’t have time to plan a complicated route hopping from one continent to another. Then Linda learned about a $70,000 per person private jet trip that would allow the Arkansas couple to see nine countries in 23 days. They booked immediately. […]
UK-based Flight Centre has launched a new website devoted to their Exclusive Collection. It showcases some of the world’s most luxurious holiday destinations, with exclusive offers sorted by category (family, spa and wellness, sport and lesure, etc.) or by destination. As an example, 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Deluxe Room at the […]
Last week’s Dubai Air Show sounds like it was a great success with Airbus securing $28 billion commitments, followed next by Boeing. There were also multi-million dollar deals for a number of airlines, including Emirates, DAE Capital, Qatar Airways and Air Arabia. Two deals that also caught the eye were Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s $300 […]
In the spirit of post-Thanksgiving shopping, some limited-time luxury travel deals will be available starting next week on My WishList, American Express’ popular, seasonal e-tail web site. Their storefront offers all card members the opportunity to buy limited quantities of the season’s most wished-for items at discounts of 24-80% (Ultimate Wish Giveaways discounted 100%) […]
Seasoned traveller and A Luxury Travel Blog reader, Gianugo Rabellino, contacted me recently to say that, thanks to a recent trip to Atlanta, he’d now flown with Silverjet, Maxjet and L’Avion. He’s therefore well-poised to compare the three all-business airlines and has done so quite thoroughly with this entry on his own blog. […]