Introduction Rolex prices are have been skyrocketing in the past couple of years, with demand far outpacing the supply.  The prices on the coveted sport watches such as the 116500 Daytona or the new 127610 GMT Master II are no longer MSRP, it’s market price.  Which, for the most part comes with a significant premium. The Vintage Rolex scene is...
Hong Kong Airlines made a splash by announcing a nonstop route from San Francisco to Hong Kong four time a week, starting in May of 2018.  This put airlines who used to dominate this flight route like United, Cathay Pacific, and Singapore Airlines on notice, as Hong Kong Airlines typically been a lower cost carrier.  In a short time,...
The Air New Zealand International Airport lounge opened in 2015 as the airline's flagship lounge.  It boasts a sleek modern design including a buffet, barista bar, movie theater, children's area in a 2100m2 space.  That's roughly 23,000 sq. ft, which is enough for to seat 375 guests!  Team GTE recently spent an afternoon at the lounge to enjoy and evaluate...
Air New Zealand has been winning a lot awards recently.  Conde Nast and Airline Tatings gave them a "5 Star Rating".  Interestingly enough, Air New Zealand is only rated a 4 Star Airline by Skytrax.  Team GTE recently flew the Air New Zealand Business Premier Class long haul from Auckland to San Francisco to experience the airline ourselves. Pre Flight Overall Grade: A Our Air...
Marriott Rewards Insiders is a great resource for hotel points junkies. Furthermore, it’s especially useful during the transition of SPG and Marriott loyalty programs. The great thing about the site is that normal travelers like yourself post questions that are answered not only by other forum members, but “Community Managers,” which are official Marriott staff. It’s easy to not...