Oct 23

Rapid City

Fairfield Inn

$49

 

Oct 24

Delta

RAP – MSP – BOS

$259

($250 airline credit from Citi Prestige)

 

Aer Lingus Lounge – Boston

 

Aer Lingus

Boston – Dublin

37.5k BA avios + $34 (Business)

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aer-lingus-dinner-menu

Aer Lingus Arrivals Lounge – Dublin

 

Oct 25-26

Conrad Dublin

$347 + 2nd night free (booked through Visa Luxury Hotels)

Free breakfast + $25 F&B credit

Received $75 gift card

Upgraded to Suite

trinity-college-dublin

(Trinity College – Dublin)

st-patricks-cathedral

(St. Patrick’s Cathedral – Dublin)

 

Priority Pass Lounge

  • Dublin Airport Executive Lounge

 

British Airways

Dublin – London Heathrow

4.5k BA avios + $15

 

Oct 27

The May Fair, London

Club Carlson Free Night Certificate

 

Oct 28

The May Fair, London

Club Carlson Free Night Certificate

neals-yard

Oct 29

Intercontinental London Park Lane

IHG Free Night Certificate

 

Oct 30

Etihad Lounge – LHR

 

Etihad

LHR – Abu Dhabi – Mumbai

30k AA miles (Business) (now costs 42.5k miles)

  • Etihad Lounge – Abu Dhabi

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auh-bom-menu

Oct 31

Intercontinental Mumbai

25k IHG points

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mumbai-sunset

Nov 1

Intercontinental Mumbai

25k IHG points

 

Nov 2

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar

Free Night Certificate

Upgraded to Suite

 

Priority Pass Lounge

 

Indigo

Mumbai – Jaipur

$80

 

Nov 3

ITC Rajputana Jaipur

4k Starpoints on weekday

 

Nov 4

ITC Rajputana Jaipur

3k Starpoints on weekends

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Nov 5

ITC Rajputana Jaipur

3k Starpoints on weekends

 

Indigo

Jaipur – Delhi – Dehra Dun

$78

  • Priority Pass Lounge – Delhi

 

Nov 6 – Nov 10

Rishikesh

Hotel Yog Vashishth

$152 total for 5 nights

laxman-jhulla-bridge

sunset-on-the-ganga

Indigo

Dehra Dun – Delhi

$45

 

Nov 11

Delhi

JW Marriott Aerocity

Free Night Certificate

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Nov 12

Delhi

JW Marriott Aerocity

Free Night Certificate

 

Priority Pass Lounge

 

Indigo

Delhi – Chennai

$76

 

Nov 13 – Nov 15

Park Hyatt Chennai

15k points total for 3 nights

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Priority Pass Lounge

 

Indigo

Chennai – Kochi

$39

 

Nov 16 – Nov 20

Kochi Marriott

30k points total for 5 nights (PointSavers + 5th night free)

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spice-market-kochi

Indigo

Kochi – Bangalore – Goa

$50

 

Nov 21 & 22

Radisson Bu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach

56k Club Carlson points total

setting-sun-goa

Nov 23

Park Hyatt Goa

Free Night Certificate

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SpiceJet

Goa – Pune

$43 + $15 Upgrade to First Class

 

Nov 24

JW Marriott Pune

10k points

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Nov 25

JW Marriott Pune

10k points

 

Nov 26 & 27

Conrad Pune

$147 + 2nd night free (booked through Visa Luxury Hotels)

Free Breakfast + $25 F&B credit

Received $75 gift card

conrad-pune-room

Taxi to Mumbai = $34

 

Nov 28

St. Regis Mumbai

7k Starpoints

sun-setting-at-st-regis

GVK Lounge – Mumbai International Airport

 

Nov 29-30

Etihad + AA

Mumbai – Abu Dhabi – JFK – DFW – FSD

67,500 AA miles (Business) (now costs 70k miles)

  • Etihad Lounge – Abu Dhabi

etihad-bar

(Seating area for bar onboard the Etihad A380: AUH – JFK)

auh-jfk-menu

Nov 30

Sioux Falls

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown

30k points