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Intercontinental Hanoi

After staying two nights at the Sheraton Hanoi, I decided to spend our last night at the Intercontinental Hanoi. The main reason for changing hotels; I had an expiring anniversary night from the Chase IHG card. Another reason is why not try and review another hotel :) The Intercontinental Hanoi is about a five minute walk away from the Sheraton. We…

sheraton hanoi review

The Sheraton Hanoi hotel is a category 2 Starwood Property. A free award night costs only 4,000 points, while the paid rate at the time I was booking was ~$116/night. This gave me a redemption value of about 2.9 cents/point which is not bad for Starpoints. The Sheraton Hanoi hotel is about a 45 minute drive from the airport and only…

jetblue mint class review

After recently flying American Airlines transcontinental first class; I was really excited to try out JetBlue Mint Class on the same route. I wanted to know how a premium product on JetBlue - a low cost carrier - will compare. I've read and heard many good things about it, so I had high expectations. And certainly my expectations were met…

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