Thailand Trip Day 11 – home in first class

Thailand Trip Day 1 – flight cancellations
Thailand Trip Day 2
Thailand Trip Day 3
Thailand Trip Day 4
Thailand Day 5 Island Hopper Excursion
Thailand Day 6 – Rain
Thailand Trip Day 7 – the local market
Thailand Trip Day 8
Thailand Trip Day 9 – Jim Thompson shop, Temples, and Gulati
Thailand Trip Day 10 – A Chill Day and going to the movies
Thailand Trip Day 11 – home in first class

I had never had the opportunity to fly in real first class.  I’ve spent lots of time in Delta’s Business Class but never a true first class.  I was actually impressed with China Airline’s first class.  It was a true lay flat bed and even with the fact that I am 6’5″ – I was able to completely stretch out and get plenty of sleep.

The service was simply top notch.  The first class section was only half filled.  It felt like we were truly royalty.  I don’t know if I could fly to Thailand in coach.  I really felt like we got value out of our Delta Skymiles with this trip.

We had never been to Southeast Asia before and I’m glad that we decided to go to Thailand.  I would go there again in a second.

Since this trip I have been accumulating more Delta Skymiles and Hilton points to plan our next trip.  It always helps to take your significant other with you on these trips so they can see and experience that there is some method for all of the madness.  All of the coin deliveries, all the promotions, all of the obsessive credit card churning – it’s all to take these dream vacations for free!

Pingbacks

  1. […] Thailand Trip Day 1 – flight cancellations Thailand Trip Day 2 Thailand Trip Day 3 Thailand Trip Day 4 Thailand Day 5 Island Hopper Excursion Thailand Day 6 – Rain Thailand Trip Day 7 – the local market Thailand Trip Day 8 Thailand Trip Day 9 – Jim Thompson shop, Temples, and Gulati Thailand Trip Day 10 – A Chill Day and going to the movies Thailand Trip Day 11 – home in first class […]

  2. […] Thailand Trip Day 1 – flight cancellations Thailand Trip Day 2 Thailand Trip Day 3 Thailand Trip Day 4 Thailand Day 5 Island Hopper Excursion Thailand Day 6 – Rain Thailand Trip Day 7 – the local market Thailand Trip Day 8 Thailand Trip Day 9 – Jim Thompson shop, Temples, and Gulati Thailand Trip Day 10 – A Chill Day and going to the movies Thailand Trip Day 11 – home in first class […]

  3. […] Thailand Trip Day 1 – flight cancellations Thailand Trip Day 2 Thailand Trip Day 3 Thailand Trip Day 4 Thailand Day 5 Island Hopper Excursion Thailand Day 6 – Rain Thailand Trip Day 7 – the local market Thailand Trip Day 8 Thailand Trip Day 9 – Jim Thompson shop, Temples, and Gulati Thailand Trip Day 10 – A Chill Day and going to the movies Thailand Trip Day 11 – home in first class […]

  4. […] Thailand Trip Day 1 – flight cancellations Thailand Trip Day 2 Thailand Trip Day 3 Thailand Trip Day 4 Thailand Day 5 Island Hopper Excursion Thailand Day 6 – Rain Thailand Trip Day 7 – the local market Thailand Trip Day 8 Thailand Trip Day 9 – Jim Thompson shop, Temples, and Gulati Thailand Trip Day 10 – A Chill Day and going to the movies Thailand Trip Day 11 – home in first class […]

Comments

  1. Didn’t realize Skymiles permitted first (as opposed to business) redemptions on China Airlines, for that matter any first class at all anymore now that their Singapore partnership is over.

    Any reference on the Skymiles website? How did you get it booked? How many miles? How did you find the seats? What fare class were you booked into..?

    Thanks,
    Gary

  2. Hi Gary. This trip was last March. We called the partner desk, originally looking for business class and were told that they had first class available. I’ll dig out my ticket stubs and let you know what the redemption and class were.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *