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Trip reports by one of the most reliable...
Trip reports by one of the most reliable reviewers...

El Al 787 - https://thepointsguy.com/2017/10/el-al-787-business-class-review/
AC 787 -...
Two more entries, one a book, the other a video. ...
Two more entries, one a book, the other a video.

Book: Not everybody's cup of tea, but if your reading tastes include mysteries and/or science fiction, it's really hard to beat Michael Chabon's...
Enterprise, National and Alamo (the same company,...
Enterprise, National and Alamo (the same company, just different brands) have kiosks at both cruise terminals, and they will shuttle you to and from their downtown pick-up station (across the street...
If you're members of either the Alaska or...
If you're members of either the Alaska or American Airlines mileage plans, the Qantas flights will earn you a bucketload of usable miles.
Are you arriving at Pier 91 or Pier 66...
Are you arriving at Pier 91 or Pier 66 yourselves? If Pier 91, then meeting them for breakfast at 8:00 is likely to be pretty rushed for you, especially if you want to drop off your bags at your...
On this video review of PE on a 787 (MAD-DFW) -...
On this video review of PE on a 787 (MAD-DFW) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rKIB19SOUg - it shows over-the-ear NC headphones. I'd assume it's the same on domestic PE service, but in the past AA...
Are you returning from Dublin as well? And when...
Are you returning from Dublin as well? And when is this trip?

Glancing at Hawaiian's mileage chart and looking at (summer) PE fares, I think using Hawaiian miles for a summer trip is a bad...
The problem with using AAdvantage miles for...
The problem with using AAdvantage miles for travel to/from Oz/NZ at that time of year is that Qantas is the principal partner serving the transpacific routes. Not only is this the peak of peaks for...
They could leave their bags with the concierge at...
They could leave their bags with the concierge at the cruise terminal, then walk down the street to the Pike Place market garage's lowest level, take the elevator up to the main market arcade, and...
Here's a walking map showing some key locations. ...
Here's a walking map showing some key locations. https://goo.gl/maps/SfrStXDJndk

Note the "Westlake Center" point is where you'd catch the monorail to Seattle Center; the monorail station at the...
And C, don't compare the cost of your flight with...
And C, don't compare the cost of your flight with the cost of your cruise. There are no victims here, only volunteers.
No, another common myth. They could care less...
No, another common myth. They could care less how often you look, or through which channel. They don't keep tabs on you. You only matter to them when you enter your credit card number.
SeatGuru's comparison table is good, but as with...
SeatGuru's comparison table is good, but as with all things SeatGuru, don't take it as gospel.

https://www.seatguru.com/charts/premium_economy.php
King Street Parking, 248 S. King St. ...
King Street Parking, 248 S. King St.
https://goo.gl/maps/8SiuV28PUWQ2

Have you thought about taking the train both ways? There's parking at the Vancouver (WA) station.
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Celebrate the fog... ...
Celebrate the fog...

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or go to church...

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(Both taken on Douglas...
Is the other party from the Pacific NW. or if...
Is the other party from the Pacific NW. or if not, have they been around here before? One thing for people coming from far away, such as the east coast, is that the northbound cruise can provide...
All of the airlines - from Southwest to United,...
All of the airlines - from Southwest to United, Lufthansa to Qantas - employ many, many people whose job it is to program their "revenue management" computer programs to ensure that every flight...
Here's an ANA FC trip report from a leading...
Here's an ANA FC trip report from a leading reviewer - https://thepointsguy.com/2015/05/ana-first-class-review/
I will second Globaliser's recommendation for the...
I will second Globaliser's recommendation for the day flight, even if it kills a day (i.e. the day you leave.) British Airways is the only airline that flies transatlantic during the day from BOS;...
All three of those hotels are in rather trafficky...
All three of those hotels are in rather trafficky areas; the Four Points faces Mercer Street, a key east-west arterial that is pretty jammed day to night; the Holiday Inns are basically on an urban...
Commercial vans like those run by Shuttle Express...
Commercial vans like those run by Shuttle Express (https://shuttleexpress.com/) don't require child seats.
Which hotel is it? Pier 91 is around 16...
Which hotel is it?

Pier 91 is around 16 miles from the airport, so you're looking at 5 miles or so past that. Getting to the hotel from the airport probably would take around 10 minutes longer...
Look around the airport. There are no free...
Look around the airport. There are no free shuttles from the airport hotels (or really, from any downtown hotels except maybe one) to the cruise terminals, of which there are two. There are plenty...
Let me ask what the rest of your plans are for...
Let me ask what the rest of your plans are for that day (or longer, if that's the case.) Are you renting a car just for that day? How long are you in town over all?

The reason for asking is...
As long as both tickets are for Delta-operated...
As long as both tickets are for Delta-operated flights, they should through-check your bags.

Here's the horse's mouth -...