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#redcarpettrip: Singapore Airlines, First Class Suites, Tokyo Narita – Los Angeles,

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On the #redcarpettrip, we were travelling Mumbai to Los Angeles on the first leg of the trip. We chose to fly Singapore Airlines to the west coast, in their Suites F product.

This is a review of the trip between Tokyo Narita and Los Angeles. SQ was the first carrier to start flying an A380 from India, and if you fly in their F class product, you are in for a suite surprise!

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#redcarpettrip: ANA Suite Lounge, Satellite Terminal 4

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Singapore Airlines uses the ANA Lounges during a brief stopover at Tokyo Narita while flying SQ12 to Los Angeles. We used the ANA Suite Lounge, which is exclusive to First Class passengers, on our brief halt at this airport.

Inside is a review of the amenities and services of this lounge, and how a top notch product leaves so much to be desired.

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#redcarpettrip: SQ 12, Singapore – Tokyo Narita, Singapore Airlines, Suites Class

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On the #redcarpettrip, we were travelling Mumbai to Los Angeles on the first leg of the trip. We chose to fly Singapore Airlines to the west coast, in their Suites F product.

This is a review of the trip between Singapore and Tokyo Narita. SQ was the first carrier to start flying an A380 from India, and if you fly in their F class product, you are in for a suite surprise!

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#redcarpettrip: Singapore Airlines Private Room

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Singapore Airlines operates the exclusive The Private Room for its own First Class and Suites Class passengers who originate or are transiting Singapore Changi Airport.

While transiting Singapore onwards to Los Angeles, we had an opportunity to spend some time at this very exclusive lounge. Drop in for my review of this lounge.

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#redcarpettrip: SQ 423, Mumbai – Singapore, Singapore Airlines, Suites Class

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On the #redcarpettrip, we were travelling Mumbai to Los Angeles on the first leg of the trip. We chose to fly Singapore Airlines to the west coast, in their Suites F product.

This is a review of the first leg of the trip between Mumbai and Singapore. SQ was the first carrier to start flying an A380 from India, and if you fly in their F class product, you are in for a suite surprise!

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#redcarpettrip: GVK First Class Lounge: Mumbai CSIA Terminal 2

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On the first leg of the #redcarpettrip, we were going to be travelling from Mumbai to Singapore on the Singapore Airlines Suites Class. This brought us an invitation to the First Class Section of the Mumbai Airport’s GVK Lounge.

Look inside to find details of the premium experience this lounge has set-up for all their patrons, including white-glove dining and a spa experience.

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#redcarpettrip: Pranaam Meet & Assist Service, Mumbai Terminal 2

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Mumbai Airport’s operator GVK offers a meet-and-greet service at the airport called Pranaam.

We used this service on departure for the #redcarpettrip from Mumbai, and were able to book these complimentary on account of our Citi Prestige Credit card which provides free MAAS services around Asia-Pacific at designated airports for Citi Prestige Credit Card holders.

Upcoming is a review of the service we experienced at Departure.

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#redcarpettrip: Introduction and Trip Index

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Our honeymoon trip was a year in the planning, and had some amazing experiences included, largely due to the power of miles and points and status. We went to Los Angeles, Bora Bora, Las Vegas, Washington D.C. and New York, and flew some of the most coveted products such as Singapore Airlines Suites Class and Etihad Apartments on our way in and out.

This post is intended to be a sort of an index of the entire trip report which will be published over the days. In all earnestness, if I could do it, you can do it too!

Watch out inside for all the details of this #redcarpettrip

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#redcarpettrip: We are back to base!

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Shipra and myself just got back from a megatrip over 22 days, where we flew Singapore Airlines Suites Class, the Etihad Apartments, went to Los Angeles, Bora Bora, Las Vegas, Dallas, Washington D.C. and New York and had some amazing experiences.

This is a recap of the trip in pictures, while we get set to post an elaborate trip report for you, along with all the details!

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Ia Orana: Hello from Bora Bora Islands!

Hello from the wonderful islands of Bora Bora! Shipra and I were looking forward to spending some time away from our respective workplaces, so we have been planning a trip largely on miles and points and status privileges over the course of the year. 
Here’s what we have been up to so far!

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Free Club Vistara Gold Status for HDFC Bank Infinia card holders

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Club Vistara is offering a 1-year upgrade to Club Vistara Gold for HDFC Infinia card holders, and Silver status to HDFC Regalia card holders. While the hard benefits are limited, there are soft benefits such as random upgrades. Here is how to get the Gold status if you qualify for it.

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