frequent flyer stuff



March 14th, 2015 / by / in: frequent flyer stuff / 1 Response

A lot of people don’t declare food when they’re coming home or travelling to other countries. Don’t lie — I know you do this! Maybe you forgot about that doughnut you bought at the airport, or you want to bring home some fun foreign snacks for your friends. Both of these […]

for the love of miles

September 25th, 2014 / by / in: frequent flyer stuff / 2 Responses

I’ve been reading some criticism of those who obsess over frequent flyer miles and those who mileage run and I figured I’d write an entry in my defense. I’m aware that to most people, spending extra time sitting on a plane is basically torture. I get it. You’d rather die than spend […]

NEXUS searches, part two

July 31st, 2011 / by / in: frequent flyer stuff / No responses

Because I get so many searches about this, here’s yet another entry where I answer the weird Google queries I get about NEXUS. And speaking of NEXUS, when I went through customs at YYZ on Wednesday, the line was INSANE. It went way outside the customs hall and threaded down the terminal. […]

NEXUS weirdos

July 3rd, 2011 / by / in: frequent flyer stuff / 3 Responses

I’ve been getting tons of blog hits lately from people searching for NEXUS-related stuff. I do have several entries on NEXUS, but still! From Google Analytics: I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again —  if you have weird NEXUS questions, just read this million page long Flyertalk thread. […]


May 21st, 2011 / by / in: frequent flyer stuff / 4 Responses

I’m currently sitting in the Maple Leaf Lounge at YYZ, waiting for my flight to ORD. (Then to SFO, then to HNL.) I had kind of a funny experience going through customs — NEXUS was down (again!), which I was apprehensive about because I know that going to Hawaii for […]

porter airlines

May 16th, 2011 / by / in: frequent flyer stuff / 1 Response

A lot of people bug me about not flying Porter Airlines. It’s not cool if you live in Toronto and don’t fly Porter. You have to love Porter. But the thing is — I do love Porter. Their service and product is better than any Canadian or American legacy carrier. […]

your NEXUS searches, answered

May 13th, 2011 / by / in: frequent flyer stuff / 3 Responses

I’ve been getting a lot of people searching for NEXUS-related stuff and arriving at my blog. So here’s round two of me answering your Google search questions, NEXUS edition! nexus interview questions The questions are different for everyone (and based on your responses in your application), but it’s generally similar […]