Gilbert Ott

How Much “Extra” Is Premium Economy Worth?

Premium Economy isn't a flat bed and sometimes it's not even a different meal, but that doesn't mean it's not worth a significant premium over economy. As airline cabins have evolved, premium now bridges the gap between the economy experience we once...

G-XWBD: Is One Of British Airways A350’s Jinxed?

In summer 2019, British Airways began taking delivery of their Airbus A350-1000 fleet, which has overall been extremely positive for the airline, helping to usher in new seats and technology across its various cabins. Each of the new planes feature s...

An Alarming Follow Up On Upgrade Pack…

Today, just like Theranos and Fyre Festival, my integrity, rather than the substance of my argument was attacked by the founder of a company, as damning allegations emerged about their product, or lack thereof. Smart people always say "attack the ...

An Apology To Our Readers, Re: Upgrade Pack…

Feb 17 Update: There's been back and forth today in a follow up from Upgrade Pack to this article, and alarming allegations leveled against the company from current employee whistle blowers. After reading here, head here for the update. With no bu...

How To Survive Overnight Flights In Economy…

In the words of Coldplay: nobody said it was easy... It doesn't matter what cabin you're in: flying overnight in a metal tube is hard. Sure, the beds in first class help, but there's nothing natural about life at 36,000 feet, as you hurdle through t...

A Photo Etiquette Guide For Tourists…

This article shouldn't be necessary, but it totally is... There's outrage from Iceland to the islands of the South Pacific these days as "perfect shot" Instagram obsessed travellers desecrate sacred sites, destroy nature and even more than occasiona...
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Enough “Loyalty”: Travellers Must Vote With Their Feet…

This may be the first ever article about loyalty programs that fails to mention a single one, but there's a reason for that. Think of it like a WebMD for your loyalty blues, where it's better to read without thinking of any pre-conceived ideas throug...

Gilbert Ott

Gilbert Ott is an ever curious traveler and one of the world's leading travel experts. His adventures take him all over the globe, often spanning over 200,000 miles a year and his travel exploits are regularly featured on Good Morning America, BBC, The Sunday Times, Travel & Leisure, CNN and other leading news outlets. Obsessed with deals, destinations and luxury travel – Ott is constantly in search of an edge, and shares every travel trick here on GodSaveThePoints.com. Catch him in airports around the world, if you can.

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