Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

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Lufthansa Economy Class A320-200 – Frankfurt-Copenhagen

Lufthansa Economy Class sandwich

  Frankfurt Terminal 1 is divided into concourses A, B, C and Z, with 56 gates and a capacity of approximately 50 million passengers per year. If you’ve never flown into or through Frankfurt am Main Airport, this terminal is

United Airlines BusinessFirst Boeing 777-200 Chicago-Frankfurt

United Airlines

  United Airlines has two non-stop flights each day from Chicago to Frankfurt and our favorite to make onward connections is at 2:15p which arrives in Frankfurt at 5:45a. One of the reasons we stick to United Airlines and their Star Alliance Members

Important Facts for Arctic Cruise Passengers

sign in Copenhagen, Denmark

  Travel Insurance? Travel insurance is usually required for all cruise passengers. We buy only when forced into it or the trip is so expensive, cancellation would be a real hardship. After all, one never knows. We use Travel Guard, Travelex,

Learn How to Plan a Greenland and Canadian High Arctic Cruise

United Airlines air map

  Air?  United Airlines is our carrier of choice. However, they do not fly to Copenhagen from where the chartered flight to Greenland would depart. United does fly from Toronto to Chicago on the return. So we purchased a ticket

Cruising in Greenland and Canada’s High Arctic

Greenland cruise

  Greenland seems to be the hottest destination for adventurous cruisers but an expensive destination for anyone, cruise or not. Don’t be misled by cruise advertisements that say, “from…”; the “from” cost is usually for a triple room, many times with

Fly United Airlines Business Class Boeing 777-200 Frankfurt-Newark

  There are many trains each day from Bingen to Frankfurt Airport, most with a connection in Mainz. It’s not necessary to take an IC. All Regionals stop in Terminal 1 and then follow signs to airline check-in. Sticking to one