In our longest podcast ever, we explore how you may have gotten on the list for the opening of the new United Polaris Lounge at Houston Intercontinental (IAH). We also explore new Priority Pass Select options (lounges and more)and a new long- haul flight to Asia from my hometown airport Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP). Then we go long with Senior Budget Travel correspondent Bryan Apple who just returned from two weeks in Southern Spain. He enthusiastically shares tips and must-see spots in Seville, Grenada, Marbella and more.

News Links: More Polaris, More Airport Food, More Koreans Visiting MSP

United Mileage Plus members get first crack at IAH Polaris Club.
Delta Airlines is launching new service to Seoul from Minneapolis.
How much can you eat at LAX or SYR? Will $28 do it?

Interview Links:

Need a great app for getting around Europe? Bryan Apple likes GoEuro.
I can’t let go of TripIt for itinerary consolidation.
Upgrading to first on a European train can be relatively cheap and sometimes worth it.

My unpaid endorsement for TripIt from the early 2010’s:

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