Posts Tagged ‘MileagePlus’
Square_expiring_deals-discounted_united_partner_business_class_awards-swiss
2/28/2015
  Can you believe it's already the end of February? I scarcely can, but it is, and there are several deals expiring today, tomorrow and later in March. Here's a quick roundup in case you've been meaning to take advantage...
Square_tips_for_booking_lufthansa_first_class_awards_with_miles_and_points
2/25/2015
  "How to book Lufthansa First Class awards with miles and points?" is a question I continue to get from clients and readers, especially those based on the West Coast, who would like those highly coveted San Francisco to Frankfurt...
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2/9/2015
Asiana Award Space is NOT Bookable on United.com for the moment, so you need to call United to book, and ask the agent to waive the usual phone booking fee. Several readers have emailed me about this, since Asiana Business...
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2/6/2015
  Which Credit Cards are Worth Getting in 2015? While everyone's credit card situation is different, depending on which cards you already have (or had) and which miles and points are most valuable to you given future travel plans, many...
Square_mileageplus-discounted_lufthansa_business_class_awards
2/5/2015
MileagePlus Discounted Lufthansa Business Class Awards ARE available after all, starting February 10, since United has formally announced the details of its discounted business awards. Since Lufthansa Business Class and Lufthansa First Class award space is only bookable 15 days...
Square_50k_united_mileageplus_explorer_business_card_bonus
2/3/2015
  There's a 50K United MileagePlus Explorer Business Credit Card offer targeted to most United MileagePlus members. While United MileagePlus miles aren't as valuable as they were over a year ago, before the United Award Chart Devaluation that increased awards...
Square_discounted_united_partner_business_class_awards_bookable_for_all_of_2015-asiana_business_class
2/1/2015
  Discounted United Partner Business Class Awards are Bookable for All of 2015 Starting Feb. 10 if you ticket by February 28 (see United announcement) via Dan--good news if you have tons of United miles you didn't manage to redeem before...
Square_discounted_united_partner_business_class_awards_to_europe-fly_swiss_business_class
12/5/2014
There are discounted United partner business class awards to Europe and Maldives / Central Asia through March 2015, per Dan. This is likely a glitch and won't last long, so if you're planning award travel to Europe through March 2015...
Square_more_united_mileageplus_devaluations
11/21/2014
  United’s Award Chart Devaluation was earlier this year, and in June, United also announced a switch to revenue based earning (similar to the Delta devaluation), taking effect in 2015. But that wasn’t the end of the bad news for MileagePlus...
Square_earn_50k_united_mileageplus_explorer_signup_bonus_again
10/15/2014
  There's a United MileagePlus Explorer up to 55K bonus offer, which I'll describe how to get below, since it's better than the 30K public offer. But more importantly, it may be possible to earn the signup bonus again, if...
Square_ultimate_rewards_mall_october_2014_deals
10/3/2014
  Nordstrom is 10X today in the MileagePlus Shopping Mall, and Ultimate Rewards October 2014 deals are also out, so I figured I'd compile a list of some of the best offers. The Nordstrom 10X deal is today only via...
Square_free_one_way_to_hawaii_with_united_miles
8/31/2014
  A free one way to Hawaii with United miles: what's not to like? I previously covered great ways to get to Hawaii in Best Frequent Flyer Miles for Hawaii Award Tickets, but have had to update that post since...
Square_55k_united_mileageplus_explorer_with_50_statement_credit
8/2/2014
  A 55,000 United MileagePlus Explorer Card offer with $50 statement credit is available as a public offer until September 2, and I've updated the Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards page with it. Here are the details: 50,000 United miles...
Square_united_compensation_for_flight_delays_and_delayed_baggage
7/14/2014
What United compensation for flight delays and delayed baggage can you expect? TravelSort reader Tom asks about fair compensation for his flight delay, as he recounts his harrowing experience on the recent United Flight 201 to Guam that was diverted...
Square_united_mileageplus_devaluation-revenue_based_earning
6/10/2014
  Another United MileagePlus devaluation--revenue based earning--will go into effect March 1, 2015. This follows the United Award Chart Devaluation earlier this year, and the Delta Devaluation with SkyMiles Earning Becoming Revenue Based (and United appears to have definitely taken...
Square_sas_new_business_class-flat_bed_with_hastens_bedding
5/28/2014
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) new business class was announced last year, but now we have photos and a timeline for the installation. Here are the details: Fully flat bed seats  Hästens bedding Direct aisle access for all seats, with 1-2-1 seat...
Square_united_starnet_blocking-asiana_awards_not_bookable_online
4/14/2014
  4/18 Update: FIXED! Finally, United has fixed this and Asiana awards, including Asiana First Class Suites, are once again bookable on United.com. We'll see how long the fix lasts.... ------Original Post-------- United StarNet blocking refers to United blocking awards...
Square_mileage_credit_without_a_boarding_pass
4/12/2014
Can you get mileage credit without a boarding pass? TravelSort reader Keith writes "I recently took a paid Turkish Airlines flight, and even though I'm quite sure I provided my United Mileage Plus number when booking, I haven't received mileage...
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2/19/2014
  If you cancelled a United award booked under the old pre-devaluation award chart, but didn't redeposit the miles, you can apparently get access to the old United award chart and make changes not only to dates, but also to...
Square_50000_united_mileageplus_business_card_bonus_offer
1/15/2014
  A 50,000 United MileagePlus Business Card offer is available (may be targeted) after logging into your United MileagePlus account. Here are the details: 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $2000 in the first 3 months of account opening 10,000...
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Square_discounted_united_partner_business_class_awards_to_europe-fly_swiss_business_class
12/5/2014
There are discounted United partner business class awards to Europe and Maldives / Central Asia through March 2015, per Dan. This is likely a glitch and won't last long, so if you're planning award travel to Europe through March 2015...
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  "How do you earn your frequent flyer miles and points?" is a question I get on a regular basis from TravelSort Clients and readers, who also want to know how we manage to fly all of us in international...
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  There's a 140K Ritz-Carlton Rewards Visa offer, but annual fee is NOT waived, via Ben. Is this 140,000 Ritz-Carlton Rewards bonus offer worth it? Let's look at the details of the offer, then I'll give my take, plus a...
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12/2/2014
  A 60K Citi Gold AAdvantage bonus offer is being targeted to some AAdvantage members. This is better than past 50K Citi Gold AAdvantage targeted offers, as well as the current public offer of 25,000 AA miles after $750 in purchases...