Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/27

Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/27

Test your travel knowledge – which place is depicted in the pictures? Leave a comment below and win a United Club Pass. With your comment you will automatically enter the raffle for one United One-Time Club Pass that we give away every week. We will notify you via the comment function in Disqus. Good luck!

Posted on October 27, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration – Rome

Travel inspiration – Rome

Rome is a city and special comune (named "Roma Capitale") in Italy. Rome is the capital of Italy and also of the homonymous province and of the region of Lazio. With 2.8 million residents in 1,285.3 km2 (496.3 sq mi), it is also the country's largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in […]

Posted on October 27, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration – Astarte Suites Hotel

Travel inspiration – Astarte Suites Hotel

Perched on the volcanic rock of Santorini, Astarte offers suites with private Jacuzzi® and stunning views over the caldera and the Aegean Sea. It features an infinity pool and serves fine Mediterranean cuisine. Astarte Suites are romantically decorated in natural tones and feature built-in beds. Each is equipped with a satellite TV, CD player and […]

Posted on October 26, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Spotlight : London

Spotlight : London

Noisy, vibrant and truly multicultural, London is a megalopolis of people, ideas and frenetic energy. The capital and largest city of both the United Kingdom and of England, it is also the largest city in Western Europe and the European Union. Situated on the River Thames in South-East England, Greater London has an official population […]

Posted on October 25, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/25

Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/25

Test your travel knowledge – which destination is depicted in the pictures? Leave a comment below and win a United Club Pass. With your comment you will automatically enter the raffle for one United One-Time Club Pass that we give away every week. We will notify you via the comment function in Disqus. Good luck!

Posted on October 25, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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What Makes a Mileage Run Worth it?

What Makes a Mileage Run Worth it?

For those who may not know, mileage running is generally defined as the act of flying somewhere for the main purpose of accumulating miles and gaining miles toward airline elite status. While this certainly has its appeal – especially to those who enjoy aviation and flying! – I think there are some criterion one should […]

Posted on October 24, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration – Venice

Travel inspiration – Venice

Picture source Picture source Picture source Picture source Picture source Picture source Picture source Picture source Picture source Venice (Italian: Venezia) is one of the most interesting and lovely places in the world. This sanctuary on a lagoon is virtually the same as it was six hundred years ago, which adds to the fascinating character. […]

Posted on October 24, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/24

Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/24

Test your travel knowledge – which destination is depicted in the pictures? Leave a comment below and win a United Club Pass. With your comment you will automatically enter the raffle for one United One-Time Club Pass that we give away every week. We will notify you via the comment function in Disqus. Good luck!

Posted on October 24, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration – Castillo de Colomares

Travel inspiration – Castillo de Colomares

El Castillo de Colomares es un monumento situado en Benalmádena, provincia de Málaga, España. Esta construcción fue erigida entre los años 1987 y 1994 por el doctor Esteban Martín y Martín para homenajear a Cristóbal Colón y el Descubrimiento de América.

Posted on October 23, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration – Isle of Skye

Travel inspiration – Isle of Skye

Skye or the Isle of Skye (/skaɪ/; Scottish Gaelic: An t-Eilean Sgitheanach or Eilean a' Cheò) is the largest and most northerly large island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The island's peninsulas radiate from a mountainous centre dominated by the Cuillins, the rocky slopes of which provide some of the most dramatic mountain scenery […]

Posted on October 22, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration – Seychelles Island

Travel inspiration – Seychelles Island

Seychelles (Listeni/seɪˈʃɛlz/ say-SHELZ; French: [sɛʃɛl]), officially the Republic of Seychelles (French: République des Seychelles; Creole: Repiblik Sesel), is a 115-island country spanning an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, some 1,500 kilometres (932 mi) east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar. See more at Wikipedia

Posted on October 21, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Travel inspiration – Mauritius

Travel inspiration – Mauritius

Mauritius Listeni/məˈrɪʃəs/ (French: Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (French: République de Maurice) is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues, 560 kilometres (350 mi) east of the principal island, the islands of Agaléga […]

Posted on October 20, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/19

Test your travel knowledge – our daily travel quiz 10/19

Test your travel knowledge – which destination is depicted in the pictures? Leave a comment below and win a United Club Pass. With your comment you will automatically enter the raffle for one United One-Time Club Pass that we give away every week. We will notify you via the comment function in Disqus. Good luck!

Posted on October 19, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel insapiration – Caño Cristales

Travel insapiration – Caño Cristales

Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena, province of Meta. The river is commonly called "The River of Five Colors," "The Liquid Rainbow" or even " The Most Beautiful River in the World" due to its striking colors like yellow, green, blue, black, and especially the red of the […]

Posted on October 18, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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The adventurous side of award travel

The adventurous side of award travel

I spent a couple of hours at FTU Tampa in late September. I did not plan for the visit until a week before since it fit well into my travel plans to Asia. The turnout was disappointing with a much smaller crowd than in Los Angeles and Washington D.C. – that may not be surprising […]

Posted on October 18, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Travel inspiration – Plitvice Lakes

Travel inspiration – Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatian: Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera, colloquial Plitvice, pronounced [plîtʋitse]) is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. See more at wikipedia

Posted on October 17, 2013 by in Uncategorized

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Citibank (Malaysia) 60,000 Enrich miles card

Citibank (Malaysia) 60,000 Enrich miles card

This credit card is for Malaysian residents only – it's a surprisingly good offer though! It's 60,000 Enrich miles after a RM 600 fee and RM 3,000 spend. The way I read is that you need to transfer 30,000 PremierMiles to EnrichMiles and get a bonus of 100% when doing so. Malaysia Airlines has a […]

Posted on October 16, 2013 by in Travel Deals

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