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Frequent Flyer Program Updates and Extensions

Frequent Flyer Program Updates and Extensions

Following the news and updates around the COVID-19 pandemic, many airlines were forced to suspend or reduce their daily operations. We have the latest information from airlines and hotels all around the world. Many frequent flyer programs are extending qualification for their elite statuses and more. Frequent Flyer Program Updates and Extensions With many borders […]

Posted on April 7, 2020 by in Aeroplan, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Alaska Mileage Plan, Delta Airlines, Delta Skymiles, Frequent Flyer Programs, Travel Deals, Travel News, United Airlines, United Mileage Plus

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United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

For my first United Basic Economy flight, I chose the San Francisco to Salt Lake City route. United operates the route with Embraer and Bombardier aircraft to connect their Denver and San Francisco hubs (with stops in Aspen). Booking United Basic Economy I booked my tickets via Orbitz, which simply mentioned the cabin item restriction […]

Posted on January 19, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 & Business Class Review from Istanbul (IST) – Novosibirsk (OVB) B737

Turkish Airlines Regional Business Class Review from Frankfurt (FRA) – Istanbul (IST) A321 I had initially booked an award using United miles from San Francisco to Novosibirsk all on Turkish Airlines. Turkish cancelled my San Francisco flight out of the blue just two weeks before departure (after half a dozen scheduled changes earlier in the year […]

Posted on March 19, 2017 by in Airline Reviews, Turkish Airlines Review

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United Business Class Review Dreamliner 787 – San Francisco (SFO) – Osaka (KIX) UA35

United Business Class Review Dreamliner 787 – San Francisco (SFO) – Osaka (KIX) UA35

Trip Index (what we have published so far): United Club Honolulu Airport (HNL) Review United Economy Flight Review – a tale of two flights Review Hanauma Bay, Hawaii (near Honolulu, Oahu) Hyatt Place Waikiki, Honolulu Hotel Review American Express Centurion Lounge SFO Review Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort Review For my flight to Guam, I wanted […]

Posted on May 4, 2015 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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Which websites allow a 24-hour free cancellation for airline tickets?

Which websites allow a 24-hour free cancellation for airline tickets?

  The US Department of Transportation has been a proponent of a number of consumer-friendly guidelines. One of them is the requirement for all domestic and foreign air carriers to allow free cancellations or fare holds for 24 hours. The rule kicks in for any carrier and for non-refundable tickets bought at least 7 days […]

Posted on April 16, 2015 by in AAdvantage, Delta Skymiles, Jetblue TrueBlue, United Mileage Plus

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What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

What’s the Best Use of 20,000 AAdvantage Miles?

I've previously outlined certain circumstances where using 20,000 or less United Mileage Plus miles could be better than booking with cash. I'll recap again here: – Booking Costly Last Minute Travel – Booking Not So Last Minute Travel but Travel Still Costly – That Mileage Run You Booked Several Months Back but Took a Bump […]

Posted on May 14, 2013 by in AAdvantage

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