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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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The best current offers for buying miles and points

The best current offers for buying miles and points

There’s a fair few decent bonus offers around right now for when you buy miles or points, so we thought we’d put together a post summarizing the best ones available. If you’re thinking about purchasing Rapid Rewards, scroll down to the Southwest offer right now though, as it expires today (December 11th) at 11.59PM CST! Aegean Miles+Bonus […]

Posted on December 11, 2017 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, American Airlines AAdvantage, Hilton Honor, Southwest Rapid Rewards, United Mileage Plus, World of Hyatt

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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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Up to 100% MileagePlus bonus when you buy miles

Up to 100% MileagePlus bonus when you buy miles

What’s the deal with the MileagePlus bonus? United MileagePlus members can currently get up to 100% bonus miles when you buy miles between now and December 19th, 2016. The bonus is targeted, so you’ll receive a ‘mystery bonus’ of between 25% and 100%. Depending on your bonus, you can purchase 85,000 to 120,000 miles with this offer; […]

Posted on December 5, 2016 by in United Mileage Plus

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Many US airports to Europe $317 RT on United/ Air Canada amd earn 100% miles

Many US airports to Europe $317 RT on United/ Air Canada amd earn 100% miles

United and Air Canada are ‘attacking’ several Delta hubs with ultra-low fares to Europe for winter 2016/2017. Fares comes up in most engines readily for almost every day from these airports: – Detroit (DTW) – Salt Lake City (SLC) – Atlanta (ATL) – Minneapolis (MSP) Destinations in Europe are the main hubs for Alitalia and […]

Posted on October 26, 2016 by in Cheap flights, Travel Deals, Very low fares (Super Sales & Formerly called Mistake Fares)

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Featured – The Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card – get 55,000 bonus Ultimate Rewards points

Featured – The Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card – get 55,000 bonus Ultimate Rewards points

Apply here for the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card. The Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card The Chase Sapphire Preferred card is one of the slickest cards to actually hold in your hands, as it’s made of metal and is virtually indestructible. The card also gives you 2 points per dollar on dining and any travel-related […]

Posted on August 17, 2016 by in Chase Ultimate Rewards

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Unadvertised United award sale gives you 20% off RT domestic economy redemptions

Unadvertised United award sale gives you 20% off RT domestic economy redemptions

What’s the deal with the United award sale? United Airlines currently has 20% off round-trip domestic economy redemptions when you book by August 23rd for travel August 23rd through December 15th, 2016. The sale hasn’t yet been announced publicly for some reason… With this offer you can redeem your miles for a short-haul flight under […]

Posted on August 9, 2016 by in United Mileage Plus

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HOT! Cheap flights to Taipei (TPE) and Seoul (ICN) from US cities from just $381 RT

HOT! Cheap flights to Taipei (TPE) and Seoul (ICN) from US cities from just $381 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Taipei (TPE) and Seoul (ICN)? You can fly between select major US cities and Asia later this year from a fantastic $381 round-trip between August and December – that’s from just 3 cents per mile flown! The cheapest flights seem to be with United between Seattle and Taipei from $381 return, but you can fly […]

Posted on July 19, 2016 by in Cheap flights, Delta Skymiles, United Mileage Plus

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HOT! Cheap flights to Europe from $425 RT inc. from the West Coast!

HOT! Cheap flights to Europe from $425 RT inc. from the West Coast!

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Europe? Grab an awesome fare later this year between many US airports and various European destinations from just $425 round-trip! The flights are with United or partners Air Canada and AA and most flights are $500+, but some are as cheap as $425. You need to be quick, as we […]

Posted on June 27, 2016 by in Aeroplan, American Airlines AAdvantage, Cheap flights, United Mileage Plus

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Up to 50,000 bonus United MileagePlus miles when you book and fly [targeted]

Up to 50,000 bonus United MileagePlus miles when you book and fly [targeted]

What’s the deal with bonus United MileagePlus miles? MileagePlus members can currently earn bonus miles by booking and flying United Airlines as usual! Depending on what you’ve been targeted with, you could net up to 50,000 bonus miles across three personalized spending milestones, such as: Spend $1,000 total on your tickets and earn 10,000 bonus MileagePlus miles. Spend […]

Posted on June 3, 2016 by in United Mileage Plus

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United MileagePlus Explorer card 50,000 bonus miles and $50 statement credit (public offer)

United MileagePlus Explorer card 50,000 bonus miles and $50 statement credit (public offer)

What’s the deal with the United MileagePlus Explorer card? In case you haven’t been targeted for the recent 70,000 bonus miles offer or the 70,000 bonus miles and $50 statement credit offer when you apply for the United MileagePlus Explorer card and spend $3,000 on purchases in the first three months, there’s also a public offer available for 50,000 bonus miles and […]

Posted on June 1, 2016 by in Chase Ultimate Rewards, United Mileage Plus

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NEW United MileagePlus Explorer card targeted offer for 70,000 bonus miles but now with $50 statement credit!

NEW United MileagePlus Explorer card targeted offer for 70,000 bonus miles but now with $50 statement credit!

What’s the deal with the United MileagePlus Explorer card? We recently let you know about a targeted offer to get a whopping 70,000 bonus miles when you apply for the United MileagePlus Explorer card and spend $3,000 on purchases in the first three months. If you weren’t able to see that offer, you could well be able […]

Posted on June 1, 2016 by in Chase Ultimate Rewards, United Mileage Plus

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HOT! United MileagePlus Explorer card 70,000 bonus miles [targeted]

HOT! United MileagePlus Explorer card 70,000 bonus miles [targeted]

What’s the deal with the United MileagePlus Explorer card? Targeted MileagePlus members are currently seeing an offer for a massive 70,000 bonus miles when you apply for the United MileagePlus Explorer card and spend $3,000 on purchases in the first three months! The usual sign-up bonus is 30,000 miles, so jump on this if you’ve been […]

Posted on May 28, 2016 by in Chase Ultimate Rewards, United Mileage Plus

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Buy or gift HHonors, TrueBlue, Gold Passport or MileagePlus to earn up to 100% bonus!

Buy or gift HHonors, TrueBlue, Gold Passport or MileagePlus to earn up to 100% bonus!

What’s the deals where you buy or gift points or miles? Various loyalty programs are currently each offering a bonus when you gift or buy miles or points within the month and you can earn up to 100% more. Hilton HHonors members can currently earn 100% bonus points through June 3rd, 2016. With JetBlue TrueBlue, you can […]

Posted on May 18, 2016 by in Hilton Honor, Jetblue TrueBlue, United Mileage Plus, World of Hyatt

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Cheap flights to Taipei (TPE) from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) $745.56 RT

Cheap flights to Taipei (TPE) from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) $745.56 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Taipei? Here’s a cheap fare between Fort Lauderdale and Taipei for just $745.56 round-trip this month – that’s only 4 cents per mile flown. For the sample dates March 30th to April 7th, 2016, flying with United Airlines, we found current availability at this price: How do I get the cheap flights to Taipei deal? More […]

Posted on March 10, 2016 by in Cheap flights, United Mileage Plus

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Up to 50,000 bonus United MileagePlus miles when you buy a new or used Mercedes-Benz

Up to 50,000 bonus United MileagePlus miles when you buy a new or used Mercedes-Benz

What’s the deal with bonus United MileagePlus? United MileagePlus members can currently earn up to 25,000 bonus miles with a Mercedes-Benz purchase from TrueCar, but if you are a Chase MileagePlus cardmember, you can earn up to 50,000 bonus miles instead! TrueCar has partnered with like-minded dealers and claim to provide great service and upfront pricing […]

Posted on March 10, 2016 by in United Mileage Plus

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Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) from Austin (AUS) $651.45 RT

Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) from Austin (AUS) $651.45 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City? Check out this cheap fare to Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City from Austin for just GBP 458.59 ($651.45) round-trip later this year – that’s only 4 cents per mile flown. For the sample dates October 12th to November 16th, 2016, flying with United Airlines, we found current availability at this price: How […]

Posted on March 8, 2016 by in Cheap flights, United Mileage Plus

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Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro (SDU) from Edmonton (YEG) $506.64 RT

Cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro (SDU) from Edmonton (YEG) $506.64 RT

What’s the deal with cheap flights to Rio de Janeiro? Check out this cheap flight to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil from Canada’s Edmonton for just GBP 355.15 ($506.64) round-trip next month – that’s only 4 cents per mile flown. For the sample dates April 18th to April 27th, 2016, flying with United Airlines, we found current availability at this price: How […]

Posted on March 7, 2016 by in Cheap flights, United Mileage Plus

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MileagePlus Dining up to 3,500 bonus miles

MileagePlus Dining up to 3,500 bonus miles

What’s the deal with MileagePlus Dining? For a limited time only, MileagePlus members can earn up to 3,500 bonus miles. You earn 1,000 miles when joining the MileagePlus Dining program and creating your dining profile and then up to 2,500 more miles with restaurant visits. Dine at any participating location in your first 30 days and […]

Posted on March 4, 2016 by in United Mileage Plus

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Flights to Cuba from the US proposed by several airlines including AA and Delta

Flights to Cuba from the US proposed by several airlines including AA and Delta

What’s the scoop with flights to Cuba? Restored commercial flights between the US and Cuba are now closer to reality, as eight airlines have so far applied for permission. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, jetBlue, Southwest Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Silver Airways have applied in response to the US Department of Transportation’s invitation last month. Tell […]

Posted on March 3, 2016 by in American Airlines AAdvantage, Best use of Alaska Mileage Plan miles, Delta Skymiles, Jetblue TrueBlue, Southwest Rapid Rewards, Travel Deals, United Mileage Plus

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