Get Amtrak ClubAcela Access with United MileagePlus Club Card

Written by Benét J. Wilson @ CompareCards News & Advice

The information related to the United MileagePlus® Club Card has been collected by CompareCards and has not been reviewed or provided by the issuer of this card prior to publication.  Terms apply to Chase credit card offers. See chase.com for more information. Amtrak’s Boston/New York/Philadelphia/Washington, D.C., train corridor is the busiest in the country, serving as a quick, hassle-free option […]

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Why Crested Butte, Colorado, Is America’s Most Idyllic Family Ski Town

Written by Terry Ward @ The Points Guy

Crested Butte is the quintessential North American mountain town, with hardly a chain store in sight, a ski mountain offering varied terrain for both beginners and experts and an excellent nursery and ski school just steps from the base village. And while Denver’s airport is a solid 4.5-hour drive away, consider using your American Airlines or …

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United Airlines MileagePlus February Mile Play Promo Fly By March 10, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United Airlines MileagePlus Mile Play February 2019United Airlines launched last year MileagePlus promo called Mile Play trying to get select members to spend and fly more. They have had these offers every few months and just launch a new one for February. These promotions are tailored to each member based on his/her recent activity with United. It may require buying more […]

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How to Unlock Additional Award Availability With United Credit Cards

Written by Jason Steele @ The Points Guy

Increasingly generous travel rewards credit card offers have made it easier to earn points and airline miles. But at the same time, it’s become even more challenging to find award seats at the lowest mileage levels. Today, I want to examine a unique feature of United’s MileagePlus credit cards that allow you to unlock hidden …

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Delta’s $1.3 Billion Profit Sharing Payout Breaks Hearts at American and United

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Delta employees don’t really celebrate Valentine’s Day. Instead, they celebrate Profit Sharing Day. Thursday is a particularly impressive one, with a cool $1.3 billion being distributed across the company’s 86,000+ full-time employees. Said another way, it’s a whopping 14% bonus on an employee’s base pay. It’s the second largest profit sharing pool in the airline’s …

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You Only Get One First: How to Make Your Baby’s First Flight Special

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

You can only have your first flight once, so it’s worth doing everything you can to make it as memorable as possible. Of course, if it’s your newborn’s first flight that burden of responsibility shifts to the adult in charge. With more than 900 flights under my belt and a million (and counting) miles flown on …

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Maximizing United’s Award Routing Rules

Written by Eric Rosen @ The Points Guy

Following Delta’s lead a few years back, United’s MileagePlus program underwent a major award chart devaluation, switched to a revenue-based mileage-earning formula, instituted revenue requirements for elite status, raised those requirements (twice!), devalued its miles again, blocked some partner awards … well, you get the idea. Given all those negative developments, why even bother with …

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The Real Reason You’re Flying on a United Regional Jet With a Bar

Written by Darren Murph @ The Points Guy

Imagine this: you’re sitting in a direct-aisle-access, first-class seat with a lovely view over Chicago. You’ve got legroom for days. There’s fast Wi-Fi, and the plane is so fancy your roll-aboard is stashed in a closet rather than an overhead bin. Flight attendants are bending over backward to bring you snacks and drinks, but you’re …

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United and Expedia Reach Tentative Agreement After Months-Long Feud

Written by Max Prosperi @ The Points Guy

United Airlines and Expedia reached a tentative agreement on Friday after United had threatened to remove its fares from the popular online travel agency on Monday amidst an on-going dispute with Expedia Group, according to Skift. United’s original decision to pull fares from Expedia stemmed from a lawsuit filed by the travel agency. However, as of Friday, the airline …

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United Trimming 787 Service to Sydney From Houston and LAX

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

United has confirmed that it will be reducing service from two major hubs to Sydney (SYD), impacting flights from both Houston (IAH) and Los Angeles (LAX) during the slower winter months in Australia. While the airline trimmed 787-9 Dreamliner service last summer as well, there are even more reductions for 2019. The airline will remove a …

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United Airlines MileagePlus Up To 40% French Polynesia Award Discount March 26 – May 30, 2019 (Book By February 8)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United Airlines MileagePlus French Polynesia OfferUnited Airlines has launched MileagePlus award discount campaign to French Polynesia for travel between March 26 – May 30, 2019. Members can save up to 40% off in economy depending on their MileagePlus status and whether they have Chase United affiliated credit card. You can access United here. Note that this discount is available until […]

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United MileagePlus Cheat Sheet for Using Miles: Airlines, Fees, Alternatives and More

Written by Benét J. Wilson @ CompareCards News & Advice

There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to maneuvering around the United MileagePlus® loyalty program to find the best ways to snag award travel. You need to know how to best use your miles, any potential fees associated with redeeming them and how to get extra miles when you need them. Our comprehensive cheat […]

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa PREMIUM ECONOMY CLASS New York NY (JFK), United States to Berlin (TXL), Germany from $980 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United and their premium economy round trip fares between New York and Berlin, on codeshare flights operated by Lufthansa. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: United (UA) RLX26NCT NYC to BER Booking class: R, W. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Snagging Exit-Row Seats on US Carriers

Written by Katie Genter @ The Points Guy

With seat pitch decreasing in economy on many carriers, exit row seats are highly coveted due to the extra legroom they usually, but not always, provide. Many airlines allow flyers who have elite status to select exit row seats for free either at booking or at check-in, but there are often ways for non-elites to …

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