United’s Plan to Add Polaris, Premium Plus to 787-8 and -9 Dreamliners

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

United’s brand-new 787-10s come equipped with the carrier’s much-improved Polaris business-class seat, with far better privacy plus direct aisle access for everyone in the cabin. The carrier’s older Dreamliners have dated 2-2-2 seating, however — a slightly updated version of the same seat that flew with Continental beginning in 2009. Fortunately, United will soon begin …

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Deal Alert: Up to 9 United Business Class Seats From Hong Kong to Chicago

Written by Carissa Rawson @ The Points Guy

United’s flagship premium product — Polaris — has been a long-time coming but receives solid reviews, and for good reason. It features Saks 5th Avenue bedding, chef-designed meals and top-notch lounges. Fittingly, saver award availability for these flights is scarce, with United heavily restricting the amount of space it releases. However, a recent search shows …

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Wyndham Rewards To United Airlines 100% Points To Miles Conversion Bonus July 15 – August 15, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Wyndham Rewards United Airlines Conversion Bonus Summer 2019Wyndham Rewards with United Airlines has launched points to miles conversion bonus between July 15 – August 15, 2019. Wyndham Rewards members can convert points to United airlines MileagePlus miles at 100% bonus. You can access this offer on Wyndham’s website here. READ MORE: Wyndham Rewards Bonus Points And Miles Promotions Here’s the 100% bonus […]

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The TSA Is Testing Ways to Eventually Keep Laptops in Bags for Everybody

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

The Transportation Security Administration is testing a screening method that may eventually result in passengers, even those who do not have TSA PreCheck, keeping laptops in their bags. The TSA is trying out the new screening in Las Vegas and may one day expand it nationwide. On Tuesday the TSA announced that it had opened …

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United’s Longest Domestic Haul: A Review of the 767-400 in First Class From Honolulu to Newark

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

Earlier this year, Hawaiian Airlines launched the longest domestic US nonstop flight, carrying passengers some 5,000 miles from Boston to Honolulu. United has long operated a similar — though slightly shorter — flight, with daily Boeing 767-400ER between its East Coast hub in Newark, New Jersey, and Honolulu. And following my journey on ANA’s Flying …

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Where Can We Go With United Miles When We Won’t Fly On United?

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

We’ve made a choice to avoid flying on United Airlines. For our normal travels, it doesn’t cause much of a hardship as we don’t live at a United hub airport. We’ve been able to find flights to where we want without using them an…

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United Airlines Extends Boeing 737 MAX Cancellations, Again

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

United Airlines announced Friday that its Boeing 737 MAXes would remain off its schedules until Nov. 3. “United has gone to great lengths to minimize the impact on our customers’ travel plans. We’ve used spare aircraft and other creative solutions to help our customers,” the airline said in a statement. “We’ll continue to monitor the …

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Planning a Family Trip to Vienna

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and it oozes Old World charm. It’s full of marble-clad buildings, impressive coffeehouses, art museums and leafy parks and plazas hugging the Danube River. There’s truly something for everyone in this family-friendly European city filled with culture and history. Visiting palaces, watching the famous …

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Check to See if You’re Targeted to Get United Club Access Free for a Year

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

In a return of an amazing offer from early 2018, some United MileagePlus members are reporting being targeted for Chase’s United Club Card with the $450 annual fee waived for the first year. To see if you’re targeted, visit mpclubcard.com/adventure and log in with your United MileagePlus credentials. If you were targeted — like TPG …

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How Credit Cards Can Help Close Your Mid-Year Elite Status Gap

Written by Madison Blancaflor @ The Points Guy

We’ve already made it through the first half of 2019, which means it’s time to evaluate your progress towards airline and hotel elite status. You have until the end of the year to earn elite status that will last through 2020, but the sooner you hit your desired tier, the longer you have access to …

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How To Understand Airline Seat Class Names

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Have you ever felt like this when booking airfare? “I’d like to book a seat in Basic Premium Extra Plus Comfort Class that includes exit row seat assignments but without an extra carry on bag.” Knowing what class of airline seat you w…

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Exciting New Airline Routes From June 2019 and Beyond

Written by Kaeli Conforti @ The Points Guy

Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, we’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will took to the skies last month (or will in the near future). Keep in mind that exact flight details (like schedules and aircraft, among other things) …

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Stupidest Way To Damage Hotel, How Far Can You Go On 40K?, Most Terrifying Theme Park Attraction Ever + More!

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. I’ve written my public service announcement …

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