I know how depressing it can be when you are ready to redeem your miles only to find out you don’t have enough. Well if you are short on United miles and don’t have Chase Ultimate Rewards to send over, here are some ways to redeem them. Asia You can fly non-stop in Northern Asia […]Read more "Only Have 10,000 United Miles? Here are Some Award Flights For You"
Last week I posted how I earned over 27,000 United miles while purchasing some backpacks to flip on eBay. In typical fashion during the holidays, $500 of my order was unable to be fulfilled. That means $600 of my order will ship, still earning me 12,000 United miles (at 20x). So what’s the problem? The […]Read more "United Shopping Portal Took Away Miles That They Never Gave Me – This is Scary"
Name me one major credit card issuer that has not tightened the rules for credit card churners in the last two years… I’ll save you the legwork and tell you that almost every major bank has cracked-down on opportunists like myself. What does that mean for the future of free travel? It means we have […]Read more "How I Earned Over 30,000 Miles By Purchasing 15 Backpacks for Resell"
Here we go again, United! I tried I really wanted to give United the benefit of the doubt. When you have thousands of employees, sometimes things happen. That said, a recently released video from 2015 shows a United ticketing agent pushing a 71-year-old man customer to the ground. I don’t know how anyone at […]Read more "Another Incident – United Employee is Shown Pushing 71 Year Old Man to The Ground Leaving Him Unconscious"
That’s not a headline you want to read as a United frequent flyer, but sadly it may be true. The folks with the “Friendly Skies” snapped their fingers today blessing us all with Basic Economy. What is Basic Economy? You thought economy class was as “low” as it can get, silly you! Delta, United […]Read more "You May Now be Better Off Flying Spirit or Frontier Rather than United Airlines – Low Class"
I am going to cut right to it, award availability is out of control. I have never seen the airlines jack-up award costs across so many months with such frequency. If you are just getting in the points-game some of these terms may sound foreign. In limited words, airlines adjust the amount of points needed […]Read more "Does it Feel Like Award Flights are Getting More and More Expensive? – Award Availability"
There are very few people I run into who don’t aspire to travel to Europe at some point. And who can blame them, there is so much amazing culture, sights, and food to be experienced. Unless you can find a smoking deal or an error fare, a typical round-trip to Europe is going to be in […]Read more "These are the Best Award Options to get to Europe Using Points (under 30k one-way)"