Thinking of a European getaway or ski vacation in the New Year?
United Airlines is having a sale on award tickets to Europe this winter. You can save 20% off the number of miles required for a round-trip, coach class saver award ticket to 9 European cities.
Tickets must be booked by December 4, 2014, for travel between January 12, 2015, and March 12, 2015.
Get to Europe This Winter on United Airlines for 20% Fewer Points!
But there are restrictions! I’ll explain.
1. You can get 50,000 American Airlines miles & 2 American Airlines Admirals Club Lounge Passes with the American Airlines personal and business card.
Now You Get 50,000 Miles and 2 Admirals Club Lounge Day Passes With the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard and CitiBusiness AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard
Via MileValue, there’s a trick you can use to avoid paying the close-in booking fee for United Airlines award tickets.
Normally, United Airlines charges an extra $75 for award tickets booked less than 21 days prior to departure (unless you have elite status, in which case the fee is lower or waived). But there’s a way to avoid the fee, although it might not always work.
With Some Extra Effort, You Could Avoid the $75 United Airlines Close-In Ticketing Fee
I’ll explain how to do it!
Update: The Chase Ink Plus 70,000 point offer is no longer available, but check Hot Deals for the latest offers!
One of the more popular ways to use Chase Ultimate Rewards points is transferring them to United Airlines. Folks like United Airlines because they usually have lots of award seats available, and you can use miles to travel on lots of partner airlines.
Now that the Chase Ink Plus sign-up bonus has increased to 70,000 points for a limited time after you spend $5,000 in the 1st 3 months, you might wonder how much travel you could get by transferring those points to United Airlines.
Note: The Chase Ink Plus 70,000 point bonus offer ends on October 19, 2014.
United Airlines Miles Can Be Used for Award Tickets on United and Partner Airlines Such as Air New Zealand and Lufthansa
What are the best ways to make the most of 70,000 points on United Airlines? Let’s find out! Continue reading
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Update: The American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Personal), American Express Gold Delta SkyMiles (Business), and American Express Platinum Delta credit card offers in this post are no longer available, but check the Hot Deals for the latest offers!
A common opinion held by many miles-and-points enthusiasts is that Delta’s frequent flyer miles (often jokingly referred to as SkyPesos) can be hard to use.
Folks complain about a lack of available low-level award seats, a website that doesn’t always give accurate information, and very high pricing on some routes, especially international award tickets.
But is this always true? I did some searches for award seats on Delta and then searched for the same dates and routes on American Airlines and United Airlines. The results might surprise you!
Is It Always Hard to Find Award Seats on Delta?