Category Archives: United Airlines

United Award Flight Sale to Japan – Book by April 17, 2014

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What do cherry blossoms, sake, and dumplings have in common?

Instead of doing an internet search, you could find out by taking a springtime trip to Japan.  United Airlines has a promotion on round-trip economy award tickets from the US (not including Hawaii) and Canada to Japan in April.

If you book before April 17, 2014, and travel between now and April 30, 2014, you can save 25% off United Saver (low-level) award economy tickets.  Usually, round-trip award tickets from North America to Japan cost 70,000 miles.  But with this promotion, you can travel round-trip for only 52,500 miles!

Hurry United Award Flight Sale To Japan Book By April 17, 2014

Fly United to Japan in April for Only 52,500 Miles Round-Trip

That said, it only costs 25,000 American Airlines miles for a 1-way award ticket from the US to Japan, from October 1 to April 30 so that would save you even more miles!

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How to Eat Meals and Earn Miles

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Next time you’re out to eat, finish all your food and don’t leave any miles on the table!

Here’s how:

  • Sign-up for the free Rewards Network
  • Enter your credit card information
  • Automatically get miles in your frequent flyer account when using your card at 1 of their ~10,000 restaurants, bars, and clubs
How To Eat Meals And Earn Miles

After a Big Meal We’re 1 Step Closer to Our Next Trip (and a Nap!)

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Free Checked Bag on United? You *Have* to Use Your United Card!

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You get 1 free checked bag when you use your Chase United Explorer card to buy your flight.  But you HAVE to use the United card to buy your ticket, otherwise you won’t get the free bag!

The free 1st checked bag benefit can save you a LOT of money.  When Emily and I travel, we try to pack lightly, but sometimes we have to check bags.

Free Checked Bag On United You Have To Use Your United Card

Emily Usually Packs Light, but Not Always!

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New Avianca Card 40,000 Mile Bonus: Good for Round-Trip to Hawaii, Caribbean, & More!

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Via Mighty Travels, US Bank has doubled the bonus on the Avianca LifeMiles Card to 40,000 miles after spending $3,000 in the 1st 3 months.

Avianca is part of the Star Alliance, which means you can use their miles to book flights on airlines like United, Lufthansa, Singapore, and Air Canada.

New Avianca Card 40,000 Mile Bonus Good For Round Trip To Hawaii, Caribbean And More

Avianca Miles Can Be Used for Tickets on Avianca or *Any* Star Alliance Airline

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Earn Free United Miles – If You Have a Lot of Spare Time, That Is!

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Did you know that you can earn United miles by completing surveys?

You can earn 300 United Mileage Plus award miles if you join Opinion Miles Club and complete your 1st survey.  If you have a Chase United card, you will earn 600 miles instead of 300 miles.  It costs ~12,500 United miles for a 1-way flight within the US.

Earn Free United Miles If You Have A Lot Of Spare Time That Is

You Can Earn Up to 600 United Miles by Completing a Survey!  But it Takes a L-O-T of Time!

I’m always looking for easy ways to earn more miles and points, so I gave it a try. Continue reading