Category Archives: United Airlines

26,250 Miles & $500 for Round-Trip Flight From Chicago to London

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Virgin Atlantic is having an award ticket seat sale on flights between the UK and almost all of their destinations.

You’ll pay 25% fewer miles for award flights in coach class and Premium Economy class.  You can get a 1-way coach class ticket between North America and the UK for as low as 13,125 miles plus fees.

But you have to book by September 23, 2014.  As long as there are award seats available, you can book flights up to 11 months away.

26,250 Miles And 500 For Round Trip Flight From Chicago To London

You’ll Save Miles With Virgin Atlantic’s Sale, but You’ll Still Pay High Fuel Surcharges

Usually, it costs 17,500 miles 1-way in coach class between North America and the UK.  With this sale, you’ll save miles, but you’ll still pay high fuel surcharges.

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New 50,000 Mile Offer from United Explorer Card Available to Some

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Via FatWallet, you MAY be able to get a 50,000 mile sign-up offer for the Chase United Explorer card.  And you get 5,000 more United Airlines miles when you add an authorized user who makes a purchase.

The current public offer (& the link which earns us a commission) is for 30,000 United Airlines miles, so this is a great deal…if you can get it!

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The 50,000 United Airlines From the Sign-Up Bonus Can Get You 2 Round-Trip Tickets to New York City or Anywhere in the Mainland US and Canada

But not everyone will be able to get this deal.  I’ll explain!

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Cancellation Policies of Major US Airlines & Online Travel Agencies

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Miles and points enthusiasts are usually meticulous in planning their travels, but sometimes life gets in the way and we have to change our plans or cancel altogether.

Or other times folks might jump on a low or mistake fare and realize afterwards that it doesn’t work for their schedule.

If you need to change your plans, airlines and online travel agencies (OTAs) like Orbitz, Expedia, and Priceline all have different cancellation policies.  And with airlines, fare rules can be rather complicated.   So here’s a rundown of what to expect when you cancel a ticket!

Cancellation Policies Of Major US Airlines And Online Travel Agencies

Changing or Cancelling a Ticket? Do You Know Your Airline’s Policy?

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Are Delta Miles Really That Hard to Use?

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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!

Are Delta Miles Really That Hard To Use

Is It Always Hard to Find Award Seats on Delta?

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This Month Only: Buy Miles to Get Discounted Award Tickets to Hawaii & Europe

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You can buy Avianca miles and get a 100% bonus until September 30, 2014.

This Month Only Buy Miles To Get Discounted Award Tickets To Hawaii And Europe

Get a 100% Bonus on Purchased Miles From Avianca Until September 30, 2014

Avianca is a member of the Star Alliance, so you can use their miles to book flights on airlines like United Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, and Air Canada.

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