United Reduced Mileage to Europe | 48,000 Miles Round Trip

Tweet Last year, United offered a similar promotion, and I’m happy to report that it’s back again! Book economy class round trip Saver award flights between November 6 – 19 for travel January 13th – March 11th, and you’ll save 20% on your redemption. Of course, this is a low travel season to Europe, but […]

AAdvantage Vs. MileagePlus | Battle for the Best Frequent Flyer Program

Tweet When I started putting together this post, I was going to rate the airlines according to my personal preference and how I value the airlines.  I quickly found that most of my time was spent comparing American Airlines AAdvantage and United MileagePlus, so I just decided to make that the post. Here’s the quick […]

A Chicago O’Hare Induced Near Panic Attack and the Value of Knowledge

Tweet This is a typical story about a country boy who goes to the big city. In our story today, I’m the country boy and Chicago is the big city.  Yesterday, I arrived on US soil for the first time in seven months.  What I didn’t know when I arrived into Chicago O’Hare airport … […]

Traveling to Europe? The Case for Star Alliance

Tweet I’m not sure what it is about Americans and Europe, but it seems to me that most Americans want to be sure to visit to Europe at some point in their lives. Europe has the art, the architect, the history, and the romance – the very things that are missing from many North American […]

60,000 United MileagePlus Miles Treasure Hunt [May Not Work]

Tweet Updated Oct. 26, 2012. I’m no longer able to verify that the method below works.  A reader also hasn’t been able to get it to work, but reports I’m reading online say some are still having success.  This means it may definitely be targeted so your miles may vary. If the method below does not […]

A Unique Time for Super Sizing Your United Mileage Balance

Tweet I thought about writing this post the boring way – by telling you about two new credit card options with United and Continental. However, I’ve been explaining what’s happening with United and Continental to a few readers via email, so I decided that it was time to pull it all together into one concise […]