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The latest United Airlines news, reviews, and strategies to maximize travel status. Earn more miles, points, and rewards with One Mile at a Time.

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United Airlines flies to 355 different cities across the world, including 234 destinations in the United States. Their route network is bolstered by their many Star Alliance partners that can take you to nearly every corner of the globe.

Understanding the United MileagePlus loyalty program

United MileagePlus offers a number of benefits, whether you fly just a few times a year or fly constantly for work and are approaching Global Services level. While the following list is by no means exhaustive, here are a few of the biggest perks to your United MileagePlus membership:

  1. No fuel surcharges on award flights —  United is unique among frequent flyer programs in that you never need to pay fuel surcharges when redeeming award flights. This can end up saving you hundreds compared to using other programs, especially when redeeming for long-haul business and first class flights. Speaking of which…
  2. Great last-minute availability to Europe — United’s Star Alliance partners Lufthansa and Swiss Airlines consistently release award space in the last few weeks before a flight, even in business class.
  3. Stopovers on roundtrip awards — Visit two cities within the same region on your trip, without spending any extra miles.
  4. For the very frequent flyers: excellent upgrade availability — For flyers who earn United Platinum or 1K Status, United has PlusPoints Upgrade space, even on extremely competitive routes like those between the US and Australia.

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For the next segment ofmy trip to Zimbabwe, I flew KLM’s Boeing 777-300ER business class on the 10hr20min daytime flight from Amsterdam (AMS) to Johannesburg (JNB). I was excited about this flight, as it would be my first time flying…

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