Swiss Business Class 777 – 5

Buy United MileagePlus Miles With 100% Bonus

United Airlines MileagePlus has just launched their latest promotion on purchased miles. Through 11:59PM CT on Friday, November 15, 2019, United is offering a tiered bonus on purchased miles, of up to 100%, as follows: Buy 5,000-14,000 miles, get a 30%…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, United
United Polaris Watermark

United Explorer Card Review (With New 65K Bonus)

United has some popular co-branded credit cards. I've reviewed the United℠ Explorer Business Card, and in this post wanted to take a look at the personal version of the card, the United℠ Explorer Card, which has just launched with a new welcome bonus…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Card Reviews
American Admirals Club Narita – 5

New American & United Lounge Restrictions Kick In Today

If you're a member of the American Admirals Club or United Club, then it's worth being aware of new restrictions that kick in for visits as of today. These were announced late last year, so we had about a year of notice... As of today (November 1, 2019):…

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Filed Under: American, United
United 777

New Holiday Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spend. The number of bonus…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American
United 787 Polaris – 29

United Airlines’ Odd New London Luggage Delivery Service

For many people, checked bags can be a big pain point of the travel experience. There's the risk of your bag being lost, there's the amount of time you'll potentially spend waiting at the baggage carousel, etc. New York to London is one of the world's…

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Filed Under: United
United Airlines Virtual Tour

United Airlines’ Awesome New Virtual Cabin Tours

It sure seems to me like on the whole people put more effort than ever before into airline seat selection. This isn't surprising for several reasons: -- We've seen more websites and guides dedicated to picking the best seats on planes -- With economy…

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Filed Under: United
United Airlines Star Wars

United Airlines’ New Star Wars Safety Video

United Airlines sure does have quite a few themed safety videos lately -- this spring the airline had a Spider-Man themed safety video, while now the airline has debuted a Star Wars themed safety video. United Airlines' new safety video, called "Fly…

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Filed Under: United, Videos
United Crj 550 First Class

First Look: United’s Quirky New CRJ-550

A couple of weeks ago United Airlines put flights on their new CRJ-550 on sale, for travel as of Sunday, October 27, 2019. Well, today the airline has revealed the first "real" interior pictures of this unique plane. The CRJ-550 is a rebranded version…

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Filed Under: United
United 787 Polaris – 2

What I Like Least About American, Delta, And United

There's no denying that the "big three" US carriers aren't always popular with consumers. In the past I've written posts dedicated to what I think American, Delta, and United actually do well. After all, there's no perfect airline, and they all have…

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Filed Under: American, Delta
Azul A330

United Airlines Pursuing Latin America Mega-Alliance?

A couple of weeks ago it was announced that Delta is buying a 20% stake in LATAM, which also means that LATAM will be leaving oneworld, and will be breaking off their partnership with American. This came as a huge blow to American. Well, it looks like…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Copa
United 777 200

Frequent Flyer Program Changes: Enough Is Enough

This past week United Airlines revealed some massive changes to their MileagePlus program, where we're seeing them completely change how qualifying for status works. Now you can earn status exclusively through spending, with no requirement to fly any…

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Filed Under: United
United 787 10

United MileagePlus Reveals Massive Changes For 2020

A couple of weeks ago United Airlines introduced PlusPoints, their new system for awarding upgrades. That seemed like a positive development, so some of us wondered what the catch was, since it's not often that airlines make positive changes to frequent…

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Filed Under: United
United 787 Polaris – 50

Stack Promos To Buy United Miles For 1.47 Cents Each

While United often sells miles at a discount, rarely does it represent a good deal. At the moment there's a promotion that can generate you United MileagePlus miles for under 1.5 cents each, in the right increments. There are two promotions that can…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, United
United Polaris

30% Bonus: Convert Hotel Points Into United Miles

United has just launched a potentially lucrative bonus when you transfer hotel points to MileagePlus. Through November 30, 2019, United MileagePlus is offering a 30% bonus when you convert hotel points into airline miles. The bonus applies for transfers…

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Filed Under: Hotels, United
United Polaris Watermark

United Explorer Business Card Review (100K Bonus)

Chase and United Airlines have had a close relationship for years. As part of that, they have several co-branded credit cards, and you can also transfer points from Ultimate Rewards to MileagePlus. In this post, I wanted to take a look at one of United's…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Card Reviews
Thai Airways A350 Business Class – 28

United Airlines Admits Dynamic Partner Award Pricing

This April, United MileagePlus announced that they'd abolish award charts, following Delta's lead. Well, there's an update on that, and I'm not fully sure what to make of it... Back in April United essentially provided no advance notice of huge changes…

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Filed Under: Awards, United
United Premium Plus

United Airlines Selling Premium Economy On Domestic Flights

United is currently in the process of rolling out Premium Plus throughout their long haul fleet, which is the name of their premium economy product. United has a fleet of 787-10s. While they largely use these for long haul flights, they also use them…

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Filed Under: United
United 787 Polaris – 39

United Airlines’ New PlusPoints Upgrade System

United Airlines has just announced a significant adjustment to how their upgrades work for Premier Platinum and Premier 1K members. On the surface these sound like incredibly positive changes, but is there a catch? Currently all United MileagePlus elite…

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Filed Under: United