With a few exceptions which we’ll deal with later, United flights booked through the airline’s website will earn award miles based on the price of the ticket and your elite status. If you’e not sure where to go, register for RewardExpert to find the best places to use the MileagePlus miles you have or plan to earn.
How Many Miles Will You Earn on Your Next United Flight?
How to Use American Express Points to Book a Flight
It’s simple to book a flight with American Express Membership Rewards points. There are about 100 different airlines to choose from. You also earn frequent flyer miles with the ticket purchase and there are no seat restrictions or blackout dates.
Chase Freedom Credit Card Review
Who Is the Chase Freedom Credit Card Good For?Chase Freedom is one of the best, no-annual-fee consumer credit cards. It belongs to the Chase Ultimate Rewards family of cards, which also happens to be one of the best travel reward programs in the market.
How to Avoid Baggage Fees on American Airlines
Paying extra to check your bag on
American Express Business Cards: Which Is Best for You?
Many frequent travelers—especially small business owners—focus their loyalty on the American Express Membership Rewards program. That’s because of the myriad airlines that participate in its transfer program.
Qantas Crowned Safest Airline for Third Straight Year
For the third consecutive year, Qantas has been named the world’s safest airline. On January 5, 2016, safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com announced its top 20 safest airlines using a star rating system. Some 407 airlines were reviewed, with 148 receiving the top seven-star rating. Almost 50 earned a paltry three stars or less.
How to Avoid Baggage Fees on United Airlines
MileagePlus elite members score free baggage allowance on United Airlines
Book Delta Comfort+ Starting in the Spring
Comfort and space is a premium perk on airplanes–every little bit helps–and some travelers are willing to pay for it. Something Delta knows all too well having rolled out Delta Comfort+ earlier this year, giving passengers more legroom and some upgrades in terms of extras and service, including Sky Priority boarding.
Business Platinum Card From American Express Review
Who Is the Business Platinum Card From American Express Good For?The American Express Business Platinum Card is part of the Membership Rewards program and the top premium business card offered by American Express. It carries a high annual fee, but the exclusive benefits are worth the high cost of admission.
How to Transfer Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) Points
Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) points are easy to transfer for flights. As an added incentive they offer 5,000 bonus miles for every 20,000 you transfer. They have 32 airline partners including several international carriers.
Why You Should Book Your Trip Now
If you are planning on a taking a trip in 2016, plan on booking it now or soon. If you haven’t yet started planning a trip to take this year, start now. Why? Because a plethora of airlines are offering flights at rock bottom rates.
See More of Europe on Air Canada with Stopovers
We discussed how to use Aeroplan‘s stopover rules to visit more places in South America. Aeroplan (Air Canada’s program) allows two stopovers or one stopover and one open jaw on a roundtrip award ticket.
Qatar Airways Brings Booking.com and Rentalcars.com On Board
Qatar Airways is well known for their luxury amenities, and has been called by some a four-star carrier, especially those who have passed through the Al Mourjan Business Lounge lounge in Doha, their hub, which features multiple restaurants and a rather amazing design.
The SkyTeam Lounge Takes Hong Kong By Storm
Elite Skyteam members looking to unwind at Hong Kong International Airport can now head on over to the new SkyTeam Exclusive Lounge, where they can eat, drink and be merry, whether they are on a short layover or an all-nighter.
Frequent Flyers Getting More From Expedia
Expedia has developed some new tools designed to shed light on hidden fees. The new technology also lets Expedia quickly relay peoples frequent flyer account information directly to the airline before the sale is complete.
Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express Review
Who is the Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express Good For?The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express is a premium charge card that allows you to earn Amex Membership Rewards points. Along with a generous sign-up bonus, the card lets you choose the best point-earning category and waives the annual fee for the first year.
How to Transfer Citi ThankYou Points
Citi ThankYou points are easy to redeem for flights. The program has 12 airline transfer partners to choose from.
El Al Matmid Program Review
El Al is the flag carrier of Israel. It flies to Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. Matmid, El Al’s loyalty program, has two award redemption charts. One is for the those who live in Israel and have the
See South America With Free Stopovers on Air Canada
Air Canada is one of the world’s largest airlines and a member of the Star Alliance. Aeroplan, Air Canada’s loyalty program, has generous routing rules on award flights. A round-trip ticket can include two stopovers or one stopover and one open jaw.
Hawaiian Airlines Upgrades Business Class
Hawaiian Airlines is making the premium cabin aboard its A330 aircraft more luxurious. The carrier has teaming up with designers PaulWylde and Optimares to create a comfortable and modern business class cabin that includes lie-flat seats.