Five things United Mileage Plus members must pay attention to with the new 2014 Premier qualifying rules

For 2014, United Airlines joined Delta as a legacy carrier requiring a minimum spend as well as miles for various levels of Premier Status.
By |January 21st, 2014|Today|9 Comments|

United quietly rolls out mileage program changes for June — too quietly?

Airlines love big splashy advertisements when they roll out new service and when they are offering fare sales. But when they raise fares, add fees or change mileage programs (usually to the detriment of consumers), somehow that's not a priority communication. The latest mileage-program changes from the United-Continental merger are no different.
By |March 31st, 2011|Today|8 Comments|

3 Elite mileage member tips to start 2010

It's the time of year when airlines send out their new frequent flier cards, and advise travelers if they have kept, upgraded or lost their status. Whichever category you fall into, here's three quick tips to make the process smoother.
By |January 15th, 2010|Today|1 Comment|

Before you fly a long way for no miles, read this

For some travelers, frequent flier miles are almost as important as the trip. Especially when they are one or two flights away from the miles they need for a dream trip.
By |July 10th, 2009|Today|1 Comment|