United Devaluation Delayed Until 2/3/14

United Airlines' devalued Star Alliance award chart.

I've written about the United Airlines devaluation a couple of times now, because it's a big one for those who travel in premium cabins. Well, the Devaluation was supposed to take affect on 2/1 but … [Read more...]

Burn Your United Miles Several Hours Before 2/1!

United Airlines' devalued Star Alliance award chart.

The hour is upon us...United is devaluing their chart significantly as of this Saturday 2/1/14. But one of the worst things you can do is wait until the evening of 1/31 to book your flights. Book them … [Read more...]

Review: United Airlines 787 Business Class NRT-DEN

UA 787 Business Class Seat

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s The Club Lounge at SJC ANA 787 Business Class SJC-NRT Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Tokyo Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo Activities in Tokyo United 787 … [Read more...]

Ultra Cheap Flights from the US to Around the World! Book Now! (Expired)

For economy, this is worth it!

I've written before about how The Flight Deal is one of my favorite websites. Today I woke up to see one of their posts showing some fantastic fares being published from a Norwegian website on most … [Read more...]

United Devaluation – UA Significantly Devalues Award Chart as of 2/1/14

United Airlines' devalued Star Alliance award chart.

Talk about being flyer unfriendly. United has announced some major award chart devaluations for all award flights booked starting 2/1/14. It's not pretty, so prepare yourself to be … [Read more...]

Finally Some Singapore Airlines A380 Business Class Award Space on United.com!

It's a nice sight to see!

It's been a very long time since I've seen any premium cabin award availability on Singapore Airlines' A380 flights. In fact, the last time I remember seeing it was when Singapore Airlines did a … [Read more...]

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s

ANA 787 Seat

Introduction: Tokyo and Two 787s The Club Lounge at SJC ANA 787 Business Class SJC-NRT Hotel Review: Hyatt Regency Tokyo Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Tokyo Activities in Tokyo United 787 … [Read more...]

Sometimes it’s Better to NOT Transfer Your Ultimate Rewards Points

Booking Through United

Almost everything you've read in blogs and on FlyerTalk has probably pointed you in the direction of transferring your points to a loyalty program instead of redeeming using the Pay with Points … [Read more...]

Devaluations Abound – A Reminder to Burn Your Points!

Conrad Koh Samui

Don't worry, this isn't intended to be a doom-and-gloom post about why the loyalty points game is crumbling to an end. It's simply a reminder that while saving and hoarding points might be fun, it's … [Read more...]

Introducing the Bluebird/Chase Ink Award Cost Charts

The standard United Award Chart for one-way and round trip redemptions.

Manufactured spend is essentially when one purchases items using a rewards credit card and then liquidates those items (turning them into cash) in order to pay off the credit card bill for the card … [Read more...]