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United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

Many U.S. road warriors have given up on the frequent flyer miles awarded by airlines. For all but the most profligate spenders, miles are tougher than ever to earn from flying, and they’re not so easy to redeem. Continue reading United Airlines Simplifies Seat Upgrades With Points Incentives

American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades

Those flush with American Express Membership Rewards points have a new tool for bidding on airline upgrades. Caveat emptor on the cost of the upgrades though Continue reading American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades

Say Goodbye To The United Airlines Award Charts

 

United Airline’s is becoming the latest airline to make it harder for frequent flyers to plan how many miles they will need to book an award flight. For flights on and after November 15, 2019, the United Airlines award charts will no longer be available. United will begin charging variable award prices for United-operated flights instead. You can already see these changes for flights on and after November 15, 2019.

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Capital One Adds Frequent Flyer Mile Transfer Option to Its Credit Cards

A new tool coming from Capital One will make its travel credit cards more competitive with American Express and Chase. Only seasoned travel pros, however, may find it useful.

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