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[Expired] $384 RT nonstop Los Angeles to Singapore, $469 1-stop from NY

United Airlines has flights from Los Angeles to Singapore on sale next month for just $384 RT nonstop. Note that this is a long flight (scheduled at 17 hours, 55minutes going westward and 15 hours, 15 minutes on the return). Flights are widely available in November at that price: These flights are bookable directly at United Airlines at this price.   Unfortunately, according to ITA Matrix, these are a K-class fares. That means they will only earn 50% mileage…

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[Expired] Big Portal Increases; Stack with Amex Offers

Early this morning, I noticed some big portal increases when I saw our daily portal alerts. American, United, Delta, Alaska, and Southwest airlines shopping portals are all advertising increased rates. A number of retailers are offering excellent payouts, and you may even be able to stack some of these with Amex Offers, like the eBags offer we covered this morning. Example increases Via CashBackMonitor.com, we can see highly increased rates through American and United airlines shopping…

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Mileage Run? $308 RT to Hong Kong AND China on United

There are some hot open-jaw airfares available from Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles to both Hong Kong and Shanghai or Beijing and back to North America. Secret Flying is reporting prices from $333, but I have found some of the dates start from just $308 – and these can be booked through United.com. You can also upgrade the transpacific legs to economy plus for a reasonable upcharge. The catch is that the return leg ends in either Toronto…

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Stack at Gap: 19.5x + 40% off

The MileagePlusX app is having a promotion of up to 10 miles per dollar at select merchants through Sunday, June 18th. Additionally, Chase MileagePlus Explorer Cardholders earn 25% more miles when purchasing through the MileagePlusX app, for a total of up to 12.5x. Some merchants may be double-dip-able, and you could stack this with a gift card purchase deal for a triple dip and potential total earnings of 19.5x total miles and Ultimate Rewards along with 40% off with a…

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Singapore KrisFlyer: 6 things I love and 3 things I don’t

Many, if not most, US-based flyers are focused on the airline loyalty programs of major North American carriers. There are plenty of sweet spots to be had when using American, Delta, or United miles, and I love programs like Southwest Rapid Rewards / Alaska Mileage Plan / JetBlue TruBlue as well. But getting to know some of the foreign frequent flyer programs can really help you extract max value from your points. There are many sweet…

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Persistence pays off: Getting the United award routing you want

A lot of our focus at Frequent Miler is on ways to maximize earn for various kinds of spend. A lot of that earn is done in the form of miles and points — and sooner or later, we want to spend those miles to travel. After all, there isn’t always a great business class fare sale going on. But sometimes, booking awards can seem a lot less intuitive than it should. Regular readers might remember that…

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1,000 United Miles with MileagePlus Shopping

Today through April 14th, United is offering a chance to earn up to 1,000 bonus miles through the MileagePlus shopping portal. The Deal Spend $150, earn 300 bonus United miles Spend $350, earn 1,000 bonus United miles Key Terms Ends 4/14/17 at 11:59pm Eastern time Final Word It’s always good to earn more miles for something you already planned to buy. I like to play this game in 2-player mode, so I always try to…

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Airfare Deal: Boston to Monterrey, Mexico for $167 round trip, United Airlines

As reported by The Flight Deal, United Airlines has flights on sale from Boston, MA to Monterrey, Mexico for $166 round trip on select dates in April-May and August-September. While dates are limited, they are easily searchable via Google Flights: Most United fare classes earn mileage based on distance if credited to Singapore Krisflyer, so this round trip flight may earn up to 4,000 redeemable miles with Singapore Krisflyer. We recently wrote about an opportunity…

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