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Leveraging the United Excursionist Perk to save miles

The other day, I wrote a post about the Strengths Membership Rewards has over Ultimate Rewards. In that post, I mentioned that Chase only really has two unique airline partnerships: United and Southwest. I dismissed Southwest since it is revenue-based and thus without inherent sweet spots, and then I dismissed United by saying it has some sweet spots, but not as many as some other airlines. Since nobody else did it, I’m going to go…

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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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