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$622 RT nonstop to Tahiti from San Francisco

If you recently got in on the deal to book former top-tier former Starwood properties for 60K per night (or 48K per night with a 5-night stay…see: Booked: St. Regis Bora Bora for 48K / night) and you’re having trouble finding award flights, you’ll want to check out sale fares from United out of San Francisco, with economy class fares available on select dates from $625 round trip nonstop for travel through March. The Deal United is offering round trip nonstop…

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(EXPIRED) United shopping portal promo: Earn up to 1500 bonus miles

United MileagePlus Shopping is offering an ‘Autumn bounty’ bonus when you shop through the portal from October 1 – October 15, 2018, whereby you can earn up to 1500 bonus miles if you spend $350. That works out to about 4.29 extra miles per dollar. The Deal The United MileagePlus Shoppind Portal is awarding bonus miles when you reach the following spend thresholds through the shopping portal: Get 500 bonus miles when you spend $150 Get 1,500 bonus miles when you…

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(EXPIRED) Australia, nonstop, from $632 RT Los Angeles to Sydney or Melbourne

Qantas, Virgin Australia, American, Delta, and United are all offering excellent prices on nonstop flights to Australia, with prices as low as $632 round trip. The cheapest prices are available from small online travel agencies listed at Skyscanner and Momondo, but you can use Google Flights to find cheap dates and then plug them in to those sites (or pay a bit more to book through major OTAs). The Deal Cheap nonstop economy class airfares from Los Angeles to Melbourne or Sydney, with prices…

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Excursionist perk pricing dead? Not pricing correctlty and being “fixed”

Last week, we posted on how you can leverage the United Excursionist Perk for strong value. Using the Excursionist Perk, you should be able to book a free one-way flight when you book a trip that begins and ends in the same region. Unfortunately, in the days following that post, United’s pricing engine stopped pricing Excursionist legs properly and the system has been charging for the portion of the journey that should be free. The…

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(EXPIRED) Cheap flights to China from $297 RT on Air Canada or United

Great Wall of China in Beijing

There aresome excellent fares to China available on Air Canada and United for travel this fall and next spring, with prices as low as $297 round trip out of San Jose, CA with a connection in Vancouver and from the mid-$400’s nonstop from Chicago among many other cities. Some of the cheapest fares require a long layover, but if you’re willing to either accept an overnight in Vancouver (or alternatively pay just a little bit more), you can snag a pretty…

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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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How To Find Business Class Awards To Europe For 88,000 Miles Or Points

Business class awards to Europe

Note: This post is the second installment in a series about business class awards to Europe for less than 100,000 miles. The first post goes over Korean Air awards and can be found here. Avoiding Fuel Surcharges To Europe with ANA What if you could pay a few more miles for business class awards to Europe but avoid paying those hefty fuel surcharges that Korean Air levies? I think more than a few of us…

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(EXPIRED) Earn Up To 11x On Apple Purchases Through United MileagePlus Portal (Aug 1 Only)

Apple United MileagePlus

For one day only, the United MileagePlus portal is offering 6x on purchases from the Apple Store. When stacked with the portal’s back-to-school bonus, you can earn up to 11x. The Deal Earn 6x on Apple Store purchases through the United MileagePlus shopping portal. Direct link. Key Terms Expires August 1, 2018. Newly released products may not be eligible. Additional products not eligible are: gift cards, gift wrap, Bose products, and expedited shipping. Apple sells…

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Earn 1,750 United Miles When Joining MyPoints & Making $50 Purchase

United MileagePlus MyPoints

MyPoints is offering up to 1,750 United miles when new users sign up and make a $50 purchase at any store through their portal. The Deal Join MyPoints and earn 250 miles. Use the MyPoints portal to spend $50 within the first 30 days and earn 1,500 bonus miles. Direct link to signup form. Key Terms Earn 250 MileagePlus miles for registering and activating your MyPoints account, and enjoying your membership for 30 days. Earn…

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