United’s Draconian Changes, Southwest Companion Pass & 5/24, Reselling Gift Cards & More!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from around the web. Enjoy!

This Week Around the Web

How to Book Virgin America Flights With Virgin Atlantic Miles – A good overview of booking awards with these two partners.

The Plastic Merchant – A Great Way to Resell Gift Cards – A relatively new and miles/points driven company that buys gift cards.

Unpacking United’s New Routing Rules, The Excursionist Perk, and Unforeseen Negative Changes – Looking at United’s recently implemented changes and how they are worse than we thought.

How to Beat United’s Draconian New Routing Restrictions – How to maximize United awards given the recent negative changes.

Earning the Southwest Companion Pass Beyond 5/24 – It is much harder to earn the Companion Pass now with Chase’s strict rules, but there are ways. Note: Hotel transfers will no longer count towards the Companion Pass after March 31st, 2017. Read more here.

Have a great evening!

Last updated on December 20th, 2018

About Nick Reyes

Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

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