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Category: United Airlines (MileagePlus)

Current Frequent Flyer Miles and Hotel Points Expiry Extensions

See also: COVID-19 Updates for our most up-to-date tracking.  Things have evolved quite a bit since March 2020 when the coronavirus lockdowns hit the travel industry. As time went on, airline and hotel...

Recap of Miles and Points Temporary Extensions

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, airline and hotel loyalty programs have paused/extended expiry policies to their miles and points. Today’s post is a current snapshot of the state of these...

Positive Videos from Airlines and Hotels!

Keep in mind that we a frequently updated COVID-19 page.  With so much negativity surrounding the news, I would like to share some positive airline and hotel company YouTube videos. We posted a list...

Positive Messages from Airlines, Hotels and Train!

Airlines and hotels have been putting together some positive videos together on YouTube, so I wanted to give them a shout out for putting these videos together. The videos range from: Thank you message Giving...

Loyalty Program COVID-19 Updates

**UPDATE** [March 22, 2020] We temporarily moved this post to the menu bar and will continue to update from there instead.  **UPDATE** [March 20, 2020] THIS POST WILL BE KEPT AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE TEMPORARILY....

Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated December 30, 2019)

I was waiting for a few more updates before working on this post. But it has been long enough, especially with their change in expiry policy. With the uncertainty surrounding Air Canada’s Aeroplan...

Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated February 8, 2019)

It has been over 2 years since I last updated this post, so I think that it is a good time for a review. I was strongly considering switching my Star Alliance earnings to United Airlines’ MileagePlus...

2 Airport Employees Dismissed, 1 Suspended Due to David Dao Incident

The David Dao incident on a United Airlines flight occurred back in April 2017. It took over 6 months before we find out the consequences to the employees. The Chicago Department of Aviation to decide...

United Airline’s Turn to Offer $10,000 to Bumped Passengers

In response to the the incident of forcibly removing a passenger off one of their flights, United Airlines has also (started with Delta Air Lines) adopted a higher offer to bumped passengers. Passengers...

New United Airlines Mottos

One of my readers sent me this hilarious email. Hope you get a good laugh out of this!  “Drag and Drop”  “We put the hospital in hospitality” “Board as a doctor, leave as a patient”  “Our...

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