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The end of the line for Points Fitness

Greetings everyone! Today is truly a bittersweet day. After almost a year (which is obviously not much) of blogging all things United travel, I’ve come to the decision to stop adding new content to theContinue reading

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Operations

Earn bonus United miles when you support California Wildfires relief efforts

After Hurricane Harvey, United incentivized folks to donate for disaster relief by giving bonus miles for those who donated. After Hurricane María, United has been aiding disaster relief efforts. Now United is stepping up again, thisContinue reading

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Dining

My Classified reservation is on the books

Back in August a new and ‘invitation-only’ United restaurant opened it’s doors in Newark airport’s Terminal C called Classified. It’s fancy dining, especially for an airport. At the time I wrote about it, I was notContinue reading

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Premier Status

United Premier Gold’s most valuable benefit

United Premier Gold members have a number of benefits over general members.  However, it’s hard to enjoy some of the benefits, like Complimentary Premier Upgrades, since higher-level Premier members are higher on the priority list.Continue reading

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Credit Cards

Are you still wondering whether you should start DOSHing?

I write about Dosh once or twice a month. By now you should know about: 1) what it is, 2) its features, 3) how it works, 4) its support team, and 5) its offers. ButContinue reading

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Polaris

United Polaris Lounge access made simple

Recently there has been a bit of charter regarding who can access United Polaris Lounges. As of right now, there’s only 1 Polaris Lounge open, and because of delays it will remain so through theContinue reading

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Flight Experiences

08/2017 TPE-HKG (747-400) China Airlines Economy review

Back in May I flew what I thought would be my last United 747 flight. Turns out my last United 747 flight will be United’s last 747 flight as well. I’m super excited for thisContinue reading

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Partners

United MileagePlus’ big vacuum in domestic Australia

Back in May, Juneyao Airlines became Star Alliance’s first Connecting Partner, a new arrangement that allows airlines to link to Star Alliance without actually being a member. United benefits largely from this arrangement. Share via:

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Operations

United publishes a stunning and touching 747 Farewell Video

As if I wasn’t excited enough about being in United’s lat 747 flight ever, United has published a farewell video to commemorate it’s retirement. The video includes comments by retired and active pilots and flightContinue reading

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Polaris

United announces that Polaris will fly on a 777-200 this year

Happy Friday again everyone and what a day! This morning we saw United’s configuration plans for the Polaris cabin in its international 777-200 fleet. While this is great news for those flying in the PolarisContinue reading

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