Polaris

Want to know what amenities your Polaris flight will have?

United Polaris has been flying for months now, though it hasn’t been without some drama along the way. The roll out faced some serious seat delays, only one Polaris lounge is open and two thatContinue reading

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MileagePlus Program

Huge Bonus: United miles Sale through 9/12/17 (up to 100% bonus)

I’ve written before about offers that make purchasing United miles a reasonable proposition.  For example, I wrote about how from time to time MileagePlus shopping offers, like this 45mi/$ offer at Magazines.com, can be leveraged as aContinue reading

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Gyms

Keeping Fit Abroad Series: Fes, Morocco

We recently spent some time in Morocco. Other than the last two nights, we spent most of our time in riads, in the mountains, and in the dessert. Those last two nights, though we stayedContinue reading

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MileagePlus Program

Now you can earn United miles with Travelex

When it comes to foreign currency exchange I’m no expert. However, after travelling extensively one does learn the do’s and dont’s. Foreign currency exchange boils down to two things: rate and fees. You want toContinue reading

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Partners

The time I spent with Cecil the Lion

In August of 2014, my wife and I visited Zimbabwe and Zambia. What a beautiful people and country. The hospitality and love that we were shown was unparalleled. Let me say it again… unparalleled. ButContinue reading

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Shopping

MileagePlus Shopping Back to School Bonus through 8/18

This is the best United MileagePlus Shopping bonus in a while. The occasion? Back to School!  It similar the most recent bonus offer, but with an additional tier, making it possible to earn double theContinue reading

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Polaris

United Polaris retrofitted 767’s will be THE 767’s to fly

Last week I wrote about the revealing of the seat plan of United Polaris-retrofitted 767-300ER’s. This was an unexpected but welcome development, since thanks to manufacturer delays, there was no expectation of 767 aircraft beingContinue reading

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Flight Reviews

04/2017 PEK-NRT (767-300) ANA Economy review

Related posts: 04/2017 ORD-DEN (737-800) United First review 04/2017 DEN-SFO (757-300) United First review 04/2017 SFO-PEK (747-400) United Economy Plus review 04/2017 PEK-NRT (767-300) ANA Economy review 04/2017 NRT-SFO (747-400) United Polaris Business review (softContinue reading

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Premier Status

As a United flyer I don’t want Delta to end the Diamond Medallion Qualifying Dollar waiver

What do I care about Delta’s rumored end to this provision that RenésPoints broke two days ago? I haven’t been on a Delta flight since early 2016. I have no plans to fly on Delta inContinue reading

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Polaris

Of course the Polaris Lounge rollout is delayed

2017 has been an interesting year for United Airlines to say the least. On one hand they’ve gone through one of the worst PR nightmares in recent history. On the other, they’ve aggressively expanded serviceContinue reading

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