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United Airlines Makes Elite Status Harder To Achieve, Less Rewarding For Their Best Customers

Is a swap in upgrade types for very frequent travelers reward enough to spend thousands of dollars more with United Airlines? Is the fact that Delta requires $15,000 in spending from their top elites a good enough reason to make this change for United? Will United actually make more upgrades available to top-tier 1K members?

More Cheap Fares To Europe, Cheap Hotels In Rome, A $10 Uber Credit And Stupid Thieves

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about  in length.  Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others.   This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Need A Free Upgrade On A United Flight?

One of my readers (and a great friend) jetsetr on Milepoint reached out to me yesterday and is being kind enough to offer up one of his GPUs (Global Premier Upgrades) on United for me to give away to a reader. That was a great reminder that I also gave one extra GPU, so I’m going to pick two random winners. Here’s what you need to know : 1. These are only good on United Airlines flights through the end of January, 2015. 2. I’m prioritizing the winners by those […]