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Today Only: 5 Miles Per Dollar On Apple Purchases

If you’ve been thinking about an Apple purchase, today is the day to pull the trigger.  It’s also a great reminder of the value of airline shopping portals, like we discussed recently on my podcast Miles To Go.  Multiple airline shopping portals are offering bonus miles today for purchases from Apple. United Airlines is offering 5 miles per dollar for Apple purchases today. If you haven’t shopped through the United Airlines shopping portal, you can also probably double dip with this new member offer.  Or, if a member of your […]

The Disaster That Was My Recent United Airlines Award Redemption Experience

What should you do when 150,000 miles disappear from your United Airlines account? How about when an agent promises to return 65,000, only to have another 20,000 disappear? My solution was to spend 9 hours on the phone. None of it worked. Find out what did. Buckle in, this is a long one.

My Opinion On The Recent United Award Changes

United is sending out lots of small waves right now instead of a huge boat rocking set of changes. The problem is they affect pretty much everyone, and those little waves add up to big disappointment.