United Airlines

New Episode: How The Airlines Are Screwing Customers, Cranky Flier On A Roll

The unintended consequence of Basic Economy fares? Even if you buy up to “regular old coach”, you still might not get a seat assignment. Brett Snyder and I discuss this and a whole lot more on this episode of the Miles To Go podcast.

New Episode: Win A Signed Book And Free Car Rentals!

The newest Miles To Go episode is ready for you to download and listen!   We had a unique segment this week with Linnea Hartsuyker, author of The Sea Queen.  This is the second book in a trilogy, the first being The Half-Drowned King.  Linnea was nice enough to sign a few copies of her newest book for me.  That means they’re gifts for you, my faithful readers and listeners. Pop on over to my podcast website for the details on how to win.  And, I wouldn’t hate it if you […]

New Episode! United 1k Pain, Save Money On Your Next Hotel Stay & Transitioning To Family Travel

The newest Miles To Go episode covers business travel, family travel and some great offers to save money on hotel rooms. First up is the first time we get Matthew from Live And Let’s Fly on the podcast.  United has made some changes top elite members aren’t going to like.  Then, Jen is back from Deals We Like with a bunch of great hotel savings. Then, we round out the episode with my good friend Scott Mayerowitz from the Associated Press.  On top of his editorial responsibilities, Scott hosts the AP’s […]

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?