United 30% Partner Bonus Earning Through November 20

Oct 06 2015

United is offering a 30% bonus earning miles with their partners that you haven’t earned with during the past 12 months. They want to get you earning more broadly in the MileagePlus program than you are today.

The opportunity to earn with this promotion runs through November 20, and requires registration (you’ll only earn the bonus on transactions after you’ve registered). There is no reason not to register, just in case you wind up earning with a partner during the promotion period.

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Lufthansa First Class Award Space Available.. But Not When You Look in the Usual Places

Oct 05 2015

Last week I wrote that neither United.com nor the ANA website have been completely reliable for searching Star Alliance awards.

As a result, I’ve found Air Canada’s Aeroplan website to be the most useful tool when searching for award space on Star Alliance partner airlines. But two readers point out some interesting discrepancies.

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Denver Airport Evacuated Because Bath Salts Were Found in a Checked Bag

Oct 05 2015

Denver is a very strange airport for security. PreCheck lines can be super long. The lead singer for Puddle of Mud was arrested there for riding the baggage carousel into the secure area. And it’s where TSA agents manipulated the nude-o-scopes so they could fondle attractive passengers.

It also seems that the airport was evacuated because the TSA found bath salts in a checked bag.

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