Mistake in United’s Offer to Let You Buy Elite Status and Airbnb Reservations Aren’t Really Confirmed

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Don’t forget that socialist, commie AirBNB CEO child who sent a memo to all employees stating if anyone supported Trump, they have to resign by emailing him directly. It certainly is tough to be a loser in charge of AirBNB, a socialist company circumnavigating law by the use of a handheld software worm, isn’t it? I know where his chopsticks are going (see his Twitter icon).

    Thanks. M.

  2. Maybe United is being more generous with status expiration for people who buy Premier Accelerator.

    Yes, typically, it lasts until January, but in this modern airline pricing era where everything is for sale, and terms and prices constantly change, you don’t know for certain if it’s a mistake, or if they’re simply offering a more generous term for customers who purchase through this channel to entice them.

  3. Let all your friends and family know that your airbnb-host can cancel right before the stay and you will be out of luck if comparable accomodations have risen in price. This is very important and surprising.

  4. @Melissa’s comment is outright libel and you ought to remove it. As @Matthew points out, she has both the company AND the facts wrong.

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