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United Award Accelerator devalued!

I wrote about the United miles accelerator a few months ago, which allowed you to essentially purchase miles on a reservation for 2.1-2.2 cents. However, it seems that United has devalued the rate at which you purchase miles through their Award accelerator. I looked up three separate reservations today that I already had and they were…

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This is awful. Expected, but it seems the severity of the changes are absolutely awful. United has revised award chart prices for Star Alliance and United metal awards. http://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/news/United-Award-Chart-02-01-14.pdf For reference, here is the old award chart. Here is the new star alliance chart: There’s a lot of numbers, but Europe in Business goes from 50k…

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25% Bonus Hotel Transfer Promo to United

United is offering a transfer promotion for conversion of hotel points to United Miles where you can earn a 25% bonus on transferred miles to a maximum of 20,000. The hotel partners include: Wyndham Marriott Hilton Shangri-La IHG Club Carlson Hertz Hyatt Choice Privileges Transfers must be initiated before November 30. The only transfers that might…

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