We don’t go on big trips that often so I try to make the most of them when I can. For our upcoming trip, I was able to book a flight on Singapore from JFK-FRA, with a continuing flight to SZG. To get home, I booked a flight with Delta from FRA-MCO.
I’ve already written about how Delta messed with our flights home by canceling the FRA-DTW segment of our flight (for 3 weeks).
Apparently, that wasn’t the only monkey wrench to be thrown into our plans.
Continue reading “Best Laid Plans Foiled By Flight Cancellations, Part 2”
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced last week that 6 more airlines have been added to the list of airlines that are available to offer TSA PreCheck.
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We’ve made a choice to avoid flying on United Airlines. For our normal travels, it doesn’t cause much of a hardship as we don’t live at a United hub airport. We’ve been able to find flights to where we want without using them and they’ve never been the cheapest or best option anyway. The problem is that we still have a stash of United miles that we earned from the United MileagePlus Explorer card sign up bonus. We didn’t renew the card but those miles are still ours and I need to figure out a use for them.
Thank goodness for airline alliances. United Airlines is part of the Star Alliance, which means we should be able to use those miles for flights on Star Alliance member airlines. You may also hear this being called “using miles on partner airlines.” So where can we fly from our home airport, or nearby, using our United miles?
Continue reading “Where Can We Go With United Miles When We Won’t Fly On United?”