Unbearable Traffic at LaGuardia, 10 Ways to Use 100k Ultimate Rewards Points, Free Uber for Students and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

Earn Up to 10 Bonus United Miles Per Dollar with the MileagePlus X App

United’s MileagePlus X app is running a Back to School promotion and offering double miles on purchases at certain stores. The end date isn’t posted for this promotion, so it might not last for long. For now, the following merchants are participating in the double-miles promotion: AMC Theatres — 10 miles per dollar spent (normally 5x)…

Register to Earn 3x United Miles at Select Hilton Properties

For a limited time, you can earn 3x United miles when you complete any hotel stay at participating Hilton properties in Canada, Central America, South America and the Caribbean between now and November 18, 2016. You simply have to register for the promotion before you stay and select United Airlines as your Double Dip miles partner in…

Deal Alert: East Coast to Chicago and Dallas from $76 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency,…

5 Adventures for Every #AVGeek’s Bucket List

Fans of aviation are known for a willingness to go out of their way to experience a unique, high-flying adventure. Here are five must-do experiences that should be on every aviation geek’s bucket list. 1. Flying on United’s “Island Hopper” This legendary route between Honolulu (HNL) and Guam (GUM) takes all day and makes five stops in several…

Deal Alert: New York and Chicago to Amsterdam from $412 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency,…

Amazing Deal Alert: Los Angeles to Tokyo for $387 Round-Trip

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online travel agency,…

Earn up to 30 Miles per Dollar at Gilt City Through Select Shopping Portals

Airline shopping portals are a great way to double-dip on travel rewards for purchases you’d be making anyway, and they can be especially lucrative when they offer elevated earning rates through limited-time promotions. Starting today, one such promo is offering customers a generous bonus on purchases made through Gilt City. Just as it did last…

Surprising United Routes, The Inside Scoop on Flight Attendants, Getting Airline Compensation and More

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week:…

United and Continental Flight Attendants Finally Unite Under New Contract

United and Continental merged way back in 2010, but up until this week, the flight attendants from both airlines had yet to agree on a contract that would allow them to work together on the same planes. For the past six years, United flight attendants have operated flights on United planes, and ex-Continental flight attendants (now…