One Week Left for the 50,000 MileagePlus Explorer Bonus Offer

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – United MileagePlus Explorer Back in April, Chase relaunched the 50,000-mile sign-up bonus offer for its United MileagePlus Explorer card. For a while, the sign-up bonus had been just 30,000 miles, so this was a much better offer with a minimum-spending requirement…

Finding Sweet Spots in United’s Devalued Award Chart

United sure did a number on its award chart early last year, but there are still a few opportunities to save on redemptions. Today, TPG Contributor Richard Kerr digs into the rules and routings to find hidden value in a significantly devalued MileagePlus program. Sometimes I find myself harkening back to 2012. These were the days prior to…

Deal Alert: Flights to China and Japan Still Available From $630

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, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away…

Amazing Deal Alert: AA and United to Beijing from $660

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, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away…

Amazing Deal Alert: AA and United to Shanghai from $653

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, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away…

Amazing Deal Alert: AA and United to Tokyo from $630

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, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away…

Deal Alert: AA and United to Cabo San Lucas from $276

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, such as Orbitz, which allows you to cancel flights without penalty by 11pm Eastern Time within one day of booking. Remember: Fares may disappear quickly, so book right away…

Deal Alert: Cheap Flights to Dublin From $412

Looking to head to Europe next fall on the cheap? Per The Flight Deal, this fall you can fly from Boston to Dublin for just over $400 round-trip on either American Airlines or United Airlines. Searches showing these low fares start in late October and continue through November. The easiest way to search for these flights is…

You Can Start Using United’s Flashy New Website Today

After years of development and delays, it looks like United is finally getting ready to roll out an updated website. Although the current website is still fully functional, anyone can access the new homepage now. TPG contributor Richie Cardinale takes an early look at United’s new site. Initial Thoughts Compared to the previous version of United’s website, the new beta…