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Mileage Run Opportunity: $166.40 Nets 5,818 United PQMs PHX-BUF r/t

Here’s a stellar mileage run opportunity on United coming in at only 2.86 cents-per-mile. [Edited 5:00 p.m. PDT: And like that, this fare is gone! It lasted only hours today.] The $118 base roundtrip fare between Phoenix and Buffalo was filed today by United and likely won’t last long. It works in both directions, of…

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Save Time Using Hipmunk for Multi-Segment Mileage Run Bookings

I’m a creature of habit and when I find a tried and true method to book multi-segment mileage runs, I stick with it. Too much so that when it doesn’t work, I fluster around with it far longer than I need to. Having recently moved from Los Angeles and accepted my fate that I’ll no…

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I’m Off on a Weeklong Mileage Run… In Style!

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that I’m off on a mileage run of sorts that began Saturday. I’ll be crisscrossing the country numerous times and traversing the Pacific Ocean on a pair of flights. And I say “mileage run of sorts” since it doesn’t fall into the ultra lowball cents-per-mile category, as well as my…

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How to Find Mileage Runs – 2013 Edition

It’s been exactly one year since the go-to method to find mileage runs died – the FareCompare Flyertalk tool. The folks at FareCompare claimed it would return and even had a “coming soon” notation earlier this year. That has since totally disappeared and repeated requests for information from them fell on silent ears. I have…

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Mileage Run Opportunity: $242.80 Nets 7,486 United PQMs SEA-SFO-EWR-CMH r/t

It’s never too soon to begin mileage running in the New Year, especially when fares like this one pop up bringing the cents-per-mile down to 3.24. Shown below is an itinerary netting 7,486 United Airlines Premier Qualifying Miles with a “zero” night stay (includes red-eye flying). There are many more dates available if you consider…

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Mileage Run Opportunity: $167.30 Nets 7,070 United PQMs ONT-SFO-IAH-EWR r/t

There’s a dirt cheap airfare out there right now on United in the Ontario to Newark market. While it’s a roundtrip fare that requires a minimum night stay depending on the day of week you depart, someone might find it useful for an end-of-year mileage run/vacation combination. The fare rules allow for two transfers and…

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Mileage Run Opportunity: $258.80 for 7,068 United PQMs SEA-SFO-CLE-MCI r/t

It’s been months since I’ve searched for mileage runs and I came across this gem today. Coming in at 3.66 cpm, it’s pretty darn good in this age of struggling to find anything closer to 3.0. Here are the details: Routing: Seattle to San Francisco to Cleveland to Kansas City roundtrip Travel period: Now through…

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Mileage Run Opportunity: $208.80 nets 6,712 United PQMs SAN-SFO-CLE-MCI r/t

Well Kansas City here we come again! Both United and Delta have a $79 base fare out in the San Diego to Kansas City market tonight – no love for American. The fare is valid now through the end-of-schedule, but as you can imagine, there is basically no inventory available on this particular routing during…

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Mileage Run Opportunity: $228.80 nets 6,470 United PQMs SFO-LAX-CLE-MCI r/t

Kansas City has been a very popular fare war market recently and there are some pretty nice mileage run fares out there today from SFO & SEA on American, Delta and United from either $89 or $99 one-way base roundtrip. The routing rules are again generous on United (and even Delta from Seattle allows SEA-ATL-MCI!),…

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Mileage Run Opportunity: $69 o/w base fare AA/DL/UA from LAX/SFO/SEA to MCI

Kansas City has been “on sale” for some time now out of LAX, but a $69 one-way base fare is also now available from SFO and SEA on both American and United. Delta has only filed a matching fare in the LAX-MCI market as of this posting. Travel must be completed by May 9, 2012.…

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