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Newest United Airlines Club Opens in San Diego Airport With Panoramic Airfield Views

The new United Club lounge at San Diego International Airport opened this morning. It’s modeled after United’s first new post-merger location that debuted at Chicago O’Hare airport last year, and it looks fantastic based on the pictures from the press release. The 5,842-square-foot United Club in San Diego is located in Terminal 2 West on…

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Help a Reader: Where Should I Spend My 100-150K Miles Annually?

I received the following question from Peter and he (and I) would love additional feedback beyond what I provided. First, his question: I fly 200K – 250K for business (mostly China) and try to divide it between UA and AA to keep my top tier status with both. I will turn 40 soon and don’t want…

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United Club Rates to Increase, 3-Year Membership Discontinuation

In case you haven’t read about this yet, or noticed it on United.com, membership rates for the United Club are scheduled to increase $25 across the board effective January 1, 2013 (spouse rates increase by $100). Here’s the current pricing valid through December 31: Also, when the conversion to SHARES took place in March, United…

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United Airlines Red Carpet Club survey

Yesterday I received an email inviting me to “share your opinions about being a Red Carpet Club member,” as it was so titled. Fantastic, I thought, that United Airlines wants feedback from current RCC members and I was hoping to give some praise and criticism since I figured they’re gathering direct input for the eventual…

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United Airlines announces streamlined travel updates today

Today, United Airlines added a merger integration update as one of the six main featured articles appearing in the center of the main landing page. While this isn’t quite “Customer Day 1” of a fully merged carrier, it summarizes the progress United and Continental Airlines have made to date. Full details can be found here,…

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Promotion: Up to 1,500 United Airlines miles for Global Traveler subscription

Global Traveler magazine is offering up United Airlines Mileage Plus bonus miles for new subscribers. A one-year subscription costs $29.95 and nets you 500 miles, two years is $52.95 for 1,000 miles, and three years at $84.95 will get you the max 1,500 miles. The magazine caters to high-end business and luxury travelers, and features…

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Guest Blog: Review of Delta’s Sky Clubs at Detroit Metro Airport

[Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Eric Moylan, who reviewed Delta Air Lines’ Sky Club lounges in Detroit… enjoy!] I had a chance to hit two Delta Air Lines Sky Clubs at Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) to check out how they compare to United’s Red Carpet Clubs, many of which I’ve been to. I…

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Continental Airlines economy & first class trip report with video

Last weekend I was on yet another mileage run, but this time flying Continental Airlines. I had never flown Continental up until now, so I was actually pretty excited for the new experience. My itinerary was Los Angeles to Cleveland to Chicago, and back the same way. Although I had checked-in online and printed my…

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Irregularities when flying United Airlines under Continental codeshare flights

I just finished another mileage run flying United Airlines, and this one was booked as Continental Airlines codeshare flights as I blogged about previously. A couple of differences occurred that are worth mentioning. First, although I do usually check-in online and/or via my mobile, I always reprint my boarding passes at the EasyCheck-in kiosks at…

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Power outage at LAX last night & my reality check

A power outage hit Los Angeles airport yesterday afternoon, causing a few flight delays and passenger inconveniences. I had a flight last night and didn’t think anything of it, especially since check-in, security and the Red Carpet Club seemed unaffected when I was there. I went to the gate about an hour before departure to…

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