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Jumping the Upgrade Queue on United Airlines

As I mentioned earlier this week, I flew a mileage run on United this past Saturday from Reno to Washington Dulles and back. Having a couple of Regional Premier Upgrades (RPUs) that would otherwise have gone unused the remainder of the year, I decided to apply them when I booked the ticket last month. The…

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Pondering United Premier Platinum Over Gold for 2014

“To Plat or not to Plat, that is the question.” I started pondering this last night after updating my mileage spreadsheet to see that after flying what I have booked for the rest of the year, I’ll be about 11,000 miles short of Premier Platinum next year. I had long resigned myself not to go…

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United to Extend Validity of Global, Regional Premier Upgrades

This just in from “UA Insider” on Flyertalk… and it’s great news to avoid having to request an extension (click the text below for larger/complete view). Essentially, all Global and Regional Premier Upgrades (GPUs and RPUs) earned during one program year will be valid until the end of the following program year. So… for those…

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