United Airlines Drastically Devalues Mileage Plus Currency, By Trent Swanson

United Airlines devalued their loyalty currency last week for flights beginning 11/15/19. They will now roughly match the value of SkyMiles, which, if you follow my posts, know are among the least valuable frequent flyer currencies around.

It will soon cost 50,000-80,000+ United miles for a simple US domestic coach ticket, compared to 25K miles today.

Do you fly United, and/or collect United miles? These are the things you need to do right now:

What is the best trip or deal you’ve ever scored using United miles? Does this news change plans you’ve had to save up for a big trip?

Please share in the comments section on my home page: mileshuband.com

We used United miles to fly from Dubai to Milan, Italy in Lufthansa First Class. July 2017. We are not happy about the the devalued United MileagePlus currency.
70,000 United MileagePlus miles +$80/per person got us from Dubai to Milan, Italy in Lufthansa First Class.
We used United miles to fly from Dubai to Milan, Italy in Lufthansa First Class. July 2017. We are not happy about the the devalued United MileagePlus currency.
Enjoying caviar service in Lufthansa First Class, back when United Mileage Plus miles were worth so much more.

Trent Swanson, who spends his days running an IT consulting firm, is an expert in earning and burning airlines miles.  He and his wife, Daryn Kagan, are the team behind the success of mileshusband.com.

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