If you like flying United Airlines' cheap fares and don't know where to credit your miles to, this post was written just for you. But I must forewarn you, there is no happy ending at the conclusion of … [Read more...] about Here’s Where to Credit Cheap United Flights
Category Archive: Mileage Runs - Travel Codex
Learn all about mileage runs, including how to survive the redeye flights, make your connection, and secrure extra miles and upgrades for your reservation.
Previously I provided an introduction to ITA Matrix, what I consider one of the best free tools to search for air travel. It doesn't let you book tickets but does provide very detailed information and … [Read more...] about Using Advanced Routing Language with ITA Matrix
It was just last year I wrote about how the mileage run was not dead and it was still possible to earn full mileage on the majority of United Airlines’ cheapest fare classes. Well, that was a year ago … [Read more...] about Singapore Airlines Just Killed the Mileage Run (And I’m Actually Okay With It)
*Update 10/12/17* - The information below is out-dated and no longer relevant. Please click here to read my updated post on where to credit your cheap United Airlines fares. Unless you’re a business … [Read more...] about Here’s How to Earn More Miles When Flying United Airlines. The Mileage Run is Not Dead!
So some of us were lucky to get in on the British Airways business class fare sale from cities in the US to MAD, BCN and HEL last week. I booked two tickets to spend New Years on a culinary excursion … [Read more...] about Why British Airways Tier Points Rock in Premium Cabins
In the old days a mileage run was a cheap domestic ticket with a lot of connections that allowed the traveler to earn miles without paying very much. When airlines started putting limits on the … [Read more...] about Need a Mileage Run? Book a Premium International Fare for Under $1,100
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate…The flights have been flown, the cheap lounge liquors imbibed, the snarky tweets tweeted, and after 24 flights over a period of 84 days, it is official. I am … [Read more...] about My #30kToNowhere Mileage Run Cost Only 3.99 CPM… Or Did It?
From the desk of the Devil's Advocate… I'm way too old for this. As I write this, I'm on a flight from Las Vegas to Philadelphia. I have absolutely no reason to go to Philadelphia. In fact I'll be … [Read more...] about Mileage Runs are Dead, so How’d I End Up on a Flight with Frequent Miler and Heels First Travel?
I recently got an email from American Airlines offering a free fast track opportunity for Gold, Platinum and Executive Platinum Status. Currently, you can call American and ask for a challenge to a … [Read more...] about Are You Eligible? Free American Airlines Executive Platinum Fast Track!
This isn't a Devil's Advocate post, but I've been researching mileage runs during the lazy weekend and stumbled on one that I wanted to pass along for fun, along with a thought on how to maximize … [Read more...] about Acquiring Delta Platinum Status (and a Backache) with Just One Mileage Run