Ricardo Rivera

233 Flips | 1 Magazine | 11 Likes | 8 Followers | @PointsFitness | I run PointsFitness.com and among other things I love sharing my knowledge about travelling for almost free, but in style.

United MileagePlus' big vacuum in domestic Australia

Share via:<p>Back in May, Juneyao Airlines became Star Alliance’s first <i>Connecting Partner,</i> a new arrangement that <i></i>allows airlines to link to Star …

airlines

United publishes a stunning and touching 747 Farewell Video

Share via:<p>As if I wasn’t excited enough about being in United’s lat 747 flight ever, United has published a farewell video to commemorate it’s …

United announces that Polaris will fly on a 777-200 this year

Share via:<p>Happy Friday again everyone and what a day! This morning we saw United’s configuration plans for the Polaris cabin in its international …

Long Haul

Configuration of United's Boeing 737 Max 9 revealed

Share via:<p>At the Paris Air Show, United announced an order of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10’s. They also have 61 Boeing 737 MAX 9’s in order, a number that …

Aviation

Finally: Yearly United Club one-time passes going digital

Share via:<p>One of the perks of being a United MileagePlus Explorer or United MileagePlus Explorer Business cardholder is receiving two complimentary …

Frequent-flyer Programs

My 2018 3rd quarter Premier Status' status

Share via:<p>Back in March I wrote an update of my 2018 status goal. I’ve never held United Premier 1k status, mainly because there’s no way I can reach …

Frequent-flyer Programs

08/2017 SFO-TPE (777-300ER) United Polaris Business

<b>The flight attendant</b> on my side of the cabin was a lot of fun. She has 40+ years under her belt with United and you can tell she enjoys her …

San Francisco

Increased offer 50k: United MileagePlus Club card

Share via:<p>For the first time ever, the United MileagePlus Club card comes with a signup bonus, and a nice one at that: 50,000 after $3,000 spend …

Flying

Turkey visa situation: a big blow for travelers

Share via:<p>I last visited Turkey in 2013. The next few years would be difficult ones for Turkey, and especially for tourism in Turkey. Through the …

European Union

Transfer United miles for 30% less

Share via:<p>Though not as costly as buying miles, transferring miles to a different MileagePlus account is costly and should be avoided whenever …

Frequent-flyer Programs

Can you or can you not book a Singapore A350 business seat with United miles

Share via:<p>When Singapore Airlines and United agreed to re-introduce <i>online</i> award bookings on Singapore Airlines flights <i>through United’s MileagePlus</i> …

Singapore Airlines

United has been busy helping Puerto Rico

Share via:<p>As you know, Puerto Rico finds itself in what’s probably the grimmest situation in its history. It’s going to be quite a long journey until …

Caribbean

How long does it take for Hertz rental bonus miles to post

Share via:<p>I consistently write about alternate methods to earn points and miles that don’t involve applying for new credit cards. Hertz is …

Flying

Delayed again: United Polaris Lounge openings

Share via:<p>When United Polaris was announced, one of its key aspects is that it was an experience in the air and also on the ground. In the air, …

San Francisco

Book Singapore Airlines award flights on United website

Share via:<p>Yesterday I wrote some bad news related to Singapore Airlines and the end of the Krisflyer 1:1 award miles earnings on United flights. The …

Singapore Airlines

Chase has been paying attention to Amex spend bonus offers

Share via:<p>I recently wrote a post about how for me, Amex has surprisingly become the better option to Chase when it came to flying United and Star …

Flying

United schedules hub mini-tour on 747 for employees in October

Share via:<p>United continues to pull closer together as a family. The culture that Oscar Muñóz has been working hard to implement is evidently working. …

Employment

MileagePlus Exclusives - Bid for a spot in United's last 747 flight and more

Share via:<p>I wrote a few weeks ago about United’s last 747 flight. It certainly will be a special occasion for many, including myself. Many of you …

Flying

United applies to increase Houston-Havana service to daily

Share via:<p>United was one of the more conservative airlines when launching Cuba service last year. They look smart now after several airlines went all …

Cuba

Enter to win two roundtrip tickets with United Dream Destination Sweepstakes

Share via:<p>In celebration of their new Safety Video, United has launched United Dream Destination Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes provides the chance to …

Travel

Today Delta has confirmed that my airline of choice United is the right choice

Share via:<p>With its latest move Delta has made it very <i>clear</i> that there’s no <i>clear</i> advantage to being loyal to them. Crystal c<i>lear</i>. Since a few months …

Customer Service