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LifeMiles Gets Even Better with New Europe and US Award Zones – United One-Way from 7,500 miles!

Map of Award Zone on LifeMiles Award Chart in the US

LifeMiles is one of my favorite programs when it comes to redeeming Star Alliance award tickets. They may not have the most generous routing rules when it comes to stopovers, but you can fashion basically any reasonable route using the “screenshot-individual-segments-to-email” method. They can also be a pain to cancel, and has recently increased the…

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One Award, Eight Programs – Final Conclusions

To wrap up my series on using different Star Alliance programs to book awards, I summarize below my findings and experiences. To recap, I wanted to examine the time and effort required to book two different award tickets using eight different Star Alliance frequent flier programs: United MileagePlus Singapore KrisFlyer Avianca LifeMiles Air Canada Aeroplan…

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One Award, Eight Programs Part 3 – Fighting the New United Award System and a Pleasant LifeMiles Phone Call

This is part 3 of my series comparing the ease of award booking with various Star Alliance frequent flyer programs. In part 1, I covered booking a transpacific premium cabin award, LAX-ICN-BKK, using 1) United MileagePlus, 2) Singapore KrisFlyer, 3) Avianca LifeMiles, and 4) Air Canada Aeroplan. In part 2, I discussed my experiences booking…

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One Award, Eight Programs – Comparing Ease of Award Booking

Hi all, my name is Stephen and I’m a new contributor to the blog. I’ll have a separate post properly introducing myself at a later time, but I wanted to jump right into things with a useful post. With all of the changes and devaluations over the past several years, there’s been an increasing interest…

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