Travel Website of the Week: MileCalc

MileCalc

It’s just about that time—that time when mileage junkies start flying all across the globe and returning home without leaving the airport. Why will they do this? So they can retain their elite status with the airlines. And this could be the last year we see this since both Delta and United are switching from mile-based to revenue-based […]

United Airlines to Award Miles Based on Ticket Price

United

Following a similar and unpopular move by Delta, United Airlines announced today that they’ll soon be changing their MileagePlus program so that flyers earn miles based on ticket price rather than distance flown. Beginning March 1, 2015, members will earn award miles based on the price of their ticket – specifically the base fare and carrier-imposed surcharges – and their MileagePlus status. Members will […]

Website of the Week: AirMilesCalculator.com

Calculate Airplane Miles

I love flying and accumulating my frequent flier points so much that I actually calculate exactly how many miles I will fly on each trip. I used to use Webflyer’s Mile Marker but after seeing AirMilesCalculator.com I realized the former is quite boring. AirMilesCalculator.com incorporates a Google map so it’s easier on the eyes than […]