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Last Call for United Global Entry Reimbursement – Stretch it for 18 Months

United Platinum and above have until 1/31 to request a $100 payment voucher for Global Entry. The voucher is good for 6 months and you can renew Global Entry up to 1 year before expiration so it can be stretched up to 18 months for renewals. Renewals add 5 years to original expiration date so…

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NYC Meetup Thu 1/29

A belated 2015 kick-off. Hopefully you all have already been on the road in 2015. Join us to share about navigating a revenue-based 2015. Like AA, the drink prices have stayed the same. The next Reach for the Miles Meetup is Thursday, Jan 29 in NYC. Thursday, January 29 at 6:00 – 9:00 pm Professor…

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The Most Exclusive First Class Lounge in the World?

Connecting in Houston Airport (IAH) I stopped at the KLM Crown Lounge and glimpsed the rarefied air of the Korean Air First Class Only section. Designed to fit only the most elite passenger on a flight, this may be the most exclusive first class lounge in the world. Amenities a bit lacking, though. I gazed…

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United Has Original Marketing (Thanks to Cosmopolitan Las Vegas)

United’s marketing efforts in 2014 have been to copy Delta. In 2015 they added a stopgap copy of American. A flight into Las Vegas this week for CES surprised me (1) by a flight attendant handing me something that looked like a snack and (2) it turning out to be clever marketing. Credit seems entirely…

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