Or, consider other cards for 50,000 more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
Earn 60,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.
$1,000 toward travel or transfer to United, Southwest, and more.
British Airways launched a 48 hour fare sale offering Business Class tickets to Europe for around $2,000 roundtrip from most major U.S. cities, including the West Coast for travel through next summer.
Delta quickly matched it.
And now United is onboard with its own twist.
This isn’t dirt cheap, but it’s a great way to get into Business Class at less than half the usual price.
Here’s a map of some of the destinations available next spring from Houston (ignore the cities mentioned above – those are available though on Delta or American).
Here’s an example of a Denver to Madrid fare…
And Los Angeles to Milan…
With rules that state you can fly as late as May 12, 2016.
Considering most of these trips cost 140,000 miles or more roundtrip, or 50,000 miles plus $1,100 to upgrade from a cash fare – you may want to bite if you can afford the extra cost.
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