United We Strand: Why Is United Making It so Hard to Use Miles to Europe?

FCF’s magnifying glass spots cracks in United’s evolving award pricing: Discover the routes that can save you up to 53% off

Have you seen United’s ridiculously high evolving award prices? Don’t get me started. Oh wait, I’m writing this special report all about it. So I am going to get started.

In the past, United Airlines’ Business Class award trips to Europe typically used to cost only 60,000 miles one-way, but now they are double or even triple that. It’s hard to book affordable premium flights to Europe these days and demoralizing to keep looking for uninflated awards using your miles. It takes time, effort, and generally, anguish.

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