First time MR help out of DIA

Discussion in 'Mileage Runs/Travel Hacking' started by mia1rab, Nov 21, 2011.  |  Print Topic

  1. I need about 9k to make Premiere Exc on UA/CO this year. My schedule is very flexible starting next week however I would prefer a epic run with the least about of days from home. Any suggestions to help this New Jack would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Assuming you are talking about Denver (DEN) you can just do a flip to EWR or IAD and do the elite maximizer for the extra miles. Or buy a refundable ticket, to say HNL and do the elite maximizer then canex the tic. Neither option is really cheap, but if you are short on time and desire the 9k miles for status it is an option.
     
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    Good Luck! Keep us posted. Let us know how you achieved your goal.

    Sent from my iPhone using milepoint
     
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    I'm heading to HKG next week for just such a purpose.......
     
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    Have you used ITA to find cheap flights / quick turnarounds? I'd recommend you use that tool to assist in your planning.
     
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    I've done that run myself, this year! The things we do for 1K!
     
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    looks like a popular route doesnt it! Where else can you get 15000+ miles so easily. And I was lucky enough to be on the ord hkg flights that will give 100% award mile bonus. worth 4 days of my time any time!
     
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    Me too! Doing it over thanksgiving so that I don't miss any work either.

    BTW, 744, did you book Y, B, M, U, H, Q, V, W, S, for your ORD-HKG leg? My buddy missed out on that promo because he booked into L class.
     
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    have you guys played with hipmunk? thats becoming a favorite for me.
     
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    W, with a daily prayer and sacrifice to the SWU goddess in the hopes that I can lay flat across the pacific.
     
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