Important Notice: Waste your miles on our magazines before it's too late!!!

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  1. travelinmike33
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    travelinmike33 Silver Member

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    Just got a snail mail from OnePass with this on the envelope:
    Important Notice:
    Redeem your OnePass miles for the enclosed Awards before April 22, 2011.
    Inside is a brief letter informing me that my records indicate I have an available mileage balance and I can redeem for magazines at No Cash Cost (emphasis theirs). There's also another insert directing me to magsformiles.com and again emphasizing that I must act by April 22.

    I'm guessing this is a common thing, but I wonder if anyone will panic about the merger and think they will lose their miles after April.
     
  2. byroncheng
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    I imagine most people will assume that they will lose their miles. My question is why airlines would prefer to sell magazines than let miles expire? Do they somehow make more $?
     
  3. gobluetwo
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    Yeah, it's really quite sneaky. Act by April!!!! because your miles expire in October.

    My wife and daughter received this notice from UA earlier this month. Funny thing is that the account data was as of early December and my daughter had taken a trip with me in late December.
     

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