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Whether you are relaxing at home or getting out of town, I hope all of you have a great Labor Day weekend. Here are a few quick miles and points updates before your weekend kicks into high gear.
- United Clubs are making the WiFi access process more complicated and are switching up the available alcoholic beverages. Currently you don’t need any passwords to access the internet in the United Clubs. However, you will soon need to sign-in using your MileagePlus number and password to access the free club WiFi. This means that Star Gold members, guests of Club members, those using free passes, etc. will have a problem accessing the internet. Presumably they will go back to scratch-off cards with a one-time use code or similar. Seems like unnecessary trouble to me, but that is the plan starting in Cleveland on September 5, San Francisco on September 19, and the process will be in place at all U.S. locations by October 1. They are also “adding to the portfolio of premium beverage products available for purchase, while maintaining a selection of complimentary beer, spirits and wines at our U.S. United Club locations.” That sounds like to me there will be some additional brands you can purchase, and fewer you can select from for free, but we’ll know for sure when this rolls out on September 10th.
- Earn 6x at Sears via US Airways Dividend Miles Storefront through 9/1 and don’t forget up to 21x at shoes.com and 12x at Sephora via the United portal through 9/2.
- If you received any 10% American Airlines discount codes via the Disney Planes game, be aware that they expire tomorrow. I don’t have any more, but if you do then be sure to use them or share them by tomorrow so they don’t go to waste. I’ve received several emails from folks still looking for codes, so feel free to share in the comments section here if you have extra.
- I have written about Hyatt Stay Certificates before as a potential way to save money at certain Hyatt Hotels, but it seems that some popular redemption options have shot up in price recently. Loyalty Traveler did an updated look at the current stay certificate rates for US properties.
Now get out there and enjoy summer’s grand finale!