United’s Award Flight Changes: Worse Than Expected for 4 Reasons

Sunrise in Iceland I previously wrote about changes that United planned to make to its award flight booking policy, but the actual changes are even worse than anticipated.  Just to summarize, United planned to eliminate its free stopover on one-way flights–replacing it with a stopover on round-trip flights in either the origin or destination zone–but United ended up eliminating so much more.  These additional devaluations may not be readily apparent, but they’re nonetheless significant: 1. Hard to Book the Excursionist Perk There is no easy way to book the Excursionist Perk, you must book a multi-city award ticket that meets all…

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