Continental Won’t Block Star Alliance Award Availability

And other useful tidbits in the new Upgrd podcast.

No starnet blocking, a likely expensive award chart (naturally, from the people who brought you the 285,000 mile first class award on Wantas – up from 135,000 a year ago), first class awards will be offered, they recognize the problems in partnering with United but not offering real international upgrades and yet unusable upgrade certificates aren’t helpful, and much much more.

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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