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There are many articles on the best uses of the most common airline mileage currencies, so I thought I would turn the tables and consider some of the *worst* uses of miles out there.
So take the following uses off the table. Completely. Like, don’t even think about redeeming your United miles in these ways.
Purchasing inflight WiFi
First, my few experiences with United’s WiFi are negative. Very negative. The last time I flew United, I tried to purchase an hour of internet so I could download some files from work (something I meant to do before I left) and be productive for 4 hours. Nope. Can’t do that. And we’re talking like maybe a couple megabytes of data, at most. You’d figure it could handle that.
General WiFi issues aside, instead of paying…