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[NOW CLOSED] 4 More United Club Credit Card Passes Available

I’ve got 4 more codes to get the United MileagePlus Club Credit Card free for the first year. So, let’s do a 1-day contest to give them to OTR readers. Remember – the card is fantastic for 2 reasons:

1) United Club membership
2) 1.5 United miles for every dollar spent on everything

Yes, they throw in some other stuff (Avis Presidents Club, Hyatt Platinum status, some other crap), but those 2 reasons are why you’d get the card. After the first year, the card is $395, though that’s still cheaper than the $475 regular United Club fee.

So, here’s the deal:

1) Put a note in the comments telling us the best airline meal you’ve ever had (it’s a trick question, but humor us with a response anyway).
2) You’ve got until 6pm Eastern Time on Friday June 22nd to enter.

Good Luck!



  1. I can’t think of one.

    Actually that’s not entirely true. I can specifically recall not hating the meal on a KLM flight into Amsterdam. I think it was chicken-something but it was saltier than usual.

    Mmmm… salt.

  2. Mini-pizza on American. Definitely not fancy and on par with frozen pizza, but it’s good to have comfort food sometimes!

  3. chicken penne pasta on continental. looks like i wont be having that meal again ;-)

  4. kebabs on turkish airlines- seriously, best airplane food ever.

  5. Anything served on Asiana.

  6. HKG-SFO on CX served awesome raspberry cheesecake.

  7. Back in the mid 2000′s if you flew AA from Japan to the US in business and specifically requested it you could get a bento box. I think on a particular flight I was the only person who knew of this as not only did I have a really pretty decent meal, but I had an entire bottle of sake, all presented in traditional Japanese style. Not very AA at all.

    In general Singapore and maybe Asiana (US West coast to Asia) are the only airlines I know that actually don’t screw you with coach class food.

    Singapore is also the only airline that will serve a martini in coach (little known secret).

  8. I flew on Air France 5 years ago and my teenagers and I thought it was the best food ever for an airline. Also, the kids like noodles on overnight flights from Asia, ramen tastes better at 30,000 feet.

  9. Breakfast on an El Al flight, Business Class, to JFK. Fresh fruit, very nice pastries and all the espresso I wanted (BTW, it was excellent, by any standard). Service was also top-notch. Not high end stuff, but really, about as good as most domestic restaurants.

  10. chilled salad of Grilled shrimp over fennel with grapefruit slices, on an Etihad flight from AUH to JFK.

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