As evidence of the softening International market, United has just put Europe awards on sale for 40,000 miles round trip. Travel must be completed by May 14th and is available to select European cities.
Here is the email I received:
Dear Mr. Frugal Travel Guy
For a limited time, you can redeem just 40,000 miles for an economy-class Saver Award to Europe. That’s 15,000 miles less than usual. Awards are for travel through May 14, 2009.*
For only 40,000 miles, you can plan a spring getaway to any of the cities in Europe that United serves, including:
This special offer is available only when booked online at united.com.