Yes we do, come to think of it. In our quest to achieve Million Mile status with United Airlines by May, well before finalization of its merger with Continental, we're taking what some would call the long way around next week by flying to Sao Paulo Brazil via London Tuesday.
After overnight stops both in London and Sao Paulo and about 13,000 flight miles, we fly to Iguazú Falls, right on the border between Brazil and Argentina. We're staying at the Sheraton Iguazú Resort, and we'll find out what our status-matched SPG Platinum gets us.
After two nights there we fly to Buenos Aires for a one-night stay at the
March 15 we board the Oceania Cruise Line's Insignia, for our third Buenos Aires - Barcelona transatlantic cruise.
We disembark April 3, taxi to the airport, and fly to London, overnighting again at the LHR Hilton before flying home April 4.
It's a tough job but somebody has to do it.