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Monday October 5, 2015  |  Archived News

In a Newark State of Mind

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Heading east? In conjunction with our partner, United Airlines, we're promoting United's latest move to funnel New York-area traffic into Newark's Liberty Airport. Travelers who book a flight through Stanford Travel's Online Booking Tool between SFO and Newark for travel between Oct. 25-Dec. 15, 2015 will be upgraded to Premier Silver status for 2016.*

In addition, both travelers and travel arrangers who book on United through Stanford Travel from Oct. 5-Dec. 15 will be included in a drawing to win one of five Premier Gold status upgrades for 2016.

* Applies to first 40 travelers who book through Stanford Travel. Travelers who do not complete travel will not be eligible.

What's new with Newark

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With its move to Newark's Liberty Airport, United is seeing extensive improvements in its terminal there. Also, its flights feature recently renovated aircraft with many amenities. Read more about improvements (link removed) in United's service to Newark.

A winner!

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Congratulations to Rebecca Garza (Medical Center Development), winner of Stanford Travel's September promotion: two free tickets on Delta Airlines to any destination in the continental U.S. She also won $100 in Orbucks, which can be applied to a stay at participating hotels.

Another winner!

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More congratulations: Ginny Clegg (School of Law) won two free tickets to a San Jose Earthquakes soccer game after participating in last month's Etihad Airways webinar. Etihad is holding another half-hour webinar. Those who complete the webinar by Oct. 12 are eligible for a second drawing for free tickets to the Oct. 16 Earthquakes soccer game. Register for the webinar.

October Travel Tip

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With the recent airline mergers, be sure you have added the most current airline frequent flyer numbers into your Stanford Travel's Online Booking Toolprofiles to garner the benefits from your preferred loyalty programs. To update, click My Account, then My Profile and then the appropriate Loyalty program.

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