Why do airlines have frequent flyer programs if you can't use the miles? DH has enough miles to get 2 free tix on USAir; we're planning a trip to WDW next June. I'm a planner, DH is not, so it's been like pulling teeth to get him to sit down and say "yes, these are the definite days we'll go". He thinks I'm crazy for planning so far ahead. So on my lunch hour today, I called USAir, a little more than nine months before we want to travel. Guess what? No free seats AT ALL the day we want to travel, unless we want to arrive in Orlando after midnight! Plenty of seats available if we want to pay for them. Grrrrrrr So if you're married to someone who doesn't like to plan ahead, tell them what happened to me.