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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7920 on: April 20, 2017, 09:56:26 PM »
Should I be wary of transferring from my ur>my mother's united?
Same last name and address
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7921 on: April 20, 2017, 09:57:59 PM »
What does add to buddy list mean?
When I click on someone's profile there's a option "add to buddy list"
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7922 on: April 20, 2017, 09:59:35 PM »
Hope this helps :)
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LOL saw that before I posted my question but didn't help much!

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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7923 on: April 23, 2017, 03:26:05 PM »
How long does it take for a transfer of united points to my account from MR? Or from chase? 
(don't even remember if I can transfer from both?
Eta ; realized MR doesn't transfer to united only chase ur, and the other options are to book with AC Aeroplan,or Ana mileage club or Singapore krisflyer, which I'm not sure which would be the best way? 
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7924 on: April 23, 2017, 03:38:35 PM »
How long does it take for a transfer of united points to my account from MR? Or from chase? 
(don't even remember if I can transfer from both?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7925 on: April 23, 2017, 03:39:24 PM »
How long does it take for a transfer of united points to my account from MR? Or from chase? 
(don't even remember if I can transfer from both?
You can only transfer from UR, it's instant.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7926 on: April 23, 2017, 03:42:02 PM »
You can only transfer from UR, it's instant.
Realized that now, updated my original post, wonder if I can transfer from a siblings account to my united account, im an AU on their account the ink and sapphire Preferred(talking about chase ur now as mr doesn't work to transfer to united, will that work as it matches the accounts and names?
 Same household and all the same?       
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« Reply #7927 on: April 23, 2017, 03:43:55 PM »
Eta ; realized MR doesn't transfer to united only chase ur, and the other options are to book with AC Aeroplan,or Ana mileage club or Singapore krisflyer, which I'm not sure which would be the best way?
Depends on the flight, class of service and the carrier.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7928 on: April 23, 2017, 03:50:42 PM »
Depends on the flight, class of service and the carrier.
Basic flight(Economy)  for 2 from EWR to lax on united from the 25 to the 30 or 31 I get from united 50k for RT for two plus $11.20 tax which is an amazing price, vs cash which cheapest I found was for around $450 RT for one so obviously points makes sense here. Just In need of 9k united miles more, now don't have at this moment any reserve or preferred in my name, nor business inks which would allow me to transfer my UR points which I have plenty of. And have mr.

 Like I said earlier I am an AU of a family member which has the same address and and last name(ink and sapphire UR points), curios if the transfer would work?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7929 on: April 23, 2017, 03:52:50 PM »
Basic flight(Economy)  for 2 from EWR to lax on united from the 25 to the 30 or 31 I get from united 50k for RT for two plus $11.20 tax which is an amazing price, vs cash which cheapest I found was for around $450 RT for one so obviously points makes sense here. Just In need of 9k united miles more, now don't have at this moment any reserve or preferred in my name, nor business inks which would allow me to transfer my UR points which I have plenty of. And have mr.

 Like I said earlier I am an AU of a family member which has the same address and and last name, curios if the transfer would work?
Why don't you upgrade your freedom to a CSP or CSR?
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7930 on: April 23, 2017, 03:55:15 PM »
Why don't you upgrade your freedom to a CSP or CSR?
Even if I do upgrade, It won't be good for when I need it, that's not going to help in this situation, just never got around to it. Will do that one day or apply for it separately with its own bonus offer(was stupid I didn't apply when there was a 100k offer..
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7931 on: April 23, 2017, 03:56:47 PM »
chase is instant
thanks! For that info, now need some info about transferring from family members accnt, I think I'm going to try and see what happens..
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7932 on: April 23, 2017, 03:57:46 PM »
thanks! For that info, now need some info about transferring from family members accnt, I think I'm going to try and see what happens..
I think for UA only last name has to match but IMBM.
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Re: Questions and Help for BEGINNERS!
« Reply #7933 on: April 23, 2017, 04:01:16 PM »
I think for UA only last name has to match but IMBM.
I guess the only to really know is actually try it for my self!
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« Reply #7934 on: April 23, 2017, 04:01:54 PM »
I guess the only to really know is actually try it for my self!
You could also just transfer to his UA account and book the two tickets separately.
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