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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #30 on: December 25, 2015, 03:03:30 AM »
Good idea, I was thinking about that. If it's minimal cost to purchase those 500 miles, I would consider not going through the hassle...

They only sell in increments of 1k.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #31 on: January 31, 2016, 08:47:31 PM »
Systemwide outages on swiss redemptions - i was just on the phone with united for 45 minutes trying to book

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #32 on: February 26, 2016, 10:58:19 AM »
I have 35k miles with United. Are they worth anything? Does United allow points to be transferred to different programs?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #33 on: February 27, 2016, 12:16:36 PM »
I have 35k miles with United. Are they worth anything?

Yes

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #34 on: February 27, 2016, 07:04:22 PM »
And the answer to the second question is of course no. :)

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #35 on: February 29, 2016, 01:48:32 PM »
Any current way to hold award using United? Flights all on partners - not enough miles, all I see is an option to "continue and add miles" with a $750 option to purchase some extra miles.

Am I missing something?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #36 on: February 29, 2016, 07:47:29 PM »
Can use farelock and then add points?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #37 on: March 02, 2016, 06:39:46 PM »
United only allows gold members lounge access when traveling internationally... If someone is going tlv-ewr-ord, will they allow lounge access in EWR before flight to ord?

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United Mileage Plus
« Reply #38 on: March 03, 2016, 03:43:43 PM »
I booked a flight and made plans and now they tell me that Swiss (the middle segment of the flight) won't ticket it. What can I do now? Am I totally screwed? There's nothing else available on that day.

I don't want the refund. I want the flight.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #39 on: March 05, 2016, 03:59:24 AM »
I sponsored an upgrade using my GPUs for a round-trip flight that was supposed to take place this month.  The GPUs cleared and all legs were confirmed upgraded.

The trip was cancelled but I have not seen the GPUs redeposited to my account.

Then I read this on the United website:

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In most cases, the Global Premier Upgrade will be considered used if any segment of an itinerary is upgraded or flown. However, for travel which includes segments in United BusinessFirst or United Global First, the Global Premier Upgrade will be re-deposited if the United BusinessFirst or United Global First segment(s) could not be upgraded.

So if the upgrade was confirmed when requested, it is still considered used if the flight is cancelled? 

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #40 on: March 05, 2016, 12:13:42 PM »
I sponsored an upgrade using my GPUs for a round-trip flight that was supposed to take place this month.  The GPUs cleared and all legs were confirmed upgraded.

The trip was cancelled but I have not seen the GPUs redeposited to my account.

Then I read this on the United website:

So if the upgrade was confirmed when requested, it is still considered used if the flight is cancelled?

Call them?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #41 on: March 06, 2016, 09:17:05 AM »
United only allows gold members lounge access when traveling internationally... If someone is going tlv-ewr-ord, will they allow lounge access in EWR before flight to ord?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #42 on: March 06, 2016, 08:19:46 PM »
United only allows gold members lounge access when traveling internationally... If someone is going tlv-ewr-ord, will they allow lounge access in EWR before flight to ord?

Yes

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #43 on: April 01, 2016, 01:20:39 AM »
In order to get the first bag free on a United flight, according to the description of the benefit, you need to have bought the ticket with your Mileage Plus Explorer Card. Does anybody have experience getting the free baggage by showing their card, without having bought the ticket with the card?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #44 on: April 09, 2016, 09:25:41 PM »
Do United Silver members, get the same award availability as Explorer cardholders?
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