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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #75 on: June 16, 2017, 06:44:09 PM »
is it still possible to avoid UA award close-in fees by booking out and then adjusting the date? or did they fix this loophole post the last website overhaul?

They Charged me the close in booking fee when I switched my ticked from a month out to next week within 24hrs.
I called them up and asked them why I was charged and she said its a mistake and they'll refund me.. dont know if that'll actually happen or not. we'll see

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #76 on: June 18, 2017, 12:03:25 AM »
Will UA accept pregnancy as a reason for refunding the $75 cancellation fee for a TPE-JFK award?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #77 on: June 18, 2017, 01:26:09 AM »
Will UA accept pregnancy as a reason for refunding the $75 cancellation fee for a TPE-JFK award?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #78 on: June 19, 2017, 03:39:38 PM »
is it still possible to avoid UA award close-in fees by booking out and then adjusting the date? or did they fix this loophole post the last website overhaul?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #79 on: August 04, 2017, 04:45:47 AM »
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They supposedly closed it up the loophole, but you can definitely try with a phone call to have them waive the fee as they have done that for many people I know.
 So YMMV, and a phone call which doesn't hurt.

 
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #80 on: August 04, 2017, 04:58:40 AM »
While I have a united card, and I want to fly united and get the benefit of the baggage ,is there anyway for myself and a partner to fly while getting the extra baggage but pay with another cc?
 What small charge can I put on a paid flight to trigger the extra baggage?
 And would I need to have my friends ticket booked by me? Or can I combine the tickets after he pays to get free baggage?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #81 on: August 04, 2017, 06:15:07 PM »
Flying international what does the United mileagePlus Explorer card get me? (as the first bag is offered for free by the airline.) do I get a 2nd bag free?(meaning a first one for the card?)
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #82 on: August 05, 2017, 11:17:44 PM »
Flying international what does the United mileagePlus Explorer card get me? (as the first bag is offered for free by the airline.) do I get a 2nd bag free?(meaning a first one for the card?)
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #83 on: August 05, 2017, 11:41:44 PM »
Priority boarding. Nothing else.
Any chance I can fight for my free baggage after I pay?
Always thought first bag free and where it's offered 1st bag 2nd is free which is the 1st bag.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #84 on: August 05, 2017, 11:43:31 PM »
Any chance I can fight for my free baggage after I pay?
Always thought first bag free and where it's offered 1st bag 2nd is free which is the 1st bag.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #85 on: August 05, 2017, 11:50:01 PM »
Well, you thought wrong.
And that's what's my $95 is for!  :(
 Oh well.

 I guess the card is worthwhile for those bookings you do with your miles(which gives you better rates and expanded availability, and for domestic flights getting you a free baggage.
(I do remember seeing there's an option to buy a pass to get free 2nd bag with all your booking for $395 and gets up to 8 companions free 2nd bag as well, if I fly that often I guess it would be worth it.)
 
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #86 on: August 06, 2017, 01:09:29 PM »


And that's what's my $95 is for!  :(
 Oh well.

 I guess the card is worthwhile for those bookings you do with your miles, which gives you better rates.


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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #87 on: August 06, 2017, 01:37:15 PM »

Sure did, but I hope to have the luggage waived.
Will make a few phone calls and hope for the best..
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #88 on: August 06, 2017, 01:47:02 PM »
Sure did, but I hope to have the luggage waived.
Will make a few phone calls and hope for the best..
A) A few phone calls won't make you eligible for second bag free. They're pretty upfront about what the benefit does and doesn't cover.

https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/travel/baggage/chasebag.aspx

International travel: Explorer Cardmembers and Cardmembers with certain other MileagePlus Chase Credit Cards will not get an additional free checked bag if there is no first checked bag service charge applicable to their international travel itinerary.

B) I don't know what better mileage redemption rates for cardmembers you're talking about. Cardmembers have expanded access to the same saver and standard rates that everyone has.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #89 on: August 06, 2017, 01:52:39 PM »
B) I don't know what better mileage redemption rates for cardmembers you're talking about. Cardmembers have expanded access to the same saver and standard rates that everyone has.
Supposedly while having a chase united card when booking an award ticket the rates are better and more awards available. 
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