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Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« on: April 01, 2019, 08:10:18 AM »
PM me your name, DOB and flight details. I'll book it for you, send you the locator number, then you can book it from your own account. You must pay $40 via Chase QP before I give you the PNR. When you ticket it, it will waive the $75 fee.

Conditions apply.

I'll not refund the fee if you cancel within 24 hours.

There is a charge for rebooking, canceling, this applies to CLOSE-IN Booking fee only.

You must have enough miles to book.

You must be an active DDF member.

I just create the PNR, from there your'e on your own.

I found a way how to do it easily, wanna monetize and help my friends at the same time. It's not something I can share because there are some steps involved and you need to have a certain tier, so it's not easily duplicated.
« Last Edit: April 01, 2019, 08:55:05 AM by sillypainter »

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2019, 08:52:13 AM »
Ok Dan did you figure this out yet?

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2019, 09:30:19 AM »
Any metal or only United?

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 09:52:15 AM »
Any metal or only United?

Any metal as long as UA miles are used.

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2019, 02:54:24 AM »
Any metal as long as UA miles are used.
Good to know for the future..
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2019, 08:48:02 PM »
Any metal or only United?
Who else charges a close in fee?
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2019, 08:50:06 PM »
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2019, 08:52:00 PM »
AA
I mean booked by UA (he clearly meant that by asking "metal")
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2019, 09:18:46 PM »
I mean booked by UA (he clearly meant that by asking "metal")
If booked by UA, metal doesnít matter. Thereís a close in fee for close-in award redemptions.

The question was whether OP can reduce it for all UA redemptions, or only UA redemptions on UA metal. (Metal is the operating airline).
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2019, 09:23:29 PM »
I'm drunk
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #10 on: April 03, 2019, 09:27:56 PM »
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2019, 09:28:57 PM »
Since Purim?
Certainly not since this years.
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2019, 12:48:51 PM »
Book w SQ or Avianca and donít pay the fees. Simple.

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2019, 12:50:08 PM »
... Except when it's not.

Like non-saver or YQ-incurring awards.
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2019, 12:51:28 PM »
... Except when it's not.

Like non-saver awards.

Odds are that if itís nonsaver, youíre getting pretty crappy value for your points and should consider revenue. But yes itís a fair point.