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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2019, 01:36:50 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 #16 on: April 04, 2019, 01:45:28 PM »
Book w SQ or Avianca and donít pay the fees. Simple.
Lol. Besides AV is already $25 in general.
Odds are that if itís nonsaver, youíre getting pretty crappy value for your points and should consider revenue. But yes itís a fair point.
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #17 on: April 04, 2019, 04:02:08 PM »
Book w SQ or Avianca and donít pay the fees. Simple.
Yes, and this is with the assumption that the miles are not already in your UA account.
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #18 on: April 04, 2019, 04:07:24 PM »
Obviously. Thereís lots of assumptions including the assumption that you have miles. Just laying our broad alternative options to redeem UA flights without paying close in fees. Clearly $40 is better than $75 if UA miles of your only option.

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2019, 06:14:00 PM »
Obviously. Thereís lots of assumptions including the assumption that you have miles. Just laying our broad alternative options to redeem UA flights without paying close in fees. Clearly $40 is better than $75 if UA miles of your only option.
No, thats not what you said
Book w SQ or Avianca and donít pay the fees. Simple.
This is what you said, totally different tone of voice

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #21 on: April 05, 2019, 11:51:00 AM »
No, thats not what you saidThis is what you said, totally different tone of voice

No you are incorrect. Both of those statements I said. I am not writing a novel or a blog. Itís common sense that if you donít have other star alliance miles, then your only option is UA miles.

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #22 on: April 05, 2019, 02:23:33 PM »
So based on some rumors on various blogs, $75 close-in fee will be eliminated 11/15/19.

Oh and Unitedís award charts are going away (like Deltaís) on that date and move to dynamic award pricing. sighhh

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #23 on: April 05, 2019, 02:24:24 PM »
So based on some rumors on various blogs, $75 close-in fee will be eliminated 11/15/19.

Oh and Unitedís award charts are going away (like Deltaís) on that date and move to dynamic award pricing. sighhh
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/airlines/airline-news/united-copying-delta-goodbye-award-charts-close-fees-unitedunfriendly/
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #24 on: April 05, 2019, 05:55:27 PM »
So based on some rumors on various blogs, $75 close-in fee will be eliminated 11/15/19.

Oh and Unitedís award charts are going away (like Deltaís) on that date and move to dynamic award pricing. sighhh
I 'll try doing some bookings from now to burn UA miles. Nothing good left.
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #25 on: April 06, 2019, 03:45:57 PM »
agreed - united MP has lost a ton of value :(

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #26 on: April 16, 2019, 06:03:04 PM »
has anyone figured a work around for the 75 fee? the only thing i see is booking a later fight and HUCA until rep waives fee

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #27 on: April 16, 2019, 06:03:52 PM »
has anyone figured a work around for the 75 fee? the only thing i see is booking a later fight and HUCA until rep waives fee
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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #28 on: April 16, 2019, 06:05:02 PM »
Though it doesnít always work. And, even harder when it is a last minute booking as the change of date becomes much more apparent with respect to being within the 3 week window.

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Re: Reduce the UA $75 close-in fee, pay only $40
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2019, 06:09:19 PM »
Though it doesnít always work. And, even harder when it is a last minute booking as the change of date becomes much more apparent with respect to being within the 3 week window.
Just book exactly a month out and say you got the wrong month.
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