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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #20 on: December 28, 2021, 04:56:58 PM »
(I hope here is the right place to post this)

Im currently in a complicated multi seg reservation where the first 2 segments were flown, upon the 3rd segment i called UA to change to later date but untill agent finally agreed to do the flight became no-show
I managed to get it back into open status via phone call but now im stuck.. the pnr shows as cancelled but with the use future flight credit option where it gives me the full ticket value upon rebooking but its obviouslly tied to the old fare rules which results in prices in the $20,000 range ( but then deducts the original ticket value)
I dont need reps to dig into it too much for obvioyus reasons but on the other hand it still shows the orig value as useable

What would you do ?
I'm just say'inę«

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2022, 12:08:05 AM »
I used $900 United TravelBank for a flight, cancelled within 24 hours, and want to use it to book a different flight. Problem is, the TB takes a while to get refunded. What is the best way to get a purchase refunded ASAP?

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United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2022, 12:14:51 AM »
I used $900 United TravelBank for a flight, cancelled within 24 hours, and want to use it to book a different flight. Problem is, the TB takes a while to get refunded. What is the best way to get a purchase refunded ASAP?
Text them and push them for a electronic certificate. I had luck calling - though I've heard text is better.

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2022, 11:08:43 PM »
Text them and push them for a electronic certificate. I had luck calling - though I've heard text is better.
How can I text them?

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2022, 11:11:57 PM »

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #26 on: February 21, 2022, 01:01:28 AM »
IIUC you can book flights including legs on partners with ETC but not TravelBank, correct?

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #27 on: February 23, 2022, 10:02:56 AM »
UA reward ticket booked with Chase UR. Cancelling only gets me a FFC. What's best way for ETC or refund?  Would it help to "change" the existing ticket first and then cancel it?

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #28 on: April 04, 2022, 12:50:19 AM »
Is there a way by canceling a fully refundable ticket purchased by CC or a ticket booked within 24 hours, to receive an ETC instead of a credit to original payment method?

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #29 on: April 05, 2022, 12:38:57 AM »
Just to be clear, is it safe to take an 8K ticket as a FFC and try to get it converted to an ETc afterwards, or should I play it safe and do smaller chunks? Trying via twitter to get it refunded directly as an ETC but they are not allowing it.

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Re: United future flight credit vs travel certificate
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2022, 11:46:32 AM »
Just to be clear, is it safe to take an 8K ticket as a FFC and try to get it converted to an ETc afterwards, or should I play it safe and do smaller chunks? Trying via twitter to get it refunded directly as an ETC but they are not allowing it.
I just got ffc converted to etc via united chat.

They had no issue doing it, albeit it was less then $100.