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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #60 on: January 19, 2021, 11:11:34 PM »
Never had or heard of any issues.
8 kids on 1 reservation, they will allow 1 carry-on per kid?

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #61 on: January 19, 2021, 11:15:30 PM »
8 kids on 1 reservation, they will allow 1 carry-on per kid?
Yes
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #62 on: January 19, 2021, 11:16:10 PM »
basic economy ticket booked for 6.5k miles, will i be allowed a regular handbag or only the tiny backpack?
There are no basic eco awards.
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #63 on: January 20, 2021, 04:01:57 AM »
There are no basic eco awards.
sorry, it was economy (lowest award) class.
am i allowed a regular handbag (i will be self transferring from an international flight) or only a small backpack?

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #64 on: January 20, 2021, 09:05:46 AM »
It's a regular ticket. No restrictions.
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #65 on: January 20, 2021, 01:22:12 PM »
If traveling with a lap child and a toddler in basic economy, is there any chance they'll separate me from the toddler since I can't pick seats?

Just wanted to update in case it would help anyone else - I called and nicely asked if we can be seated together. Not only that, she let me pick preferred seats (aisle and window in the hopes that the middle stays empty) for both flights  :)

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #66 on: January 20, 2021, 04:33:33 PM »
Just wanted to update in case it would help anyone else - I called and nicely asked if we can be seated together. Not only that, she let me pick preferred seats (aisle and window in the hopes that the middle stays empty) for both flights  :)
Wouldn't you rather sit near your toddler than to have someone between?

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #67 on: January 20, 2021, 04:44:01 PM »
There are no basic eco awards.
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #68 on: January 20, 2021, 04:45:27 PM »
Wouldn't you rather sit near your toddler than to have someone between?

Most people won't have a problem switching from middle to window/aisle so if someone is seated there I'll switch with them

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #69 on: January 20, 2021, 11:07:24 PM »
It's a regular ticket. No restrictions.
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #70 on: February 04, 2021, 07:47:06 PM »
Anyone know if Iím only going with a personal item, can I carry my talis and tefillin separately or would they give me problems? Same question with Spirit

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #71 on: February 04, 2021, 08:30:16 PM »
Anyone know if Iím only going with a personal item, can I carry my talis and tefillin separately or would they give me problems? Same question with Spirit
If you put it in a big bag, chances are they'll let you go through. They usually don't give an issue with shopping bags.