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United Award Change Fees
« on: May 11, 2012, 01:17:30 PM »
Based on the United Award Change Fee below- what will it cost a non-premier to change the Origin City AND the Date AND the Airline (within 21 days)? For example from PHL-TLV to EWR to TLV?
$75 or $150?

Is the 21 day rule based on the current date on the ticket or the new date (or both)?

http://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/mileageplus/awards/travel/ticketing.aspx

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 01:36:16 PM »
$150
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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2012, 01:38:53 PM »
Thanks. What about the date rule?

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2012, 11:26:29 AM »
it seems like, with the new rules, anything within 21 days has a fee.

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2012, 11:28:23 AM »
The 21 day fee is based on the date you want to travel, not the date of your existing ticket.
This is to prevent people from circumventing the close-in expedite fee.
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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2012, 11:30:10 AM »
The 21 day fee is based on the date you want to travel, not the date of your existing ticket.
This is to prevent people from circumventing the close-in expedite fee.
really? so if i am currently booked to go somewhere the 21st of june and want to change it to the 26th i have until the 5th with no fee?

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2012, 11:31:09 AM »
really? so if i am currently booked to go somewhere the 21st of june and want to change it to the 26th i have until the 5th with no fee?
Correct.
If you get a rep that wants to charge you just HUCA.
The UA.com language is quite clear:

"Changing the departure to a date/time 21 days away or more: No fee.
Adding, changing or deleting a connection, 21 days or more prior to departure: No fee.
Changing the departure to a date/time less than 21 days away: $75 (unless issued by UA pre-03/03)"
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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2012, 11:35:07 AM »
Correct.
If you get a rep that wants to charge you just HUCA.
The UA.com language is quite clear:

"Changing the departure to a date/time 21 days away or more: No fee.
Adding, changing or deleting a connection, 21 days or more prior to departure: No fee.
Changing the departure to a date/time less than 21 days away: $75 (unless issued by UA pre-03/03)"
does this work for tickets already in progress for the return  as well?

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2012, 11:38:34 AM »
Yes, same rules.

FT'ers may moan about CO, but they sure easily forget that there used to be no changes after departure on UA awards, MPM, routing rules, starnet blocking, etc...
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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2012, 11:39:05 AM »
Yes, same rules.
thanks so much

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2012, 10:32:34 PM »
Is dropping a leg considered a dest. change?
For example changing from EWR->PHL->TLV to EWR->TLV


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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2012, 10:32:58 PM »
Is dropping a leg considered a dest. change?
For example changing from EWR->PHL->TLV to EWR->TLV
no ur destination is tlv

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2012, 10:40:26 PM »
OK, I've seen arguments on other threads about dropping connections and whether or not that will incur a fee

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2012, 09:00:46 AM »
If tix are booked from Cleveland to TLV, and I would like to add on the free one-way that is possible with UA, would that involve a change fee?
The dates are 4 months out.

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Re: United Award Change Fees
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2012, 09:19:38 AM »
If tix are booked from Cleveland to TLV, and I would like to add on the free one-way that is possible with UA, would that involve a change fee?
The dates are 4 months out.
$75 for a change.
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