Author Topic: United.com: "Want to save your miles? Consider one of these options..."  (Read 567 times)

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I was always wondering whats the purpose of writing this before finishing reservations.

IMO 95% of the people use their miles only after seeing that the ticket prices are high, and 95% of the time United would give you the highest rate ever on this routing, so obviously do they really think that people would reconsider and purchase with cash?

I came to a conclusion that they do this only to give a good feeling for people to see how much they save, as anybody that made a reservation would know that it is quite a good feeling.... :)

Your thoughts...

PS. maybe this belongs in just shmooze, mods feel free do move it there...
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On partner flights, the purchase this now option in premium cabins can be cheaper than you'll find otherwise. 
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On partner flights, the purchase this now option in premium cabins can be cheaper than you'll find otherwise.
Never ever seen this. IME it was ALWAYS the opposite...

FE: the attachment there is all on partners, and can be bought online for $3K in Economy, and $7K in business. They charge 23K and 33K as you can see.
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