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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #580 on: September 15, 2022, 03:44:29 PM »
This used to work for paid tickets as well, but they now block your current flight from the menu so it appears you have to change and change back.

Yeah IIRC Southwest allows users to simply click a few buttons to get a refund of the fare difference...was hoping UA would offer something similar.

Seems crazy that their CS reps can't process a simple fare-difference-refund

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #581 on: September 15, 2022, 05:12:59 PM »
Yeah IIRC Southwest allows users to simply click a few buttons to get a refund of the fare difference...was hoping UA would offer something similar.

Seems crazy that their CS reps can't process a simple fare-difference-refund
Even pre-Covid, they had a option to refund the difference -$50 fee. One of their reps actually suggested to me switching dates back-and-fourth to avoid the fee.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #582 on: September 15, 2022, 06:43:41 PM »
Even pre-Covid, they had a option to refund the difference -$50 fee. One of their reps actually suggested to me switching dates back-and-fourth to avoid the fee.

Was the $50 fee for cash tickets, or mileage tickets, or both?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #583 on: September 15, 2022, 11:48:03 PM »
Was the $50 fee for cash tickets, or mileage tickets, or both?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #584 on: September 22, 2022, 12:59:38 PM »
Gonna cross post here
Would I have an issue with crediting a flight taken on a Star Alliance partner but booked through United if I skipped the last leg? International flight, JFK-VIE-BUD on OS booked through UA.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #585 on: October 23, 2022, 07:42:50 AM »
Trying to determine if it's worth it to use business points to upgrade to silver status. I don't have a UA card. Will all flights marked as YN fare (costing in the 60-80k range) move down to X fare price e.g. 42.5k tlv-usa once I'm upgraded to silver, or not necessarily now with the variable pricing?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #586 on: October 25, 2022, 12:29:10 PM »
Are you able to use TravelBank on a award booking for taxes and fees (United metal)? I don't see the option to pay with TravelBank in the app.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #587 on: October 27, 2022, 04:51:17 PM »
Are you able to use TravelBank on a award booking for taxes and fees (United metal)? I don't see the option to pay with TravelBank in the app.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #588 on: October 27, 2022, 05:06:33 PM »
Trying to determine if it's worth it to use business points to upgrade to silver status. I don't have a UA card. Will all flights marked as YN fare (costing in the 60-80k range) move down to X fare price e.g. 42.5k tlv-usa once I'm upgraded to silver, or not necessarily now with the variable pricing?

No it's not necessarily available.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #589 on: November 01, 2022, 03:33:06 PM »
In terms of partner award availability. How many miles is considered "Saver" for Biz class tickets from EWR-->LAX

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #590 on: November 01, 2022, 03:34:57 PM »
In terms of partner award availability. How many miles is considered "Saver" for Biz class tickets from EWR-->LAX
Whatever United says it is.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #591 on: November 03, 2022, 10:24:16 PM »
any workarounds to the 30 day award travel cancellation fee?
Change it for later date then cancel...Prob is that I cant find same prices or itineraries to change it to as it was a price mistake, Any options?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #592 on: November 03, 2022, 10:55:22 PM »
any workarounds to the 30 day award travel cancellation fee?
Change it for later date then cancel...Prob is that I cant find same prices or itineraries to change it to as it was a price mistake, Any options?
TY!
Iíve managed to cancel within 30 days with no fee.
Either way, change to the cheapest flight to anywhere in the next year! Was your price mistake under 6K?! You can also add the difference in points and then cancel.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #593 on: November 03, 2022, 11:19:52 PM »
Iíve managed to cancel within 30 days with no fee.
Either way, change to the cheapest flight to anywhere in the next year! Was your price mistake under 6K?! You can also add the difference in points and then cancel.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #594 on: November 13, 2022, 03:06:46 PM »
Is there anyway to transfer United points from one account to another account  in the same household (without paying fees)?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #595 on: November 13, 2022, 10:25:21 PM »
Is there anyway to transfer United points from one account to another account  in the same household (without paying fees)?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #596 on: November 21, 2022, 02:23:52 PM »
I earned Silver status for in 2022 for 2023, and now I have another flight coming up in the end of Dec which is going to be PQF # 9 and 10 so their not going to help me at all in 2022 and they will go to waste.
 Is there any way to get these to post in 2023 as my first two PQF's so they dont go to waste?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #597 on: November 21, 2022, 02:34:20 PM »
I earned Silver status for in 2022 for 2023, and now I have another flight coming up in the end of Dec which is going to be PQF # 9 and 10 so their not going to help me at all in 2022 and they will go to waste.
 Is there any way to get these to post in 2023 as my first two PQF's so they dont go to waste?

No

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #598 on: November 21, 2022, 04:05:22 PM »
No
What a waste, lol. If only chanuka was a week later... :)

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #599 on: November 22, 2022, 12:47:05 PM »
Regarding the 500 PQP we earn for 12K spend- does that go by calendar year too or is that based on cardmember year?