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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #680 on: February 07, 2023, 12:28:38 PM »
If I book a United economy ticket through chase portal does it have the same free changes and cancellation (before 30 days) like when I book direct with united? (I'm permier silver if that makes a differnece
Paid tickets in economy have free changes even after 30 days (and recently awards too).
You’d have to make the changes directly with chase travel which is a pain!

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #681 on: February 07, 2023, 02:05:48 PM »
Paid tickets in economy have free changes even after 30 days (and recently awards too).
You’d have to make the changes directly with chase travel which is a pain!
Thanks - there's the catch- Chase :-)
I meant that you can only cancel if the flight is more then 30 days away. So I can change the date and then cancel with chase to?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #682 on: February 07, 2023, 03:08:21 PM »



Is this paid flight from EWR to TLV refundable to credit card or only to a Voucher that must be used by the person with the same name as the one who booked it? Just trying to understand the difference between Economy and Economy Partially refundable for a revenue ticket.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #683 on: February 14, 2023, 03:43:56 PM »
United raised their price to upgrade your status. Last year, I had Gold, and was offered to buy up to Platinum for around $1200. This year, the offer is for $4,415!!
Upgrading to platinum would give me 40 plus points which would be enough for an upgrade to business when flying to TLV, but even that is not guaranteed, and definitely not worth paying $4k+
Wondering how much they are charging anyone with platinum, to upgrade to 1k, which would give an additional 240 plus points


I have silver status and got offered to buy up to GOLD for a whooping... $3647!
Insane, I'm not sure who they think is paying that.
BH my silver status has been doing just fine upgrading me to First 24 hours before on domestic flights including tonight- EWR-ORF

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #684 on: February 15, 2023, 08:22:22 PM »
What is the cheapest way to silver status these days? After the refreshed thresholds and rules looks like you either have to spend a fortune for PQPs or fly a ton

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #685 on: February 20, 2023, 12:23:30 PM »
i opened a united explorer card. how long will it take for my account to show expanded award availability ?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #686 on: February 20, 2023, 01:08:02 PM »
As a 1k member with my son and daughter in law on my reservation. Do I have to be at checkin with them so that they wiil get 3 suitcases for free?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #687 on: February 20, 2023, 02:14:49 PM »
As a 1k member with my son and daughter in law on my reservation. Do I have to be at checkin with them so that they wiil get 3 suitcases for free?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #688 on: February 21, 2023, 10:09:26 AM »
exclusive discount for 18- to 23-year-olds
For a limited time, get 15% off flights when you log into your MileagePlus® account and use code UAGETAWAY by March 13, 2023 for travel February 21 – August 31, 2023.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #689 on: February 22, 2023, 11:58:07 PM »
United raised their price to upgrade your status. Last year, I had Gold, and was offered to buy up to Platinum for around $1200. This year, the offer is for $4,415!!
Upgrading to platinum would give me 40 plus points which would be enough for an upgrade to business when flying to TLV, but even that is not guaranteed, and definitely not worth paying $4k+
Wondering how much they are charging anyone with platinum, to upgrade to 1k, which would give an additional 240 plus points



i got the same offer from gold to platinum but my "only" price is $2400

the question is how long does it last? only 2023 or even 2024?

im really tempted to pull the trigger....

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #690 on: February 23, 2023, 12:16:21 AM »
i got the same offer from gold to platinum but my "only" price is $2400

the question is how long does it last? only 2023 or even 2024?

im really tempted to pull the trigger....
Only 2023.
How in the world is Platinum worth $2,400 over Gold?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #691 on: February 23, 2023, 01:20:26 AM »
Only 2023.
How in the world is Platinum worth $2,400 over Gold?
i was hoping it would be considered like i qualified this year so it would give me two years....

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #693 on: February 23, 2023, 09:18:52 AM »
Pesach dates as well

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #694 on: March 12, 2023, 03:10:43 PM »
Whats the possibility of getting a upgrade on a TLV to EWR route with plus points? The flight is this week and it looks like there are 8 business seats and 4 premium seats available.
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #695 on: March 12, 2023, 03:14:59 PM »
Whats the possibility of getting a upgrade on a TLV to EWR route with plus points? The flight is this week and it looks like there are 8 business seats and 4 premium seats available.
almost none

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #696 on: March 12, 2023, 03:30:12 PM »
almost none
Why wouldn't they upgrade if they don't sell out the seats?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #697 on: March 12, 2023, 03:45:17 PM »
Why wouldn't they upgrade if they don't sell out the seats?
they would just likely will sell the seats

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #698 on: March 12, 2023, 07:15:44 PM »
Why wouldn't they upgrade if they don't sell out the seats?
There is also a order of who get upgraded first. It makes a difference which status the passenger has, and also the status of the account whose plus points are being used. So even if the points are coming from a global account, if the passenger has lower status than someone else, the global to higher status will be first...
Also, anyone in premium economy trying to upgrade to biz, will be higher on the list before paid coach tix, even if the statuses are higher...

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #699 on: March 13, 2023, 08:31:15 PM »
United raised their price to upgrade your status. Last year, I had Gold, and was offered to buy up to Platinum for around $1200. This year, the offer is for $4,415!!
Upgrading to platinum would give me 40 plus points which would be enough for an upgrade to business when flying to TLV, but even that is not guaranteed, and definitely not worth paying $4k+
Wondering how much they are charging anyone with platinum, to upgrade to 1k, which would give an additional 240 plus points


I just got offered to upgrade to 1k for $10k