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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #440 on: April 13, 2021, 01:36:49 PM »
I'm having a hard time trying to find out how much points is required if when booking Y and upgrd to P/Z etc. when i search UA advanced search and choose MUA as upgrd type and entering Y as fare class, the results bump back to low class ( K, T ..) + miles required but it wont show me Y + miles needed.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #441 on: April 13, 2021, 06:00:43 PM »
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #442 on: April 19, 2021, 01:19:48 PM »
Anyone know if there is a priority on waitlist on points plus vs millage+$ upgrade?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #443 on: April 28, 2021, 01:18:23 AM »
does anyone ever see united have buisnes saver with LH for example ewr-tlv ?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #444 on: May 02, 2021, 11:32:11 AM »
Can someone explain this?

Every airline prices out in the same range, but UA is $400ish more. And it's not just for these dates, its for the whole schedule, what is going on?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #445 on: May 03, 2021, 11:12:06 AM »
Family member is flying United tomorrow morning. Was booked basic economy. Is there anyway to upgrade to business? It doesn't allow them to upgrade online, presumably because it was booked in Basic economy. Is it possible to buy up to regular economy and then upgrade?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #446 on: May 03, 2021, 11:34:41 AM »
Can someone explain this?

Every airline prices out in the same range, but UA is $400ish more. And it's not just for these dates, its for the whole schedule, what is going on?

Anyone have any insight?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #447 on: June 21, 2021, 08:46:01 PM »
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United refused to help cancel a flight within my 24 hour window - rebook
« Reply #448 on: June 30, 2021, 08:13:29 PM »
Hello,

Maybe you can help. I had a 150 dollar non-refundable ticket, that I had because of a flight I CANCELED, no covid issue here. Well, like an IDIOT, I used this small ticket to book a much larger ticket today, and then I wanted to cancel it today, less than 4 hours later, and I was told NO. Why? Because unwittingly to me, I had taken this small landmine of a ticket and created a MUCH larger landmine of a ticket! I am 1K and they did not care. I sent an email to 1Kvoice, and I called twice, HUCA, and the supervisor told me tough luck this is our policy. A policy that is HORRIBLE! One no one told me about when booking this over the phone to the 1k desk.

Any other ideas? I really do not need this larger ticket hanging around my neck - but if I have to, I guess I will live with it.

Thanks!

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #449 on: June 30, 2021, 10:03:31 PM »
DOT complaint?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #450 on: July 02, 2021, 12:55:27 PM »
I used United farelock to hold a ticket on United.

Is it possible to use travel bank to book that farelock ticket as I don't see any options for that in the payment ?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #451 on: July 13, 2021, 08:38:29 PM »
Anyone well versed in united who can explain how the instant upgrades for elites when booking on the highest paid fare class (y or b)
Does it work for any elite even silver?
Does go to the next cabin (i.e econ to premium plus on 787) or always to business?
Is it an automatic process or do you need to call?
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #452 on: July 18, 2021, 03:35:44 PM »
anyone know if i get preferred seating on united at check in as a premier silver member with a basic economy fare?

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #453 on: July 18, 2021, 04:41:57 PM »
anyone know if i get preferred seating on united at check in as a premier silver member with a basic economy fare?

I took a look at the FAQ on the UA website for you, looks like the answer is no:








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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #454 on: July 29, 2021, 12:30:53 AM »
Hope someone can help. I never used any of my United miles. Always seems like very lousy value. Am I missing something? How do I optimize the value of United miles? Was gonna use for domestic but miles value is under a penny! I think I've tried international too, can't remember, it's been awhile....

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #455 on: July 29, 2021, 01:05:32 AM »
Hope someone can help. I never used any of my United miles. Always seems like very lousy value. Am I missing something? How do I optimize the value of United miles? Was gonna use for domestic but miles value is under a penny! I think I've tried international too, can't remember, it's been awhile....
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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #456 on: July 29, 2021, 02:04:12 AM »
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And add the $95 AF to my donation amount?  ;) I know @Dan loves this card (UE) but somehow I haven't gotten much value out of it yet.

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #457 on: July 29, 2021, 03:24:48 AM »
Some routes are hard to get good value from (TLV-EWR for example).
The sweet spots of using miles in general is for flights that otherwise would cost a disproportionate amount of money such as:
One way flights
Flights to destinations with little competition
Last minute travel
Business class (can cost 3-4 times the price of econ when booked with cash but is usually only 1.5-2 times the price f econ when booked with miles).

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #458 on: August 02, 2021, 10:33:26 AM »
I have award tickets booked for multi-leg trip looking to cancel but it's less than 30 days out.
Due to a UA "schedule change" that gives me a free change on my end. But I'm looking to basically cancel out the entire itinerary and would like to book some of the miles for a one-way flight (same pax) in the winter to a diff city entirely.

Should I "change" one leg of the trip to the one i want to use in winter and the other leg of the multi for a far out timeframe so that i can cancel it outright for free award re-deposit once it'll be for 30+ days out?

What's best way to handle this? TIA  :)

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Re: United Mileage Plus
« Reply #459 on: August 08, 2021, 04:57:33 AM »
If i upgrade a ticket to Economy plus, will that give me a 2nd bag free from EWR-TLV?

 As well anyway to use my united travel bank balance to upgrade a siblings account, meaning a siblings flight?
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