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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #180 on: April 30, 2017, 06:28:54 PM »
This is showing up on UA Award searches:

"Exclusively available to you as a Chase Cardmember"
Meaning? It's official now?

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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #181 on: April 30, 2017, 06:34:03 PM »
Probably a marketing gimmick to show that they have "Insider fares" too.
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #182 on: June 28, 2017, 08:35:24 AM »
I'm looking at a flight that is showing 1 saver business award flight. Where is that indicated in the codes? Does it not show up on partner flights?

New York, NY, US (JFK - Kennedy) to Johannesburg, ZA (JNB)
UA 7226 | Airbus A340-600
Operated By South African Airways
 
Depart JFK: Tue, Apr 17
Arrive JNB: Wed, Apr 18
 
Red-eye flight
Available fare classes:J4 C4 D4 Z4 Y7 B7 M7 E7 U7 H7 Q7  V7 W4 S4 T4 L4 K4 G4
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #183 on: June 28, 2017, 08:37:56 AM »
They stopped showing award codes for partners.
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #184 on: July 05, 2017, 03:24:12 PM »
And now UA is not showing fare buckets but Partner fare buckets are showing. Any rhyme or reason to this?
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #185 on: July 05, 2017, 03:30:59 PM »
Showing fare buckets for me...
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #186 on: July 05, 2017, 03:39:13 PM »
Showing fare buckets for me...
Cant even reproduce my last search where i saw the fare buckets on LH.
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #187 on: June 14, 2018, 01:00:21 AM »
In my first foray into UA expert mode, I've found some thing perplexing:
When searching award EWR-TLV (7/1), United will give me one seat on the 4:59pm EWR-SFO, and 3 seats on the 3:05pm EWR-SFO, both connecting on the 9:30pm to TLV. However, when I look up those EWR-SFO legs in expert mode, they both show XN0 and X0, which tells me there is zero saver availability.
Am I missing something?

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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #188 on: June 14, 2018, 01:02:06 AM »
Married segments.

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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #189 on: June 14, 2018, 01:12:56 AM »
In my first foray into UA expert mode, I've found some thing perplexing:
When searching award EWR-TLV (7/1), United will give me one seat on the 4:59pm EWR-SFO, and 3 seats on the 3:05pm EWR-SFO, both connecting on the 9:30pm to TLV. However, when I look up those EWR-SFO legs in expert mode, they both show XN0 and X0, which tells me there is zero saver availability.
Am I missing something?
Some segments must be married, some can't be married. Becoming more and more common on awards with all airlines.
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/on-married-segments-and-expanded-award-availability/
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #190 on: June 14, 2018, 01:37:18 AM »
Married segments.
Some segments must be married, some can't be married. Becoming more and more common on awards with all airlines.
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/on-married-segments-and-expanded-award-availability/
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #191 on: September 14, 2018, 12:40:58 PM »
Does this make sense?

Available fare classes:Y9 YN0 B9 M9 E9 U9 H9 HN0 Q9 V9 W9 S9 T9 L9 K9G9 N9 XN0 X9

Saver class available only for non-elites or non cardholders?

ETA: I logged out and now the flight is available. Hmmm... this is an Amtrack ZFV-EWR.  Interesting that they show the award code of a 'partner' Amtrak.
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Re: UA Expert Mode
« Reply #192 on: September 14, 2018, 12:50:34 PM »
ZFV showed more availability than from EWR directly?