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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2000 on: February 23, 2018, 06:07:46 AM »
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2001 on: March 05, 2018, 02:06:23 AM »
Can I route a United award flight Southeast Asia (BKK) to USA (LAX) via Europe? For the same amount via the Pacific?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2002 on: March 05, 2018, 09:33:44 AM »
looking for a way to book business class EWR-LHR with no availability on united.com.  TIA

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2003 on: March 05, 2018, 11:02:24 AM »
looking for a way to book business class EWR-LHR with no availability on united.com.  TIA
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2004 on: March 05, 2018, 11:04:17 AM »
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2005 on: March 05, 2018, 11:17:40 AM »
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2006 on: March 08, 2018, 11:10:09 AM »
 
are there any *a airlines that allow a stopover on a ow

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Seems like this is only for "Standard" awards. Or did I misread this?
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2007 on: March 08, 2018, 12:05:49 PM »
I'm looking for an award flight on April 22 from DEN to NYC. Any help will be appreciated.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2008 on: March 08, 2018, 12:06:22 PM »
I'm looking for an award flight on April 22 from DEN to NYC. Any help will be appreciated.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2009 on: April 04, 2018, 06:05:29 AM »
Does UA have LOT phantom space?
Or does Miles and More see less LOT space than UA?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2010 on: April 04, 2018, 06:45:39 AM »
Does UA have LOT phantom space?
Or does Miles and More see less LOT space than UA?
Have never run into that. Usually M&M shows more space than UA on any of its airlines. PUTPAC
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2011 on: April 04, 2018, 07:11:50 AM »
Have never run into that. Usually M&M shows more space than UA on any of its airlines. PUTPAC
This was based on a phone call.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2012 on: April 04, 2018, 07:20:08 AM »
This was based on a phone call.
That's weird.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2013 on: April 04, 2018, 07:22:47 AM »
That's weird.
Would economy+ on LOT show up on UA as J?

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« Reply #2014 on: April 04, 2018, 07:24:15 AM »
Would economy+ on LOT show up on UA as J?
I doubt it. Never seen that. You cant even use AC to confirm any of this. Maybe thats the root of the AC LO issue.
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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2015 on: April 04, 2018, 04:51:58 PM »
Does UA have LOT phantom space?
Or does Miles and More see less LOT space than UA?
Figured it out. The TLV-WAW is operated by Blue Air so for some reason it wasn't piecing it together. All good now.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2016 on: April 10, 2018, 09:43:09 PM »
is it possible to book award on united.com with mixed cabin economy and business?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2017 on: April 10, 2018, 10:42:57 PM »
is it possible to book award on united.com with mixed cabin economy and business?

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2018 on: April 11, 2018, 04:25:13 PM »
Not exactly sure where to post this, but thought this thread might have the best chance of getting a correct answer. Have exactly enough Singapore miles for my family to fly to Hawaii at the 35K rate. They expire next year, so I need to use them up.

So from what I have been told and seems to be mostly consistent on Singapore's website, flights with a stopover from the Lower48 to Hawaii, even if showing up on the United search engine, will not show up nor be bookable on Singapore if longer than 4 hours (or if backtracking). For example, when searching for EWR-LIH with a 5 hour stopover in LAX, even though the flight shows up when searching on United, it won't show up when searching on Singapore. My question is, I have found cases where that doesn't always hold up - for example, I'm looking at flights for a certain date from EWR to ITO with a stop in LAX, and the flight shows up on Singapore, even though the stopover is over 5 hours. So what am I missing here? Is there a set rule? Is the Singapore site just glitchy in showing the 5 hour hour connection. We have exact dates that we are looking at and some orphaned miles in Singapore that need to be used up, so I'm trying to understand their rules when booking on United to Hawaii. I'd also like to know if there is any way to book a stopover on the way back in LAX if flying in and out of the same Hawaii airport (RT flight), or is that only allowed on Singapore metal. Thanks.

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Re: Star Alliance Award Search Tips
« Reply #2019 on: April 16, 2018, 01:29:08 PM »
Every star alliance partner displays LOT availability on the day I need including Miles and More, but when I call Miles and More they don't see it. Is that common?