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United Airlines question?
« on: January 30, 2013, 10:05:03 AM »
I know united allows same day changes (or standby) for $75. Do they allow me to standby a day earlier?

Example: I have 2 tickets for ewr-Tlv for Feb 12 10:50 I want to go on the 11th at the 3:50 flight instead. It is outside of the 24-hour window, will they still allow me to go on standby? I did a search and they are showing as of now there are at least 18 seats available? (http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightAvailability/flightAvailability.do)

How many seats do you think need to be available for me to have good odds of getting on standby?

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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2013, 11:45:42 AM »
'ive done it once and it worked i made in error in my res and showed up a day earlier and they let me pay $75 and board
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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2013, 11:53:18 AM »
I know united allows same day changes (or standby) for $75. Do they allow me to standby a day earlier?

Example: I have 2 tickets for ewr-Tlv for Feb 12 10:50 I want to go on the 11th at the 3:50 flight instead. It is outside of the 24-hour window, will they still allow me to go on standby? I did a search and they are showing as of now there are at least 18 seats available? (http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightAvailability/flightAvailability.do)

How many seats do you think need to be available for me to have good odds of getting on standby?

Thank You

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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2013, 04:42:04 PM »
on the same topic (united) I have two United accounts: fallout from the continental merger, one with 400k and one with 60k could i merge the 2 accounts.
Or am i raising a red flag, and how do i go about??
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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013, 07:12:35 PM »
Is it true that you can't book

TLV - ZRH(J)
ZRH - FRA(J)
FRA - DTW(F)

In a RT ticket.

They keep telling me I can't combine a "F" TATL segment in a RT "J" booking.

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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013, 07:21:54 PM »
That's not a RT ticket.
Also you can combine in a RT ticket but you'll be priced out in F for that whole one way.
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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2013, 07:24:29 PM »
That's not a RT ticket.
The route will be (for asking purposes)
EWR-TLV(J)
TLV-ZRH(J)
ZRH-FRA(J)
FRA-DTW(F)
DTW-EWR(Y)

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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2013, 07:53:11 PM »
Book the EWR-TLV on a separate reservation, so that it prices as biz.

You can definitely combine the rest as one itinerary and price it as an F ticket.
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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2013, 08:15:45 PM »
Book the EWR-TLV on a separate reservation, so that it prices as biz.

You can definitely combine the rest as one itinerary and price it as an F ticket.
The EWR-TLV actually has a SO in it.

They said they can't ticket a LH F segment if there is LH J segment on the same way. Something about contracts etc. (BS)

So I ended up just routing through BRU to FRA and it price out correctly.

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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2013, 03:36:15 PM »
My dad wants to book a CLE - TLV flight, but when logged into his account (w/ a linked club card), there is no return option.
When logged into my account (linked Explorer card), it show a return option routing through Germany. But my account is in deficit, and I have no UR.

Anyway I can book this using his miles? Is this happening b/c I have the Explorer card linked?

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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2013, 03:40:50 PM »
My dad wants to book a CLE - TLV flight, but when logged into his account (w/ a linked club card), there is no return option.
When logged into my account (linked Explorer card), it show a return option routing through Germany. But my account is in deficit, and I have no UR.

Anyway I can book this using his miles? Is this happening b/c I have the Explorer card linked?
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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2013, 04:06:06 PM »
A linked card can result in more standard availability. In you're account, are you seeing saver or standard?

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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2013, 04:12:59 PM »
A linked card can result in more standard availability. In you're account, are you seeing saver or standard?
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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2013, 04:30:39 PM »
Do you have status? That might explain the reasoning?
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Re: United Airlines question?
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2013, 04:43:46 PM »
Do you have status? That might explain the reasoning?
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