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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2000 on: December 29, 2014, 10:15:02 PM »
Can any UA partner put a hold on a UA flight?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2001 on: December 29, 2014, 11:16:24 PM »
Can any UA partner put a hold on a UA flight?
If they want to, yes.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2002 on: December 29, 2014, 11:18:30 PM »
If they want to, yes.
Any tips for getting them to "want to"?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2003 on: December 30, 2014, 04:10:08 AM »
Any tips for getting them to "want to"?
HUCA. Or call right when the center is closing and have them price the itinerary, then string them along until they really want to go home. Then ask for a hold ;)

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2004 on: December 30, 2014, 07:35:00 AM »
HUCA. Or call right when the center is closing and have them price the itinerary, then string them along until they really want to go home. Then ask for a hold ;)
Hah
But how long will that last anyway? I'm looking for a few months...

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2005 on: December 30, 2014, 08:32:42 AM »
Hah
But how long will that last anyway? I'm looking for a few months...
Nobody other than KE will give that to you.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2006 on: December 30, 2014, 09:17:17 AM »
Nobody other than KE will give that to you.
Right. Well I was ready to book this morning and just deal with change fees if needed, but when I called only 1 seat was available :(

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2007 on: December 30, 2014, 10:54:19 AM »
I was looking at a United flight that had availability at the saver award level. Now I see it is no longer available.
Should I keep checking back?
Is it like AA Saaver availability that changes from day to day?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2008 on: December 30, 2014, 11:07:17 AM »
I was looking at a United flight that had availability at the saver award level. Now I see it is no longer available.
Should I keep checking back?
Is it like AA Saaver availability that changes from day to day?
Keep checking.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2009 on: December 30, 2014, 11:11:18 AM »
Thanks.

By the way, I was used to the old avatar. Why the change?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2010 on: December 30, 2014, 11:12:06 AM »
Thanks.

By the way, I was used to the old avatar. Why the change?
Shake things up a little i guess.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2011 on: December 30, 2014, 11:24:10 AM »
Shake things up a little i guess.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2012 on: December 30, 2014, 11:33:47 AM »
Shake things up a little i guess.
Yay you went with the change! Nice modern update :-p

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2013 on: December 30, 2014, 11:39:27 AM »
Yay you went with the change! Nice modern update :-p
Any complaints can be directed to you :)
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2014 on: December 30, 2014, 03:25:36 PM »
Just checked award availability on UA from BKK-PHL on 1/27/2015
The award pricing seems to be screwy (as with other discounted awards currently available)
First class awards pricing at both 80,000 and 130,000.
Maybe its because of partner pricing, not sure- figured I'd post.



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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2015 on: December 30, 2014, 03:27:44 PM »
Two partner flights > one?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2016 on: December 30, 2014, 03:28:54 PM »
Two partner flights > one?
I know, weird. And I also checked the "mixed cabins" - They are all the same cabins.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2017 on: December 30, 2014, 03:37:04 PM »
Just checked award availability on UA from BKK-PHL on 1/27/2015
The award pricing seems to be screwy (as with other discounted awards currently available)
First class awards pricing at both 80,000 and 130,000.
Maybe its because of partner pricing, not sure- figured I'd post.
Trans pacific is on UA.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2018 on: December 30, 2014, 03:38:27 PM »
Trans pacific is on UA.
50,000 mile difference?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2019 on: December 30, 2014, 03:42:22 PM »
50,000 mile difference?
Yes. UA F via Partner F. And the intra Asia flight is in Y. If the intra Asia flight will be in F it will cost the partner rate even the trans pacific flight is on UA.
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