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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2130 on: January 15, 2015, 03:14:37 PM »
Well then you read wrong read again.
"Transferring points:
Chase Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred instantly at a 1:1 ratio into BA Avios from the Chase Sapphire Preferred and  Chase Ink Plus credit cards..."

So I had it backwards and wrong card?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2131 on: January 15, 2015, 03:18:02 PM »
"Transferring points:
Chase Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred instantly at a 1:1 ratio into BA Avios from the Chase Sapphire Preferred and  Chase Ink Plus credit cards..."

So I had it backwards and wrong card?
UR  Ultimate Rewards yes UA United Airlines no.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2132 on: January 15, 2015, 03:19:46 PM »

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2133 on: January 15, 2015, 03:24:48 PM »
UR  Ultimate Rewards yes UA United Airlines no.
Oh, I see. But now I'm confused as to the advantage of getting this card to assist in helping me accrue points for my United MileagePlus account. Is the advantage completely about accruing Avios points for the trip instead?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2134 on: January 15, 2015, 03:26:50 PM »
Oh, I see. But now I'm confused as to the advantage of getting this card to assist in helping me accrue points for my United MileagePlus account. Is the advantage completely about accruing Avios points for the trip instead?
You got it.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2135 on: January 15, 2015, 03:38:26 PM »
You got it.
Ah, it's (slowly) coming together now. Should ditch using the United MileagePlus card and try to use the BA card instead? My main goal for now is to accrue points for PIT-LAX flights as cheaply/easily as possible.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2136 on: January 15, 2015, 03:40:12 PM »
Ah, it's (slowly) coming together now. Should ditch using the United MileagePlus card and try to use the BA card instead? My main goal for now is to accrue points for PIT-LAX flights as cheaply/easily as possible.
So now we have to go to this thread http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=11484.msg1030879#new

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2137 on: January 15, 2015, 09:05:41 PM »
Pretty weak availability NYC-LAX in J over the next few months. Is that normal?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2138 on: January 15, 2015, 09:30:57 PM »
Pretty weak availability NYC-LAX in J over the next few months. Is that normal?
Yeah I just checked, I don't remember ever being like that, and there is still a nice amount of seats available on those flights.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2139 on: January 16, 2015, 01:29:02 AM »
United married segment non-availability  >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2140 on: January 16, 2015, 01:50:58 AM »
Married to what? Where are you seeing availability in J?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2141 on: January 16, 2015, 01:54:41 AM »
Got a rep to marry 2 segs that have award space individually but not when married.
What a PITA though.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2142 on: January 16, 2015, 02:21:20 AM »
On a domestic ticket for a connection has to be less than 4 hours. So why does united price out award tickets with a 5 hour connection as valid?  ??? ???

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2143 on: January 16, 2015, 02:32:14 AM »
Yeah I just checked, I don't remember ever being like that, and there is still a nice amount of seats available on those flights.
It's been like this since September or so. they open up a day or two in advance, but used to be UA was wide open and AA was hard to get, now AA is slightly easier, and they have a bunch of different levels, not just 25 and 50

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2144 on: January 16, 2015, 09:25:12 AM »
Trying to book award flight ORD>TLV then TLV> stopover in ORD for a few months> MIA.  Having trouble trying to do it via UAL.com.  Do I need to call in to do a stopover?