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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2160 on: January 22, 2015, 05:05:11 PM »
Yes
Thanks. Would that give me priority boarding as well?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2161 on: January 22, 2015, 06:24:30 PM »
Thanks. Would that give me priority boarding as well?
Yes the card also comes with priority boarding

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2162 on: January 23, 2015, 01:05:23 AM »
Yes the card also comes with priority boarding
Great! Knew this card was good for something :-) (aside from the awesome sign-up bonus miles)

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2163 on: January 23, 2015, 11:59:49 AM »
Why is this pricing at 80k per person?
It should be 30k per person.
It didn't show up with regular search, I used MD to force it.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2164 on: January 23, 2015, 12:01:40 PM »
Pricing as two partner J awards, 40+40.
2015: 116K bkd | 1.6M brnd | F: OZ,NH,AA,EK | J: UA,CA,TK,DL,TN,AF,VA | LIH,NRT,ROR,PEK,CNS,BOB,MEL,TLV & Pacific Hopper

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2165 on: January 23, 2015, 12:54:42 PM »
Pricing as two partner J awards, 40+40.
The question is why.
The layover in N Asia shouldn't affect the price of S Pacific to South Asia.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2166 on: January 23, 2015, 01:00:20 PM »
The question is why.
The layover in N Asia shouldn't affect the price of S Pacific to South Asia.

Unless the fare fules prohibit a connection in N Asia...
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2167 on: January 23, 2015, 01:03:28 PM »
Unless the fare fules prohibit a connection in N Asia...
I'm also assuming thats the reason.
They've really been working on the pricing engine.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2168 on: January 23, 2015, 01:19:00 PM »
I'm also assuming thats the reason.
They've really been working on the pricing engine.

Unfortunately.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2169 on: January 25, 2015, 09:32:29 PM »
when booking a last minute ua award ticket, I know there is a way to avoid paying the entire $75 in taxes with some gift card shtick and only pay $5, can someone give me more details?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2170 on: January 26, 2015, 11:59:49 AM »
I just flew with 4 others on 5 separate United award reservations.

We had a flight scheduled from LHR-FRA-JNB - and wanted to change it to a direct LHR-JNB flight on the day of our flight. Using the United call back number, they wanted to charge me a $75 change fee. Calling the regular United number, they did it for free. (we had to do it one at a time. They weren't showing availability when trying to do more than one at a time)

Just sharing in case this might help someone.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2171 on: January 26, 2015, 12:30:12 PM »
If I don't like the Saver Award available flight times, is there a way to just book one and later on switch to another flight (with better departure time for me) for free or will there be some exuberant fee regardless?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2172 on: January 26, 2015, 01:03:47 PM »
If I don't like the Saver Award available flight times, is there a way to just book one and later on switch to another flight (with better departure time for me) for free or will there be some exuberant fee regardless?
In the 24hrs of booking no fee, but if you will change after that there will be a fee.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2173 on: January 26, 2015, 01:06:08 PM »
In the 24hrs of booking no fee, but if you will change after that there will be a fee.
So you're saying I should book the flight and within 24 hours call in and have them change the flight to the flight I want? Do both flights need to be Award Saver or can I switch to regular award flight for no additional fee?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2174 on: January 26, 2015, 01:09:46 PM »
So you're saying I should book the flight and within 24 hours call in and have them change the flight to the flight I want? Do both flights need to be Award Saver or can I switch to regular award flight for no additional fee?
Both need Saver