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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2200 on: January 29, 2015, 11:06:31 AM »
If I book a flight with standard award and then saver opens up, will I be able to switch to saver award?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2201 on: January 29, 2015, 11:16:06 AM »
If I book a flight with standard award and then saver opens up, will I be able to switch to saver award?
Good Q but why would you want to book in standard award?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2202 on: January 29, 2015, 11:20:48 AM »
Good Q but why would you want to book in standard award?

If i need a certain flight and hope that saver will open up

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2203 on: January 29, 2015, 11:22:04 AM »
If i need a certain flight and hope that saver will open up
Does standard award come out cheaper then actually buying the ticket?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2204 on: January 29, 2015, 11:29:07 AM »
Does standard award come out cheaper then actually buying the ticket?

The one way that is standard is 394 plus 48 taxes.  Back out the taxes and value is 1.4 per point, which is ok,  but not great.  I am hoping that saver will open up

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2205 on: January 29, 2015, 11:30:11 AM »
Does standard award come out cheaper then actually buying the ticket?

It could be he would rather use points anyway rather than pay for ticket

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2206 on: January 29, 2015, 11:31:33 AM »
The one way that is standard is 394 plus 48 taxes.  Back out the taxes and value is 1.4 per point, which is ok,  but not great.  I am hoping that saver will open up
Which rout are you looking at?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2207 on: January 29, 2015, 11:39:12 AM »
Which rout are you looking at?

Yow to dca

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2208 on: January 29, 2015, 11:41:36 AM »

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2209 on: January 29, 2015, 11:42:01 AM »
And date?

March 16. Need the 6am flight

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2210 on: January 29, 2015, 11:45:18 AM »
March 16. Need the 6am flight
With a stop? very small planes.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2211 on: January 29, 2015, 11:46:26 AM »
With a stop? very small planes.
Non stop. Otherwise I will use avios

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2212 on: January 29, 2015, 11:50:44 AM »
Non stop. Otherwise I will use avios
I only see a 9:15am and 5:15pm direct flights with AC.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2213 on: January 29, 2015, 11:51:30 AM »
I only see a 9:15am and 5:15pm direct flights with AC.

Yup,  those have saver

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2214 on: January 29, 2015, 11:53:16 AM »
Yup,  those have saver
So where do you see a 6am direct flight?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2215 on: January 29, 2015, 12:14:01 PM »
So where do you see a 6am direct flight?

Sorry,  it is from yow to iad

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2216 on: January 30, 2015, 10:49:01 AM »
Am looking to book a United award ticket for travel in the next two weeks and they are looking for a close-in fee.

Can I book the same route a month or two out, avoid the close-in fee, then call in to have dates changed?  Will they still charge close-in fee?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2217 on: January 30, 2015, 10:50:35 AM »
Am looking to book a United award ticket for travel in the next two weeks and they are looking for a close-in fee.

Can I book the same route a month or two out, avoid the close-in fee, then call in to have dates changed?  Will they still charge close-in fee?
You can change it on the website yourself

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2218 on: January 30, 2015, 11:03:03 AM »
Thx.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2219 on: February 01, 2015, 07:15:28 AM »
From now through December 2015 - (2 months ago it was only for flights through March, and 2 weeks ago it was back to the normal prices)

USA-Europe/Europe-USA on partners (in J) are pricing out at 57.5k again.

TLV-Europe/Europe-TLV (in J) is 35k again.

USA-Central Asia/Central Asia-USA (in J) is 70k again.
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