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Re: United award flights
« Reply #30 on: April 07, 2013, 11:44:08 PM »
Y = shorthand for coach.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #31 on: April 07, 2013, 11:48:03 PM »
Y = shorthand for coach.
Sorry, today I started learning about UAs different "classes"

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #32 on: April 08, 2013, 12:10:15 PM »
Can you waitlist for first with united if saver award is available in economy when booking with krisflyer milage. Also what are the chances ewr-tlv opening up

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #33 on: April 08, 2013, 10:02:19 PM »
Can you waitlist for first with united if saver award is available in economy when booking with krisflyer milage. Also what are the chances ewr-tlv opening up

Repost!! (No, I'm not J... but it still annoys)

EWR-TLV can be a tough route for award availability, best way is to check a few times a day.

Krisflyer or any partner can only book whatever United has available in saver.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #34 on: April 09, 2013, 08:54:11 PM »
I want to waitlist for business classs by booking the economy saver award that is the question

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #35 on: April 19, 2013, 03:18:07 AM »
I want to waitlist for business classs by booking the economy saver award that is the question

Book the economy and you can upgrade closer in if J opens up for a small fee  if within 21 days . That's if you want to be sure you have a reservation . That's what I did   GL

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #36 on: April 19, 2013, 05:59:03 AM »
Book the economy and you can upgrade closer in if J opens up for a small fee  if within 21 days . That's if you want to be sure you have a reservation . That's what I did   GL

on partners too? or only UA ?
Can you do upgrade on line?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #37 on: April 19, 2013, 08:08:00 AM »
On partners if J opens up. After u see it available you have to call to change and pay difference in points, plus change fees unless u have status


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Re: United award flights
« Reply #38 on: April 22, 2013, 09:59:28 AM »


not sure why you changed your mind. ???  Here is the official united policy

Changing the cabin, award type, or changing a flight to a different airline, regardless of departure date(3)   $75

This is pretty clear 75 dollars Regardless of departure date so if you change airlines like I pointed out from Turkish airlines to United within or outside 21 days you get charged.  Now if Dan is saying that can be waived if you call then that is something else.  Can someone confirm that is what Dan means but not sure why you backed down from the official United policy

Getting back to this point - So what is the way to get them to waive the fee for changing the airline?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #39 on: April 22, 2013, 10:00:26 AM »
Getting back to this point - So what is the way to get them to waive the fee for changing the airline?

Ask nicely? In general its about having patience to HUCA IME.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #40 on: April 22, 2013, 11:14:05 PM »
Ask nicely? In general its about having patience to HUCA IME.

How do you get the US based customer service reps?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #41 on: April 23, 2013, 03:47:11 AM »
How do you get the US based customer service reps?

Ask for them . Simply tell them you insist on speaking to someone in the States . I do it all
the time , cause offshore ruined 2 reservations .

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #42 on: April 23, 2013, 11:11:39 AM »
I've done it for many people via the callback line.

Would you say this is the method to get the most capable/accommodating reps? If not, what is?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #43 on: April 23, 2013, 08:19:43 PM »
About how long does it take for UA to ticket partner flights?

After how long should I be concerned if it hasn't ticketed yet?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #44 on: April 23, 2013, 08:25:57 PM »
About how long does it take for UA to ticket partner flights?

After how long should I be concerned if it hasn't ticketed yet?
Was it over the phone or online?