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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4650 on: December 04, 2018, 05:26:50 PM »
Apologies in advance for a simple question - does UA permit stopovers on award flights (without added cost)? Want to fly ORD-TLV on Swiss with United points, but ZRH layover is 12 hours so I prefer to extend to 36 hours and have a day in Switzerland. Is this possible? Couldn't price it out correctly online and agent was useless.

Thanks in advance

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4651 on: December 04, 2018, 05:29:15 PM »
With excursionist perk.
Use AC for ease, no YQ too.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4652 on: December 04, 2018, 05:36:37 PM »
With excursionist perk.
Use AC for ease, no YQ too.
AC would only work if booking a return.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4653 on: December 04, 2018, 05:38:24 PM »
Apologies in advance for a simple question - does UA permit stopovers on award flights (without added cost)? Want to fly ORD-TLV on Swiss with United points, but ZRH layover is 12 hours so I prefer to extend to 36 hours and have a day in Switzerland. Is this possible? Couldn't price it out correctly online and agent was useless.

Thanks in advance

You would like to do it specifically with points?

Some agents are not trained to help with points. Find an agent who is.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4654 on: December 05, 2018, 03:39:48 PM »
You would like to do it specifically with points?

Some agents are not trained to help with points. Find an agent who is.

Just spoke with an agent who said flat out that stopovers are not permitted on award tickets and I would have to book as multi-city trip. She acknowledged that its a silly policy given the excursionist perk...

Any work around for this?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4655 on: January 02, 2019, 12:03:54 PM »
Well, he's over 15...   8)


United's unaccompanied minor policy

Children ages 5-15 (as of the travel date) who travel without a parent, a legal guardian or someone who is at least 18 years old are considered unaccompanied minors and are required to use our unaccompanied minor service. These young travelers are subject to certain travel guidelines and requirements, including:

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Children ages 5-14 (as of the travel date) who travel without a parent, a legal guardian or someone who is at least 18 years old are considered unaccompanied minors and are required to use our unaccompanied minor service. These young travelers are subject to certain travel guidelines and requirements, including:
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Unaccompanied minor service is not available for children ages 15 and older. Young adults ages 15 to 17 may travel alone on any United- or United Express-operated flight.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4656 on: February 02, 2019, 07:15:04 PM »
What credit card should I use for free cancellations of United flights for flights with miles (just for taxes)? What are my options?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4657 on: February 03, 2019, 01:54:54 AM »
What credit card should I use for free cancellations of United flights for flights with miles (just for taxes)? What are my options?
No such card IINM.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4658 on: February 03, 2019, 01:56:38 AM »
What credit card should I use for free cancellations of United flights for flights with miles (just for taxes)? What are my options?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4659 on: February 06, 2019, 02:49:06 PM »
Hello all - question for you UA award booking experts. Is it not possible to redeem UA miles for HA awards to/from Lanai (LNY)? I see that other inter-island flights on HA such as HNL-OGG are readily available on united.com for 7k miles. I have some orphaned miles in my UA account that I'd love to burn on this route if possible. Appreciate any insight. Thanks!

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4660 on: February 14, 2019, 02:09:50 PM »
Hello

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4661 on: February 14, 2019, 11:04:56 PM »
Does plan B still work?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4663 on: February 15, 2019, 11:51:26 AM »

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4664 on: February 15, 2019, 04:59:32 PM »
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