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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4770 on: July 08, 2019, 09:41:14 AM »
Did you united started already to show dynamic prices for economy awards ?

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I see on the same day , 2 prices,
One is for 88k one way , the other is for 95k
One way. Both direct.
Is that new ?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4771 on: July 08, 2019, 09:44:19 AM »
Did you united started already to show dynamic prices for economy awards ?

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I see on the same day , 2 prices,
One is for 88k one way , the other is for 95k
One way. Both direct.
Is that new ?
They always (read: for a while) showed dynamic for everyday awards.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4772 on: July 08, 2019, 09:49:26 AM »
They always (read: for a while) showed dynamic for everyday awards.
Interesting. Busniess everyday awards as well?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4773 on: July 16, 2019, 10:29:05 AM »
will i get fully refunded if i book a flight now which departs in 2 days?
on united policy they only talk about if flight is booked a week or more prior to departure.
TIA

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4774 on: July 16, 2019, 10:37:05 AM »
will i get fully refunded if i book a flight now which departs in 2 days?
on united policy they only talk about if flight is booked a week or more prior to departure.
TIA
Yes

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4775 on: July 16, 2019, 11:11:01 AM »

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4776 on: July 21, 2019, 02:26:02 AM »
When is the change to Unitedís mileage prog happening?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4777 on: July 21, 2019, 05:43:18 PM »
When is the change to Unitedís mileage prog happening?

For flights from 11/15 and on.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4778 on: July 21, 2019, 08:07:46 PM »
For flights from 11/15 and on.
So I am assuming the value of United miles will drop drastically.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4779 on: July 21, 2019, 08:21:08 PM »
So I am assuming the value of United miles will drop drastically.
Correct.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4780 on: July 22, 2019, 04:37:03 PM »
had interesting award ticket story was trying to get an economy priced award 1 way tkt originating NYC>TLV on ua or partners last week in august for the economy lowest award 42,500 points
it showed available and when i tried to book showing 5 seats left at the end before going thru always received error message
when i called UA they said the connecting flt out of europe to TLV wasnt avalable in X cls and the system will eventually update to show its not available
after trying for 2 weeks myself
i callled today and said i can go any airport jfk,ewr,phl any day bet 25-28 aug guy puts me on hold for 10 minutes comes back with a NON STOP UA FLT AND EVEN OFFERED ME A CHOICE of afternoon or evening flt i asked him what he did and he  said he passed it to seat allotment or revenue management
and they came back with the non stop option on UA
so moral of the story never give up keep trying and  everything and i mean EVERYTHING IS CONTROLLED FROM ABOVE! 

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4781 on: July 22, 2019, 05:08:41 PM »
had interesting award ticket story was trying to get an economy priced award 1 way tkt originating NYC>TLV on ua or partners last week in august for the economy lowest award 42,500 points
it showed available and when i tried to book showing 5 seats left at the end before going thru always received error message
when i called UA they said the connecting flt out of europe to TLV wasnt avalable in X cls and the system will eventually update to show its not available
after trying for 2 weeks myself
i callled today and said i can go any airport jfk,ewr,phl any day bet 25-28 aug guy puts me on hold for 10 minutes comes back with a NON STOP UA FLT AND EVEN OFFERED ME A CHOICE of afternoon or evening flt i asked him what he did and he  said he passed it to seat allotment or revenue management
and they came back with the non stop option on UA
so moral of the story never give up keep trying and  everything and i mean EVERYTHING IS CONTROLLED FROM ABOVE!
Nice
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4782 on: July 23, 2019, 05:00:20 AM »
had interesting award ticket story was trying to get an economy priced award 1 way tkt originating NYC>TLV on ua or partners last week in august for the economy lowest award 42,500 points
it showed available and when i tried to book showing 5 seats left at the end before going thru always received error message
when i called UA they said the connecting flt out of europe to TLV wasnt avalable in X cls and the system will eventually update to show its not available
after trying for 2 weeks myself
i callled today and said i can go any airport jfk,ewr,phl any day bet 25-28 aug guy puts me on hold for 10 minutes comes back with a NON STOP UA FLT AND EVEN OFFERED ME A CHOICE of afternoon or evening flt i asked him what he did and he  said he passed it to seat allotment or revenue management
and they came back with the non stop option on UA
so moral of the story never give up keep trying and  everything and i mean EVERYTHING IS CONTROLLED FROM ABOVE!
Very nice!

United seems to give reward ticket passengers the same level of service as paying passengers as opposed to some airlines that treat you with contempt for utilizing a "free" ticket.

I just put my brother on a United business class award tickket booked with Aegean miles (45k one way LAX-TLV + 5 euro) and by mistake only entered his middle and last name.
I called Aegean to add the first name but they said they can't touch the ticket. I called United who also said they can't add the name but promised that if Aegean add a note to the reservation with the first name, they would let it go through.

Sure enough, my brother had no problem at the airport.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4783 on: July 23, 2019, 07:20:00 AM »
Has anyone had the close-in workaround work with nonUA metal?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4784 on: July 23, 2019, 08:17:28 AM »
Has anyone had the close-in workaround work with nonUA metal?
Yes. Tough these days though.
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