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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2280 on: February 17, 2015, 10:01:19 AM »
Depending on how far out the flight is, I've had success with seats opening up, so keep checking back.

And if that fails:

Im not sure i want seats to open up.... wont they automatically give me extra legroom?? I have a confirmed booking but no seats.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2281 on: February 17, 2015, 12:12:06 PM »
Im not sure i want seats to open up.... wont they automatically give me extra legroom?? I have a confirmed booking but no seats.
It's happened to me, but as always YMMV.
Maybe someone with a crystal ball can tell you more.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2282 on: February 17, 2015, 03:50:29 PM »
Is there a date when the 57,500 promotion on partner airlines to EU will end?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2283 on: February 17, 2015, 03:56:19 PM »
Is there a date when the 57,500 promotion on partner airlines to EU will end?
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Theyíve also published an end date. You have to ticket your award by 02/28/15
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2284 on: February 17, 2015, 04:00:09 PM »

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2285 on: February 17, 2015, 04:02:07 PM »
Thanks where did you see that?
Search 'United' on the main site. It is in the post Dan wrote about it.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2286 on: February 17, 2015, 08:46:38 PM »
Search 'United' on the main site. It is in the post Dan wrote about it.
Thanks found it
When United did the devaluation last year, you were able to book before it happened, and then cancel and have United hold your reservation, and then after the devaluation you were able to book for less amount not the greater, can it be done with this?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2287 on: February 17, 2015, 08:54:51 PM »
Thanks found it
When United did the devaluation last year, you were able to book before it happened, and then cancel and have United hold your reservation, and then after the devaluation you were able to book for less amount not the greater, can it be done with this?
No
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2288 on: February 17, 2015, 08:59:31 PM »
It's happened to me, but as always YMMV.
Maybe someone with a crystal ball can tell you more.

Lol.... i just was wondering wat else my options are.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2289 on: February 17, 2015, 09:00:38 PM »
No
I guess you would have posted on DDMS if would be possible, but whats the difference with that yes and this no?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2290 on: February 17, 2015, 11:02:50 PM »
I booked an award flight and paid fees with ink card instead of my united card. Can i get a free bag by showing the card? Any other options?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2291 on: February 17, 2015, 11:17:52 PM »
I booked an award flight and paid fees with ink card instead of my united card. Can i get a free bag by showing the card? Any other options?
If card is linked to your account you should be getting a free bag, doesn't matter how you paid.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2292 on: February 17, 2015, 11:19:06 PM »
If card is linked to your account you should be getting a free bag, doesn't matter how you paid.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2293 on: February 17, 2015, 11:20:16 PM »
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I don't always use my united card but I always get free bag

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2294 on: February 17, 2015, 11:23:01 PM »
I don't always use my united card but I always get free bag
Officially you need to use the card to book the reservation to get the free bag. Even just the $5.60 taxes.

Reports of people being charged otherwise. Obviously YMMV.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2295 on: February 18, 2015, 07:18:41 AM »
I'm contemplating booking a flight that departs next morning, and wanted to know if the following would work (I have UR that I need to transfer in, and don't want to pay the closing fee).

a) ask them to hold the tickets that I actually want, on the basis that the UR transfer takes a bit.
b) transfer UR to UA
c) when the transfer completes, book a different flight >21 days out
d) ask them to cancel my hold, and then switch my reservation myself online.

Would that work? (if TMI here, let me know and I'll delete it).

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2296 on: February 18, 2015, 07:22:37 AM »
I'm contemplating booking a flight that departs next morning, and wanted to know if the following would work (I have UR that I need to transfer in, and don't want to pay the closing fee).

a) ask them to hold the tickets that I actually want, on the basis that the UR transfer takes a bit.
b) transfer UR to UA
c) when the transfer completes, book a different flight >21 days out
d) ask them to cancel my hold, and then switch my reservation myself online.

Would that work? (if TMI here, let me know and I'll delete it).
UR>UA transfers are instant.
The hold will not necessarily go back into inventory.
Just transfer and do the rest online....

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2297 on: February 18, 2015, 07:23:49 AM »
UR>UA transfers are instant.
The hold will not necessarily go back into inventory.
Just transfer and do the rest online....
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2298 on: February 18, 2015, 07:45:38 AM »
I don't always use my united card but I always get free bag

How?? On app its charging me for it. Can i change the card i used for the fees?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #2299 on: February 18, 2015, 08:21:50 AM »
I don't always use my united card but I always get free bag
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