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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4040 on: October 28, 2016, 03:26:08 PM »
Are the two itinerarys linked
Made all my flights BH.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4041 on: November 06, 2016, 09:14:39 AM »
Is there a good chance that I can get someone from UA to waive change fee, due to an emergency, where the passenger needs to get home asap, bec. of sick parent ?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4042 on: November 06, 2016, 07:01:14 PM »
Is there a good chance that I can get someone from UA to waive change fee, due to an emergency, where the passenger needs to get home asap, bec. of sick parent ?
I got them to waive the cancelation fee.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4043 on: November 15, 2016, 09:34:08 AM »
I saw 0 business saver award seats for ewr-lax or ewr-san from now until Feb.  Is that the norm now?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4044 on: November 15, 2016, 05:50:51 PM »
I saw 0 business saver award seats for ewr-lax or ewr-san from now until Feb.  Is that the norm now?
Not neccesarily Normal but pretty frequent occurrence (and has been for awhile)

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4045 on: November 15, 2016, 05:54:34 PM »
I saw 0 business saver award seats for ewr-lax or ewr-san from now until Feb.  Is that the norm now?
Comes and goes. Just last week I booked a friends family of 4 EWR-LAX in business saver. 
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4046 on: November 15, 2016, 06:26:10 PM »
Comes and goes. Just last week I booked a friends family of 4 EWR-LAX in business saver.
I guess we know where all the tickets went  ;)

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4047 on: November 20, 2016, 06:16:40 PM »
United.com was showing availability for JFK-ZRH-TLV on LX RT in J so transferred 480k from UR to UA to book, and it errored out when I tried to book. Called, turns out it was phantom availability. UA basically said tough luck but we're not doing anything. HUCA'd a few times, suggested they open space for me on UA EWR-TLV but no dice.

Called Chase to tell them and ask them to reverse the transfer and they put in a request to escalate. Any hope? Anyone have this happen to them?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4048 on: November 20, 2016, 06:19:09 PM »
United.com was showing availability for JFK-ZRH-TLV on LX RT in J so transferred 480k from UR to UA to book, and it errored out when I tried to book. Called, turns out it was phantom availability. UA basically said tough luck but we're not doing anything. HUCA'd a few times, suggested they open space for me on UA EWR-TLV but no dice.

Called Chase to tell them and ask them to reverse the transfer and they put in a request to escalate. Any hope? Anyone have this happen to them?
follow tips here
https://thepointsguy.com/2013/03/the-phantom-award-space-menace-united-ghost-availability-and-how-to-fix-it/

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4049 on: November 20, 2016, 06:24:56 PM »
follow tips here
https://thepointsguy.com/2013/03/the-phantom-award-space-menace-united-ghost-availability-and-how-to-fix-it/

Good luck
Tried that 3 times. 2 of the reps hung up on me when I suggested that they open space for me on a UA flight (and no, I wasn't being obnoxious).

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4050 on: November 21, 2016, 01:11:07 PM »
Is it me or did domestic UA business saver award space go non existent over the weekend? There were a few flights LAX-EWR for jun/jul 2017 that I was tracking, getting ready to book. Checked last night, gone. Checked in expert mode to see if they are available for cardholders, also non existent. Checked a few other routes, almost nothing for that time. Anybody know of anything that happened?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4051 on: December 10, 2016, 10:01:22 PM »
On hold with united for half an hour. The phone line mentioned something about severe weather. What's going on?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4052 on: December 11, 2016, 12:49:19 AM »
On hold with united for half an hour. The phone line mentioned something about severe weather. What's going on?

That's even more vague than them..

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4053 on: December 11, 2016, 01:19:55 AM »
Is it me or did domestic UA business saver award space go non existent over the weekend? There were a few flights LAX-EWR for jun/jul 2017 that I was tracking, getting ready to book. Checked last night, gone. Checked in expert mode to see if they are available for cardholders, also non existent. Checked a few other routes, almost nothing for that time. Anybody know of anything that happened?
Over the weekend they always change availability, it will probably become available again after  the weekend.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4054 on: December 15, 2016, 05:35:18 PM »
how long is considered unusual for a UA award flight on multiple star alliance partners to ticket?
I've been waiting all day

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4055 on: December 15, 2016, 05:40:07 PM »
Over the weekend they always change availability, it will probably become available again after  the weekend.
vice versa is even worse

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4056 on: December 15, 2016, 05:58:15 PM »
Let's just say I had a very nervous past couple of weeks since they came up on my account:



Came up after a redeposit. (Yes, I do a lot of those. Maybe I should slow those down...) Apparently the system is now manually auditing redeposits and there's nobody to speak to that can clear it up.
Needs to be reviewed by senior MP and the process takes 2-3 weeks.
« Last Edit: December 15, 2016, 06:01:39 PM by Dan »
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4057 on: December 15, 2016, 06:39:37 PM »
Let's just say I had a very nervous past couple of weeks since they came up on my account:



Came up after a redeposit. (Yes, I do a lot of those. Maybe I should slow those down...) Apparently the system is now manually auditing redeposits and there's nobody to speak to that can clear it up.
Needs to be reviewed by senior MP and the process takes 2-3 weeks.
Maybe us plebeians without status will now see more saver avail as Top Tiers wont be booking everything with option to redeposit freely :)

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4058 on: December 18, 2016, 02:36:37 PM »


as Top Tiers wont be booking everything with option to redeposit freely :)
I doubt that will happen

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4059 on: December 26, 2016, 02:47:39 AM »
Is 24 hours free cancelation actually 24 hours or end of next day?