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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4620 on: October 10, 2018, 10:20:59 AM »
It's not showing up as available even though it recognizes me as a cardholder.  What do I do? Who do I call?
Call United ;)
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4621 on: October 17, 2018, 02:17:35 AM »
Am I better off booking with miles through united.com in JN (RT TLV-LAX, if it matters) or through the UR portal in C outbound and Z inbound. My gut tells me the latter, but I have no idea.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4622 on: October 17, 2018, 06:33:30 AM »
Am I better off booking with miles through united.com in JN (RT TLV-LAX, if it matters) or through the UR portal in C outbound and Z inbound. My gut tells me the latter, but I have no idea.
what is the difference in miles between the two options

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4623 on: October 17, 2018, 10:05:42 AM »
what is the difference in miles between the two options
Exact same

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4624 on: October 17, 2018, 10:09:58 AM »
Exact same
Then book via UR portal as you'll earn miles+miles towards status.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4625 on: October 17, 2018, 10:24:51 AM »
Then book via UR portal as you'll earn miles+miles towards status.
Great, thanks

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4626 on: October 17, 2018, 01:09:12 PM »
Great, thanks
One other thing to consider would be change / cancellation fees depending on how likely you are to change / cancel.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4627 on: October 17, 2018, 01:17:26 PM »
One other thing to consider would be change / cancellation fees depending on how likely you are to change / cancel.
Is revenue better or mileage?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4628 on: October 17, 2018, 01:22:51 PM »
Is revenue better or mileage?
Depends on the fare class, but generally mileage.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4629 on: October 17, 2018, 11:46:08 PM »
I am planning to fly ORD>LAX>OGG>ORD in February. The stay in LAX will be from Thursday night through Sunday morning. Is there any way to get an excursionist perk for this or any other perk to make the stopover free?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4630 on: October 18, 2018, 07:20:57 AM »
I am planning to fly ORD>LAX>OGG>ORD in February. The stay in LAX will be from Thursday night through Sunday morning. Is there any way to get an excursionist perk for this or any other perk to make the stopover free?
Aeroplan should allow that stopover for free.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4631 on: October 18, 2018, 08:57:48 AM »
Aeroplan should allow that stopover for free.

Thanks I'll look into it!

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4632 on: November 06, 2018, 01:35:54 PM »
I need one more segment to reach my status for 2018. What’s the shortest round trip flight from EWR?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4633 on: November 06, 2018, 01:36:46 PM »
I need one more segment to reach my status for 2018. What’s the shortest round trip flight from EWR?
Many options.
BOS and IAD should be good.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #4634 on: November 06, 2018, 02:33:35 PM »
Many options.
BOS and IAD should be good.
If I do for example EWR to BOS 11:51 and arrive 12:58. Can I take the return 1:50 from bos? Do I have to leave the airport and go through security again or can I just go off the plane and go onto the line to board?