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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1660 on: September 10, 2014, 12:46:02 AM »
TG J would be flat bad?

And it should be 80k, correct? Why do they want 130k? I believe UA allows routing via Asia and Europe..

Majority of the time, that TG flight would actually be angled.

Try PUTPAC?
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1661 on: September 10, 2014, 12:46:56 AM »
Or.... 92k miles and $663

+ flight FRA-YYZ.
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1662 on: September 10, 2014, 12:54:23 AM »
Sorry for hijacking the thread... But here is an interesting married gesheft. MEL-SIN-FRA-JFK is available for saver award, but when you search SIN-JFK the same flights are not available for saver award.
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1663 on: September 10, 2014, 12:55:14 AM »
+ flight FRA-YYZ.
Huh? FRA-YYZ?

But it's nicer J, no?
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1664 on: September 10, 2014, 12:56:08 AM »
But it's nicer J, no?

Overall, definitely.
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1666 on: September 10, 2014, 12:57:38 AM »
Huh? FRA-YYZ?

So I am trying to help Freddie getting back from MEL-YYZ how bad is this?
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1667 on: September 10, 2014, 01:04:12 AM »

I got him all the way to JFK, from there he will use some Avios... It sounds you understand that I only got him to FRA.

See here, it seems that its an invalid route... http://travelisfree.com/2014/04/08/uniteds-stopover-and-routing-rules/

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Combining Europe and Australia is not allowed… nor is combining Africa and Oceania.
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1668 on: September 10, 2014, 01:05:35 AM »
I got him all the way to JFK, from there he will use some Avios... It sounds you understand that I only got him to FRA.

Ah, on mobile. Missed it.

Then JFK-YYZ.
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1669 on: September 10, 2014, 08:43:25 AM »
JFK-SYD-MEL (coach AS 42.5k x2)
MEL-NRT-JFK (J UA 80k x 2)

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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1670 on: September 10, 2014, 08:45:04 AM »
I got him all the way to JFK, from there he will use some Avios... It sounds you understand that I only got him to FRA.

See here, it seems that its an invalid route... http://travelisfree.com/2014/04/08/uniteds-stopover-and-routing-rules/
I wouldn't put much stock in Drew's "routing rules" as I've violated several of them.
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Re: Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #1671 on: September 10, 2014, 08:55:17 AM »
I wouldn't put much stock in Drew's "routing rules" as I've violated several of them.
Online or over the phone?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1672 on: September 10, 2014, 08:58:38 AM »
Online or over the phone?
Held stuff online and had callback or 1k desk add in segments as needed.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1673 on: September 10, 2014, 09:08:40 AM »
Held stuff online and had callback or 1k desk add in segments as needed.
Did your online holds violate any of his rules?

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1674 on: September 10, 2014, 09:34:45 AM »
Held stuff online and had callback or 1k desk add in segments as needed.
IIRC Gary writes that with US its up to the agent to decided if its a legal routing or not, but with UA it's the computer, do you think  that by playing HUCA there is a chance he can get it for 80k?
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1675 on: September 10, 2014, 09:35:52 AM »
Plenty of reps know how to manually price an award. Just a HUCA game between the various Callback, Mumbai, Manilla, 1K, etc.
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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1676 on: September 10, 2014, 09:47:26 AM »

Plenty of reps know how to manually price an award. Just a HUCA game between the various Callback, Mumbai, Manilla, 1K, etc.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1677 on: September 11, 2014, 08:53:31 PM »
Will UA allow me to book me and my wife with miles from both of our accounts?

i.e. total cost for both of us is 160K, I have 58K she has 102K

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1678 on: September 11, 2014, 08:55:56 PM »
Will UA allow me to book me and my wife with miles from both of our accounts?

i.e. total cost for both of us is 160K, I have 58K she has 102K
No.

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Re: United award flights
« Reply #1679 on: September 11, 2014, 11:03:49 PM »
No.

Any solution to this? (besides transferring 58K UR into her account)