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I am still looking for data points as to whether people skipping the flight to YYZ will get partner credit. I believe the earliest flights available in this deal were in November (although if I'm wrong and people were already able to take some of those flights, please correct me), so I assume we'll have to wait until mid-to-late November for the brave individuals who chance it to educate the rest of us.

1) Don't credit your miles to United. There have been many reports of United miles being clawed!


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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #840 on: November 22, 2013, 07:56:31 AM »
it was like pulling teeth to find out how they did it... so i asked them Cash and Points and he is like "YA i worked out a deal with the ticket desk"
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #841 on: November 22, 2013, 07:58:27 AM »
I wouldn't mention what I paid and just ask for compensation or a free trip, might end up ahead... If this happened in EU(?)/Israel you'd legally be entitled to a cash refund. I know someone who flew to Israel on a $600 Delta deal and got back $800 cash.
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #842 on: November 22, 2013, 11:28:48 AM »
I'm flying out on the 27th. Anyone with me?
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #843 on: November 22, 2013, 11:30:31 AM »
yup! Direct
I'm actually going on the 26th.

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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #844 on: November 22, 2013, 11:32:38 AM »
I'm actually going on the 26th.
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #845 on: November 22, 2013, 11:36:05 AM »
Good luck, eagerly awaiting your next update, I'm doing this next week IY"H :)
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #846 on: November 22, 2013, 12:00:58 PM »


:-[

I still can't tell exactly what happened.

Was this at the gate? 24 hours before?

Or did they actually just swallow the miles and co-pay cost.

Anyone able to figure it out?
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #847 on: November 22, 2013, 12:09:02 PM »
I still can't tell exactly what happened.

Was this at the gate? 24 hours before?

Or did they actually just swallow the miles and co-pay cost.

Anyone able to figure it out?
2 things. 1) It's possible to sweet talk your way for an upgrade, but usually doesn't work, especially yeshiva guys.

2) They probably used cash and miles and just wanted to justify the waste, they said, "Don't worry we worked it out".

IMO

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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #848 on: November 22, 2013, 12:11:18 PM »
i am traveling with my family Sunday, Dec 1st ewr-phl-tlv. we have a 2 hour stopover in phl so i hope that's more than ok. can anyone who did this flights tell me how the checking in works in ewr? is it all the way to tlv? the bags im sure but security also?

and how is getting from the domestic to the international terminal in phl?

any other tips would be very welcomed.

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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #849 on: November 22, 2013, 01:02:09 PM »
2 things. 1) It's possible to sweet talk your way for an upgrade, but usually doesn't work, especially yeshiva guys.

2) They probably used cash and miles and just wanted to justify the waste, they said, "Don't worry we worked it out".

IMO
Going with number 2 as I said all along.
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #850 on: November 22, 2013, 01:17:44 PM »
2 things. 1) It's possible to sweet talk your way for an upgrade, but usually doesn't work, especially yeshiva guys.

2) They probably used cash and miles and just wanted to justify the waste, they said, "Don't worry we worked it out".

IMO

Probably.

I'm personally gonna try number 1 :)
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #851 on: November 22, 2013, 01:25:40 PM »
2 things. 1) It's possible to sweet talk your way for an upgrade, but usually doesn't work, especially yeshiva guys.

2) They probably used cash and miles and just wanted to justify the waste, they said, "Don't worry we worked it out".
IMO
Hass anyone ever personally been upgraded by sweettalking the agents on an international flight? With status or without?

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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #852 on: November 22, 2013, 01:26:39 PM »
Hass anyone ever personally been upgraded by sweettalking the agents on an international flight? With status or without?
Only when coach is oversold.
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Re: Flights nyc-tlv-yyz $469 on usairways
« Reply #853 on: November 22, 2013, 01:29:05 PM »
Only when coach is oversold.
I've been offered an upgrade on an oversold flight, but that's very different than sweet talking. From my understanding 15-20 years ago it was possible to sweet talk your way up, but not anymore.

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« Reply #854 on: November 22, 2013, 01:38:41 PM »
I've been offered an upgrade on an oversold flight, but that's very different than sweet talking. From my understanding 15-20 years ago it was possible to sweet talk your way up, but not anymore.
Very little leeway on the the network carriers these days.  They can lose their jobs for not following the upgrade rules.
Sure there are exceptions, but more likely for celebs or someone far more attractive than yeshiva guys...
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