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LufthansaMiles & MoreSPG25,00035,0001/2?NOSLOWCall center closed on Sunday
Air CanadaAeroplanMR15K/25K25K/50K1/2 (as of 2014)??InstantAward Chart
SingaporeKrisflyerMR25K40K1/2 ??~6-48 hoursBook by phone, book only for up to 5 nomineesAward Chart


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United Metal Awards Knowledge Base
« on: November 27, 2013, 06:19:54 PM »
Many times someone doesn't have UR or UA miles but needs a united award.

Aeroplan, Miles & More, ANA, Singapore are all great ways to fly on United metal, often without YQ (domestically). These programs have different transfer partners, such as MR and SPG.

This thread is for detailed information including fees, change policies, mileage requirements and other arcana relating to booking awards flights on United Metal.

The goal is to wikify the knowledge so that it can be a quick reference for those looking to book awards on United using various points programs. Having it laid out in a simple manner will help DDF members avoid gotchas and costly mistakes.


I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.

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Re: United Metal Awards Knowledge Base
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2013, 06:32:17 PM »
Great Idea, you left out were the flight is going, or is this exclusively for domestic US? If yes, any reason?

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Re: United Metal Awards Knowledge Base
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2013, 06:36:06 PM »
Great Idea, you left out were the flight is going, or is this exclusively for domestic US? If yes, any reason?

I think we will do a separate chart for international. But that is much more complicated as there are so many regions.

We can do a US origination international chart
I remember when a coke was a nickel, and you could buy VRs in OD.