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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #180 on: September 10, 2014, 05:17:07 PM »
"Not all who wander are lost"

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #181 on: September 11, 2014, 10:05:56 PM »
Thanks to everyone who helped me try to get from MEL to YYZ.

Here is what I did in the end. I think it's the simplest and best itinerary as far as connections and miles used.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #182 on: September 11, 2014, 10:07:07 PM »
Plan B?
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #183 on: September 11, 2014, 10:19:01 PM »
Thanks to everyone who helped me try to get from MEL to YYZ.

Here is what I did in the end. I think it's the simplest and best itinerary as far as connections and miles used.
Why no Plan B from SFO-YYZ?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #184 on: September 11, 2014, 10:20:08 PM »
Plan B?

You can't tell? Yes. MEL-SYD cleared for I while still on the phone with the agent. SYD-SFO is waitlisted. SFO-YYZ is AC metal so not eligible for I.

Looks good?

Why no Plan B from SFO-YYZ?

As explained above.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #185 on: September 11, 2014, 10:25:59 PM »
Looks good. If business class opens up on AC you can call in and UA will put you in business class (assuming the SYD-SFO leg clears
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #186 on: September 11, 2014, 10:30:35 PM »
Looks good. If business class opens up on AC you can call in and UA will put you in business class (assuming the SYD-SFO leg clears
That's exactly what I did on an UA-US routing.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #187 on: September 11, 2014, 10:34:41 PM »
Looks good. If business class opens up on AC you can call in and UA will put you in business class (assuming the SYD-SFO leg clears

You can?! DDMS said that the non-UA metal leg cannot be hooked up with plan B.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #188 on: September 11, 2014, 10:35:56 PM »
You can?! DDMS said that the non-UA metal leg cannot be hooked up with plan B.
S'iz an andera zach.
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: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #189 on: September 11, 2014, 10:36:14 PM »
That's exactly what I did on an UA-US routing.

So I guess I should keep checking the SFO-YYZ leg and call in to be seated in I?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #190 on: September 11, 2014, 10:37:20 PM »
S'iz an andera zach.

S'redt zich do veggen tzvei bazunderer inyonim? Vos zeinen di tzvei zachen?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #191 on: September 11, 2014, 10:38:47 PM »
S'redt zich do veggen tzvei bazunderer inyonim? Vos zeinen di tzvei zachen?
If J opens up on AC, call UA and have them put you in J. No wait listing possible.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #192 on: September 11, 2014, 10:41:17 PM »
If J opens up on AC, call UA and have them put you in J. No wait listing possible.

What do I say to UA? How do I explain why I should be given J/I?

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #193 on: September 11, 2014, 10:44:01 PM »
What do I say to UA? How do I explain why I should be given J/I?
You already paid for it.

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Re: What Award Itinerary Did You Just Book/Hold?
« Reply #194 on: September 11, 2014, 10:46:13 PM »
You already paid for it.

Ah, gotya. BTW I see right now that the 10:25pm SFO-YYZ that arrives at 6am the next morning is already open for I. (I am currently seated in X on the 3:15pm.)

Hmmm. What would you do?