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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #20 on: September 30, 2014, 10:23:24 AM »

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2014, 10:24:53 AM »

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #22 on: September 30, 2014, 10:28:49 AM »
asking us is better and easier. Plus we get to up our post count. ;)
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #23 on: September 30, 2014, 10:42:50 AM »
or if u want to include a stop over JFK-CDG (open jaw) FRA-EWR (stop  over) EWR-LAX
Now I get it. So I can see this being fun, but not necessarily how it helps financially unless your goal was to start in JFK and end in LAX. Now you have to get your own ride from CDG-FRA and LAX-JFK.
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #24 on: September 30, 2014, 10:51:03 AM »
Is ewr-tlv-zrh & fra-jfk or ord allowed on 1 award?

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #25 on: September 30, 2014, 10:53:09 AM »

Is ewr-tlv-zrh & fra-jfk or ord allowed on 1 award?

If all on one award yes.
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #26 on: September 30, 2014, 11:19:42 AM »
Last Q - does this only work when paying with UA miles or will it work if using partner miles?

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #27 on: September 30, 2014, 12:01:28 PM »
Last Q - does this only work when paying with UA miles or will it work if using partner miles?
Each mileage program has its own unique rules.
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #28 on: September 30, 2014, 12:24:55 PM »
OK, tried reading these responses but its not going into my head...

If I am booking:

JFK-WAW-TLV with LOT is 80,000 UA miles. The stop over is 8-10 hours or so... That is easy & simple...

What means a stopover? More than 24 hours? If yes then how can you get that for 80,000 as well?

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #29 on: September 30, 2014, 12:26:23 PM »
On international awards, most airlines view any stop of up to 23:59 a "connection," while any stop 24:00 or longer is a "stopover."

On round-trip awards, UA allows a stopover.
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #30 on: September 30, 2014, 12:27:31 PM »
OK, tried reading these responses but its not going into my head...

If I am booking:

JFK-WAW-TLV with LOT is 80,000 UA miles. The stop over is 8-10 hours or so... That is easy & simple...

What means a stopover? More than 24 hours? If yes then how can you get that for 80,000 as well?
You can't. It has to be a RT.
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #31 on: September 30, 2014, 12:29:39 PM »
Ok, now I am starting to understand... Just to verify....

If I book a RT mileage ticket for example:

JFK-WAW-TLV
TLV-WAW-JFK

I can stay in Warsaw (both ways?) for 24:00+?

Does it need to be called in or its doable on united.com?

Please clarify

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #32 on: September 30, 2014, 12:35:27 PM »
Sheesh.

A round trip entitles you to ONE stopover, i.e. one stay over 24 hours in addition to your destination.

No, not two, not three... ONE.

Eg: JFK-WAW(stop)-TLV(dest)-WAW-JFK.
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #33 on: September 30, 2014, 12:37:37 PM »
Ok, thanks for clarifying.. And the stop can be taken on either the outgoing or return.. correct?
What about the booking process? Available to do on united.com or only via phone?

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #34 on: September 30, 2014, 12:38:57 PM »
Yes.

Can be done on either; but if it's complicated, you'll have to PUTPAC.
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #35 on: September 30, 2014, 12:52:31 PM »
Thanks AJK, I tried it out.. indeed pricing out at 160,000 in business.. Thanks

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #36 on: September 30, 2014, 12:57:00 PM »
Don't forget that you're not limited to doing the stopover in Warsaw. Assuming the tickets are available, you can do the stopover elsewhere in Europe, N. America, and possibly other areas as well if you can get them to price it out.

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #37 on: September 30, 2014, 01:03:22 PM »
Thanks AJK, I tried it out.. indeed pricing out at 160,000 in business.. Thanks

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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #38 on: September 30, 2014, 01:06:21 PM »
Nice redemption!
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Re: LOT award flight showing on United.com
« Reply #39 on: September 30, 2014, 01:07:10 PM »
Thanks AJK, I tried it out.. indeed pricing out at 160,000 in business.. Thanks
Nice connection on the return, juts 1.5 hours. Much better than the routes on DDMS (although obviously he was trying to show LOT avail.)

Don't forget that you're not limited to doing the stopover in Warsaw. Assuming the tickets are available, you can do the stopover elsewhere in Europe, N. America, and possibly other areas as well if you can get them to price it out.
Can your stop be completely out of the way? Hypothetically...
JFK-WAW(connection)-ORD(stopover)-TLV-WAW-JFK?