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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4400 on: May 17, 2023, 06:07:46 PM »
Im looking to book With KLM Miles Business Class on Virgin Atlantic (LHR to JFK) for 1 Adult and 1 12 y/o but it does not let me book for a minor in Business class, can I just put in a different DOB for the child? and do i need to change it at any point?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4401 on: May 17, 2023, 06:57:43 PM »
How do I see mileage activity on my Aadvantage account? Miles earned and miles used history?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4402 on: May 17, 2023, 10:02:40 PM »
How do I see mileage activity on my Aadvantage account? Miles earned and miles used history?

You can use this link: https://www.aa.com/aadvantage-program/profile/account-summary

Then click "Activity" on the left

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4403 on: May 18, 2023, 01:38:46 AM »
Im looking to book With KLM Miles Business Class on Virgin Atlantic (LHR to JFK) for 1 Adult and 1 12 y/o but it does not let me book for a minor in Business class, can I just put in a different DOB for the child? and do i need to change it at any point?

Thanks
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4404 on: May 18, 2023, 03:51:38 AM »
You can use this link: https://www.aa.com/aadvantage-program/profile/account-summary

Then click "Activity" on the left
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4405 on: May 31, 2023, 01:23:19 AM »
dunno if this is the right forum for this but here goes-
what is the consensus on whether to get travel insurance for a family trip to eretz yisroel? say it's a 3 week trip, family of 8. what does it depend on? any insight would be helpful. (such as-when my daughter's school required it for her trip, i found the best rates at berkshire hathaway)

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4406 on: May 31, 2023, 10:40:42 AM »
Annoying



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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4407 on: May 31, 2023, 11:57:34 AM »
Annoying

Yes, very.

The online checkin had issues and I needed to checkin with Additional Services at the airport.
It's because of no carry ons in basic economy I think.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4408 on: May 31, 2023, 12:25:14 PM »


Anyone know a way around this? Is there perhaps a way to check bags then cancel it once you have a boarding pass? Don't have plans to fly UA Basic anytime soon but will try to remember and try it next time I do - Can anyone advise on the value of Data Points - is $35 checked bag fee a fair valuation for one?  ;)

Or if someone has United explorer and up does listing a bag enable you to get a BP even if you don't actually have one - does that create issues?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4409 on: May 31, 2023, 12:31:43 PM »
Anyone know a way around this? Is there perhaps a way to check bags then cancel it once you have a boarding pass? Don't have plans to fly UA Basic anytime soon but will try to remember and try it next time I do - Can anyone advise on the value of Data Points - is $35 checked bag fee a fair valuation for one?  ;)

Or if someone has United explorer and up does listing a bag enable you to get a BP even if you don't actually have one - does that create issues?
Iirc, having a card will allow to check in online, even without checking in bags, and so will having an infant on the reservation.

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4410 on: May 31, 2023, 12:41:11 PM »
Iirc, having a card will allow to check in online, even without checking in bags

Nice, can anyone confirm (also if it would work INTL)? Might push me to get it.


so will having an infant on the reservation.

Not in my past experience (unless it was specific to INTL?):

Twice in the last 6 months I've flown UA between CA and US with a lap infant, and both times the online checkin had issues and I needed to checkin with Additional Services at the airport.
The rest of us were able to do online check in.



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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4411 on: May 31, 2023, 02:16:14 PM »
Iirc, having a card will allow to check in online, even without checking in bags,
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4412 on: May 31, 2023, 04:43:56 PM »
I have been told that anyone with United GS can request an economy plus seat for someone even without being on the flight. Anyone have any info on this and will any GS members do it for a fee?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4413 on: May 31, 2023, 07:08:57 PM »
I have been told that anyone with United GS can request an economy plus seat for someone even without being on the flight. Anyone have any info on this and will any GS members do it for a fee?

Never heard of that. How much does it cost for economy plus if you were to just pay for it?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4414 on: June 01, 2023, 01:38:24 PM »
Never heard of that. How much does it cost for economy plus if you were to just pay for it?
About $300

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4415 on: June 01, 2023, 01:44:12 PM »
I have been told that anyone with United GS can request an economy plus seat for someone even without being on the flight. Anyone have any info on this and will any GS members do it for a fee?
Definitely not a normal benefit, but some agents might make an exception.
I once got @jj1000 bumped to the top of a standby list on a flight I wasn't on, but that was at the gate.
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4416 on: June 01, 2023, 01:45:02 PM »
Thanks for the help. Dan can you weigh in on this?
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I've always been asked for my passport on the domestic leg. But I suppose this might work.

tell them somebody is waiting in JFK with your passport.
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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4417 on: June 01, 2023, 02:02:58 PM »
I've always been asked for my passport on the domestic leg.
At the gate or at check in?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4418 on: June 01, 2023, 04:07:58 PM »
If someone with a 1K status with United books a flight with me enabling me to get economy plus as a companion and then cancels, can that potentially get his account or status shut down?

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Re: Random Airline Questions.
« Reply #4419 on: June 01, 2023, 04:09:18 PM »
At the gate or at check in?
Checkin.
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