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PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« on: July 11, 2016, 04:38:57 PM »
Last night found 7 Business Saver awards on the exact PS flight (hard to find)  I needed. Decided to wait one night for pints to transfer to SQ instead of using full United.
Today AM points transferred,no availability and coach fares skyrocketed:(

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2016, 04:44:21 PM »
I'm not sure thats a good example of PGFHGS. But I hear your frustration.  Whats the price difference between booking with UA as opposed to SQ?
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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2016, 04:44:47 PM »
Last night found 7 Business Saver awards on the exact PS flight (hard to find)  I needed. Decided to wait one night for pints to transfer to SQ instead of using full United.
Today AM points transferred,no availability and coach fares skyrocketed:(
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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2016, 04:54:47 PM »
I'm not sure thats a good example of PGFHGS. But I hear your frustration.  Whats the price difference between booking with UA as opposed to SQ?
5K miles per ticket. It was a few tickets

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2016, 10:31:41 AM »
Next time call SQ to hold the seats for you, and have it ticketed when points transfer.

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2016, 11:07:22 PM »
Next time call SQ to hold the seats for you, and have it ticketed when points transfer.
I called 5x and they kept on saying they couldn't hold it

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2016, 11:09:47 PM »
Next time call SQ to hold the seats for you, and have it ticketed when points transfer.

I've heard of situations where *A partner seats were held and they were no longer available even before the hold expired.
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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2016, 11:17:51 PM »
I've heard of situations where *A partner seats were held and they were no longer available even before the hold expired.
Yup, the partner can cancel the hold, but doesn't happen often AFAIK.

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2016, 11:41:09 PM »
Oh, I like this thread. Can I say one?

I did the Starbucks method tonight... and I am feeling kind of bad about it.

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2016, 11:42:22 PM »
Oh, I like this thread. Can I say one?

I did the Starbucks method tonight... and I am feeling kind of bad about it.
Ouch!
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2016, 12:19:20 AM »
starbucks method?

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2016, 12:30:24 AM »
starbucks method?


What you do is order two vente Americanos. One, you throw in the barrista's face while it is scalding, and the other you grab and run out the door with.

Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2016, 01:05:59 AM »
I guess I fell right into that trap.

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #13 on: July 13, 2016, 01:14:18 AM »
Yes, you and the barista.

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Re: PGFHGS- Stupid moves only to Regret
« Reply #14 on: July 13, 2016, 07:37:26 AM »
Oy