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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #15 on: June 20, 2018, 09:06:07 AM »
I heard back from the social media team:
"our silver status members can certainly book Basic Economy, however this does come with the rules and regulations at the time of booking, such as seating and carry-on items.

thats insane!i cant believe they wouldnt let their status members get  a seat in advance

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #16 on: June 20, 2018, 09:21:35 AM »
I heard back from the social media team:
"our silver status members can certainly book Basic Economy, however this does come with the rules and regulations at the time of booking, such as seating and carry-on items.

thats insane!i cant believe they wouldnt let their status members get  a seat in advance
Definitely DROPR about the baggage.

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #17 on: June 20, 2018, 10:28:12 AM »
If you book with a good TA you should be able to get a seat wherever you want....

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #18 on: June 20, 2018, 10:29:56 AM »
If you book with a good TA you should be able to get a seat wherever you want....
Which TA would book a domestic flight without a markup?

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #19 on: June 20, 2018, 10:30:21 AM »
Which TA would book a domestic flight without a markup?
not a good one lol
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2019, 05:28:08 PM »
If I have silver status with UA is there any reason to pay extra to not be in BE?

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2019, 05:38:16 PM »
If I have silver status with UA is there any reason to pay extra to not be in BE?
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2019, 05:48:59 PM »
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2020, 02:16:31 PM »
if i book a basic economy flight and miss my flight, will they put me on the next one or make me buy a new one?
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2020, 06:57:51 PM »
if i book a basic economy flight and miss my flight, will they put me on the next one or make me buy a new one?

If it is their fault that you missed your flight, they will put you on the next one.

Bear that in mind when you ask them.

(Meaning, try to pin it on them if possible)
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #26 on: July 22, 2020, 11:41:27 AM »
If it is their fault that you missed your flight, they will put you on the next one.

Bear that in mind when you ask them.

(Meaning, try to pin it on them if possible)
Why would it be their fault?

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #27 on: July 23, 2020, 12:37:42 AM »
Does mileage plus give free suitcase for basic economy? If yes can additional card also get free Suitcase?
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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #28 on: July 30, 2020, 08:19:02 PM »
is there anyway to book united basic economy by amex travel ?

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Re: United Basic Economy- How bad is it?
« Reply #29 on: July 30, 2020, 09:30:51 PM »
is there anyway to book united basic economy by amex travel ?
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