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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: May 31, 2019, 01:50:31 AM »
Might be through having a United explorer card, having that card or a better United card, opens up extended award spaces (meaning you can book tickets for less miles and for and you have more days that you can book tickets using miles)
Dosent help for J.

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: May 31, 2019, 03:55:36 AM »


I suspect someone here can help. I am willing to pay $10,000 for this secret, and am promising not to share it with anyone.

How did I miss this post? Heck, for 10k I'll tell ya.
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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: May 31, 2019, 06:50:52 AM »
Might be through having a United explorer card, having that card or a better United card, opens up extended award spaces (meaning you can book tickets for less miles and for and you have more days that you can book tickets using miles) or you can search Dansdeals for the words "plan b" basically that's a way to get a ticket in business/first class even when United doesn't show on their website any availability for miles (they don't always allow you to book tickets using miles, it's called award space [that's what Dan posts when there is rare availability, meaning flights that almost never have tickets available to buy with miles])
All this info I have you here I read up more or less in these posts, they take apart the whole situation very clearly.
I started with this post - https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/rare-united-polaris-business-class-saver-award-upgrade-space-nonstop-north-america-tel-aviv-3/
And then slowly read through all links he mentioned to understand what he means.
This link is also very good and full of information - https://www.dansdeals.com/credit-cards/earn-60000-miles-united-explorer-card-take-advantage-uniteds-generous-awards/
Uh, no
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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: May 31, 2019, 06:51:25 AM »

How did I miss this post? Heck, for 10k I'll tell ya.
What you have is not what he's looking for
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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: May 31, 2019, 07:21:08 AM »


What you gave me is not what he's looking for
FTFY :)
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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: May 31, 2019, 10:42:26 AM »
Uh, no
Can you elaborate please.
Dosent help for J.
It does help for JN

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: May 31, 2019, 10:45:01 AM »
Can you elaborate please.It does help for JN
JN is still 180K.

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: May 31, 2019, 10:58:29 AM »
JN is still 180K.

Interesting, dan specificaly mentiones that with the united card you access to the expended saver awards space and you can then book a ticket in business class (JN) for 75,000 miles. See here right before the comments section.

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: May 31, 2019, 11:01:28 AM »
Interesting, dan specificaly mentiones that with the united card you access to the expended saver awards space and you can then book a ticket in business class (JN) for 75,000 miles. See here right before the comments section.
As I mentioned earlier, Dan is talking about Economy. XN not JN.

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: May 31, 2019, 11:06:39 AM »
As I mentioned earlier, Dan is talking about Economy. XN not JN.
Seems like he is talking also about JN, see attached screenshot.

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: May 31, 2019, 11:07:55 AM »
Seems like he is talking also about JN, see attached screenshot.
He is not.

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: May 31, 2019, 11:12:35 AM »
He is not.
Can you please elaborate a little bit more? all I'm trying to do is understand whats going on. (sorry I'm not willing though to pay 10k  ;))
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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: May 31, 2019, 11:28:48 AM »
Can you please elaborate a little bit more? all I'm trying to do is understand whats going on. (sorry I'm not willing though to pay 10k  ;))
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Having the United Explorer card gives you access to XN which is expanded Economy awards at the saver level price, it also gives you access to JN which is last seat availability in Business class but not at the saver level price, which in this case it would be 180k.

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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: May 31, 2019, 12:00:39 PM »
Having the United Explorer card gives you access to XN which is expanded Economy awards at the saver level price, it also gives you access to JN which is last seat availability in Business class but not at the saver level price, which in this case it would be 180k.
Thanks.

So just to confirm that I understood correctly. There is four levels of award space
1. Standard award bucket (HN,ZN) - every mile member.
2. Expanded standard award bucket (JN,YN) - card holders and Plat/1K/GS elites.
3. Saver award bucket (I,X) - every mile member .
4. Expanded saver award bucket (IN,XN) - Plat/1K/GS elites but not card holders.

If so what's the difference between standard award and saver award they both seem to be open to all miles members.

Also whats between the expanded saver vs regular saver.

Last, it seems that card members do get access to Expanded saver award bucket as they have access to XN.

Thanks

P.S. you can see the attached screenshot from where I'm taking these four award levels.
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Re: Discussion About The Rare Award Space Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: May 31, 2019, 05:17:22 PM »
Thanks.

So just to confirm that I understood correctly. There is four levels of award space
1. Standard award bucket (HN,ZN) - every mile member.
2. Expanded standard award bucket (JN,YN) - card holders and Plat/1K/GS elites.
3. Saver award bucket (I,X) - every mile member .
4. Expanded saver award bucket (IN,XN) - Plat/1K/GS elites but not card holders.

If so what's the difference between standard award and saver award they both seem to be open to all miles members.

Also whats between the expanded saver vs regular saver.

Last, it seems that card members do get access to Expanded saver award bucket as they have access to XN.

Thanks

P.S. you can see the attached screenshot from where I'm taking these four award levels.
Seems like all your questions are answered in the screenshot you posted.