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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 12:34 pm
Replies: 272
Views: 91,097
Posted By aacharya
Indeed. If it was just bought, or the fare rules...

Indeed. If it was just bought, or the fare rules allow, perhaps try to cancel/rebook or even convert to two one-ways.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 12:17 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By aacharya
Because FT lives to dig deeper. I'm with you...

Because FT lives to dig deeper.

I'm with you - it's a nice gesture - end of story.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 30, 15, 8:28 pm
Replies: 943
Views: 77,969
Posted By aacharya
Exactly. Clearly the auto split issue is...

Exactly. Clearly the auto split issue is regarding CPUs. Instrument upgrades should be split upfront if R is not 2 or more.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 30, 15, 6:36 pm
Replies: 1,511
Views: 92,003
Posted By aacharya
Chief Pilot Retirement Flight

Maybe I missed reading about it here, but Capt. Bowers' retirement flight was yesterday - nice write-up about his career in today's Star-Ledger.
...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 30, 15, 4:51 pm
Replies: 943
Views: 77,969
Posted By aacharya
Yes. Basically let the system "work". The issue...

Yes. Basically let the system "work". The issue is what it does for the companion on the inbound.
Forum: Mileage Run Deals Jul 30, 15, 1:43 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By aacharya
Odd. I priced it all the way out (didn't buy it,...

Odd. I priced it all the way out (didn't buy it, as all booked up this year). But now it doesn't seem to price. Might be dead already.
Forum: Mileage Run Deals Jul 30, 15, 1:08 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By aacharya
Yep. I found it on United.com.

Yep. I found it on United.com.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 30, 15, 10:59 am
Replies: 223
Views: 20,837
Posted By aacharya
You have the 24-hour window.

You have the 24-hour window.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 30, 15, 10:32 am
Replies: 223
Views: 20,837
Posted By aacharya
You have 24 hours. But if you bought miles to...

You have 24 hours. But if you bought miles to top-up the account - that is a done deal.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 30, 15, 4:48 am
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By aacharya
Use MP on the outbound. Use BA on the inbound. ...

Use MP on the outbound.
Use BA on the inbound.
You have to use the US PNR to do that after you fly out.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 30, 15, 4:46 am
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By aacharya
Never trust a seat map 100%.

Never trust a seat map 100%.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 29, 15, 2:06 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By aacharya
Yes. Award tickets have vastly different rule vs...

Yes. Award tickets have vastly different rule vs revenue tockets.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 29, 15, 12:05 pm
Replies: 578
Views: 88,280
Posted By aacharya
Highly YMMV - but if they can take a good enough...

Highly YMMV - but if they can take a good enough picture of front and back (so that the Agent can scan or type in the code) you may have a chance.

It's Wednesday, though - overnight works, if...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 29, 15, 11:34 am
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By aacharya
You could try Coupon Connection to trade** AC and...

You could try Coupon Connection to trade** AC and SK use for MP use - but that's probably a tough trade unless you give more than value - since MP awards are exempt of YQ.

Otherwise, the advice...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 29, 15, 5:18 am
Replies: 606
Views: 52,278
Posted By aacharya
Not the case for some Canadian airports.

Not the case for some Canadian airports.
Forum: Mexico Jul 28, 15, 7:32 am
Replies: 30
Views: 13,710
Posted By aacharya
Booked one of the cheap Flight Deal flights over...

Booked one of the cheap Flight Deal flights over to SJD - and bringing four others with me (two couples, one single total). Any insights on car rentals, what to bring/can be brought from the US, and...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 28, 15, 5:27 am
Replies: 898
Views: 61,514
Posted By aacharya
Technically, clears from RN, which is pretty much...

Technically, clears from RN, which is pretty much R. Were the upgrade from a GS, it would clear from PN.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 27, 15, 9:55 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By aacharya
Someone else pointed this out as well in another...

Someone else pointed this out as well in another thread with respect to Asia-US routings.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 26, 15, 6:26 am
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By aacharya
Good to see this worked out. One comment -...

Good to see this worked out.

One comment - it's not that the SAN-FLL leg was too complex for UA - but you can't book an open-jaw such as: SAN-FLL (stopover) CPH-LHR-LAX-SAN as there is no true...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 2:21 pm
Replies: 169
Views: 10,001
Posted By aacharya
I think the specific issue here might be clearing...

I think the specific issue here might be clearing upgrades (hence full F cabin) at the 4 and 5 day window, or really full flights versus TODs.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 2:20 pm
Replies: 398
Views: 30,022
Posted By aacharya
A 10 hour drive plus parking is still going to...

A 10 hour drive plus parking is still going to add up to a decent amount of money.

And the worst case is just having to pay to redeposit- which if your connections are tight enough between Medford...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 1:55 pm
Replies: 211
Views: 17,590
Posted By aacharya
This is noted in the "award sale thread" pretty...

This is noted in the "award sale thread" pretty well. I'd go through there for some of the experiences and some YMMV moments.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 1:54 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By aacharya
It seems the OP is confusing AC's fees via...

It seems the OP is confusing AC's fees via Aeroplan vs. UA's fees via MileagePlus. Not sure what the issue is when fees are literally identical (besides the TSA aspects as channa noted) within the...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 11:26 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,133
Posted By aacharya
So OP should leave at 4 am instead. To me, since...

So OP should leave at 4 am instead. To me, since OP is in F, no need to rush to get there at boarding time. But to each his/her own.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Jul 24, 15, 11:18 am
Replies: 223
Views: 20,837
Posted By aacharya
In theory, even after missing the flight, you can...

In theory, even after missing the flight, you can redeposit.

But I'd never wait until then - it's not right to keep abusing that privilege.
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