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Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Today, 9:15 am
Replies: 1,558
Views: 185,182
Posted By aacharya
In theory yes. I don't believe the scanners at...

In theory yes. I don't believe the scanners at the Newark entrance feed anything back to UA.
Forum: Mileage Run Deals Today, 5:26 am
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By aacharya
The website gives the booking code two screens in.

The website gives the booking code two screens in.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 10:11 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,001
Posted By aacharya
235 destinations are domestic, according to...

235 destinations are domestic, according to Wikipedia, and *A covers 1330 destinations. I think the 4000-plus might be different transfer options.

Narrowing down visa countries (those that...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 10:06 am
Replies: 856
Views: 75,526
Posted By aacharya
That purchase counts towards PQDS - so that...

That purchase counts towards PQDS - so that aspect of Premier Status. It does not earn PQMs, and only earns RDMs if using a United-branded credit card - in that sense, almost the same as any other...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Yesterday, 7:09 am
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By aacharya
Business Standard is 60K. (Business Saver can...

Business Standard is 60K. (Business Saver can also be 40K v. 35K if on partners).

Clearly, I'd redeem the Saver F price, and waitlist for I/IN on the other leg.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 31, 15, 11:08 am
Replies: 1,732
Views: 104,351
Posted By aacharya
They could've all used upgrade instruments. Or...

They could've all used upgrade instruments. Or arranged some how to have smart flight itineraries. For example, a 1KMM and his spouse with two children. Book four together (or two separate...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 31, 15, 5:01 am
Replies: 63
Views: 4,001
Posted By aacharya
Why not have a trusted colleague or even FTer...

Why not have a trusted colleague or even FTer book it for you? No MP number imbedded until later so it wont show..but at least its a decent fare and good seating.

I love the idea...and NW used to...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 28, 15, 4:11 pm
Replies: 1,426
Views: 88,245
Posted By aacharya
I don't know much about Business fares, but can...

I don't know much about Business fares, but can one up-fare the same way folks upfare to W?
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 28, 15, 3:09 pm
Replies: 1,732
Views: 104,351
Posted By aacharya
Pretty much the same response as in the PPT...

Pretty much the same response as in the PPT thread - lots of work, waitlisting (if on UA metal), booking something knowing it can change, etc.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 28, 15, 12:02 pm
Replies: 269
Views: 19,472
Posted By aacharya
It's a display issue - impacting all itineraries....

It's a display issue - impacting all itineraries. Nothing has changed with respect to N.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 28, 15, 10:27 am
Replies: 479
Views: 37,104
Posted By aacharya
Get to the airport early, and add your partner to...

Get to the airport early, and add your partner to the UG list via the check-in agent. while also checking in the price for F. Then you can assess based on his or her place on the list versus the...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 28, 15, 7:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By aacharya
I assume you mean if Republic shuts operations. ...

I assume you mean if Republic shuts operations. Bankruptcy, especially in the airline world, does not necessarily mean cease of operations.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 27, 15, 1:30 pm
Replies: 269
Views: 19,472
Posted By aacharya
Nothing that sinister (yet). Lots of accrual...

Nothing that sinister (yet).

Lots of accrual information coming/going/doubling/etc in the last few days.
I'm going to ignore mine for a few days until it's all fixed. Assuming as they are...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 27, 15, 12:48 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,531
Posted By aacharya
Actually no assumption needed - as OP inputted a...

Actually no assumption needed - as OP inputted a flight on ANA as part of the lounge access checker.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 26, 15, 9:52 am
Replies: 61
Views: 5,526
Posted By aacharya
They will interline, but you'll have to pay HA...

They will interline, but you'll have to pay HA baggage fees. Long thread on that one here.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 26, 15, 9:49 am
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By aacharya
Actually, this usually shows that there has been...

Actually, this usually shows that there has been a schedule or other change - that's the reason I am able to catch schedule changes when there are connections.

So if I'm ticketed EWR-IAH-LAX, and...
Forum: MilesBuzz Aug 26, 15, 8:00 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,231
Posted By aacharya
Best deal is Marriott, especially if you have...

Best deal is Marriott, especially if you have enough to convert for the hotel stay and points. It ends up being almost a 1:1 deal.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 25, 15, 1:05 pm
Replies: 1,732
Views: 104,351
Posted By aacharya
Most would advise it is not worth it to transfer....

Most would advise it is not worth it to transfer. You can use your wife's miles for a ticket for yourself. If there isn't enough, you can book a one-way, or other creative options (even topping off...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 25, 15, 10:47 am
Replies: 155
Views: 9,572
Posted By aacharya
EWR-MXP-CAI-JNB if you want to avoid a long...

EWR-MXP-CAI-JNB if you want to avoid a long layover in CAI (only 1h30).

Trying to avoid CAI is going to be tough right now. Best to book something, and keep adjusting as flights open.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 25, 15, 9:53 am
Replies: 22
Views: 4,166
Posted By aacharya
You would buy the infant at an adult rate, but...

You would buy the infant at an adult rate, but that doesn't work either in your case, since you want the lap child option/10% fee.

I think your only safe bet is to purchase the wife's ticket now,...
Forum: Mileage Run Deals Aug 25, 15, 9:46 am
Replies: 58
Views: 6,904
Posted By aacharya
Even better than ~$10. ...

Even better than ~$10.
https://www.valpak.com/coupons/printable/the-parking-spot-philadelphia/34171
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 24, 15, 5:45 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By aacharya
He wrote Copa - as in Copa Airlines.

He wrote Copa - as in Copa Airlines.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 24, 15, 4:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By aacharya
While you can call UA, the best approach is to do...

While you can call UA, the best approach is to do the legwork yourself.

As in:

1. What routings get to SCL from SFO, even non-obvious ones (SFO-EWR-SCL).
2. Which aspects of such routings do...
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 24, 15, 11:14 am
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By aacharya
Yep - doesn't even show as an option.

Yep - doesn't even show as an option.
Forum: United Airlines | MileagePlus Aug 24, 15, 10:58 am
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By aacharya
J9, JN9, C9, D9, Z9, ZN9, P9, PN8, R3, RN3, IN0,...

J9, JN9, C9, D9, Z9, ZN9, P9, PN8, R3, RN3, IN0, I0, Y9, YN9, B9, M9, E9, U9, H9, HN9, Q9, V9, W9, S9, T0, L0, K0, G0, N0, XN0, X0

This is the fare class availability on a random date (December...
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