Old May 17, 09, 8:23 am
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warreng24
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: BOS and any place close to a lav
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Originally Posted by gleff View Post
Took the US Airways Shuttle up to LaGuardia, and I had to lug a whole bunch of stuff along – actually wound up checking a bag. Now here’s the rub. With the new baggage fees, US Airways actually makes it difficult to credit miles to their program. My Dividend Miles number was in the reservation, and they couldn’t waive the baggage fees simply by my showing my Star Alliance Gold card. The agent insisted the elite number has to be in the reservation. “Ok, but I just thought I’d save US Airways the money buying miles from another program…”
Yeah it sucks. I think its because they need the computer to verify status (ie that the card is actually legitimate).
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