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Old Apr 2, 18, 8:45 am
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mcrw00
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Programs: United Premier Platinum
Posts: 569
Originally Posted by lds89 View Post
And he has to buy more expensive fares just to try to use his GPUs. And my friends who fly DL struggle to use their GUCs too.
Strong +1.

Not only am I 4/4 on SWUs for the year and 4/6 on Miles+copay upgrades last year (all to/from Japan, including some weekend flights), but those upgrades were confirmed on super cheap Y tix. Even assuming a similar success ratio on UA/DL, purchasing that many upgradeable tickets on either of those carriers would be prohibitively expensive.
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