Old Jan 18, 19, 8:33 am
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Originally Posted by chicago747 View Post
I posted this question in the TOD thread but no luck getting a response.

If I book a one way saver award in economy going CUN-ORD using Air Canada miles will I be offered a buy up price to business if I view the award on United.com? I know seat maps aren't the most reliable indicator of loads, but all 20 J seats show available. If there's no chance of getting any type of offer we'll probably just pay cash outright. But as I have a small orphaned amount of AC miles, I'd rather use those if there;s a chance of getting a buy up anywhere near the difference between the current coach and business price.

If this was answered some where in the TOD thread, mods please merge this there. Thanks guys!
I've flown on a couple YUL/YYZ-ORD flights on AC metal on UA award tix and I've never had the option. It's there, but always errors out online. I"ve never pushed in person or online, but it always sounds (at least online) you have to be booked on an AC ticket (and presumably a non award ticket).
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