Old Jul 30, 19, 9:19 am
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jsloan
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Originally Posted by raehl311 View Post
My experience has been that if the connection is less than 4 hours, it recognizes the final destination, and if it's more than 4 (domestically) it will let you change them separately, regardless of whether they're separately fared or not. Was your connection less than 4 hours?

Limited sample size though.
A domestic transfer greater than 4 hours is automatically a stopover unless that's the next available flight (and, even then, United's pricing engine seems to be pricing it as a stopover), so that behavior makes sense.

IME, it also allows you to SDC segments individually when you're doing an overnight transfer, even on an international itinerary where that doesn't create a stopover.
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