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Old Aug 12, 19, 8:45 pm
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Originally Posted by LAX UA 1K View Post
While not published policy (publicly, anyway), practice has been to waive fees for everyone when shortening a connecting at the connecting point unless this has changed very recently. ...
Good point (it takes a village to get all the options revealed )

Originally Posted by Chamor View Post
Thanks, LAX UA 1K. I suppose there could be a complication if we have checked baggage? If we were to make the change on the UA app, before take off from LIH, maybe that would change the routing of our already-checked baggage too?
With check bags, the app will not be an option (locked out) -- only with an agent and there needs to be at least one hour in advance of both the old & new flight

Also, the app can only do a confirmed change, not standby.

More about SDC / Standby is covered in UA Same-Day Travel Change (SDC) Fees/Questions (with Wiki)
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