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Date - Segment - Handle

11/1 - LAX - SIN - westleyl
11/1 - LAX - SIN - bsdstone
11/2 - LAX - SIN - irelayer
11/2 - LAX - SIN - EbonyTatas
11/2 - LAX - SIN - Asknorm
11/2 - LAX - SIN - UnitedHeavy
11/2 - LAX - SIN - cocktailsfirst
11/2 - LAX - SIN - UAL
11/2 - LAX - SIN - UA Mike
11/3 - SIN - LAX - westleyl
11/3 - SIN - LAX - bsdstone
11/4 - LAX - SIN - pscabrea
11/4 - SIN - LAX - UAL
11/5 - LAX - SIN - paagal
11/5 - SIN - LAX - irelayer
11/5 - SIN - LAX - EbonyTatas
11/5 - SIN - LAX - Asknorm
11/5 - SIN - LAX - UnitedHeavy
11/5 - SIN - LAX - cocktails first
11/5 - SIN - LAX - UA Mike
11/6 - SIN - LAX - pscabrea
11/7 - SFO - SIN - rbAA
11/8 - SIN - LAX - paagal12
11/8 - LAX - SIN - kmcarter
11/8 - SIN - LAX - paagal12
11/9 - LAX - SIN - SeanTek
11/10 - LAX - SIN - bthumme
11/10 - SIN - LAX - kmcarter
11/12 - SIN - SFO - bthumme
11/12 - SIN - LAX - paagal12
11/19 - SIN - LAX - SeanTek
11/20 - SFO - SIN - jqlx
11/20 - LAX-SIN - GDL
11/22 - LAX - SIN - 985X
11/22 - LAX - SIN - colinary
11/23 - SIN - LAX - jqlx
11/23 SIN-LAX - GDL
11/24 - SIN - LAX - 985X
11/28 - LAX - SIN - capreppie
11/28 LAX-SIN - GDL
11/29 EWR - LAX - SIN - dnpierson1
11/30 SIN-LAX - GDL
12/4 - SIN-LAX - colinary
12/4 - SIN - LAX - EWR
12/5 - SIN - LAX - capreppie
12/5 - LAX - SIN - rojo
12/7 - SFO - SIN - jjmoore
12/10 - SIN - LAX - jjmoore
12/11 - SIN - LAX - rojo
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Old Oct 9, 17, 5:38 pm
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Originally Posted by EbonyTatas View Post
Are you traveling 11/2-11/5 by chance?
Yup! See you on board.

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Old Oct 9, 17, 10:21 pm
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Originally Posted by sonofzeus View Post
Cheap enough for a couple to buy/share an empty middle seat on the Dreamliner.
You can do that?
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Old Oct 9, 17, 10:25 pm
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I don't see the fare..Is it gone ..?
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Old Oct 9, 17, 11:11 pm
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The UA fare is still filed but availability appears to have vanished.
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Old Oct 10, 17, 9:36 am
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I ended up buying a LAX-PDX-NRT-SIN-NRT-SEA-LAX ticket on DL. Couldn't beat the price. Ended up costing around $445 all in V class. The lower price was E class so you couldn't choose seats or use a GUC. I havent seen prices this low since the SARS M/R's of years back.
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Old Oct 10, 17, 5:51 pm
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Originally Posted by irelayer View Post
Yup! See you on board.

-IR
There will be 3 of us. I am doing this and spending the night in Sin as well.
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Old Oct 10, 17, 7:39 pm
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There will be 3 of us. I am doing this and spending the night in Sin as well.
The more the merrier!

This is a seriously great deal, I can't wait.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 8:01 am
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I just couldn't let this one go. Booked out on 11-30 (anyone else), one night at the Conrad just to ride the Singapore Flyer.

Ill earn about 4000 award miles opposite the 40K of years gone by.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 1:53 pm
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Originally Posted by glasman19 View Post
I just couldn't let this one go. Booked out on 11-30 (anyone else), one night at the Conrad just to ride the Singapore Flyer.

Ill earn about 4000 award miles opposite the 40K of years gone by.
If PQD do not matter to you, book via a consolidator to earn more miles.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 2:30 pm
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Originally Posted by Mrp Alert View Post
If PQD do not matter to you, book via a consolidator to earn more miles.
What is a consolidator?
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Old Oct 11, 17, 2:33 pm
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Originally Posted by EmailKid View Post
If you are unable to upgrade, that is a Loooooooooooong way in coach

Granted, an amazing price
I would say the only way to make this remotely tolerable is for an Elite member with free E+ access to buy an extra seat with their companion and have 3 seats to themselves with the empty middle. I don't think this is upgradable except with miles and a very hefty co-pay, which brings the cost into W or V class territory anyway.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 2:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Mrp Alert View Post
If PQD do not matter to you, book via a consolidator to earn more miles.
It will still be ticketed on 016 stock, so the RDM are unlikely to change....this isn't a bulk fare.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 4:07 pm
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
I would say the only way to make this remotely tolerable is for an Elite member with free E+ access to buy an extra seat with their companion and have 3 seats to themselves with the empty middle. I don't think this is upgradable except with miles and a very hefty co-pay, which brings the cost into W or V class territory anyway.
Don't you run the risk of violating some rules there? Seems to me this is a bit morally hazardous...

Also what if flight is oversold and your "fake" person gets bumped for a real one?

Also that's $576 a ticket, which bumps the CPM calculation up into the high 3s (assuming companion is also MP and is also earning PQMs).

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Old Oct 11, 17, 5:41 pm
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Originally Posted by irelayer View Post
Don't you run the risk of violating some rules there? Seems to me this is a bit morally hazardous...

Also what if flight is oversold and your "fake" person gets bumped for a real one?

Also that's $576 a ticket, which bumps the CPM calculation up into the high 3s (assuming companion is also MP and is also earning PQMs).

-IR
No, United has a published mechanism for buying an extra seat - the purchase is legitimate and RDM are earned on the extra seat, but no PQM. The extra seat is documented with the passenger's name, appended "extraseat" - however it's the passenger's responsibility to defend the space from poachers and aggressive GAs or FAs trying to fill an overbooked flight.

There is no fake passenger involved.
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Old Oct 11, 17, 9:44 pm
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
No, United has a published mechanism for buying an extra seat - the purchase is legitimate and RDM are earned on the extra seat, but no PQM. The extra seat is documented with the passenger's name, appended "extraseat" - however it's the passenger's responsibility to defend the space from poachers and aggressive GAs or FAs trying to fill an overbooked flight.

There is no fake passenger involved.
That's why I love this site...I learn so much. Thanks for the info!

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