ORD UA MR's?

Old Feb 24, 13, 4:23 pm
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ORD UA MR's?

Don't see many? I lost Gold to Silver due to a surgery last year. I am now challenging to gold and looking for some mr deals. I see on ita I can do ord to sfo for 258 ai a few week days in march and april for 3682 pqm's. thought I might ask if there are other good deals preferably on weekend day turns. Silver is brutal getting seats to phl, dca, etc where I go on biz. Any thoughts greatly appreciated.
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Old Feb 24, 13, 6:47 pm
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ord-dxb is posted in mr deals...
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Old Feb 24, 13, 6:57 pm
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Another good option (especially if you live in the NW suburbs) is to drive to MKE and MR out of there -- often better fares, more frequent target MRs, and you also get the extra PQS and 500 PQM minimum.

PM me if you want to discuss further -- I'm also in the MSN/MKE/ORD triangle and am always on the lookout for deals.
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Old Feb 24, 13, 8:36 pm
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I live near ORD, but can travel from MKE also. If you see something under 4 cpm, I'd also like to know. I was able to find routes as low as 4.2 cpm from ORD to DXB via IAH & FRA (FRA - DXB on LH)

Edit: I didn't verify what LH fare class this maps into or check if it earns EQM.

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Old Feb 26, 13, 10:02 am
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In the same boat as you guys with UA/ORD, but can't do MR's during the week (not enough vacation time)!
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Old Feb 26, 13, 11:24 am
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Originally Posted by ChicagoDave View Post
I live near ORD, but can travel from MKE also. If you see something under 4 cpm, I'd also like to know. I was able to find routes as low as 4.2 cpm from ORD to DXB via IAH & FRA (FRA - DXB on LH)

Edit: I didn't verify what LH fare class this maps into or check if it earns EQM.
LH is usually K

Found out the hard way on ORD-MUC-IST-ZRH-ORD trip in November.
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Old Mar 2, 13, 9:53 pm
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Count me in as another Chicago-based person looking for MRs on UA out of ORD. They're really tough to find, especially given that I'm restricted to weekends for doing them.

NDFAN1976 is in the Chicago area and is on the lookout for MR deals from ORD, as well.
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Old Mar 3, 13, 11:46 am
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We need some sort of sub group or email chain to keep informed about potential opportunities (or we could just continue to check this site habitually).
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Old Mar 3, 13, 4:54 pm
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Ha, yeah, we may just have to keep checking. But I'm also based at ORD, and since it sounds like there's a lot of us, I'd definitely be in for an email chain.
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Old Mar 3, 13, 5:46 pm
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I am in as well. I need a cheap min mile flight now to complete challenge back to Gold. Quick late day turn would work but everything close, mke msp dtw cmh cle ftw are well over $200. Thoughts?

Let me know about email chain, that would help.
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Old Mar 3, 13, 8:03 pm
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I was finding some ORD-NRT trips that were partially dumpable, but I couldn't get the fare to go under $975 or so.

We did have the ORD-BRU last Feb and the ORD-IST recently (although I booked through LH/LX and lost the miles, but well worth the layovers). Also believe there are ORD-HNL still available (if you can handle Domestic flights in Y on a 767 without food...)
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Old Mar 3, 13, 8:21 pm
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Originally Posted by marquis930 View Post
Count me in as another Chicago-based person looking for MRs on UA out of ORD. They're really tough to find, especially given that I'm restricted to weekends for doing them.

NDFAN1976 is in the Chicago area and is on the lookout for MR deals from ORD, as well.
Count me in as well - on side note, you can set up flyer talk to send you a email every time someone posts in this thread
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Old Mar 3, 13, 10:23 pm
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Originally Posted by ilovesprint View Post
Count me in as well - on side note, you can set up flyer talk to send you a email every time someone posts in this thread
That's a great idea - for those that don't know how to subscribe, you can find that option under "thread tools." Post opportunities as you see them and then we'll be notified.
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Old Mar 3, 13, 10:45 pm
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I would be in an E_mail chain as well. I actually enjoy staying a day or so on MR's for good times.
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Old Mar 4, 13, 9:00 am
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...And the UA - ORD to DXB is back for travel through May 15. $696
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